Author Archives: Lisa Steren

Join BOWA Tomorrow for the 18th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Finish Line – Autism Speaks 5K 2017 2018 marks the 18th Anniversary of the Autism Speaks 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk! I am thrilled that BOWA is a co-presenting sponsor again this year – our 15th consecutive year as a key sponsor.  Thanks to the ongoing support of all the generous sponsors, donors and participants, this race has contributed over $2.75 million to Autism Speaks. Celebrating 18 years of progress and hope in our community, this event is for both competitive runners and families with children of all ages, and sure to be a wonderful start to Independence Day.… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming Soon to Herndon!

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Herndon on Saturday, July 14th.  If you’re thinking about a staycation over July 4th to tidy up around the house, let us help you dispose of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Edgemoor, May 6th

In conjunction with the Edgemoor Citizens Association and Hans Wydler of Wydler Brothers Real Estate, BOWA will be holding our 3rd annual Home Cleanup Day for Bethesda’s Edgemoor neighborhood on Sunday, May 6th.  Let us help you with your spring cleaning by disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. This year we are excited to hold the event in the parking lot at the… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred – Chesterbrook Woods, April 28th

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup & Shred Day on Saturday, April 28th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group – Keller Williams Realty, McLean.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the Chesterbrook Woods community where we live and work.  Let us help you get a head start on your spring cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter and personal documents! Hosted at Lizzy’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You… Read More >

Coming Back to Westmoreland Hills Park – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

Back by popular demand!  Our fall event was so successful we are again partnering with the Westmoreland Citizens Association and Wydler Brothers to host another Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Sunday, April 8th.  Get started on your spring cleaning by letting us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! 123Junk will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below.  You can also bring your unwanted personal documents for secure, onsite shredding by ShredInstead. Date:  Sunday, April 8,… Read More >

BOWA’s 2018 Summer Design Discount Seen as Great Benefit by Many Clients

Start designing your next project with BOWA and be one step closer to your HOT savings! Are you interested in a BOWA-quality remodel for less? If so, BOWA’s Summer Design Discount is the answer and now’s the time to get started! This value-driven program offers homeowners the high standard of quality, service and aftercare that has earned BOWA the loyalty of so many clients at a significantly reduced cost. The 2018 program is LIMITED TO 5 DESIGN BUILD PROJECTS and is offered in exchange for some flexibility in a winter start date. Given the response in previous years, we expect… Read More >

Coming Soon to Spring Valley – BOWA Holiday Home Cleanup Day

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Holiday Home Cleanup Day in Spring Valley on Saturday, January 6th.  Start a fresh new year by letting us assist in disposing of your post holiday debris and unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Saturday, January 6, 2018 Time:  10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where:  4828 Quebec Street NW, Washington, DC 20016 What:  Wrappings, trees, boxes and other debris, but no electronics, paint… Read More >

Coming Soon to River Creek – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in River Creek on Tuesday, October 9th.  Let us  assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Tuesday, October 9, 2017 Time:  9:00 am – 11:00 pm Where:  18406 Lanier Island Square, Leesburg, VA 20176 What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials For more information:  Call Tim Burch at 540-687-6771.… Read More >

Join BOWA for the 17th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Starting Line – Autism Speaks 5K 2016 2017 marks the 17th Anniversary of the Autism Speaks 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk! I am thrilled that BOWA is a co-presenting sponsor again this year – our 14th consecutive year as a key sponsor.  Thanks to the ongoing support of all the generous sponsors, donors and participants, this race has contributed over $2.5 million to Autism Speaks. Celebrating 17 years of progress and hope in our community, this event is for both competitive runners and families with children of all ages, and sure to be a wonderful start to Independence Day.… Read More >

Luxury Condominium Renovation in Chevy Chase, Maryland

project profile Luxury Condominium Renovation in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Homeowner Challenge: Having recently purchased a 25-year-old condo in one of Chevy Chase, Maryland’s most exclusive buildings, the homeowner wished to update and modernize the unit while recreating some of what she loved about her previous single family home. Her goals were to refresh the galley kitchen and master bath, add and improve upon her previous luxury finishes and open up the compartmentalized floorplan. The BOWA Solution: Beginning with the foyer, which was reworked to include a custom nook for a favorite painting, each area was thoughtfully designed to provide an… Read More >

Potomac, MD Renovation Features Dramatic Family Room Addition

project profile Potomac, MD Renovation Features Dramatic Family Room Addition

Homeowner Challenge: An active, Potomac, Maryland family with young children and two dogs planned to remain in their home during this phased renovation project which touched nearly every room and many of the exterior spaces. The homeowners wished to increase their livable space, move the children’s rooms to the same level as the master suite and add a two-story family room addition. The BOWA Solution: BOWA’s “Safety First” approach involved cordoning off areas of the home to be most affected, protecting the living space and fencing off exterior work to… Read More >

Cleveland Park DC Kosher Kitchen Renovation

project profile Cleveland Park DC Kosher Kitchen Renovation

Homeowner Challenge: The client wished to renovate a small, dated kitchen within the existing footprint of her 1913 Cleveland Park home in Washington, DC. The main challenge of the project was to design a modern, strictly kosher kitchen within the existing space – including dual sinks, dishwashers, food preparation areas and storage for an avid cook with a passion for entertaining. The BOWA Solution: The renovation included removing two walls, one of which was load bearing, to capture the adjacent space and create better flow. A large, L-shaped island was designed to… Read More >

Traditional Chevy Chase, Maryland Condominium Renovation

project profile Traditional Chevy Chase, Maryland Condominium Renovation

Homeowner Challenge: In addition to renovating the kitchen of a dated Chevy Chase, MD condominium, the homeowner also wished to add luxury finishes and increase storage space. The main challenges included managing the building’s restricted work hours as well as maintaining positive relationships with both the building management and residents. The BOWA Solution: Every room and exterior space was touched during this renovation, from the cosmetic changes in the bedrooms to a remodeled kitchen for the homeowner who is an avid cook. The redesigned library doubles as a music room and has… Read More >

Contemporary Washington, DC Condominium Renovation

project profile Contemporary Washington, DC Condominium Renovation

Homeowner Challenge: The primary challenge of this condo renovation was to transform what had once been two units into an optimized, light-filled single space with a contemporary design and incredible river views. The client could see the potential, but the realities of fixed plumbing, electric and structural column locations – all seemingly immovable obstacles in the wrong places – were daunting. The BOWA Solution: BOWA and the client executed an extensive forensic study of the original building plans to gauge feasibility. In the process, a plan was created that prioritized optimizing the beautiful… Read More >

Coming Soon to McLean – BOWA & HBC Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 22nd, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbors, Amy Dilley-Davis and Cathy Peck of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community where we live and work.  Celebrate Earth Day by letting us help you recycle, donate or dispose of your unwanted clutter! Hosted at Trinity United Methodist Church, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable… Read More >

Coming Soon to South Bradley Hills – BOWA Shred Day

In conjunction with the South Bradley Hills Neighborhood Association, BOWA will be holding a Shred Day in Bethesda’s South Bradley Hills neighborhood on Saturday, April 29th.  Let us help you securely dispose of your unwanted personal documents! We are pleased to be partnering with  TrueShred who will provide secure, onsite shredding. The BOWA team will be on hand to help, and we’d like to offer a special thank you to the Bethesda Community School for hosting the event! Date:  Saturday, April 29, 2017 Time:  9:00-11:00 am Where:  Bethesda Community School, 7500 Honeywell Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814 What:  Unwanted documents for… Read More >

Coming Soon to Reston – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming Reston Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 1st, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Jenny McClintock of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community where we live and work.  Let us help you get a head start on your spring cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! Hosted at Jenny’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items… Read More >

Coming Soon to Bethesda – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

As a thank you to the communities in which we live and work, BOWA, Laurie Muir of Wydler Brothers and Rich Moroscak of PNC Mortgage will be holding a Home Cleanup Day & Shred Day in Bethesda on Saturday, February 25th.  Let us help you get a start on your spring cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below.  … Read More >

Coming Soon to Arlington – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Arlington on Thursday, February 9th.  Let us  assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Thursday, February 9, 2017 Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm Where:  2623 S Kent Street, Arlington, VA 22202 What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials For more information:  Call Jim Harris at 703-873-8010. Guest… Read More >

Coming Back to Edgemoor – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

Back by popular demand!  In conjunction with the Edgemoor Citizens Association, BOWA will be holding our 2nd annual Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda’s Edgemoor neighborhood on Saturday, February 11th.  Let us help you show your home some LOVE just in time for Valentine’s Day by disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. Date:  Saturday, February 11, 2017 Time:  9:00-11:00 am Where:  The Edgemoor Club,… Read More >

Coming Soon to Westmoreland Hills Park – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

In conjunction with the Westmoreland Citizens Association and as a thank you to the communities in which we live and work, BOWA and Wydler Brothers will be holding the 2nd Annual Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Saturday, December 3rd.  Get ready for the holidays by letting us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below.  This year you can also… Read More >

Coming Soon to King’s Manor in McLean – Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, November 12th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Karen Briscoe of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the King’s Manor community where we live and work.  Let us help you get a head start on your pre-holiday cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! Hosted at Karen’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as… Read More >

Coming Soon to The Reserve in McLean – Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 1st, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  Let us help you get a head start on your back-to-school cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on… Read More >

Coming Soon to Chesterbrook Woods in McLean – Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 24th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the Chesterbrook Woods community where we live and work.  Let us help you get a head start on your back-to-school cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! Hosted at Lizzy’s home, we are pleased to be partnering once again with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as… Read More >

Coming Soon – Capitol Hill Home Cleanup Day

As a thank you to the community in which we are currently working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, August 31st.  Let the BOWA Team assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items for disposal in our jobsite dumpster.  Or just stop by on your way to the office or school, grab a cup of coffee and a treat, and say, “Hi!” Date:  Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Time:  8:00 am –… Read More >

Coming Soon – Cleveland Park Home Cleanup Day

As a thank you to the community in which we are currently working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Cleveland Park on Friday, August 5th.  Let the BOWA Team assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Friday, August 5, 2016 Time:  8:00 am – 10:00 am Where:  3462 Macomb Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016 What:  Broken & oversized items, junk, etc., but no electronics, paint or hazardous materials will be accepted For more… Read More >

Join BOWA for the 16th Annual Autism Speaks 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Richie’s Racers – Beachside 2015 Once again this year I am thrilled to announce that BOWA will be a co-presenting sponsor of the Autism Speaks July 4th 5K Run – 1 Mile Walk.  This year marks the 16th Anniversary of the Autism Speaks 5K, and BOWA’s 13th year as a key sponsor.  Thanks to the ongoing support of all the generous sponsors, donors and participants, the race has contributed over $2.5 million to Autism Speaks. Celebrating 16 years of progress and hope in our community, this event is for both competitive runners and families with children of all ages, and… Read More >

Coming soon to Arlington – Home Cleanup & Shred Day!

As a thank you to the community in which we are working, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup & Shred Day in Arlington on Saturday, April 23rd.  Let us help you get a jump start on your spring cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! In addition, we have arranged with TrueShred to provide secure, on-site document shredding.  Simply bring your unwanted personal documents for destruction. On Home Cleanup Day, please ask for the BOWA employee on site and we will be happy to help you unload your items. Date:  Saturday, April 23, 2016Time:  9:00 am –… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to Middleburg Tennis Club!

As a thank you to our neighbors in Middleburg, BOWA will be holding a  Home Cleanup Day this Saturday, April 9th at Middleburg Tennis Club.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we have worked and a great opportunity for you to get a jump start on your spring cleaning! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. On Home Cleanup Day, please… Read More >

Coming Soon to McLean – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day at Cooper MS

As a thank you to all our friends in the McLean community, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup & Shred Day at Cooper Middle School on Saturday, April 16th. It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we have worked and a great opportunity for you to get a jump start on your spring cleaning! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below.… Read More >

Coming Soon to Burning Tree Elementary – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

In conjunction with the Burning Tree Elementary School Plant Sale and as a thank you to the communities in which we work, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day at BTES on Saturday, April 23rd.  Let us help you get a jump start on your spring cleaning by disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering with 123Junk who will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  You can read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items by clicking on the logo below. Date:  Saturday, April 23, 2016Time:  8:00-10:00… Read More >