Contingency Plan: Glickman Strategic Remodeling Solution Converts 1940s Bungalow into Home for Life

John Byrd Home & Design

There is nothing self-evident about an Aging-in-Place (AIP) solution. Transforming an existing house into a dwelling that will serve its owners for life is both art and science—a process which often demands not only top design and building expertise but technical skills best acquired through professional certification. How the retrofit plan is phased-into the owner’s lifestyle is, likewise, a function …

This Spring… Plant and Nurture Native Plants

Ryanne Wright Home & Design

Exotic plants may be beautiful, but in a delicate ecosystem with ongoing construction projects, Northern Virginia’s native wildlife is in serious danger. To have a healthy ecosystem, an abundance of plant and grass varieties must first be available before any insect or animal species will inhabit an area for a healthy ecosystem. Exotic plant species are oftentimes invasive and bring …

Do You Really Want that Freestanding Bathtub?

Barbara Ballinger Home & Design

Bathroom trends may come and go as much as other home design changes do. Many of the Jacuzzi™ and whirlpool tubs that captivated homeowners back in the 1980s and ‘90s faded in popularity as the piping became troublesome to clean. “A lot used them for extra storage,” says real estate salesperson Stephanie Mallios of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Short …

Luxury Highrise Living

Omid Khanzadeh Home & Design

Monarch Located within walking distance to the world-class shops and restaurants of Tysons Corner, Monarch is slowly becoming an integral part of the new-look Tysons. This recently erected building offers 1-3 bedroom luxury condominiums with diverse floor plans, fantastic views of the city, as well as high-end finishes. Every unit is most notable for offering an outdoor patio area, while …

2019 Exceptional Home & Design Transformations

TysonsToday 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. Deckscapes of VA Bring Your Outdoor Dreams to Life! At Deckscapes no two projects are the same. As a local family owned company, we are dedicated to providing the personal service and attention …

Foster Remodeling Solutions, Inc. Takes the Steps to Ensure a Functional and Beautiful Kitchen Design That Fits Your Family’s Needs

Foster Remodeling Solutions, Inc. Home & Design

We Change Houses Into Dream Homes The charm and character of this 1940’s Arlington Heights colonial ended abruptly at the threshold of the dark, cramped kitchen. The homeowners dreamt of a spacious kitchen with more storage, countertop space, including an island, and one that capitalized on the natural light and picturesque views from the back of the house. Taking down …

November Home Care Tips from Dave & JoAnne

DAVID AND JOANNE ADAMS Home & Design, Real Estate, Realtors

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Service your kitchen disposal by grinding several cups of ice cubes. Make sure any outdoor furniture is put away or properly covered, including your grill. Pour 1 gallon of water down unused drains. Clean debris from gutters and ensure down spouts …

October Home Tips from Dave & JoAnne

David and JoAnne Adams Home & Design, Real Estate, Realtors

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Replace or clean your furnace filter. Clean filters for kitchen exhaust fans. Drain outside faucets and winterize your sprinkler system. Check your driveway for cracks. Fill cracks and reseal as needed. Cover your air conditioner and/or remove any window units. Reverse …

July Home Care Tips from Dave & JoAnne

David & Joanne Adams Home & Design, Real Estate, Realtors

Here are some tips to help keep your home in top shape with simple tasks, courtesy of David and JoAnne Adams. Trim back shrubbery around walls. Trim tree limbs away from roof. Remove any yard waste or debris as needed. Keeping branches or other clippings around can attract insects. Check your siding for damage, warping, or rot. Check smoke and …