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Remodeling Your Bathroom as a Contemporary Getaway

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​A contemporary spa-like bath is a private sanctuary with luxurious features for busy Maryland and Virginia homeowners. If you are thinking about remodeling your bathroom, consult with an architectural design expert who can enhance your bathroom so it harmonizes with the rest of your home. According to a recent article by s...
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Custom Homes: The Benefits of Custom Builds

Custom Homes: The Benefits of Custom Builds
When considering purchasing a new home, homebuyers will often have to decide whether they want to purchase an older home or a new construction home. Oftentimes, individuals will be torn between these two options due to the fact that older homes often have a certain charm and appeal, while new construction homes will offer t...
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Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2015 Guildmaster!

Hopkins & Porter Construction, Inc. Recognized as a 2015 Guildmaster!
The Guildmaster Awards celebrate service excellence in the building, remodeling, contracting, and real estate professions. Each year, GuildQuality gives special recognition to the companies that demonstrate an ability to deliver a consistently superior customer experience.  In granting awards, GuildQuality considers tw...
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H&P's Ray Hornsby Judges 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition

H&P's Ray Hornsby Judges 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition
Ray Hornsby was a judge in the Carpentry competition in the 2015 Skills USA Regional Competition held at Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Silver Spring on Feb. 11.  More than 130 students competed in categories that included carpentry, plumbing, culinary arts, and computer maintenance. Students from Montgomer...
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Three Home Improvements With Amazing Returns on Investment

Three Home Improvements With Amazing Returns on Investment
​There's a pretty good, statistical chance that you're thinking about improving your home. According to research from Scarborough, more than half (53%) of U.S. homeowners have made some sort of home improvement in the past 12 months, with about 71% planning to make one this year. Of those who did improve their homes, 56% sp...
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The Best and Worst Home Additions and Improvements You Can Make

The Best and Worst Home Additions and Improvements You Can Make
​Improving your home can be a smart way to increase its value. Research from Scarborough reveals that 53% of U.S. homeowners have made some type of home improvement in the past 12 months, 56% of whom spent more than $1,000 on the projects. Similar research from Houzz shows 83% of home additions and improvements made in 2012...
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Is American Interest in Green Homes Enough to Prop Up a Green Product Retailer?

Is American Interest in Green Homes Enough to Prop Up a Green Product Retailer?
​Even as consumer interest in green home construction and green home improvement has shot through the roof over the last decade, options for homeowners, both in the products they use to make their homes more eco-friendly and for the design and build services they use to implement those changes, have remained markedly slim. ...
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3 Value-Adding Strategies to Keep in Mind When Building or Remodeling a House

3 Value-Adding Strategies to Keep in Mind When Building or Remodeling a House
​With the economy slowly gaining ground, Americans are also regaining their taste for building and remodeling homes. These home improvement projects aren't small, either: According to Scarborough research, among homeowners who have done home projects in the last year, 56% spent more than $1,000. In fact, American homeowners...
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A Design Build Contractor for the Adirondack Style Home |Potomac, MD

A Design Build Contractor for the Adirondack Style Home |Potomac, MD
​If you have a Maryland or Virginia lot with a view of the woods, you could choose a variety of home plans that would harmonize with the surroundings. The Adirondack home, a rugged architectural style, may suit your family's needs. Hopkins & Porter, an experienced design build contractor, can construct a custom home in ...
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Is Green Home Construction the Way of the Future? New UC Davis Research Says ‘Yes’

Is Green Home Construction the Way of the Future? New UC Davis Research Says ‘Yes’
​A team of University of California-Davis (UCD) students have received word that they will be presenting their research on green home construction technologies to the U.S. Department of Energy in 2015. UCD student researcher Aggie Sol received a $50,000 grant from the Department of Energy following her acceptance as a candi...
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Four of the Most Ridiculous Things Celebrities Have Done to Their Homes

Four of the Most Ridiculous Things Celebrities Have Done to Their Homes
​One of the worst things you can do when looking into interior home design or exterior home design is push your designer to build you something that looks just like all the other homes in the United States. Keep in mind, Americans spend $134 billion per quarter on home improvement projects. If you're going to put a lot of y...
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Hoping to Face Down Challenges of Debt, Ecological Impact, More Americans Look to Tiny Homes

Hoping to Face Down Challenges of Debt, Ecological Impact, More Americans Look to Tiny Homes
You might be hearing a lot about how the American housing market has finally bounced back, with new home builders finally able to head back to work and provide quality housing to any American looking to live that dream of a house, a white picket fence, and a couple kids. What you might not know is that this jump-start to th...
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Design Build Contractor Creates Gracious Outdoor Living | Chevy Chase, MD

Design Build Contractor Creates Gracious Outdoor Living | Chevy Chase, MD
​By improving your outdoor living space, you can enjoy the beauty of each of the four seasons in Maryland and Virginia. In addition to creating the gracious outdoor living space you desire, a Design Build Contractor can also improve the curb appeal of your home.  More people are expressing their sense of style by custo...
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Going the Green Distance — Three Amazingly Sustainable Home Accessories That Can Make Your Next Improvement Environmentally Friendly

Going the Green Distance — Three Amazingly Sustainable Home Accessories That Can Make Your Next Improvement Environmentally Friendly
​It seems like just about every one is improving or adding on to their homes. According to Scarborough Research, more than half of the homeowners in the United States (53%) have made some kind of home improvement in the past 12 months, while about 71% of homeowners in the United States are planning a home improvement projec...
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Boosting the Resale Value of Custom Homes | Potomac, MD

Boosting the Resale Value of Custom Homes | Potomac, MD
​Although you may plan to live in your Maryland or Virginia custom home for the rest of your life, plans sometimes change. Custom homes have tremendous personal value to the homeowner. Maybe you are building your dream French Country home with a stone fireplace or a Country Victorian with a lovely front porch. Custom homes ...
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Three of the Coolest Home Additions That Won’t Break the Bank

Three of the Coolest Home Additions That Won’t Break the Bank
Worth an estimated $57.2 billion, the U.S. home improvement industry employs about 677,566 people. Considering just how much profit this massive industry generates, it's only natural that more than half (56%) of Americans who made home additions and improvements in the past year spend $1,000 or more, according to Scarboroug...
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Make Home Improvements That Matter — Three Projects That Have Excellent Returns on Investment

Make Home Improvements That Matter — Three Projects That Have Excellent Returns on Investment
If you've been thinking about making some home additions or improvements, you're not alone. New homeowners dropped about $19 billion on house additions and home improvements between 2012 to 2013. According to Houzz, the trend continued, as the site's research found that up to 47% more people than last year were looking to m...
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Bathrooms of Bliss

A bathroom makeover by Hopkins & Porter was recently reviewed in the Connection Newspapers.  http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2014/jul/09/bathrooms-bliss/
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When Building a Custom Home is the Right Decision | Bethesda, MD

When Building a Custom Home is the Right Decision | Bethesda, MD
​Deciding to invest the time, effort, and money into getting a custom home is not an easy decision. Most homeowners end up purchasing a home from the real estate market. It is likely that you have thought about both options, and to make this decision easier, you should understand the reasons why a custom home can lead to a ...
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Architectural Services

Architectural Services
​Hopkins & Porter's architectural services are far superior to the competition. This is because we believe a skillfully designed environment inspires both the clients and the people that build it. With that inspiration comes a healthy, open, and safe, working environment where people can feel acknowledged and appreciate...
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