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Home Addition Plans: What Are Your Options?

Home Addition Plans: Exploring the Most Practical Options The kitchen isn’t big enough. Your clothes won’t fit in the closet….

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Kitchen Remodeling: How Long Should It Take?

The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new…

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Design Build: A Proven Way To Avoid Home Renovation Insanity

Home renovations can drive you insane. There’s no denying it. It’s often a painfully chaotic process. What? You say you’re…


Home Remodeling: What Are You Afraid Of?

Face Your Fear of Home Remodeling You Live in Washington DC and you’ve just begun to think about remodeling your…

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Your Home Renovation: Keys to Budgeting Wisely

The Keys to Budgeting Wisely for Your Home Renovation It’s an exciting day. The contractor is coming to talk about…

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This Old House Aint Worth It

Love It Or Level It? Sometimes the answer is obvious. Other times, you struggle. You love a house. You say…


Two Approaches to Bath Remodeling

Design Build Firm or Bath Remodeling Contractor? Sometimes it is a luxury you bestow upon yourself.  Sometimes a bath remodeling…

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Home Remodeling vs Tear Down

Fix It Up or Tear It Down? A short time ago, I visited 4405 Ridge Street in Chevy Chase, a…

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Design Build From A Designer’s Point of View

When talking about the design build approach to Washington DC home remodeling, we usually focus on benefits to the homeowner….

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Finding the Best Design Build Firm

How do you find the right design build firm to plan your home addition?  The photo (left) shows progress on…