Home Remodeling

Useful home remodeling tips, ideas, and info you can use when thinking about, planning or remodeling your home.

The Secret to More Living Space for Less Expense: Basement Remodeling

Updated Oct. 2020 originally published September 2015: If you are looking for more elbow room in your home, one of the first places we suggest you should look is down...to your basement. It's space you already have, so finishing or refinishing it to meet your family's needs is often more economical than building an [...]

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 [...]

Is Your Remodeling Project Priced for Problems?

Getting reasonable remodeling estimates for your home improvement project is important. Nobody wants to overpay for a project. But what if one of the estimates you get is much lower than the others? What if an estimate you get is almost too good to be true? According to one remodeling industry expert, “Remodeling horror stories [...]