Monthly Archives: November 2016

Four Tips for Great Yards

Given the popularity of indoor/outdoor living and the power of well-placed plantings to sell houses, environmentally smart landscaping will be de rigueur in the coming years. The role of landscape professionals in creating these yards and communities will be crucial, … Continue reading

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How to build the custom home you’ve always wanted

As Anne and Kevin Boyce’s children grew, the Falls Church couple recognized that their beloved home seemed to shrink and their hilly, nearly nonexistent yard didn’t offer space for outdoor play. Like many local buyers, they wanted to stay in … Continue reading

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Architects put a modern twist on exposed beams in north Louisiana

The exposed beam design feature, rich in history with homes using these beams as their bones, has been enjoying a modern twist with builders and architects all across North Louisiana uncovering these beams or adding them to a home. The … Continue reading

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Structural Standpoint: What Makes a Home Foundation Sound?

Now that the American real estate market is enjoying a solid rebound, residential construction and custom-homebuilding are on the upswing. Prospective homeowners are once again interested in specialized homes, which entails making certain decisions about how the property should be … Continue reading

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