Building a Roof Deck

We’re building a roof deck on this rowhouse in Washington, D.C. It’s located in the H Street Corridor neighborhood. Here is the latest image with the new door accessed by stairs from the third level. Want to see how we got here? Scroll down to see the 7 steps to this stage. We can’t wait.

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April 17, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Front Entry Curb Appeal

We’re well underway on a full interior and exterior remodeling project in Potomac. We’re doing a major upgrade on the front exterior facade with new siding, windows, roof, front door, garage door, shutters, and walkway. The clients wanted to transform the high, formal front entry into one that was more warm and welcoming. The scale.

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April 7, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Prevent a Remodeling Nightmare

Every once in a while, a homeowner contacts us after they’ve started a project and are not happy with their designer or contractor. They ask us about completing the project. We’re happy to come to the rescue, but we explain that we can’t just immediately start construction. We have to evaluate the stage of the.

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April 3, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments

Five Capitol CotY Awards for our Team!

Landis Architects/Builders was awarded five 2016 Capitol Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Metro DC Chapter during its annual awards competition ceremony held February 18, 2017 at the Bethesda Marriott. “These projects reflect the hard work, talent, and dedication of our great group of employees. We are proud.

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February 23, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments
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Art Display Wall

The client wanted a “wow” wall to display art and sculptures they had collected over the years during their world travels. The couple had downsized from a suburban townhouse to this condominium in the city. The condo had open rooms and less wall space to display their vast collection. They asked us to design and.

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January 26, 2017 · · Blog · 0 Comments

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

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