15 Exquisite White Kitchens to Inspire

Posted on: August 26, 2016

White kitchens stand the test of time. They’re clean, airy, and sophisticated. It’s easy to see how diverse these white kitchens can be, and how they can compliment a variety of personalized accent tones and textures.

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Choosing the Best Floor Plan for Your Family

Posted on: August 12, 2016

When we think about remodeling our home, often what comes to mind is a classic image of a plain room transforming into a gorgeous picturesque open space, straight out of a magazine. Yet underneath the glamour there is another important piece to a remodel for every homeowner, and that is functionality. The greatest priority for…

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Project Spotlight: Basement in Clifton

Posted on: July 29, 2016

BASEMENT REMODEL CLIFTON, VA These homeowners wanted a functional space for spending time with their children, entertaining friends, and sharing with house guests. By creating separate speciality areas using creative design, they gained a gaming area, a lounge area with a web bar for entertaining, a wine cellar, a bedroom + bathroom enhancement for guests,…

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Zoning Restrictions and Your Addition

Posted on: July 15, 2016

More and more people are aging at home and main level suites are one of the easiest ways to begin preparing for this transition. Adding a master suite to the main level of your home can be done through reconfiguring your current floor plan or adding an addition. When we sat with Rusty and Lisa…

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Aging In Place – Maximizing Comfort

Posted on: July 1, 2016

The remodel for this multi-generational family, involved a sizable addition off the back giving them two bedrooms on the main floor, two on the upper floor, and a sitting room attached to each one.  This will include exploring zoning limitations, details on aging in place, staying within a budget, and maximizing comfort.  In this blog…

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Project Spotlight: Backyard Outdoor Space

Posted on: June 17, 2016

OUTDOOR SPACE REMODEL These homeowners desired a rear covered porch that helped transition between their home and their outdoor pool. The results of their outdoor transformation includes several sitting areas, a covered outdoor kitchen, additional shading space and a grilling porch off their indoor kitchen. HERE’S A SNAPSHOT OF THEIR REMODEL: Several areas were created…

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The Model Energy Code – How it Pertains to Your Addition

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Additions and renovations are required to meet the same strict codes as a new home would.   Being able to design creatively while still working within these requirements requires a knowledgeable team of architects and designers. What is the Model Energy Code? The Model Energy Code (MEC) contains energy efficiency criteria for new residential and commercial…

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Negative Space – The Process to Getting to Your Desired Results

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Negative space is described as the space around and between the subject(s) of an image.* In a home, negative space could be considered blank spots where there’s no design. For the Howells their basement was a plethora of negative space. The previous owners’ additions to the basement felt of no use to them, so the…

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Project Spotlight: Kitchen in Paeonian Springs

Posted on: May 6, 2016

KITCHEN REMODEL LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA These new homeowners in Paeonian Springs desired a modern look to their kitchen, with the capacity for large family soirees. The results of their stunning remodel is this galley kitchen, styled to enhance family gatherings and give the husband (the chef of the household), more work and storage space. HERE’S…

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A Family Heritage: Remodeling a Whole House for a Family Coping With Dementia

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Clients Jim and Grace have helped to remodel their daughter’s home and will be moving in shortly

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