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4 Tips for Creating a Pet-Friendly Outdoor Living Space

Posted in: Screen Porch Questions, Deck Building Questions, Screen-Porch Design Tips, Contracting Questions, patio questions, home remodeling tips, pets

James Moylan

Monday, May 06, 2019

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How to Create a Pet-Friendly Outdoor Space

Pets are truly part of the family, but for all the joy and love we get from our dogs and cats, it can be tricky trying to create an outdoor space that’s comfortable for us and compatible with our furry, four-legged friends. If you’re designing an exterior living space and want to keep Fido in mind, here are four tips to consider working into your blueprints:

4 Things to Know for Building a Home Addition in Bethesda, Maryland

Posted in: Building regulations, home additons, building permits, home remodeling tips, Q&A

James Moylan

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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What to expect if you're hiring a home addition contractor in Bethesda, Maryland

If you’re thinking about building an addition to a house in Bethesda, Maryland, then you'll have some additional steps to integrate into your construction plans than your friends building a deck in Virginia or elsewhere in the DMV. These range from financial issues to geographic-specific considerations, none of which are insurmountable. However, keep them in mind before you undertake any room addition or home remodeling project with a licensed contractor.

Vital Bathroom Remodeling Tips to Read Before You Hire a Contractor

Posted in: Bathroom Remodel Tips, Bathroom Construction Tips, Contracting Questions, home additons, home remodeling tips

Rami Hajj

Monday, June 29, 2015

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When it comes to remodeling your home, few rooms offer a higher return on investment than your bathroom. With just a few cost-effective changes, you can transform a drab space into a luxurious, modern bathroom that is both visually attractive and functional, and that adds tremendous resale value to your home.

7 Important Questions to Ask Home Addition Contractors in Maryland and Virginia

Posted in: Contracting Questions, home additons, interior design, home remodeling tips, interior remodeling, home improvement

James Moylan

Monday, May 18, 2015

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Just as you wouldn’t hire an unqualified individual to represent you in court, fix a sprained ankle, or teach your kids to play violin, you want the contractor you hire to build your home addition to be someone you trust.