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Stylish Custom Home With a Rustic Vibe

This home was built for the man-of-the house and his two young sons in mind. The house features an oversized garage, complete with an apartment will full amenities on the second floor.  The garage was [...]

By |April 14th, 2019|Custom Homes|Comments Off on Stylish Custom Home With a Rustic Vibe

Spectacular Spec Home in Bethesda

Featured Home This home was originally built as a spec home, but when former clients told us they needed to find a home for their son and daughter-in-law, the search for a buyer was over. [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Custom Homes, Featured Home|Comments Off on Spectacular Spec Home in Bethesda

Great Looking Galley Kitchens

The galley kitchen takes its name from the kitchens found on ships, called the “galley”. The typical layout has the cabinets, countertops and appliances connected together or facing each other in straight lines. Sometimes ceiling [...]

By |February 23rd, 2019|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens|Comments Off on Great Looking Galley Kitchens

Top 10 Reasons We Love Our Job

1. We make people's dreams come true. 2. We build something that lasts and that is quality. 3. We work with great people: our clients, associates, and subcontractors. 4. We get to be problem-solvers. 5. We change the look of a neighborhood in a positive [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons We Love Our Job

Home Design Trends for 2019

If you’re looking to remodel your home in 2019, here are some home design trends that you can expect to see a lot more of for years to come. Which will you bring home? [...]

By |February 1st, 2019|Design & Decor, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens, Renovations|Comments Off on Home Design Trends for 2019

The Accessible Home: Building Homes for All Ages and Abilities

First New Home to Meet Montgomery County's “Design for Life” Level II (LIVEable) Accessibility Standards This new home was built for a young couple moving from a condo in DC to close-in downtown Bethesda. It [...]

By |January 26th, 2019|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Featured Home, Home Improvement, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on The Accessible Home: Building Homes for All Ages and Abilities

2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone announced that Living Coral is the 2019 “Color of the Year”, and they describe it as “an animated, life-affirming shade of orange with golden undertones.”  Although often considered to be a beachy or Miami [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors|Comments Off on 2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral

A Timeless Trend: Traditional Style Home Design

While “modern farmhouse” and “urban contemporary” are some of the newer trends in architecture, there are still new “traditional” homes being built. Something about the classic architecture of a traditional home gives us a warm [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor|Comments Off on A Timeless Trend: Traditional Style Home Design

Updating your Staircase

Your stairs are one of the most prominent features in your home, so the way they look is important. An outdated staircase can make a poor first impression, and can even lower your home’s value. [...]

By |January 11th, 2019|Custom Homes, Home Improvement, Interiors, Renovations|Comments Off on Updating your Staircase

Happy Holidays from Bethesda’s Best Builder!

As the holiday season is upon us, and the year comes to a close we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and everyone who has helped to shape our business.    Sandy Spring Builders [...]

By |December 24th, 2018|Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Happy Holidays from Bethesda’s Best Builder!