Category Archives: Renovations and Additions

As summer winds down…

The kids are getting ready to head back to school, and August has rolled into northern Virginia with a cool promise of autumn.  Many people are taking that last, last minute vacation, and considering switching up flip-flops for some sturdier … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency: Is your home working for you?

The new EPA rule slipped into place by executive order over the weekend has become a hot topic!  Opinions are numerous and passionate. Politicians, corporations, and people have entered the debate with compelling questions on how this will affect the … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! How does your garden grow?

With spring creeping in, the gardening bug must have bitten our clients, as we have had requests for building gardens and for garden sheds.  One client requested a fully enclosed garden designed to be its own little structure with wire … Continue reading

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300 Buckmarsh St: Demolition: Building Bridges

  This article has taken longer to write then I wanted.    We have begun demolition on the 300 Buckmarsh house.  So seemingly un-related…but completely the reason for my writer’s block!  Demolition, which is part of the process when doing rehabilitation, … Continue reading

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Bye, bye Winter! Let’s get ready for Spring…

Wow! Winter has been tough this year! As I stated before, I am new to Northern Virginia. I have spent the last seventeen years of my life between Tucson, AZ and Savannah, GA. So the 18” of snow we saw … Continue reading

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Master Bedroom and Closet Renovation

Many people spend a great deal of their time in the master bedroom and if you are one of those people then maybe a new master suite addition or remodel may make that time a little more enjoyable.   At … Continue reading

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Bar and Wine Storage

Storage is an important consideration for any wine that is being kept for long-term aging. While most wine produced today is meant for near-term consumption (consumed within 24 hours of purchase), there are certain situations in which it may be … Continue reading

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Dormers

Dormer additions are one of the most economical home addition projects you can consider when looking to gain more living space in your home.   Dormers are particularly useful in Cape Cod or Gambrel style homes as they can provide … Continue reading

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