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Planning Your Master Bathroom

Spacious or gracious or both? That is one of the questions you might ask yourself when designing a new or remodeled master bathroom. Some people want a quiet refuge where they can luxuriate in a [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Planning Your Master Bathroom

Building Homes for Real People | Burning Tree Village, Bethesda

FEATURED HOME This beautiful first-floor master floor plan was designed for two empty-nesters who wanted a comfortable home oasis. The large rear yard features a beautiful pool with integrated spa, oriented as a vista from [...]

By |February 17th, 2018|Featured Home, Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Building Homes for Real People | Burning Tree Village, Bethesda

10 Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

We’re fortunate to be living in a time where technology and innovation are king. Between smart devices, apps, and more accessibility to solar power, there are tons of ways to live more efficiently. If all [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

We build homes for real people!

When we take on a new custom home project at Sandy Spring Builders, it’s not just about building another house. We build homes for real people, and that is how we approach each project – [...]

By |January 11th, 2018|Custom Homes, Featured Home, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on We build homes for real people!

Top 3 Luxury Laundry Room Must-Haves

The humble laundry room is evolving into a much more polished, luxurious space. These rooms are no longer reserved to just washing clothes; they’re multifunctional utility spaces with elegance and purpose. Changing demographics, busier lifestyles, [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Design Trends, Livability, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Top 3 Luxury Laundry Room Must-Haves

Trends in “Green” Building for Custom Luxury Homes

There are many shades of green—especially when it comes to home building and remodeling. Eco-friendliness may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of luxury homes, but in reality, earth-conscious [...]

By |December 6th, 2017|Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on Trends in “Green” Building for Custom Luxury Homes

Building an Environmentally Friendly Custom Home

Green building is more than a fad, and at Sandy Spring Builders our specifications have always kept energy-efficiency in mind.  There are many shades of green when it comes to building a home, and we [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Building an Environmentally Friendly Custom Home

The Key Measurements for the Perfect Home Office

The growth of information technology and communication channels has allowed for a swift shift in the way we work. People are no longer confined to the typical “9 to 5” and many are even working [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Custom Homes, Interiors|Comments Off on The Key Measurements for the Perfect Home Office

Combining Stone and Shingle

Stone and shingle homes evoke images of Colorado mountain lodges. And while for many homes, the traditional combination of Western cedar and stone foundation/columns is the perfect mix, others like to add a different twist. [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Combining Stone and Shingle

Custom Home with an Urban-Western Flair

This beautiful custom home on Old Chester Road was built several years ago, but remains one of our all-time favorites. The challenge was to create a suburban home with an urban/Western lodge flavor. The stone [...]

By |October 15th, 2017|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Featured Home|Comments Off on Custom Home with an Urban-Western Flair