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Design Builders and the simplicity of the online construction estimate

Posted in: design blog

James Moylan

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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If you’ve ever taken on a home construction project, you’ve probably heard the mantra that it’s always going to take longer and cost more than you anticipated. As a design and build firm, we work hard to ensure that is not your experience. A big part of the way we do that is through online construction estimates.

A case study in Invisible Deck Rails: Bethesda and Chevy Chase

Posted in: deck builders, design exercise, design blog

James Moylan

Thursday, March 26, 2020



Invisible Railings are becoming a wonderful option to traditional railing systems.

When you live in developed areas such as Bethesda and Chevy Chase, owning the newest house in the neighborhood can still mean owning a 40-year-old house. Such was the case with 2 homes Design Builders renovated.  One in the Overlook neighborhood of Bethesda, and another in Chevy Chase.

Are you still paying by check ?  Welcome to the 21st century payment

Posted in: design blog

James Moylan

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Design Builders knows you are busy. Between work and the house and the kids, it can be hard to find time to get everything done. The last thing you need is the logistics of your home construction project slowing you down. When it comes to the issue of paying your builder, though, many people still run into this problem. Basically, still being asked to pay by check.  Design Builders has embraced 21st century technology in all facets of its process.  This process helps ensure we never needlessly take up our customers’ time.

Top 6 advantages of the online proposal review

Posted in: design blog

James Moylan

Monday, March 23, 2020

Design Builders sketchIn our building process, the online proposal review is the next step after your initial consultation. Just like that first consult, our proposal reviews are always conducted online, and that offers six main benefits to our customers.

The Design Builders online consultation : What happens when things return to normal ?

Posted in: design blog

James Moylan

Friday, March 20, 2020

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This will end.  In the meantime, you want to at least talk about the idea of adding a porch, or a deck, but you certainly don't want anyone coming to your home right now.  We get it.  Design Builders has the solution.  The Design Builders ONLINE DESIGN CONSULTATION.