10 Simple Steps for Planning Your Bathroom Remodel

September 01, 2015 | 0 Comments »

As soon as you decide to remodel or add another bath to your home, there is some crucial research and planning that shoud be done. It's important that you're informed, you know exactly what you want, and you know how much you are willing to spend on any remodeling project. Finally, it's important that you are comfortable with who will do the work for you. By planning ahead, you can avoid setbacks that can cost you both time and money.

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Color Psychology: How to Use Color in Your Home

August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments »

Interior designers use color as a tool, which can fulfill the needs of his or her clients. The psychology of color, or how particular colors make you feel, can truly set the tone for any space. When planning for a remodeling project, simply repainting your walls, or redecorating any room, you can think about what the space is used for and what emotions you want to emit through the colors you choose. 

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Basement Remodel as Entertainment Space: A Few Options

August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments »

When completing a basement remodeling project, you have many options when it comes to how to utilize your space. Depending on your personal needs and wants, you may opt to use your basement as a bedroom suite, additional living space, media room, or entertainment space. In this post, we'll outline some options you have when turning your basement into a media or entertainment room.

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3 Things to Know About Budgeting for Your Remodeling Project

August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments »

Budgeting for a home improvement project is – understandably – an anxiety provoking process. When it comes to construction, there are often unforeseeable obstacles that can make your project more expensive than you expected. As a result, remodeling projects simply cost more than one would expect.

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The Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home

August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments »

We recently read an article about the importance of holding high standards in building in order to promote healthier lifestyles. When building or renovation a home, most companies will say that the most important factors are location, the floor plan, and the price. These basic components tend to be at the top of any customer’s wish list – and they are right to focus on them.

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Current Progress - One Story Addition in Fairfax Station, VA

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments »

We are excited to share some photos of a one story home addition we are completing in Fairfax Station, VA. This addition includes:

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Our 5 Tips for Planning a Family Friendly Bathroom

August 06, 2015 | 0 Comments »

Many of our clients plan their bathroom remodels to be family friendly. However, we know that bathrooms can be a point of contention - whether you're sharing the space with your child or you have multiple children sharing one bathroom. Bathrooms are busy spaces - from showering to grooming - and it's important that such high traffic areas are planned for accordingly. Here are our top 5 tips to help you plan for a family friendly bathroom in your Northern Virginia home.

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How To: Plan for Your Indoor-Outdoor Space

August 04, 2015 | 0 Comments »

Fortunately, in Northern Virginia the climate and seasons offer an ideal place to spend time connecting with friends and family - and it's right in your backyard. Outdoor spaces like decks, porches, large lawns, and patios are optimal for entertaining or just relaxing, and a well designed patio or yard can be an extension of your home's existing living space. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when creating an outdoor space.

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Our Top 7 Tips for Styling a Smaller Bathroom

July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments »

While we complete many master bathroom remodeling projects, we also complete many smaller bathroom remodeling projects. Technically, a bathroom with a shower but no tub is called a three-quarter bath. Many homeowners opt for three-quarter baths, omitting the tub, to give them room for other amenities like rain showers or large vanities. Half baths (also called powder rooms) require little space and typically only consist of a toilet, sink and vanity. Powder rooms range from being completely utilitarian spaces to elegant and decorative for guests. Here are 7 tips for styling a smaller bathroom in your Northern Virginia home.

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The Top 5 Surface Trends in Northern Virginia Bathrooms

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments »

When remodeling your bathroom, choosing materials is an important part of the process. Unlike choosing paint colors, selecting finishing materials can be more complicated. Color can easily be changed (see our color guides - Part I, Part II, and Part III); however, countertops, wall tile, flooring, and other surface materials aren't as easily replaced (and are pricer than a gallon or two of paint). Here are 5 stylish yet classic trends we've been seeing in the area lately.

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