Home Renovation

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Simple Dos and Don’ts When Designing an Open Floor Plan

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

There is an undeniable sense of place, a charm, and specificity that you often feel in a well-maintained older home. On the other hand, older homes often were built for different times – times with less efficient heating, cooling, and with thermal...

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Smart Ways to Maximize Your First Floor Layout

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

Is your first-floor layout everything you want it to be? Maybe that long, narrow entryway is really starting to bother you. And you love having a first-floor laundry room, but it’s really more of a laundry closet. Entertaining is fun, but guests are...

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Should I Remodel My New House Before Moving In, or Wait?

by Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

The decision has been made. You are selling your home and purchasing a new one here in the metropolitan Washington DC area. The whole family is excited about the new chapter that is about to unfold. Separate bedrooms for the kids, the...

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The Evolution of the Floor Plan in American Home Design

by Scott Sowers

If you live in the Cleveland Park DC neighborhood and are considering a major home renovation project, you may have the opportunity to transform the way it feels to move through the rooms of your home by adjusting the floor plan. Depending on your...

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Home Renovations and Project Managers - An Essential Relationship

by Scott Sowers

Thinking about renovating your kitchen, converting an attic for a home office, or in need of a home addition for a master suite or family room? If so, we have some advice about why having an active project management component integrated into the...

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Consider a Home’s Age when Planning to Remodel in the Washington DC Area

by Jennifer Sergent

If you live in Washington, DC, or its close-in suburbs in Maryland and Virginia, your house is probably old. And if you’re looking to buy? You’ll be looking at old houses. According to a recent housing profile by the Department of Housing and Urban...

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Smart Home Technology in the Kitchen

Smart Homes, the Internet of Things, Home Automation—all of these terms are the new vernacular for the place you call home.  Smart home technology is no longer a futuristic vision. It has arrived.  Overwhelmed that you haven’t even mastered the...

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The Home Renovation Return on Investment: What to Expect

by Jennifer Sergent

Susan Liss wasn’t thinking about future resale when she hired Gilday Renovations to design and build a two-story addition to her home in Chevy Chase after husband passed away. She just wanted to create a new environment for herself and provide ample...

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The Mind of a Designer, Part II

by Jennifer Sergent

In this second installment of our quest to find out what makes an interior designer tick, we’ve approached the top winners for residential interior design in this year’s awards from the Washington Metro Chapter of the American Society of Interior...

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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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