The TCB Tips Blog

Protecting Your Home’s Landscaping During a Remodel

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Building a new home or planning a major renovation is a big undertaking. Between coordinating everything with the builders and having your space turned inside out, you may have forgotten about one of your most valuable assets: your property’s landscape….  
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Five Tips to Help You Save for a Home Improvement Project

Are you thinking about making some changes that would make your home easier to sell? Or perhaps you’re simply ready to take the plunge and turn your current house into the home of your dreams. You may be ready, but…  
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Tips to Save Energy During the Spring and Summer

French doors from master suite lead to balcony deck

With the weather warming up are you finding it hard to keep your home cooled down? Try these strategies to help you save energy during the spring and summer. Some of the tips are free and can be used daily…  
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Kitchen and Bath Remodeling: Save Time and Money by Doing Them Together

simultaneous kitchen and bath remodeling projects in Fairfax, VA

For most of us, the opportunity to remodel a kitchen and bath at the same time would be an ideal scenario. With a little patience along with some financial planning, you could end up saving time and money by doing…  
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To D-I-Y or Not to D-I-Y, That is the Question

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Not everyone has the magic touch for remodeling. The Internet is full of do-it-yourself (DIY) home renovation tutorials, but executing them well can be much harder than following along to a YouTube video. Online referral source ImproveNet’s survey of 2,000 Americans…  
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TCB Voted Northern Virginia Magazine’s BEST OF 2019

On top of several other recent awards, Thomas Custom Builders is especially pleased to announce that it has been voted into Northern Virginia Magazine’s BEST OF 2019. The March issue, which hit newsstands February 22, highlights the region’s best Home…  
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TCB Awarded Best of Houzz 2019

TCB wins Best of Houzz for third straight year

For the third year in a row, Thomas Custom Builders has received the coveted Best of Houzz Award.  The award is bestowed as a result of the company’s consistent top ratings and popular home designs among the platform’s over 40…  
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Get the Best Bang for your Remodeling Buck

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Are new home renovations in your near future? Whether you’re getting ready to build a master suite addition or maybe just update your front door, it pays to know what kind of return on investment (ROI) your home renovation might…  
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TCB Earns Angie’s List Super Service Award Again

For the seventh year in a row, Thomas Custom Builders has been awarded the Angie’s List Super Service Award. This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List during 2018, and represent the…  
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Benefits of 3D Design in Home Remodeling

elaborate 3D rendering of exterior home remodel

Today’s homeowners bring their own expectations and ideas to the home remodeling and construction process. With the popularity of TV design shows and websites like Houzz and Pinterest, they have an unlimited source of inspiration. Even though homeowners may have…  
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