Northern Virginia Home Building

Cool Home Tech: Outlet Covers with Built-in LED Guide Lights

2014-03-10T14:30:41+00:00March 10th, 2014|Northern Virginia Home Building, Uncategorized|

There is a very cool new product coming on the market this spring. It is a replacement outlet cover that has a built-in LED guide light on the bottom. Here is a brief description from the company’s official website: ‘The SnapRays Guide-Light is a plug-and-play replacement for the standard plug-in night lights and hardwired guide [...]

Modern Outdoor Living- Innovative New Products for Outdoor Living Spaces

2013-08-09T17:41:11+00:00August 9th, 2013|Northern Virginia Home Building, Uncategorized|

Making the Most of Your Outdoor Living Spaces When I think of summertime, I think of backyard barbeques, and starry nights around a bonfire. And apparently I’m not alone: Over the past few years, contractors have seen an increase in demand from clients for usable outdoor living spaces. People want to be able to take [...]

Green Home Tech Gadgets

2013-07-26T16:44:02+00:00July 26th, 2013|Northern Virginia Home Building, Uncategorized|

New Home Automation Systems Improve Home Energy Performance with the Touch of a Button The past couple of years have seen incredible advancements in home automation technology. At the same time, energy efficiency and ‘green’ technology continues to increase in popularity. So, it only makes sense that some exciting new Green home tech gadgets that [...]

Zen Out In The Bathroom- Great New Low-Flow Toilets

2013-05-15T02:08:58+00:00May 15th, 2013|Northern Virginia Home Building, Uncategorized|

New Innovations Bring Luxury and Efficiency to the Modern Lavatory Over the past few decades, the bathroom has increasingly become a refuge from the hectic pace of modern life. A place to relax and recharge body and mind. Modern bathroom design has brought homeowners such luxuries as spa tubs, ultra-luxury showers with multiple spray heads, [...]

Sealing Around Electrical Boxes- The Right Way

2013-05-05T01:24:58+00:00May 5th, 2013|Northern Virginia Home Building, Uncategorized|

Electrical boxes, including switch boxes, are usually 3" x 5" holes in the walls. When these boxes are in exterior walls, they need to be 'air sealed' to prevent outdoor air from circulating in the wall assembly or into the home. How are professional remodelers sealing around electrical boxes? During new construction, homes or renovation, [...]

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