Bethesda Driveway Repair: Should You Repair or Replace?

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Suddenly there’s a big crack in driveway and that’s no laughing matter! How do you go about Washington DC or Bethesda driveway repair? Whether a home is five years old or 50, the curb appeal of a smooth finished driveway makes an instantaneous good impression. Whether upgrading for curb appeal or for a potential home sale, the condition of your driveway is key. … Read More

Bethesda MD Landscaping for Luxury & Local Landscape Trends

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Luxury home building and remodeling is flourishing throughout the Bethesda MD and Washington DC areas. Typical buyers look not only for quality in a build and style of home, but also in curb appeal and landscaping design. Designers of luxury landscaping offer many options, but often, the end product seems very cookie cutter, similar to local neighborhoods or their surrounding … Read More

How To Choose a Home Builder: List of Questions to Ask Builder

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Building a custom luxury home has its demands. This is true, also for home renovation in the Bethesda, and greater Washington DC area, where historic homes require exquisite attention to detail. The process is often fraught with issues, particularly concerning communication. However, the top builders in Bethesda and the greater DC area know that communication is key to meeting every … Read More

How To Prepare Your Landscape & Gardens to Thrive in Heat

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The mid-Atlantic states have enjoyed a warm, dry spring in 2016. Along with that, a hotter than average summer is predicted in the Washington, D.C. and Bethesda area, so keeping landscapes hydrated so they thrive in heat will become a top priority. Extended periods dry weather are especially difficult for established plants that don’t normally require supplemental water. Dry heat also turns lawns to … Read More

New Home Construction Versus Buying An Existing Home

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When deciding whether to buy or build your luxury home in the Washington DC area, there is a lot to consider. There are beautiful homes in the DC area. Classics. The kind of homes that are expensive to build with so much character at today’s prices. But yesterday’s home features also pale in comparison to today’s advanced luxuries. So it’s important to … Read More

Dream Home Design Ideas for 2016: Popular DC Home Styles

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Dream home. Cliche, but appropriate. Appealing home design ideas are distinct to each individual, depending upon their taste. Some prefer classical styles, some a more modern approach. And if you’re like most of our clients, you love blending the two! Let’s look at some dream home design ideas that have been popular in 2016 with our Bethesda and Washington DC … Read More

What’s to Love About Bethesda, Maryland: A Washington DC Suburb

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Considering a move to Bethesda, Maryland or the greater Washington DC area? We’ve lived here our entire lives. And since 1990, we’ve helped people move into and around the area by building new custom homes. So of course we’re a bit biased, but certainly not alone in our love of this area! Here is a list of what’s to love about Bethesda, Maryland … Read More

Going Green in MD? Discover Energy Efficient Landscape Design

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Going green and energy efficient home improvements are one of the hottest trends today. Did you know you landscaping design impacts your home’s energy efficiency? Yes, consider an energy efficient landscape design so you can reduce your energy costs and toll on the environment. Your #1 energy usage comes from heating and cooling your home. Effective landscaping design significantly impacts heating in the summer and … Read More

What to Ask a Quality Home Builder Before Construction

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When working with a quality home builder to plan your new luxury home construction in Bethesda, MD or anywhere really, there are critical decisions to be made about construction while still at the design level. Here are some questions to ask a quality home builder before construction begins so you can ensure having a great experience. How will my home be … Read More

4 Reasons to Move To Bethesda, Maryland: Hint – It Has It All!

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Speaking to residents of the Greater Bethesda and Washington, DC areas you’ll find a common theme: this place has everything! It offers a combination of true seasonal weather changes, massive cultural opportunities, and an old-world charm. So not surprisingly, Bethesda and the greater DC area are in constant demand for those relocating to this hub of activity. If considering a relocation to this … Read More