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Evaluating Green Builders Washington DC

You are in the process of evaluating green builders. Washington DC area home owners like yourself want to improve living conditions, protect the environment, cut energy costs and increase return on investment when you decide to sell down the road. You have decided creating an eco-friendly home, whether custom built or through a substantial home… READ MORE


The W St. Project: A Showcase Green Build in Washington, DC

The W Street Project embodies Chryssa Wolfe and Hanlon Design Build’s commitment to green building. Completed last summer, the amenities on this beautiful stone and cedar home are impressive.  This eco-friendly home in Washington DC features four levels of luxury living. The ground floor has a wide open floor plan. Custom cabinetry and built-in shelving… READ MORE


Washington DC Custom Home Building

According to the Census Bureau, 4.4 million U.S. homes had three generations or more living in the same home in 2010. “Doubled-up households” have grown tremendously (10.7 percent) from 19.7 million households in 2007 to 21.8 million households by the spring of 2011. (Doubled-up households include an extra, non-student, adult who isn’t a partner or… READ MORE


Consider an Addition to Your Washington DC Home

Are you considering an addition to your Washington DC home? You’ll need to think about the size of your Washington DC area home in comparison to those in your neighborhood, when considering a room addition. If your home is one of the smaller or average sized houses in the neighborhood, then adding a room or… READ MORE


Quality and Value Driving Growth for Green Builders in Washington DC

An estimated 17% of new homes constructed during 2011 were “green homes.” Experts believe that in coming years, more than 1/3 of new homes will be green. Green builders in Washington DC, Hanlon Design Build, agree with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) that this market growth is due to higher quality green homes… READ MORE


What to look for in a Luxury Homes Builder in Washington, DC

What are the qualities of a luxury homes builder in Washington, DC? Quality vs. Quantity Unlike average homes, building luxury homes in Washington, DC requires double the effort, time, and money. As such, a true luxury home builder constructs only a few luxury homes per year. Design & Build Process An expert luxury homes builder… READ MORE