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Two Approaches To Bath Remodeling

Sometimes it is a luxury you bestow upon yourself.  Sometimes it is an imperative.  Always, it results in something special just for you: remodeling your bath.

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Home Addition Plans: What Are Your Options?

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Exploring the Most Practical Options for Home Additions   The Tudor style of this two story addition in Chevy Chase mimics the architectural style of the main house.   The kitchen isn’t big enough. Your clothes won't fit in the closet. The wait...

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Kitchen Remodeling: How Long Should It Take?

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new and modern.

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Kitchen Remodeling: How Long Should It Take?

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new and modern.

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Design Build: A Proven Way To Avoid Home Renovation Insanity

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Home renovations can drive you insane. There’s no denying it. It’s often a painfully chaotic process.

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Home Renovation: What Are You Afraid Of?

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Face Your Fear of Home Remodeling You Live in Washington DC and you’ve just begun to think about remodeling your home. Then the dark thoughts come. People dread the thought of enduring a home renovation. There is much to fear. The same old nightmare...

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This Old House Aint Worth It

Love It Or Level It? Sometimes the answer is obvious. Other times, you struggle. You love a house. You say it deserves to stand, though it looks one gust away from falling down. We regularly provide advice to real estate agents and their clients. In...

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Two Approaches to Bath Remodeling

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Design Build Firm or Bath Remodeling Contractor? Sometimes it is a luxury you bestow upon yourself.  Sometimes a bath remodeling project is an imperative.

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Home Remodeling vs Tear Down

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Fix It Up or Tear It Down? This ambitious home remodeling project in Chevy Chase preserves the character of the original home while vastly improving its value.

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Design Build From A Designer's Point of View

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Interior designer Leslie Roosevelt reviews plans with project manager Pat Donly

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