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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 […]

What Does it Cost to Remodel? Part 2: Outside Projects and Additions

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog

We covered interior remodeling projects in another post — new baths, kitchens, master suites — and now we’re taking it outside. Additions for more kitchen space, a new family room, a garage or revamping your home’s exterior and adding living space are all popular projects. Working outdoors also means we’re likely moving earth, excavating for a new […]

Kickoff: Raising the Roof Remodel in Wynnewood

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog

When your family’s growing, sometimes your home has to too. This blended family has a young teen, two young kids, and another on the way! They love their house in Wynnewood, and have already moved once within the same neighborhood. But the teen needs her own space, and the parents need more closet space and […]

Spring Creek Design is One of Remodeling Magazine’s Big50

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog

We got to announce a huge honor in August — SCD had been named to Remodeling Magazine’s Big50 for 2018! Here’s a little background on why, as Ron Burgundy might say, it’s kind of a big deal. Each year since 1986, Remodeling inducts 50 remodeling companies that have raised the bar for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business […]