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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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2018 Winner of MBIA Gold Award for Traditional Custom Home

We are proud to feature our Gold Award Traditional Custom Home winner in the Maryland Building Industry Association 2018 awards program. This truly unique stone and stucco front courtyard house, with the flair and grace [...]

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Cozy Outdoor Rooms

Summer’s here… so who doesn’t want to sit outside and enjoy the warm summer days and balmy evenings! Sitting by the pool, or just enjoying some outdoor eating areas – this is what summer fun [...]

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Escape the Summer Heat in These Cool Basements

Basements are no longer the dark and dingy place where you store unwanted items, or banished the kids to when you needed some space. Let your fantasies out, and your basement can become a casual [...]

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7 Key Elements For The Perfect Sunroom

A sun-drenched room filled with floor-to-ceiling exterior windows goes by multiple names, like a sunroom, sunporch, solarium, or sun parlor. No matter what you call it, though, it serves the same purpose: a sunny indoor [...]

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Which Water Purification Method is Best for Your House?

Clean water is an absolute necessity. But rather than constantly buying plastic water bottles and slowly ruining the planet, why not filter the water you already have at home? Water purification can get you the [...]

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Stunning Scandinavian Décor

Scandinavian décor is characterized by clean lines, simplicity, and functionality. Much of the the style is reflection of the long dark Nordic winters. The region’s inhospitable winter season requires its residents spend a lot of [...]

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Magnificent Mud Rooms

What’s in a Mud Room? Whatever you want! Whether it’s literally a place to get the mud off your feet when you come into the house, or a place to get the mud off your [...]

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Top 3 Luxury Laundry Room Must-Haves

The humble laundry room is evolving into a much more polished, luxurious space. These rooms are no longer reserved to just washing clothes; they’re multifunctional utility spaces with elegance and purpose. Changing demographics, busier lifestyles, [...]

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Using Your All Seasons Sunroom to Survive the Winter (Fight SAD Season)

A sun-flooded room filled with floor-to-ceiling windows—a.k.a. an all seasons sunroom, a solarium, or a four-seasons room—is a great way to fight off the S.A.D. season. Seasonal affective disorder can take over our bodies when [...]

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