Four Tips to Create a Moody Primary Bathroom Like The One in this Del Ray, Alexandria, Virginia Home

Moody powder bathrooms featuring bold paint colors or fun wallpapers have become very popular and are seen all over Pinterest and interior design Instagram pages; however, a dark and moody primary bathroom can also be just as exciting and impactful. In this Del Ray, Alexandria, Virginia home, the homeowners decided to make their primary bathroom the bathroom that stood out the most design wise. Here we will share the design finishes chosen by our team so that you can shop the look and learn some design tips to help you achieve a similar look in your home.

How to Find the Best Washington, D.C. Contractor

Written By Steve Hershberger Updated: May 1, 2023   Finding the best Washington, D.C. contractor for your home construction or renovation project can be a daunting task. With so many options available, it can be challenging to determine which contractor will provide the best quality work, meet your needs, and stay within your budget. However, there

How to Select the Best Washington, D.C. Home Builder

Written By Steve Hershberger Updated: May 1, 2023   Selecting a home builder is a crucial step in the process of building your dream home. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. In Washington, DC, there are numerous home builders to choose from, each with their own

Planning a Kitchen Remodel in Washington, DC

The kitchen was the place to be. Countless birthday celebrations, the ‘review of our report cards’, talk of the weather, news, gossip, and planning the day’s activities, along with cooking and eating took place in the kitchen. We were nine siblings, but in addition, our home was open to many others – extended family, friends

Kitchen Remodeling DC – One Step at a Time

I recently got back into hands-on remodeling and carpentry work after spending a little over a year doing project management at Four Brothers LLC. As a project manager overseeing five simultaneous kitchen remodeling projects in DC, it was impossible to be on each job all of the time, so I got used to seeing the

What Permits does a Washington DC Bathroom Contractors Need for My Project?

Recently, we wrote a blog post about what permits were needed to renovate a bathroom in Montgomery County:  https://fourbrothers.wpengine.com/what-permits-are-neewhat-permits-are-needed-for-montgomery-county-bathroom-remodeling-projects/.  Several of our readers asked us to do the same for a Washington DC Remodel. Much like kitchens, even simple projects for DC bathroom contractors require a permit.  As a general rule, if you are updating

Converting a Tub to a Walk-in Shower in Washington DC

One of the most common requests we get for Washington DC bathroom remodeling projects are converting a tub to a walk-in shower. Homeowners considering this renovation typically have two questions: 1.  Is it possible to convert my bathtub into a walk-in shower? 2.  In so doing, will the resale value of my home decrease? The

Change Orders: The C-Word, Part 1

A Change Order as loosely defined by Wikipedia is: A component of the change management process whereby changes in the scope of work agreed to by the Owner, Contractor and Architect are implemented. When executed appropriately, a change order can be a valuable (and necessary) tool. Frequently however, contractors use change orders to exploit their

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