Home Improvement Inspiration & Insight

Our Homes are Evolving in 2021

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With 2020 behind us, it’s time to focus on the future. Now that we are spending more time at home than ever before, the ways in which we cook, entertain, work and relax in our homes changed significantly. We’re even…  
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Redefining the Home Improvement Process in a Global Pandemic

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Like most of us, by spending more time at home you’ve probably become more acquainted with all the flaws in your home: peeling paint, lack of storage in the kitchen or fraying carpet. If your home is on the smaller…  
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Tips for Hosting Overnight Guests for the Holidays During COVID

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This post originally published in December 2019 has been modified to incorporate COVID protocols. Preparing for house guests these holidays? Spending time together with family and friends is one of the great joys of the season, so don’t let the…  
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12 Days Ways to Get Your Home Holiday Ready

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Even though the holidays may be different this year, just pulling out décor can instantly give you a boost. According to a study from the University of Southampton that not only ties nostalgia to giving us a positive view of…  
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Tips for Staying on Budget based on 2020 Houzz & Home Survey Results

settling on a home remodeling budget

Budgeting for a remodel can be challenging, and just 36% of remodeling homeowners hit their budgets in 2019, according to the 2020 U.S. Houzz & Home report. Read on to find out how often remodeling projects go over or come…  
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TCB named to Qualified Remodeler TOP 500 for 2020

TCB Top 500 Qualified Remodeler Award

THOMAS CUSTOM BUILDERS was chosen as a 2020 Top 500 remodeler by the Qualified Remodeler editorial staff for meeting a set of criteria including installed remodeling dollar volume, total years in business, industry association membership, industry certification, industry awards and…  
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Steps to Take Before Starting a Home Remodeling Project

remodeled kitchen in Virginia - before and after

When done properly, a remodeling project makes your home more enjoyable and can prove to be a valuable investment. It’s also a relatively expensive undertaking that can quickly go downhill if you choose the wrong company. But how can you…  
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KEEPING YOUR FAMILY SAFE DURING COVID-19 HOME REMODELS

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Per the Governor’s recent announcement, Virginia will move into Phase Three on July 1st. If you have plans to remodel your home in the near future, take the time to familiarize yourself with your builder’s health and safety measures and…  
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Thomas Custom Builders Modified Processes

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Our primary focus is the health and safety of our clients and our team. We’ve updated our processes to rely more on technology. We’ll be enforcing physical distancing through every phase of work, and will carefully adhere to the guidance…  
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TCB Awarded Best of Houzz 2020


Awarded by Community of Over 40 Million Monthly Users, Annual BOH Badge Highlights Home Remodeling & Design Professionals with Top Ratings and Most Popular Home Designs Thomas Custom Builders of Northern Virginia has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz®,…  
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