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Functional Multi-Purpose Rooms

Decades ago, the den was a room where everyone could be together and watch TV or play games. That was back when living Rooms were a “no kids” zone, and before the open floorplan family [...]

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Trendy Garage Doors

Garage doors can be trendy, and add to your curb appeal. Whether traditional carriage doors or more contemporary with mirrored glass, garage doors can make a statement while not detracting from the architectural integrity of [...]

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A Custom Home for a Growing Family in Bethesda, MD

Built in the very popular Burning Tree Village neighborhood, this shingle-style house is set atop a hill on a beautiful large lot, located on a cul-de-sac. We worked with a couple who wanted a large [...]

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Building Homes for Real People | Burning Tree Village, Bethesda

FEATURED HOME This beautiful first-floor master floor plan was designed for two empty-nesters who wanted a comfortable home oasis. The large rear yard features a beautiful pool with integrated spa, oriented as a vista from [...]

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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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Custom Home Spotlight: A Western Lodge on the Potomac River

FEATURED HOME Our clients wanted something that gave the feeling of a Western lodge so they could feel like they were on vacation when they came home. This entire project was designed to use natural [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Happy Hour at Home

Whether it’s stocked with game-day snacks and happy hour cocktails or loaded with refined dinner party aperitifs, a home bar is the perfect project to astonish and entertain your guests. Elegant touches abound in this [...]

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How to Add More Natural Light to Your Home

Natural light in your home can boost your mood, productivity, energy and your overall wellbeing. But, what if your brand new home lacks illumination? Rest assured, there are always ways to brighten up your space, [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Design Trends, Home Improvement|Comments Off on How to Add More Natural Light to Your Home

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Accent Walls

Whether you want to perk up your décor with a splash of color or a new material, and accent wall can add interest to your home. A bold new color gives a vibrant feel to [...]

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Custom Home Spotlight Kenwood Park | Bethesda, MD

FEATURED HOME This transitional-designed exterior hides a contemporary gem behind its walls. The owners were living abroad during the construction process, and hired a Washington-based interior design firm to help them with all the [...]

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