Home Design

Helpful and informative articles about home design and remodeling to help you get inspired and plan your next home remodeling project.

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Forget Cookie Cutter Kitchens. Remodel for What You Love!

Updated 2020, originally published in August 2015: Granite and quartz counters, islands, and stainless steel continue to be popular with homeowners remodeling their kitchens in Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington DC.  While remodeling using design approaches, materials, and appliances that appeal to most people may help improve your home's resale value, Metro Building [...]

Multigenerational Homes and Sandwich Living

5 Tips for Making “Sandwich Living” Work Did you know that sandwiches are trending these days? Not the delicious kind… we mean the “sandwich generation” – the group of adults who have both their children and their parents living in their home. The number of families with children, parents and grandparents living together has [...]