As we approach the holiday season many often wonder, “What can I do to freshen up my home and on a budget for that matter?” There are many simple and inexpensive things one can do around the home if you are willing to invest a little time and energy.Read more →
We have designed more residential renovations than any other firm in the nation. But we are not in the business of design.
We have built more residential renovations than any other firm in the nation. But we are not in the business of construction.Read more →
Down a long gravel driveway in Frederick, MD, smiles were mixed with tears. Against a backdrop of trees and a cloudless sky, the white tent and chairs almost mask the new home.
I believe one of the main reasons America is the greatest country in the land is because we take care of our own. Government has a role, but at the end of the day it is about one human being doing the right thing for another. Pay it forward. Do unto those as you would have done to you. That is why we jumped at the chance to build a home for Marine Sgt. Adam Kisielewksi and his family.Read more →
A large portion of our competition charges half of what we charge. That’s right – half. Ever bought something that you know is twice as expensive as you could get from someone else? If you’re like me, you don’t do that very often. The dollar is scarce – especially these days – and I want to be sure I am getting the highest value for my spend. But there are times; especially with larger/more risky investments, that you truly get what you pay for.Read more →
Our Bethesda office and selection center sits atop a Safeway making it convenient to pick up that jug of milk or that snack for lunch. There is one aisle that is always full – and if you know this Safeway you know why. It’s because the cashier is the most amazing person you’ve ever met. She always smiles ear to ear. Makes conversation. Is quick and efficient. Beams energy and charisma.Read more →
My wife was traveling on business for a couple of days so it was just my daughter and me. It’s always tricky balancing work and home but obviously the degree of difficulty went up significantly without my “better half.” In addition to being reminded of the level of respect I have for single parents (not to mention for my wife…), it was a wonderful time for my 8 year old daughter and I to enjoy one another.Read more →
There are times I think that authentic customer service – that art of truly listening to our fellow citizens and working to exceed people’s expectations – is dead. If you agree, read on because there is hope…Read more →
Our business is constantly evolving – new product and process innovations, new tools and new approaches to projects. As a result, sharing best practices and managing an open flow of information across our team is key to our future. Yet it is very challenging. We have a wide array of personalities, perspectives and roles from those in accounting, to carpenters, to designers, to professional project managers. In addition, over half of our team works on small teams spread across DC, MD and VA as they work in our Client’s homes.Read more →