“While You’re Here…”

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 in Blog
“While You’re Here…”

Most of our clients start out with a focus on the primary project they wish to tackle.  But as the planning process unfolds, they realize that while the work is going on there are other things that can be tackled by the subcontractors who are already on the job.  Homeowners recognize they might as well […]

Meet the Designer: Kyra Miller

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 in Blog
Meet the Designer: Kyra Miller

Kyra knows design like the back of her hand, and she is an expert at guiding our customers through the Design Selections for their remodeling project. As a Designer, she is primarily responsible for taking your ideas and bringing them to life using her professional skills. The end result is a design that aligns with […]

Project Kickoff: First Floor Scramble, West Chester, PA

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 in Blog
Project Kickoff: First Floor Scramble, West Chester, PA

Jeff & Missy have lived in their home since 2008. They love the location and the neighborhood, but the floor plan just doesn’t work. The kitchen is dated, the floor plan is cramped, the mudroom is more like a hallway, and the house doesn’t fit their new work-from-home lifestyle. Situations like this call for one […]

In Progress: The First-Floor Master Suite Addition and Remodel in Eagleview

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Addition, Blog
In Progress: The First-Floor Master Suite Addition and Remodel in Eagleview

The first-floor master suite addition and remodel in Eagleview is getting near the finish line — and the finishes are beautiful. To recap, our clients moved into the house when it was new and have no intention of leaving anytime soon. They love the neighborhood, the views of open space, and the convenience of the […]

SCD’s Late Winter Home Maintenance Guide

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in Blog, Home and Garden
SCD’s Late Winter Home Maintenance Guide

It’s still cold, patches of our last snowfall remain, but spring is coming — we promise. This is a great time to take care of home maintenance tasks to prep your house for the warmer weather to come. It’s a sign of hope, really. Sealing and Insulating Any air leaks are readily apparent, so find […]

Progress Check: Aging-in-Place Master Suite Addition in Eagleview

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 in Blog
Progress Check: Aging-in-Place Master Suite Addition in Eagleview

We’re making a big difference in our clients’ beloved home in Eagleview. Now retired, they’ve planned ahead to make it easier to stay in the house for a long time. Building an addition to move their master suite down from the second floor will allow them to enjoy one-floor living. To make the vacated master […]

Project Kickoff: A Family Home Rises Like a Phoenix in West Chester

Posted on Feb 6, 2019 in Blog, Remodeling
Project Kickoff: A Family Home Rises Like a Phoenix in West Chester

Life changed within 45 minutes on the Friday of the Memorial Day weekend last year for Kathy and Ted and their two teenagers. While the family was out of the house, a fire broke out somewhere in the kitchen. Kathy’s mom was stopping by for a planned visit, but Kathy wasn’t home yet. Then she […]

In Progress: The Garage Addition in Southern Chester County

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 in Addition, Blog, Exterior
In Progress: The Garage Addition in Southern Chester County

Our clients charged us with building a garage addition with storage space for his new baby, a Porsche bought upon his retirement. That meant his wife’s car got kicked out of the garage. They also needed more room for the snow blower and lawn tractor, and other general stuff. The original garage is detached from […]

In Progress: Aging-in-Place Master Suite Addition in Eagleview

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog
In Progress: Aging-in-Place Master Suite Addition in Eagleview

When you love your home and where you live, but you need to live in your home differently, it’s time to add space. Our clients, Bruce and Chris, are the original owners of their home in Eagleview. They moved in 20 years ago, raised their family here, and love the open space, quiet, and easy […]

SCD’s Resource Guide for Battling the Spotted Lanternfly

SCD’s Resource Guide for Battling the Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly was first reported in the US in Berks County, but its range has grown — and Pennsylvania is asking for your help in stopping it. Folks in Berks and northern Chester Counties were inundated this past summer, but those that live in southern Chester, Montgomery, and Delaware Counties may not be as […]