How Much Does a Custom Home Cost in Northern Virginia?

How Much Does a Custom Home Cost in Northern Virginia?

How Much Does a Custom Home Cost in Northern VirginiaBudget is an important consideration if you’re considering building a custom home in Northern Virginia. Not surprisingly, you’ll pay more for a new home here than in many other areas of the country, but you’ll get a one-of-a-kind home with all the amenities and features you want and need. Just how much does a custom home cost in Northern Virginia? Read on.

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Trending Design Colors for 2020

Trending Design Colors for 2020

When it comes to remodeling in Northern Virginia, color can play a big role. Just ask our designers here at Schroeder Design/Build. There isn’t a project we do where color doesn’t come into consideration.  So what are the color trends for 2020? 

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Accessibility More Important as Households Age

Orchard Dr kitchen family room, 8-23-19

If you’re wondering how to live in your home successfully as you age, you’re not alone. Accessibility for Aging in Place is at the forefront of much of Northern Virginia’s population.

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The Best Winter Getaways in Virginia

The Best Winter Getaways in Virginia

The Best Winter Getaways in VirginiaSpending time away from home, no matter what the season, offers important benefits for your physical and mental health. Vacations reduce your risk of heart disease, decrease depression and anxiety, and improve productivity, according to the American Psychological Association. Fortunately, vacations don’t have to be long to offer health advantages. In fact, a short trip to one of these Virginia getaway destinations offers the perfect opportunity to recharge, reflect and relax.

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The Best Country Clubs in Northern Virginia

The Best Country Clubs in Northern Virginia

The Best Country Clubs in Northern VirginiaCountry club membership offers many benefits, from meticulously maintained golf courses created by premier designers to top-flight restaurants to activities for the entire family. These four clubs are among the best in Northern Virginia and are worth a look if you’ve been considering joining a country club.

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The Best 2019 Winter/Christmas Events in Northern Virginia

The Best 2019 Winter/Christmas Events in Northern Virginia

The Best 2019 WinterChristmas Events in Northern VirginiaFinding things to do on weeknights or weekends is never a problem during the holiday season in Northern Virginia. These five events are some of the best in our area.

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Do Reviews Matter When Choosing a Home Remodeler?

Do Reviews Matter When Choosing a Home Remodeler?

Do Reviews Matter When Choosing a Home RemodelerWhether you’re thinking about buying a new car or wondering if the latest blockbuster is worth the $12 ticket price, reviews can be invaluable. Amateur reviewers offer insights and opinions that can help you make difficult buying decisions. Although reviews provide important information when you’re choosing a contractor to renovate your Northern Virginia home, they shouldn’t be the only basis for your decision.

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Do Awards Matter When Choosing a Home Remodeler?

Do Awards Matter When Choosing a Home Remodeler?

Do Awards Matter When Choosing a Home RemodelerThe more information you have, the better when you’re researching Northern Virginia home remodelers. After you’ve reviewed a remodeler’s business philosophy, taken a look at bios of key personnel, and glanced at photos of completed projects on the company website, look for information about awards. Although winning a local or national award doesn’t necessarily mean that a remodeling company is more qualified than other renovators, awards can provide information that will help you make your decision.

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8 Aging in Place Features to Consider for Your Fairfax Area Home

8 Aging in Place Features to Consider for Your Fairfax Area Home

Aging in place design features in Fairfax Virginia

It’s a fact of nature – we all are getting older every single day. We may not be thinking about that when we’re house hunting, but it is an eventual fact that we all come to face. No matter if you’re considering remodeling your own home for aging in place features or for an aging loved one, there are a few key features to consider.

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The Best Fall Getaways in Virginia

The Best Fall Getaways in Virginia

The Best Fall Getaways in VirginiaAre you eager to use your last few vacation days but aren’t sure where you want to travel? These three fall getaways are just a few hours from Northern Virginia.

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