Cozy Guest Suite Renovation in Lovely Great Falls, Virginia Home

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project profile Cozy Guest Suite Renovation in Lovely Great Falls, Virginia Home

Homeowner Challenge: The challenges for this project were twofold: maximizing the available space and maintaining climate control. The homeowners wanted to finish the space over their existing garage to include a guest suite with ample living space, a full bath and a 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 design build team at BOWA paid careful attention to the insulation methodologies used over the garage to ensure… Read More >

Video Timelapse of a Rear Yard Renovation in Great Falls, VA

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project profile Video Timelapse of a Rear Yard Renovation in Great Falls, VA

Homeowner Challenge: During their first BOWA project, the homeowners had delayed building a pool until their young children were older, and as a result the beautiful exterior spaces were underutilized. Their goal was to create a unified outdoor destination for entertaining family and friends that would complement the existing structure and feel of the home.  The BOWA Solution: The patio was reconfigured to include a new outdoor kitchen overlooking the pool area and integrated with the existing exterior living room. Seating areas on different levels provide sweeping… Read More >

Video Timelapse of a Multi-Level Addition in McLean, VA

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project profile Video Timelapse of a Multi-Level Addition in McLean, VA

Homeowner Challenge: As the home’s original garage had been claimed as interior space some time ago, the new family was in need of a space to store bikes and other sports equipment. They also wanted a new family room for family gatherings. Given some special circumstances, the family had very aggressive budget and timeline goals, which would be critical factors when choosing their team.  The BOWA Solution: Having spoken with a number of companies, the family ultimately turned to BOWA’s design team because of the confidence they instilled regarding… Read More >

McLean, Virginia Kitchen Renovation and Screened Porch Addition

McLean VA Renovation Addition Sunroom

project profile McLean, Virginia Kitchen Renovation and Screened Porch Addition

Homeowner Challenge: To renovate a dated kitchen and add family living and dining space, a butler’s pantry and a screened porch while maintaining existing abundant natural light. The BOWA Solution: Borrowing square footage from the pool deck, the footprint of the home was extended from the rear wall of the kitchen for a sunroom addition and screened porch. An open-air porch with pergola was designed to complement the new spaces and enhance the transition to the outdoor pool area, while re-routing an interior staircase immediately improved traffic flow inside and… Read More >

Back Porch Renovation in Great Falls Features Spectacular Stone Fireplace

Great Falls VA Renovation Rear Elevation

project profile Porch Renovation in Great Falls, VA Features Spectacular Stone Fireplace

Homeowner Challenge: This homeowner’s second project with BOWA was for a screened porch and renovation of existing deck and gazebo.  One ‘must have’ feature for the porch was a double-sided stone fireplace that could be used from the outside screened porch or the inside family room.  The BOWA Solution: The spacious porch is enhanced by a soaring bead board ceiling, custom lighting and fans, while custom wood moldings are carried from the interior to the exterior spaces for a unified look.  From the screened-in room, there is access… Read More >

Indoor Pool and Great Room Addition in Potomac, MD

Potomac MD Indoor Pool Addition Renovation

project profile Indoor Pool and Great Room Addition in Potomac, MD

Homeowner Challenge: These long-time BOWA clients wanted an indoor pool for their family’s enjoyment, and needed a space appropriate for entertaining large groups for charitable and school functions. Accessibility to the pool was a concern, as the homeowners worried that if it was located on the basement level it wouldn’t be used as much. The BOWA Solution: The solution was a carefully designed main-level indoor pool and great room addition, inspired by some of the clients’ favorite vacation spots. Having recently completed a number of other timber-frame structures, BOWA… Read More >

Video Timelapse of a Front Entrance Renovation in Arlington, VA

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project profile Front Entrance Renovation in Arlington, VA

Homeowner Challenge: The homeowners of this Arlington, VA home wished to change the appearance of their front entryway and called on BOWA’s design build team to help. The existing front porch had suffered water damage over the years, and the homeowners wanted to take this opportunity to reconfigure the space and freshen up the facade. The BOWA Solution: The first step was to deconstruct the existing entry way’s exterior structures to create a blank slate. The porch’s foundation was enlarged and support elements were repositioned to provide a better sense of balance… Read More >

Video Timelapse of a Multi-Level Addition and Renovation in Potomac, MD

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project profile Video Timelapse of a Complete Home Renovation in Potomac, MD

Homeowner Challenge: As one of the original residents of the Avenel community in Potomac, MD, the homeowners had never made any changes to their home and dreamed of a much-needed renovation. After talking with a close friend, who happened to be a BOWA client, they decided the time was right to start planning their remodeling project. They called BOWA to discuss their busy family’s needs and begin the design process. The BOWA Solution: Among the main goals of this renovation was to increase the size of the kitchen,… Read More >

Timelapse Video of a Basement Renovation in Chevy Chase, MD

Remodeling Timelapse Video

project profile Video Timelapse of a Complete Home Renovation in Potomac, MD

Homeowner Challenge: The homeowners living in this Chevy Chase, Maryland residence wished to remodel their basement to create additional recreation and entertaining space that reflects the beautiful craftsmanship and finishes found throughout the rest of the home. The goal of this design build renovation project was to create a multi-use space which would suit the needs of the family’s young children as well as the adults. The BOWA Solution: Special care was taken from demolition to completion to ensure the safety of the younger, very curious members of… Read More >

Video Timelapse of a Complete Home Renovation in Potomac, MD

Remodeling Timelapse Video

project profile Video Timelapse of a Complete Home Renovation in Potomac, MD

Homeowner Challenge: The client’s desire to live in a specific Potomac, Maryland neighborhood presented a challenge that was threefold: inventory, needs and finances. First, there were no available lots on the market. Second, the existing homes for sale were dated and not conducive to the family’s modern lifestyle. Finally, the client had strict budgetary requirements for the project, but wanted all the amenities of a new home. The BOWA Solution: Having carefully evaluated the client’s needs and goals, the design build team at BOWA proposed working with an… Read More >

Car Enthusiast’s Garage Addition and Video Timelapse in Potomac, MD

Potomac MD Purchase Consultation & Renovation

project profile Car Enthusiast’s Garage Addition and Video Timelapse in Potomac, MD

HOMEOWNER CHALLENGE: An avid car enthusiast, the homeowner of this stunning residence in Potomac, Maryland wanted a well-equipped garage to house his prized vehicles where they would be protected from the every-day bangs and dings which are inevitable in the average family garage. THE BOWA SOLUTION: The solution was a separate garage, but the challenge came when the only acceptable location was in an area with known drainage issues and limited accessibility. The largest challenge was water.  Drainage from numerous properties flows through the area where the addition… Read More >