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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 – [...]

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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

Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Americans can’t make up their minds, especially when it comes to their homes. Turns out, according to a Trulia survey, most Americans want a bigger or smaller home than the one they currently live in. [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Custom Homes with Mediterranean Inspiration

Summer is here and you dream of vacationing on the Mediterranean Sea… but if you're hesitant to make the trip across the ocean, you might be motivated by some of these Mediterranean inspired custom homes by Sandy [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Concepts, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Custom Homes with Mediterranean Inspiration

How To Build A Home That Will Age With You

When you think of your dream home, you probably picture fancy amenities and custom designs. But, do you ever think of how long you’ll live there? When conjuring up ideas for your dream home, think [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on How To Build A Home That Will Age With You