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Shower Design

  |  December 12, 2019

As baths grow bigger, sleeker and more elegant, showers are following suit. Once simple, now showers often include multiple fixtures carefully personalized for the owners’ therapeutic needs and dramatic tile accents to express their personal style. If you are about to build or remodel, here are a few tips to ensure your new shower is […]

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LIFE | STYLE November 2019

  |  November 30, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from the Gulick Group team! We hope everyone is spending the holiday somewhere warm among friends and family. Make sure to get on your vendor’s schedule to have your gutters cleaned before it begins to snow. This is the busiest time in that business and burst downspouts can lead to expensive water issues […]

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Creating A Cool Home with a Warm Heart

  |  November 26, 2019

Contemporary designs have great appeal: simple lines, dramatic, flowing open spaces, and oversized windows or glass walls that flood interior spaces with natural light. Unfortunately, in the past, the term “contemporary” often referred to extreme concepts with limited appeal, including stark aesthetics that favored “high-style”, unapproachable design over practicality, and an overuse of metal and […]

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Dual Laundry Locations

  |  November 26, 2019

Laundry location is a source of passionate debate; about half of homeowners prefer locating the laundry room upstairs for convenience and efficiency, while the other half prefers locating it near the kitchen and an informal entry to the home. Each location has pros and cons. When space and budget allow, some homeowners install a main […]

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LIFE | STYLE October 2019

  |  October 18, 2019

Fall is here! It has been a long, hot summer, and we are glad to see the leaves turning. Time for late season barbecues or campfires, s’mores, and some Trick-or-Treating. We love all the communities with spooky decorations; it’s always fun to drive through and enjoy the creative décor our customers put up for the […]

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Pantries

  |  October 17, 2019

“Peace begins in the kitchens and pantries, gardens and backyards, where our food is grown and prepared.” – Michio Kushi Today’s open kitchens are prime entertaining space. That makes a walk-in or walk-through pantry a highly desirable feature. Pantries are a great way to avoid kitchen clutter, house utilitarian and infrequently used appliances and cookware, […]

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Winterizing Your Home

  |  October 10, 2019

It may still feel like summer, but shorter days and dropping leaves prove that winter is just a cold snap away. Taking a few hours to winterize your home this Fall can help prevent costly damage this Winter. Yard and Outdoor Living Spaces Turn off any hose misters. Shut off the water then drain exterior […]

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LIFE | STYLE September 2019

  |  September 27, 2019

We hope you have been enjoying our monthly newsletter, Life | Style. Is there something you’d like to learn about or see more/less of? Contact us and let us know! Our biggest news this month is that we are beginning development on Park Grove, our newest McLean community, this or early next month. Please see […]

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Posh and Pragmatic Bedroom Closets

  |  September 17, 2019

Today’s closets are becoming bigger and more luxurious, with walk-ins growing larger or being replaced with well-appointed dressing rooms. There are thoughtful options and simple planning considerations that can help deliver well-organized and highly functional storage, whether your primary focus is luxury or function. The Posh Plenty of floor space to accommodate a storage island, […]

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Exterior Finishes

  |  September 12, 2019

When it comes to style and curb appeal, the materials on the exterior of your home play a leading role. Whether planning a custom home or a major renovation, it’s easy to focus on visual impact, but there are also many practical considerations, including durability, maintenance, and cost. There are also structural considerations for materials […]