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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

Here Are the Top Trends in Bathroom Designs for 2018

If you’re looking to remodel your bathroom, or are in the middle of making selections, 2018 is bringing in some hot trends for bathroom designs. Since you spend the first and last minutes (and many [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Livability|Comments Off on Here Are the Top Trends in Bathroom Designs for 2018

Digital House Hunting: 5 Fundamental Tech Tips

You’ve heard it time and again: when searching for your new home, be sure to do your homework. But, there’s more to researching than just scoping out the Zestimate. Harness your search-engine stalking skills and [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Buying and Selling|Comments Off on Digital House Hunting: 5 Fundamental Tech Tips

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Media Rooms

Whether you call it a media room or home theater, we can all agree that it’s a place to sit back and relax while watching a great movie. You can lower the lights, start the [...]

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Home Design Tips for the Retired CEO

When life happens, and your home becomes a burden rather than a blessing, it’s probably time to think smarter about your design choices. As homeowners retire and grow older, home design tends to take on [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Custom Homes, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Home Design Tips for the Retired CEO

The Buzz on Radiant Floor Heating

When designing a new home, the thought of heating and cooling often slips our minds in favor of more exciting things like color schemes and furniture. However, these systems are a key element in home [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on The Buzz on Radiant Floor Heating

8 Ways to Add More Space to Your Home

So, you need more space. Maybe you started a new home-based business. Maybe you have a new addition to the family or your children are moving back home, or maybe you just have too much [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Kitchens, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Add More Space to Your Home

Top 5 Specialty Rooms in Custom Homes

Specialty rooms are coming in hot in the custom home building industry right now. What exactly is a specialty room? In a nutshell: it’s a space you wouldn’t typically consider as a main room in [...]

By |July 25th, 2016|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Top 5 Specialty Rooms in Custom Homes

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Adaptive Living – Addressing Accessibility Needs

Building a new home or renovating an existing one to be adaptive for accessibility needs can be a challenge. But with forethought in the planning and design process, the goals and needs of a client [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Adaptive Living – Addressing Accessibility Needs