Window Egress & Safety: What You Need to Know 

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As a remodeling contractor, I often get asked about window egress, particularly in basement remodels where the homeowner wishes to dedicate part of the basement to sleeping space. This is an important topic to cover, as egress requirements are put in place for the safety and well-being of occupants. Here’s a quick overview:  What is…

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8 Basement Remodel Ideas for Northern Virginia 


An unfinished basement is a blank canvas that can be remodeled to suit all kinds of needs. Gone are the days of dark, smelly basements used only for forgotten holiday storage bins. From unique hobbies to extra living space, a basement’s upgrade potential is nearly endless. Here are some fantastic basement remodel ideas to transform…

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8 Things to Consider Before Finishing a Basement in Northern VA 


An unfinished basement is a wealth of potential just waiting to be discovered — and by updating it, you can add value to your home. If you’re thinking about remodeling yours, there are some things to consider before finishing a basement in Northern Virginia.  1. Moisture Control and Waterproofing  If you want to turn your…

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Reasons to Finish a Basement

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Your unfinished basement is filled with potential, and it’s wise to take advantage of it. When you finish a basement, you’ll increase the value of your home because it increases your overall livable space. Typically, a finished basement in a Colonial-style home (which is typical in Northern Virginia) can add up to 35% more livable…

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Basement Remodel Cost in Northern Virginia [2022]

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The Northern Virginia remodeling market is undoubtedly one of the most competitive in the country. People love living in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties for the closeness to Washington, D.C., the fantastic school districts and the quality of life this picturesque area offers. So it is unsurprising that people are looking to remodel to add more…

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