Your home is your castle...and truth be told, sometimes it's a constant headache, too. Whether you're looking to redecorate or renovate, picking just the right company can be difficult, especially when it’s your home on the line. So we've taken some of the pain out of the process and compiled a list of some of this region’s most trusted names in home improvement and decoration. Here are your winner's for I AM Modern's "Best In Home Improvement."
BEST HOME BUILDER
24600 Millstream Dr. Suite 400
Stone Ridge, VA 20105
The name Van Metre comes from the Dutch Van Meteren, pronounced "Van Mayteren", which means “from the manor or village of Meteren” located in the Waal Valley about halfway between Rotterdam and Nijmegen.
BEST INTERIOR DESIGNERS
Serving Ashburn & Northern Virginia
“It’s so….you!” That’s one of the nicest things someone can say when walking into your home. Suzan Meredith and Jennifer Mangum provide just that with a combination of professionalism and warmth. Using your vision and their expertise, they work with what you’ve got, infusing their own recommendations for any new pieces that would complete the palate. If you’ve got the inspiration, they’ll provide the perspiration, and they’ll work hard to provide you with the home you’ve always wanted…one room at a time.
P.O. Box 2504
With more than 34 years of experience in painting, drywall, staining and power washing, Sonny-N-Sons is fully licensed and insured and employs only highly skilled professional painters. Using the highest quality paint and materials, they provide special attention to all of your project needs, no matter how small. Fair and accurate estimates have no hidden costs or fees, so you know exactly what you are dealing with. You can depend on their trustworthiness, as they were picked to perform the restoration work at the historic Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg, VA.
BEST GRANITE AND COUNTERTOP
SKY MARBLE & GRANITE
21592 Atlantic Blvd., Ste. 120
Ooooo, shiny! Whether your preference is granite, marble, onyx or limestone, Sky Marble & Granite has a versatile, sophisticated surface for any area of your home to provide you with striking and dramatic countertops, vanities, floors, or anywhere your creativity may strike. But taking it one step further, they also offer accessories, such as designer sinks. And the interactive “kitchen designer” on their website lets you “play” with cupboard, wall, floor and stone selections to help you look before you leap.
D&D LAWN SERVICES, INC
Leesburg | ddlawnservice.com
From complicated walls, lawn care, restoration, waterfalls and fencing to simply getting plowed out of your driveway in the winter, D&D Lawn Services will exceed your expectations with their quality services performed by skilled laborers. Providing services for more than 30 years, they have seen it all and can do it all, with a focus on safety and quality.
BEST KITCHEN AND BATH
MICHAEL NASH DESIGN, BUILD & HOMES
8630-A Lee Highway
Through their efforts in over 25 years in business, Michael Nash Custom Kitchens & Homes and Michael Nash Interiors have established themselves as a reliable remodeler/interior designer, with livable design that is both appealing and functional. The secret to their success is that their work is done by employees, not contractors, thus allowing them complete control over their projects. Want to touch and feel before you leap? Check out their Merrifield showroom.
BEST HOME FURNISHINGS
22250 Shaw Rd.
Belfort offers quality designs at reasonable prices. Their massive showroom is a one-stop shop for all of your furnishing and decorating needs. With a knowledgeable staff and unparalleled selection of home furnishings, you’ll love what Belfort can do for your home.