Almost Spring: Time To Think Green Building Construction And Home Cabinetry!

After a long, harsh winter packed with ice, polar-like temperatures and heavy snow, many Washingtonians eagerly anticipate the arrival of spring and its warmer temperatures. Springtime in the D.C. metro area has many charms, such as the freedom to walk around without heavy winter coats and the absence of layers of ice that trip up […]

Run If You See These 6 Contractor Red Flags

Are you ready to build your dream home, or maybe just a beautiful outdoor deck? Then it’s time to find a contractor to do the work. Your home is one of your most valuable investments, which is why it is vital for you to pick a dependable and honest contractor to complete the work on […]

Where Did Home Values End Up Last Year — And What About This Year?

CoreLogic is the most widely respected housing data compilation company and it keeps its pulse on what’s going on in the housing market. CoreLogic just came out with its 2015 home value stats and forecast of what home values will look like for all of 2016. For all of 2015, the CoreLogic HPI (Home Price […]

Walmer Enterprises Wins 2016 Best Of Houzz Award in Customer Service

Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World January 18, 2016: Walmer Enterprises of Alexandria, VA has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 44-year old design firm and manufacturer of fine cabinetry […]

4 Money-Saving Remodeling Projects to Tackle in 2016

Improvements on your home generally fall into two categories: the ones that would be nice to do and the ones that actually increase the value of your home. Yes, there are specific projects that you can undertake that will provide a significant increase to your real estate ROI and make your home a more functional, […]

Environmentally-Friendly Materials Now Available For Custom Cabinetry

Environmentally-friendly materials aren’t just limited to mechanical systems and objects; they can be incorporated into custom-made or pre-fabricated cabinetry as well. For instance, wooden cabinets can be constructed from salvaged wood or wood that comes from trees raised in sustainable forests. There are multiple ways to make regularly-used household areas such as a kitchen more […]

Painting or Staining Custom Cabinets: What’s The Difference?

Painting or staining custom cabinets are time-honored ways of helping cabinets to blend in with the overall décor of the room where the cabinets are installed. However, each method of coating the cabinetry has its advantages and disadvantages. Stain-grade cabinetry is ideal for showing off the pattern of woods such as cherry, fir, oak, pine, […]

Adding Storage Cabinetry Increases A Home’s Appeal And Value To Buyers

Sufficient storage space is a big plus in many homeowners’ minds, as well as in the minds of prospective buyers. According to a Better Homes and Gardens article, “Remodeling Projects That Add Big Value,” adding cabinets in different rooms of a home increases the home’s overall worth. Similarly, D.C. area luxury home builder Lisa Kaplan […]

Remodeling A Home Doesn’t Have To Bust Your Budget

An interior remodel doesn’t always have to wreak havoc on one’s budget. Although some work should always be done by trained professionals – such as electricians or plumbers – so that the work is safe and compliant with local codes, it is possible to shave expenses at times to lower the overall cost of the […]