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What is a Zestimate and How Can You Increase it?

If you’re a homeowner, by now you’ve probably heard the term “zestimate,” But, for many people the word is still an enigma. So, what is it and why does it matter exactly? According to Zillow, [...]

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The Top 3 Things That Take Longest During a Remodel

Remodeling your home is an exciting and yes, time-consuming feat. Regardless of whether you’re doing a bathroom touch-up, a whole house makeover, or a full-on gutting of your entire home, there’s going to be some [...]

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How to Decide Which Bathtub is Right For You

Whether you’re remodeling your bathroom or building a custom home, choosing the right bathtub can mean the difference between a relaxing sanctuary and a stark, cold cell. Your bathtub is more than just a functional [...]

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Custom Home Spotlight | Chevy Chase, MD

FEATURED HOME When we were asked to renovate a historic 1913 home in Chevy Chase Village, we immediately jumped at the opportunity. The home has a stucco exterior, slate hip roof, and sites on a [...]

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How to Prioritize Your Home Remodel

Tackling a single home improvement project can be pretty overwhelming. Remodeling your entire home takes stress to a completely new level. With so many ideas and decisions circling your mind, getting started can be quite [...]

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5 Feng Shui Tips For Your Home Office

Your workspace has the ability to inspire productivity, creativity, and motivation. However, if designed poorly, it can do the opposite. Your home office may often slide to the bottom of your decorating to-do list, but [...]

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Steps to Take Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

Maybe your kitchen is outdated. Maybe there’s just not enough room for everyone. Or maybe you just want a change. Sound familiar? Kitchen renovations are perhaps the most popular project for homeowners, but also one [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Outdoor Fireplaces

Adding a fireplace (or a fire pit) can extend the enjoyment of your summer porch into the chilly spring and autumn months. That cozy campfire-like atmosphere is irreplaceable for kindling new family memories and reminiscing [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Finished Basements

Thinking about remodeling your basement? Here are some tips: Think about the future use of the room and keep it flexible to accommodate your changing needs. Maximize storage in the basement with built-ins and closet [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Renovation Addition

Historic Renovation | Before and After The construction process for this historic renovation/addition in the Village of Chevy Chase started with the digging out of the old basement which was only 6’ tall and made [...]

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