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BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

As we are heading to Memorial Day and summertime, it’s not too early to start getting our barbecues and porches ready for some summer fun. Maybe you enjoy firing up the backyard grill and throwing [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

What’s Blooming in the DC Area?

It turns out upgrading your home landscaping could raise it’s overall value by up to 12 percent, according to research from Virginia Tech.  But what types of blossoms thrive in D.C.’s hot and humid summers? [...]

By |March 17th, 2018|Buying and Selling, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on What’s Blooming in the DC Area?

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Holiday Dream Homes

We take pride in the majestic year-round appearance of our custom built homes, but there's something special about holiday decorations. Maybe it's the perfect fusion of a beautiful home and a perfectly executed holiday theme. [...]

By |December 14th, 2017|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Holiday Dream Homes

The Cure for Your Winter Blues? An Outdoor Spa.

Got a bad case of the winter blues? A soak in a jacuzzi or outdoor spa is rejuvenating at any time of the year, but in the winter there’s no better remedy. Imagine the convenience of [...]

By |December 9th, 2017|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on The Cure for Your Winter Blues? An Outdoor Spa.

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

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

Terraces and balconies not only provide extra outdoor living space, they are perfect for small or large gatherings. Maybe you just want a balcony off your bedroom for morning coffee, or perhaps your better suited [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Whatever purpose your wood deck serves—a garden of potted plants, a relaxing summer paradise, or an outdoor entertainment stage—it requires some regular TLC in order to extend its mileage. Wood decks suffer from constant abuse [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

Not every homeowner is blessed with an flat and open outdoor space. From rollings hills to mountainous terrain, a sloping yard can be a bit frightening to work with. However, there are many ways to [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|Custom Homes, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

Is gardening your thing? If not, these gorgeous gardens and landscaped yards will make you wish you had a green thumb! The use of plantings and hardscape in a creative way can provide a formal [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner

Halloween is the time for costumes, trick-or-treating, candy and, of course, spooky-fun. Whether or not you participate in dressing up, or handing out candy, or both, here are a few Halloween tips for homeowners. If [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner