Schroeder Design/Build Celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2021 and Plans 35 Acts of Kindness

Linda Barrett Home & Design, Talk of Tysons

Schroeder Design/Build, Inc., a Fairfax, VA-based remodeling firm, celebrates its 35th anniversary year in 2021. And to honor this milestone anniversary, the company is planning 35 Acts of Kindness throughout the year.   The 35 Acts will be anchored by a year-long sponsorship of Hero Dogs, a local organization dedicated to raising and training service dogs for America’s heroes—our first responders and …

The Kitchen: Where to Begin the Remodeling Process?

Syntha Harris Interiors Features, Home & Design

Part 2: Appliances Kitchen remodeling may seem like a daunting task, and without the proper planning, guidance, and a well thought-out renovation process, it can be. With over two decades in the design business, I know the necessity of a well-laid plan. The ‘Kitchen Series’ is designed to help you start the process and enable better research when contemplating your …

Verse Wins Best Washington/Baltimore Condominium Community

The Meridian Group Around Town, Home & Design

On October 21, 2020, Verse Condominiums was honored to accept the award in the category “Best Washington/Baltimore Condominium Community” at the 24th Annual Delta Associates’ Market Overview & Awards for Excellence. Delta Associates has been providing professionals with research and market studies throughout the US for over 35 years. For the last 24 years, Delta Associates has recognized and celebrated exceptional new …

The Kitchen: Where to Begin the Remodeling Process?

Syntha Harris Interiors Home & Design

Part 1: Cabinetry Kitchens have long been called the heart of the home. Whether you enjoy cooking, entertaining, or just love a beautifully designed space, having a well planned and aesthetically pleasing kitchen is a must. Remodeling an older kitchen is also one of the best investments that can be made to increase the value of your home.  Where do …

For Verse Residents, The Boro Shines as Tysons’ Staycation Destination

Allison Chase Sutherland Home & Design, Talk of Tysons

The Boro, Tysons’ exciting new neighborhood, continues to thrive, as residents enjoy its community-inspired design. Enhanced with  a line-up of cleverly conceived  summer events that strive to support local businesses while at the same time keeping people safe. This is one place where staying at home is not just a necessity, but a delight. Conveniently located at the intersection of …

Sanitizing Appliances from AJ Madison

Jessica Petrino Home & Design, Lifestyle

By Jessica Petrino, Educator & Appliance Expert at AJ Madison Spring cleaning is taking on a whole new meaning in 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads worldwide businesses and communities are urging residents to stay home, avoid close contact with others, and take necessary precautions to avoid spreading germs. Staying healthy does not require a degree in microbiology; it just …

Buying vs. Renting a Home

Linda Barrett Home & Design

Originally published in the July-August 2018 issue of VivaTysons Magazine Buying a home is the American Dream. And with interest rates low, there is a favorable climate for buying now. According to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®, home sales in 2018 are up by 4% over the same time last year. But as interest rates climb, home prices rise, and …

You vs. Your Homeowner’s Association

Linda Barrett Home & Design

How to best interact with your HOA when you have a dispute. Here in Northern Virginia, it’s difficult to purchase a property in a community that doesn’t have a homeowner’s association. In many townhome, condominium and single-family neighborhoods, the association rules define residents’ relationships with each other. What is a Homeowner’s Association? A homeowner’s association (HOA) is “an organization in …

Home & Design: Remodeling Professionals Showcase

Tysons Today Staff Home & Design

Choosing the right contractor or design firm to make improvements on your home can be messy. Narrow your scope and start with a list of the best. Foster Remodeling Solutions Foster Remodeling Solutions is an award winning design-build remodeling contractor with over 30 years of experience in Northern Virginia. The Design-Build concept is a “one-stop shopping” approach to remodeling. With …