Learn to Love Laundry Day With These Laundry Room Remodeling Ideas

We spend so much of our time washing, drying and folding, yet most homeowners wouldn’t say they love spending time in the laundry room. Upgrading this space to be more

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Top 3 Ways To Improve The Energy Efficiency Of Your Roof

When weather extremes hit, whether in summer or winter months, increased energy costs are inevitable. Extended use of heating and cooling systems easily equate to more dollar signs for a

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Residential Roof Options: Pros & Cons of Shingle Roofing

Asphalt shingles are the most common material used in residential roofing today. There are many reasons behind the popularity of shingle roofing, from ease of installation to low material cost.

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The Complete Home Winterization Checklist

As the days grow shorter and temperatures start falling, you should start preparing for winter. Winterizing your home is an easy and inexpensive way to keep warm during the colder

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5 Big Considerations Before You Build That Deck

5 Big Considerations Before You Build That Deck So you’re all set to add a new custom deck or replace that aging wooden one that’s giving your home an unflattering

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Deck or Patio?

Deck or Patio for Nothern Virginia Homes — Which is Better? If you have a low-to-ground exit at the rear of your home, chances are that you have an old

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The Importance of Contractor Transparency

The Importance of Contractor Transparency It is an unfortunate side effect of being in the outdoor living business that far too many companies behave unscrupulously, giving the rest of us

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How to Secure a Building Permit for Your Deck

How to Secure a Building Permit for Your Deck If you’re considering adding any kind of new structure to your home, the idea of dealing with local authorities (aka bureaucracies)

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Deck

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Deck If you’re a parent like me, you’re probably at least familiar with the book “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”  This book

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Which Outdoor Material is Best for Your Home?

Which Outdoor Material is Best for Your Virginia Home? We get a lot of questions from customers who are adding on a new custom deck, screened-in porch, stone patio, or

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