Color Trends: Shades for 2017

If you’re looking for inspiration to paint your walls, several paint companies have released their color of the year and inspirational palettes for 2017. Sherwin-Williams color of the year is Poised Taupe, which it describes as a brown-grey mix that is “weathered, woodsy, and complex neutral.” Click here to read more about this shade and.

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October 14, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Landis and Metro DC NARI Meet with DC Mayor on Permitting Issues

Chris Landis and Ethan Landis, along with Joe Normandy, the Executive Director of the Metro DC Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), had a very successful meeting with Mayor Muriel Bowser to hear and discuss our concerns about applying for building permits at DCRA. Mayor Bowser was joined at the meeting.

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June 7, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Landis Earns 2016 Guildmaster Customer Service Award

We earned the 2016 Guildmaster Award for showing a continued commitment to service excellence! We use GuildQuality to survey our clients after the design phase of the job, and again after the construction phase. The third-party customer satisfaction surveying company based in Atlanta, has powered the Guildmaster Award since 2005 to celebrate service excellence among home builders,.

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May 25, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Bethesda Addition: Under Construction Time-Lapse Video

We’re working on a remodeling/addition project in Bethesda, MD. This time-lapse shows the progress so far from the foundation to the framing, including the pre-made trusses being craned into place. We spent a few months designing the project with the clients and our crews are currently building the two-story addition. It includes a garage and kitchenette/pool house on the.

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May 6, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Capitol Hill Kitchen Renovation

Clients came to us to completely renovate this dark, isolated kitchen in a Capitol Hill row house and incorporate the adjacent narrow solarium.           We built the finished project…well, at least digitally. Look closely and you’ll see that what looks like an after photo is actually a realistic rendering!   The kitchen renovation.

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April 25, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Three Capitol CotY Awards!

Last week, our team attended the NARI Metro DC Capitol CotY Awards Gala and took home three awards for 2015! We’re very proud of these projects and excited that they were recognized by our association. Grand Award, Commercial Interior This 1885 row house is used by the Chickasaw Nation for meetings and events. The building.

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March 8, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

When It Comes to Renovating Homes, We Sweat the Small Stuff!

When we design a remodeling project, we’re always looking for ways to help our clients create a healthy and comfortable living space, but one that is also energy-efficient and saves them money on energy and water bills. As building science is always evolving, we encourage our team to educate themselves. Recently, Director of Architecture Paul.

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February 26, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments
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10-Year Anniversary of the Landis Building

We can’t believe it’s been 10 years since we moved into our office building! We’re proud of our contribution to downtown Takoma and happy to be located within walking distance of the Takoma Metro. We designed the three-story building with energy-efficient features including spray foam insulation, geothermal HVAC, and solar panels. Here’s a timeline and photos of the process: February 2002 – Purchased the.

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February 11, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Best of Houzz 2016 in Design!

We were recently awarded a Best of Houzz 2016 Design! That’s four years in a row that we’ve received a Houzz Award. In 2015 and 2014 we received the Best of Houzz Customer Satisfaction and in 2013, another Best of Houzz Design badge. This reflects our commitment to beautiful design, but a design that is also brought to life as a great experience. Click here to.

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January 13, 2016 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Montgomery County Liquor Legislation

As members of the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce, we support ending Montgomery County’s alcohol and retail monopoly on alcohol/spirits. The End the Monopoly Bill (MC 3-16) would allow the voters to decide if the County should provide for full private sector competition through a referendum on the ballot at elections November 2016. For.

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November 20, 2015 · · Blog · 0 Comments

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