BOWA’s Doug Horgan, Vice President, Best Practices, has been invited to present two sessions at R|D|J 2016, the premier trade show for residential builders and remodelers. The trade show will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD on October 5-7, 2016.
Details of Doug’s sessions are as follows:
Wednesday, October 5th 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM W17 – Shower Pan Troubleshooting, Repairs, and Reliable Installation Techniques
Friday, October 7th 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM F06 – Protection and Dust Control
Use Doug’s personal promo code SKV to receive a free expo hall admission and 20% off an… Read More >
project profile First Floor Bungalow Renovation in Arlington, VA
The homeowners’ sought a renovation solution to their cramped, dark kitchen that was not conducive to the way they like to cook. They also wanted to upgrade the entry to the home, as well as increase storage space in the home office and throughout the main level.
The BOWA Solution:
The foyer was meticulously reconstructed by the BOWA design build team within the original footprint to include a beautiful entry that steps up to a small sitting area. A remodeled home office features floor-to-ceiling custom built-in cabinetry with an… Read More >
First-Floor and Outdoor Living Transformation in Vienna, Virginia
The client desired an open floorplan on the main level of their home within the existing footprint of their traditional 1970’s home which was small, dark, and uninviting. The challenge was opening up the kitchen from its confines, creating space for entertaining, and bringing the outdoors in.
The BOWA Solution:
BOWA made structural changes to several load bearing walls to provide better traffic flow and to allow natural light into the previously dark space. The wall blocking the dining room from the kitchen was removed, and the adjacent… Read More >
Now that appliances have become about as energy efficient as they can get, manufacturers are focusing on other areas when developing the latest and greatest bells and whistles. It seems the new trend in appliances is what makes life easier for the consumer. Families want to spend less time worrying about household tasks and upkeep, and instead, spend more time enjoying life. Following are a few new appliance features that just might make your household chores a little easier.
Oven Features and Accessories An oven feature that is widely ignored is the door. As it has been forever, the majority… Read More >
project profile A BOWA Custom Home – Traditional Appeal in Vienna
The goal of this custom home project was to create interior and exterior spaces for the homeowner’s active family, which is timeless in style and incorporates their love of the outdoors and entertaining.
THE BOWA SOLUTION:
Every detail between the main house and outdoor spaces was considered to create a cohesive indoor-outdoor experience for the whole family. BOWA designed the spacious outdoor living room and custom outdoor kitchen with convenient access to the home’s interior kitchen, and the pool was located close to the house to make… Read More >
project profile Loudoun Whole-House Renovation and Outdoor Entertaining Addition
The original home was comfortably situated on 175 acres of land, but it did not fit the country charm of the landscape. Modernizing and expanding the outdated home, while enhancing its harmony with the outdoors, was the true challenge of this project. The family wanted a well-appointed home that would be comfortable for family gatherings yet large enough for the charity and business functions they frequently host.
The BOWA Solution:
Creating additional space and allowing for more natural light were the keys to achieving the family’s desired home. The… Read More >
Featured In: The Washington Post
Excerpt: “…They hired an intermediary to talk to their builder after they couldn’t get satisfaction and, when the intermediary was unable to move the project forward, they hired an attorney. “After 20 months, the builder abandoned the project with hundreds of items left incomplete, including the floors and the heating and air conditioning system,” says Timmons. The homeowners turned to Bowa, a custom design/build remodeling firm in McLean, for a renovation rescue. “Unfortunately, we get requests pretty frequently from homeowners who are at an impasse with their contractor,” says Josh Baker, founder, co-chairman and owner… Read More >