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The Benefits of Home Additions

By Bob Benedict | July 12, 2023
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The benefits of home additions are numerous, from cost savings to added comfort and personalized design options and increased functionality. In most cases, remodeling is more advantageous and cost-effective than purchasing a new property. It is understandable, therefore, why many homeowners in Northern Virginia opt for add-ons instead of relocating. Discover the various savings, space…

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How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel: 7 Tips for Minimizing Stress

By Bob Benedict | July 6, 2023
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Embarking on a kitchen remodel can be both exciting and overwhelming. As the heart of the home, the kitchen plays a crucial role in our daily lives, making it essential to approach the remodeling process with careful planning and organization. From creating a realistic budget to maintaining a functional temporary kitchen space throughout the renovation,…

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How to Prioritize Home Projects: 6 Tips for Where to Begin

By Bob Benedict | June 21, 2023
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When your home isn’t providing your family exactly what it needs yet it seems you have an endless list of home improvements, you may wonder, “Should I move or improve?” Today many homeowners are choosing to renovate their current homes by customizing their space to meet their needs instead of looking for a new one.…

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Planning Your Home Remodel Budget

By Bob Benedict | June 16, 2023
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There are many things to consider when it comes to planning a home remodel, budget being one that comes to the top of mind. A renovation project can require a big budget, and it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. Many people’s visions for their homes are bigger than their wallets, and it’s…

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The Benefits of Quartz Countertops

By Bob Benedict | June 13, 2023
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There are many benefits of quartz countertops in kitchens and bathrooms, and they are among the most popular choices for people looking to embrace a high-end and elegant influence within their homes. Quartz is considered one of the most superior building materials, and it has an eye-catching beauty and durability that makes it incredibly appealing. …

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5 Curb Appeal Ideas to Transform Your Northern Virginia Home

By Bob Benedict | June 12, 2023
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Are you looking for curb appeal ideas for your Northern Virginia home? A house with good curb appeal will stand out from other homes in the neighborhood, making it more desirable and valuable. From building or enhancing a front porch, turning your stoop into a portico, upgrading windows and shutters, or the front door—these simple…

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Essential Tips for Aging in Place Bathroom Design Success 

By Bob Benedict | June 2, 2023
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As our bodies age, it’s important to make sure we have the right design modifications in our bathrooms to account for mobility changes. Aging in place bathroom design combines comfort and accessibility into a single package. Whether looking for something basic or more complex, aging in place offers homeowners the freedom of safety and independence…

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Achieving Style and Function: Accessible Kitchen Design 

By Bob Benedict | May 30, 2023
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Accessible kitchen design is essential for homeowners who want to create a comfortable and functional space for individuals with disabilities, physical limitations or who want to age in place and remain independent. By incorporating adaptive features and innovative solutions, accessible kitchens can significantly improve the quality of life for those who require additional support in…

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Aging in Place Home Renovations: Pros and Cons

By Bob Benedict | May 2, 2023
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The idea of aging in place – the concept of remaining in your own homes through retirement and beyond – is increasingly attractive to many older adults due to its convenience, cost-effectiveness, strong ties to independence and, recently, safety from COVID and other pathogens. With thoughtful home modifications and planning, aging adults can successfully stay…

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Unique Home Features to Consider When Remodeling Your Home

By Bob Benedict | April 25, 2023
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Now is a great time to start your remodeling project, as some unique home features can be designed with you in mind. At Northwood Construction, we’ve been working on highly customized remodeling projects that would benefit any homeowner. So whether you’re looking to improve the functionality of your space, or crave certain features that your…

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