You might be surprised to learn that recent scientific evidence suggests air inside your home can be even more polluted than outdoor air. With millions of people suffering from asthma and allergies, it’s a good idea to question whether the air in your home might be negatively affecting your family’s health. Fortunately, there are things that can be done to reduce the build-up of indoor air pollutants, thus improving the overall air quality and helping to protect your family. Following are three basic strategies.
Source control is considered to be the most effective way of reducing indoor pollutants.… Read More >
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 >
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 >
Cozy Guest Suite Renovation in Lovely Great Falls, Virginia Home
The homeowners decided to finish out the space over their existing garage with a guest suite, full bath, and kitchenette. They wanted the space to look and feel as if it were built with the original house, using similar finishes and materials throughout.
The BOWA Solution:
The biggest challenge in this project was maximizing the available space and climate control, the design build team at BOWA paid careful attention to initial design details and insulation methodology used over the garage to ensure year-round comfort of the… Read More >
project profile 1960’s Era Ranch House Transformation in McLean, Virginia
The main goals for this project were achieving an open floor plan, bringing the outdoors in, and improving flow. The homeowners wanted to stay within the existing footprint of their home.
The BOWA Solution:
To achieve the open floor plan they desired, BOWA’s design solution involved reconfiguring the family’s space and removing a large wall that separated the kitchen and living room. To bring light in, a large glass wall was installed which also created a smooth transition to the new outdoor living area. The kitchen was modernized,… Read More >
project profile Stylish First-Floor Bungalow Renovation in Arlington, VA
The homeowners of this classic Arlington, Virginia bungalow, wished to renovate the first floor of their home to be a better reflection of their lifestyle. They wanted to transform the home into a more open, flowing, brightly lit collection of spaces, and wanted to eliminate an awkward transition from a bathroom near the kitchen. The goal of this design build remodeling project was not to create more space but to maximize the existing space while creating a cook’s kitchen, a generous home office, and more storage.
The BOWA Solution:… Read More >
project profileLavishly Redesigned Home with Wine Cellar in McLean, VA
The homeowners knew when they purchased this McLean home that renovations would be required to meet their family’s needs. In addition to remodeling a dated kitchen and rear entry, they wished to install an elevator, carve out space for a wine cellar, and install a lower level kitchen.
The BOWA Solution:
BOWA reworked different parts of the home to create exactly what the family desired. The rear staircase was reconfigured in order to accommodate the elevator in the family foyer. Custom cabinets, a charging station, and a home… Read More >
Everyone experiences architecture and design on a daily basis, but it can become intimidating when it’s time to remodel your own space. Below are a few tips from our designers and architects that will help you ensure your tastes are properly reflected in your next renovation.
The first step in communicating likes and dislikes for your home renovation is to collect imagery. Nowadays, you have more options than just sifting through magazines and ripping out the pages. Websites like Pinterest, Instagram, and Houzz provide easy ways to collect what you like online in a sharable format. Showing designers… Read More >
project profileLuxurious Custom Designed Renovation in McLean, Virginia
The challenge for this project was creating a balance between the frequently used larger spaces and the private quarters used for relaxation. The homeowner had very high standards of quality and a preference for custom items from around the world.
The BOWA Solution:
BOWA incorporated the client’s vision and worked collaboratively with the architect and designer to complete a whole home renovation. The result is a spectacular combination of elegance and function. The main level features a new working kitchen and remodeled spaces for entertainment. The lower level houses a… Read More >
Thanks to the Houzz community, BOWA’s remodeling photos have been saved to ideabooks over 50,000 times! The team at BOWA is so honored to have hit this milestone.
With more than 11 million photos on Houzz, the fact that BOWA’s photo’s have been saved over 50,000 times is a true testament to the beauty of our work. The photos on Houzz feature kitchens, baths, bedrooms, outdoors, and more submitted by designers, architects, remodelers and builders from across the country. With virtually every style and room included, Houzz is a fantastic tool for garnering inspiration and saving and communicating project ideas.… Read More >