The Great Granite Counter Top Takeover–Is it Over?

Granite Counter Tops Granite didn’t used to be all the rage.  It used to be dress code for banks and…

Renovate or Relocate? The Cost of Home Renovation

“We Don’t Want To Price Ourselves Out of the Neighborhood” We hear this a lot from prospective clients. They are…

Learning to Build a Kitchen by Taking It Apart

Give a Young Guy a Hammer Give him a pry bar, set him loose in an empty house–and you better…

before renovation-70's kitchen

Zombie Kitchen (a Bad Dream Kitchen)

The Zombie Kitchen Surely it was someone’s “dream kitchen” once upon a time–but no more. This kitchen has been dead…

Home Additions That Go Against the Grain

  Most often prospective clients will say “we want an addition that doesn’t look like and addition.”   They want home…

Little Additions

Home additions come in all sizes–some you might not even think of as additions because they are so modest in…

New Additions Blur the Line Between Indoors and Out

In an earlier post (The New Family Room Addition Is a Porch) we talked about how the luxury porch is…

We Don’t Want A Big Addition Taking Up Our Yard!

So?  Get small.    Here’s another example  of how residential additions (this one in Bethesda Maryland) can solve a space problems…

A Little Addition Makes a Big Difference

When we speak of residential additions in Washington DC, we most often ooh and ah over the wonderfully spacious family…

The New Family Room Addition Is… a Porch

A new generation of porches is bringing indoor aesthetics and comfort to the great outdoors.  The screen porch has been…