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Many new homes today feature an “open concept” layout. The open floor plan that has become ubiquitous over the last few years is one of the most-requested features when we consult with homeowners as they start thinking about remodeling. Open concept typically means the kitchen is open to a dining area and great room, [...]
The holidays are over and it’s time (again) for New Year’s Resolutions. But instead of challenging yourself in January by vowing to lose weight or get organized, why not resolve to make things easier on yourself? This year try doing some self-care by making your home the target of those resolutions for improvement. We’re [...]
This is the most popular basement photo on Houzz in 2019 We are very proud to announce that out of the millions of finished basement photos on Houzz, the #1 most popular finished basement photo in 2019 is of a finished basement remodeled by Metro Building and Remodeling Group. All photos and info [...]
Every year, the winter holidays bring with them thoughts of comfort, friends and family. It’s so important to create a cozy atmosphere and gathering place in your home when "the weather outside is frightful." Let's look at some of the ways you can add an extra touch of old-fashioned warmth to your home ─ [...]
As another holiday season approaches, many design publications and style influencers weigh in with what they predict the latest trends will be for the coming year. If you’re planning to remodel soon, it’s a lot of fun, but not really very useful.Here at Metro Building & Remodeling Group, we see three ways of approaching a [...]
Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2019. Updates to a home’s kitchen and bathrooms are very popular remodeling projects in Northern Virginia and the DC Metro area. And with good reason. These are the rooms that families use the most on a daily basis. You want them to meet the needs of your lifestyle, but [...]
Color Trends for Your Home Remodeling Project. When you’re starting a remodeling project, there are a lot of decisions that need to be made. You’re sure to have preferences for how you want to use the newly remodeled space, and we can help you with the layout, appliances, fixtures and finishes, but what do [...]
We are excited to let you know that Metro's "Sports Fan’s Dream Finished Basement for Entertaining & Family Fun" is one of the 13 basements featured on the Bob Vila website in its slideshow Beautiful Basements: 13 Surprisingly Cool Underground Amenities in Real American Homes. Check out our post about this basement on the MBRG [...]
…It’s Like Uber, But for Remodeling. Remodeling your home is exciting – imagining how it will look and making big plans. You’ll be picking finishes, flooring and fixtures, and then watching your house be transformed. If you've never remodeled before, you might not know where to start. How does the process work? “Do I need [...]
Many area homeowners think getting truly good design for their home remodel means the project will cost more, perhaps much more. They may even think they can't afford to pay for good design without the project going over budget. Nothing could be further from the truth. First, consider these facts: The vast majority of [...]