Author Archives: Lisa Steren

BOWA Shred Day – Coming to Chevy Chase

In conjunction with the Village Managers of Section 3, Section 5 and Martin’s Additions, BOWA will host a community Shred Day in Chevy Chase Village on Sunday, December 4th.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the communities in which we live and work.  Let us help you get a jump start on your pre-holiday cleaning! Team members from The Shredding Company and BOWA will be on hand to help you unload your unwanted personal documents for secure, onsite shredding.  Watch the shred in real time on the truck’s camera! Date:  Sunday, December 4th, 2022 Time:  9:00 am-12:00 pm… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to The Reserve in October

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 8th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams in McLean.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  If you’ve done a ton of cleaning for back to school or just a fall clean out, let us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! 123Junk will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items.  There will be plenty… Read More >

Fall Cleanup in McLean – BOWA & HBC Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, October 23rd, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbors, Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community where we live and work.  It’s time to clean out those attics, basements and garages and recycle, donate or dispose of your unwanted clutter! Hosted at Trinity United Methodist Church, we are 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 >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming Soon to Westmoreland Hills

As a thank you to our project neighbors in Westmoreland Hills, BOWA will be holding a fall Home Cleanup Day on Thursday, October 14th.  Grab those bags of stuff sitting in your basement or garage and let us help you with your fall cleaning by disposing of your unwanted clutter! On Home Cleanup Day, bring your items to our project dumpster and ask for the project supervisor who will be happy to help you unload your junk.  If you don’t have junk this time (we’re jealous), we hope you’ll stop by anyway to say “hi!”   Date:  Thursday,  October 14, 2021… Read More >

Join BOWA at the 2021 MPAartfest – Returning to McLean Central Park!

BOWA sponsored STEAM tent at MPAartfest in McLean Central Park The Annual MPAartfest returns for its 15th year this Sunday, October 3, 2021!  Join us from 10am-4pm for a day of art, music, food and fun!  BOWA is once again pleased to sponsor the Art + Robotics tent in the STEAM Village, so be sure to stop by for a visit. A one-day juried fine art show and sale, MPAartfest features the work of visual artists showcasing a wide variety of media and styles.  During MPAartfest, McLean Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to McLean

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 25th, co-sponsored by BOWA and  Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams in McLean.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  Maybe the kids are back to school and you’ve been tackling your fall cleaning, or recently tidied up the garage and have a pile of junk.  Let us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! 123Junk will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to Spring Valley

As a thank you to our project neighbors in Spring Valley, BOWA will be holding a fall Home Cleanup Day on Thursday, September 23rd.  Grab those bags of stuff sitting in your basement or garage and let us help you with your fall cleaning by disposing of your unwanted clutter! Since we have two projects currently running, choose the most convenient location to bring your items for disposal.  Ask for the project supervisor who will be happy to help you unload your junk, or just stop by to say “hi!”   Date:  Thursday,  September 23, 2021 Time:  8:00-10:00 am Where:  5153… Read More >

BOWA Welcomes Rick Schwitzer to Project Leader Team for Alexandria, VA

RICK SCHWITZER JOINS AWARD-WINNING HOME REMODELING FIRM TO LEAD ALEXANDRIA PROJECTS McLean, Va. – BOWA, bowa.com, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in luxury renovations ranging from kitchens and owners’ suites to whole-house and condo remodels, announces Rick Schwitzer has joined the team as its newest Project Leader. Schwitzer will focus on further developing our client base in the Alexandria community and will guide those clients through every step of the remodeling process from planning through completion. “Rick joins BOWA at an exciting time of growth for the company,” said David Flyer, Chief Executive Officer of BOWA.  “As… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Edgemoor in Bethesda

In conjunction with the Edgemoor Citizens Association, BOWA will be holding our 5th annual Home Cleanup Day for Bethesda’s Edgemoor neighborhood on Sunday, May 16th.  We missed you last year and hope we can help you with your 2021 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.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items. Date:  Sunday, May 16, 2021 Time:  9:00-11:00 am Where:  Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD What: … Read More >

Remodeling Safely Despite the Pandemic

Area families enjoying their new spaces and thankful they moved forward with their projects Throughout the pandemic, the safe harbor of our homes has come to mean so much more than ever before.  With the increased amount of time spent around the house, we are enjoying the things that are working well, and not surprisingly, have become laser-focused on the areas that need anything from a little refresh to a major renovation.  But, as folks remain cautious about coronavirus and the related variants, many question whether remodeling can be done safely at this time.  The answer is yes when safety… Read More >

BOWA Welcomes New Middleburg Project Leader

AWARD-WINNING DESIGN BUILD FIRM ANNOUNCES SHAYLA LAFRENIERE JOINED BOWA McLean, Va. – BOWA, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in renovations ranging from owners’ suites and kitchens to whole-house remodels and equestrian facilities, announces that Shayla LaFreniere has joined the team as its newest Project Leader.  A resident of Loudoun County, Shayla brings over 20 years of experience in the design industry with a focus on interior design and luxury renovation.  Working from BOWA’s Middleburg location, LaFreniere will join Tim Burch in guiding clients through the home remodeling process from initial consultation, through design and budgeting, construction and… Read More >

Burch Joins Board of Directors for the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association

BOWA Principal Committed to Historic Preservation in Virginia’s Piedmont Region   McLean, Va. – BOWA, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in renovations ranging from owners’ suites and kitchens to whole-house remodels and equestrian facilities, is pleased to announce that Tim Burch, Vice President of the Middleburg, VA office and one of the firm’s principals, has joined the Board of Directors for the Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association (VPHA). Tim has served as the Construction Advisor for the group since 2014. Founded in 1995 as the Mosby Heritage Area Association, in honor of Confederate Cavalry Officer John Singleton Mosby,… Read More >

BOWA’s Ikenson to Run By Over 20 Client Projects During Virtual Marine Corps Marathon

Support Kristin as she runs through Bethesda, Chevy Chase and DC The entire BOWA Team will be cheering on project leader Kristin Ikenson as she runs her first-ever marathon on Saturday, October 31st!  Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Marine Corps Marathon will be a virtual event with participants plotting their own routes and running their race on a day of their choice. Kristin chose a route that will bring her by more than 20 projects BOWA has completed through the years in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Northwest DC.  She’ll be sporting her BOWA gear, so be sure to… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day Coming Soon to Chevy Chase

Fall is here and BOWA is pleased to be partnering again with Alyssa Crilley of Washington Fine Properties for another Home Cleanup Day and Shred Day in Chevy Chase.  We invite our Chevy Chase Hamlet and surrounding neighbors to join us on Saturday, October 10th.  If you’ve been cleaning out your closets, garage, and file cabinets let 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 here.  You can also bring your unwanted… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to The Reserve This Fall

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 26th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams in McLean.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  If you’ve done a ton of cleaning in preparation to make space for work-from-home and learn-from-home, let us help you with your fall cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! 123Junk  will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as… Read More >

Tips for Planning a Home Gym to Crush Your Fitness Goals

We work out.  For many of us it’s an essential part of our daily routine and staying active is key to maintaining physical, emotional, and mental health.  But, making time for exercise when life gets busy with family and career can be challenging, perhaps even more so now.  With gyms, studios and fitness classes operating at reduced capacity, and folks staying closer to home, are you thinking about carving out space for a home gym?  What should you discuss with your remodeling team as you plan a space that will accommodate your family’s various workout regimens?  Following are some items… Read More >

Sharing Our Favorite Things – How Our Team Likes to Keep Fit

We love fitness. So much so that a recent BOWA strategy retreat opened with a morning bike ride which included a loop around the monuments and the National Mall. Car and pedestrian traffic was very light, and it reminded us how much our city has to offer. Everywhere we looked, folks were working out in and around our beautiful public spaces! In addition to runners and bike riders, there were many clusters of small groups exercising together. We also spotted personal trainers sending their clients up and down the steps of the National Gallery of Art. Even though fitness clubs… Read More >

Kirstein Joins Board of Directors for The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Washington Mid-Atlantic Chapter

BOWA Principal Committed to Promoting Classical Design in the Region   McLean, Va. – BOWA, bowa.com, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in renovations ranging from owners’ suites and kitchens to whole-house and whole-condo remodels, is pleased to announce that Steve Kirstein, one of the firm’s principals, has joined the Board of Directors for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA). The ICAA advances the appreciation and practice of traditional building, including design, urban planning, adaptive use, landscape architecture, and historic preservation, and is the leading national non-profit representing a network of like-minded practitioners… Read More >

BOWA Welcomes Montgomery County Native to Project Leader Team

Award-winning home remodeling firm announces Kristin Ikenson joins team  McLean, Va. – BOWA, bowa.com, an award-winning residential design and construction firm specializing in renovations ranging from owners’ suites and kitchens to whole-house and whole-condo remodels, announces Kristin Ikenson has joined the team as its newest Project Leader. A Bethesda resident, Kristin brings over 20 years in the luxury lifestyle industry, and will be focusing on developing our client base in that community. Ikenson will guide clients through the entire condominium renovation process, including initial consultation, design and budgeting, and construction. “Kristin’s background and knowledge of the DC luxury lifestyle market… Read More >

Sharing Our Favorite Things – Our Favorite Outdoor Spaces at Home

Despite the recent string of storms that blew through this week, the weather has been fantastic and we’re obsessed with being outside!  While things are beginning to open up in the metropolitan area, many of us are still sticking close to home and our outdoor spaces have become a haven for family…and now maybe a handful of friends. What are you planning for your outside spaces?  Whether it’s a backyard movie night for the kids or a cozy chat by the firepit, there’s sure to be something for everyone.  By the way, if you have a green thumb, you might… Read More >

Sharing Our Favorite Things – Our Favorite Shows

With many of us still spending much of our time at home, our streaming services are certainly getting a workout! Maybe your guilty pleasure is a reality series on an island, includes a rose ceremony or features big cats. Perhaps you’re streaming every season of your favorite sit-com, learning about our planet or idolizing iconic sports figures. If you’ve got a “hanker’n” to check out the show many of us are watching, you may want to first view this informative tutorial on Ozark slang. While Ozark appears to be the most popular, this week’s list includes some of the other… Read More >

Sharing Our Favorite Things – Our Favorite Movies

There’s nothing like a big, musical movie number to get your toes tapping. It’s even better when the leading man and leading lady nail the big jump!  In 1987’s iconic film Dirty Dancing the last dance of the summer is filled with the joy of music and movement. We cant wait to be able to dance together again. Until then we think this dancer’s solo interpretation of the classic scene may have you rolling in the aisles. Since we’re all in this together, we thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorite things to bring a… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day – Coming Back to Potomac

In conjunction with the Civic Association of River Falls, BOWA will be holding a fall Home Cleanup Day in Potomac on Saturday, October 26th.  Let us help you with your fall cleaning by disposing of your unwanted clutter and personal documents! 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 here.  You can also bring your unwanted personal documents for secure, onsite shredding by ShredInstead. Date:  Saturday, October 26, 2019 Time:  9:00-11:00 am Where:  River Falls Community Center, 7915 Horseshoe Lane,… Read More >

Join BOWA at Potomac Day – Great Fun for the Whole Family!

2018 Potomac Day Parade Featuring the BOWA Crew! Join us this Saturday, October 12th, for the annual Potomac Day Celebration.  The festivities run from 10 am-3 pm with loads of activities for the whole family.  The parade starts at 10:30 am – don’t forget to look for the spooky BOWA truck! Sponsored by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce, this year’s celebration will again feature the popular children’s festival, car show, and business fair.  After the parade, stop by and say “hi” to the BOWA team at our booth.  We’ll be there all day. This rain-or-shine event attracts over 6,000 members… Read More >

Join BOWA at the 2019 MPAartfest

MPAartfest in McLean Central Park The 13th Annual MPAartfest takes place this Sunday, October 6, 2019!  Join us from 10am-5pm for a day of art, music, food and fun!  BOWA is pleased to sponsor the Art + Robotics tent in the STEAM Village this year, so be sure to stop by for a visit. A one-day juried fine art show and sale, MPAartfest features the work of visual artists showcasing a wide variety of media and styles.  During MPAartfest, McLean Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering for sale the work of… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming back to Chesterbrook Woods

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 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 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… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming Back to Edgemoor

In conjunction with the Edgemoor Citizens Association, BOWA will be holding our 4th annual Home Cleanup Day for Bethesda’s Edgemoor neighborhood on Sunday, September 15th.  Let us help you with your fall 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.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well as acceptable items. Date:  Sunday, September 15, 2019 Time:  9:00-11:00 am Where:  Connie Morella Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD What:  Broken & oversized items and junk for disposal,… Read More >

BOWA Home Cleanup Day – Coming to The Reserve

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 14th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams in McLean.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  Now that the kids are back to school and the weather is turning cooler, let us help you get a jump on your fall cleaning and assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! 123Junk  will be on hand to collect items for donation, recycling and disposal.  Click here to read more about 123Junk’s charity partners as well… Read More >

BOWA Fall Cleanup Coming Back to Westmoreland Hills Park

The kids are back to school, fall is right around the corner and it’s time for the semi-annual BOWA/Westmoreland Citizens Association/Wydler Brothers Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Sunday, October 20th.  Clean out your closets, garage and file cabinets and let 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 here.  You can also bring your unwanted personal documents for secure, onsite shredding by ShredInstead. Date:  Sunday, October 20, 2019 Time:  9:30 –… Read More >

BOWA Spring Cleanup Coming to Westmoreland Hills Park

2018 taxes are done and it’s time for the semi-annual BOWA/Westmoreland Citizens Association/Wydler Brothers Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Sunday, May 5th.  Clean out your closets, garage and file cabinets and let 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 here.  You can also bring your unwanted personal documents for secure, onsite shredding by ShredInstead. Date:  Sunday, May 5, 2019 Time:  10:00 – 11:30 am (or until trucks are full) Where: … Read More >

BOWA Shred Day – Coming to Belle Haven in Alexandria

Let’s get shredding!  2018 taxes are filed, and perhaps you’ve done a bit of cleanup of your paperwork and files.  Please join us for our upcoming Alexandria Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 27th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Janet Caterson Price of McEnearney Associates in Old Town.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  Let us help you with your spring cleaning by providing safe, secure disposal of your unwanted personal documents! We are pleased to be partnering  with Shred Instead who will provide secure, on-site shredding.  The Shred… Read More >

Spring Cleanup in McLean – BOWA & HBC Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 13th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbors, Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy of HBC Group.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community where we live and work.  We’d love to help you get a jump start on this year’s spring cleaning by helping 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… Read More >

Coming to Belle Haven in Alexandria – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

IT’S TIME TO TRIM DOWN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!  Please join us for our upcoming Alexandria Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, December 8th, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Janet Caterson Price of McEnearney Associates in Old Town.  It’s our way of saying thank you to the community in which we live and work.  Let us help you get ready for the holiday season 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… Read More >

Semi-Annual Westmoreland Hills Park – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

Get ready for fall at the BOWA/Westmoreland Citizens Association/Wydler Brothers Home Cleanup Day in Bethesda on Sunday, October 21st.  Clean out your closets, garage and file cabinets and let 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, October 21, 2018 Time:  10:00 – 11:30 am Where:  Westmoreland Hills Park, 5315 Elliott Road,… Read More >

Join BOWA at the 2018 MPAartfest

MPAartfest 2017 in McLean Central Park MPAartfest takes place this Sunday, October 7, 2018!  Join us from 10am-5pm for a day of art, music and fun!  BOWA is pleased to sponsor the Art + Architecture tent in the STEAM Village again this year, so be sure to stop by for a visit. A one-day juried fine art show and sale, MPAartfest features the work of visual artists showcasing a wide variety of media and styles.  During MPAartfest, McLean Central Park is transformed into a lively landscape of mini art galleries showcasing and offering for sale the work of acclaimed artists… Read More >

Coming Back to The Reserve in McLean – BOWA Home Cleanup Day

Please join us for our upcoming McLean Home Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 22nd, co-sponsored by BOWA and your neighbor, Tania Hosmer of Keller Williams in McLean.  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… Read More >

New Date in Potomac – BOWA Home Cleanup & Shred Day

POSTPONED due to weather!!  New date is Saturday, October 13th!! In conjunction with the Civic Association of River Falls and as a thank you to the communities in which we live and work, BOWA will be holding a Home Cleanup Day in Potomac on Saturday, October 13th.  Get organized for back to school by letting us assist in disposing of your unwanted clutter! We are pleased to be partnering 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… Read More >

Patricia Tetro of BOWA joins the Board of Directors at Homestretch

McLean, Va. – BOWA is pleased to announce that Patricia Tetro, has joined the Board of Directors of Homestretch, the Northern Virginia charity which has helped over 1,500 homeless families achieve permanent housing and self-sufficiency since 1990.  Patricia continues the tradition at BOWA of giving back to the communities in which their clients and employees live and work. “I’m thrilled to join in the important work that Homestretch is doing with homeless families in Virginia,” said Patricia Tetro, Principal and Owner.  “Here at BOWA, our goal is helping families improve their lives at home. Homestretch is helping families by giving… Read More >

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 >