It’s safe to say 2020 is not what any of us expected it to be — and it has certainly influenced what home buyers are seeking in this unusual moment. Features that were once highly sought after, such as an open plan, may now have a negative impact on the value of a property. If you are looking to update or renovate your home in preparation to sell here are some of the exciting new design trends sought after by buyers in 2020.
Today homeowners are looking for more living space in their homes. For some, their basement continues to merely be a storage space for holiday décor, unused furniture, and memorabilia. However, don’t let that coveted square footage go to waste. By renovating your basement, you can increase the value of your home as well as add additional living space.
According to a recent US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report, the average American spends approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. Poor indoor air quality can cause discomfort (such as sore throats and sinus pressure) as well as impact productivity and mood. So what practices can be undertaken to ensure proper air quality throughout your home, and how they can be implemented in an overall design plan?
For many of us, our homes have become the sole place for work, social interaction, play, and rest during the Covid-19 pandemic. While it may be impractical or impossible to introduce walls and doors to create individual places within our homes there are some solutions to make the open floor plan a bit less open.
Whether you are decorating a room from scratch or would like to do a little furniture re-arranging this weekend, it is always best to start with a design plan in mind. However, before you do any heavy furniture lifting, consider the following professional room layout tips.
We are all spending an increased amount of time at home these days … including our teens. So why not give them a place of their own? With a bit of creativity, a small(ish) budget, and the following suggestions, you can design the perfect teen hangout space.
Paint color says a lot about a home and its owners. Choosing an exterior paint color can be one of the most difficult - and important - decisions a homeowner can make. Here are some things to consider.
If you are like me, the space in your home is beginning to feel smaller and more constricting. However, with these simple tips, you can begin to make your living spaces feel larger.
As remote working becomes the new normal throughout the DC metro region and the country as a whole, many of us are creating and/or redesigning our home offices. As we all seek to set up the perfect space, here are some general things to consider.
Whether you are purchasing a new piece of furniture or reupholstering an old favorite, choosing the right fabric to use on your furniture – and making sure it reflects your lifestyle - is critical.