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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 […]

More Progress: Upscaling an Exterior Remodel in Honey Brook

Things are moving right along at our exterior remodel in Honey Brook. One of the great things about redoing a home’s exterior is how quickly you see progress. The new roof and extended eaves have already made a huge difference in how the home looks, and the furring strips are getting covered with house wrap. […]

In Progress: Upscaling An Exterior Remodel in Honey Brook

We’re embarking on a great new project close to the office — we’re upscaling an exterior on a home with lots of potential in Honey Brook. We’re giving it a whole new look, while making the most of its cozy cottage lines. The owners have been wanting to make over the exterior for quite some […]

In Progress: Unionville Study for Exec Working From Home

This new project near Unionville will give a busy executive the space he needs to work from home. Remote work is the new normal for many, whether all the time or only part of the week — and creating a dedicated home office space can mean the difference between being productive and getting increasingly frustrated.  […]

Looking for a Fixer-Upper to Remodel? SCD Can Help

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog, Modern Design Build Remodeling Blog

We’re at the height of the home selling and buying season in the Delaware Valley, and good houses go fast. If buyers open up their search to  fixer-uppers, those houses that could use some love, you might still get your dream home. We can help you. Our Property Evaluation Program helps clients find homes with […]

SCD’s Guide to Home Stink Bug Control

Stink bugs: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t kill ’em all. It’s warming up, finally, but that means the stinky pests are waking up from their cold-weather slumber. There’s nothing quite like stumbling out of bed to find one sitting on your toothbrush, finding an entire infestation partying behind a picture frame, or lifting […]

The SCD Guide to Financing Your Remodeling Dreams

You browse Houzz, Instagram, and other home-design sites and blogs, liking and saving bright new kitchens, spa-like baths, or lush outdoor living spaces — but get stumped when it comes to financing your remodeling dreams. It’s a dream within reach — whether you’ve been in your home for years or just bought a home that needs work —and […]

Making Progress: Chester County Remodel and Additions

We weathered some weather — a couple of nor’easters along with days of garden-variety snow and sleet — but the the Chester County remodel and additions are coming together. The additions are built and under roof, the windows are in, and you can really get an idea of what life will be like inside. The top […]

SCD’s Remodeling Trends 2018: So Far

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Blog, Modern Design Build Remodeling Blog, Trends

Specific remodeling trends are becoming clear for SCD clients and the folks who call or we met at the Phily Home + Garden Show — and they may not be the ones predicted by the shelter magazines, newspaper columnists, or bloggers. See if what we’re hearing about is on your renovation wish list. Kitchens in Color When […]

In Progress: Chester County Remodel and Addition

When our newest clients first called, the need was clear — a full exterior remodel and addition — at least one. The family had grown since they bought the home, and things were getting cramped for Dan and Emily and their three active kids. Garage space also had to be added to house a classic […]