What is an ABLE account? ABLE Accounts, which are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families, will be created as a result of the passage of the ABLE Act of 2014. Income earned by the accounts would not be taxed. Contributions to the account made by any person (the account beneficiary, family […]
For many, the desire to stay in our home as we age is a reality. But often this means that universal design modifications are necessary to increase its comfort and function. Such was the case with the owners of this three-story home in Fairfax County. They loved their house and location, but were finding that […]
The requirements for this screened-in porch and deck project were simple. They were to create a space that contained an open air barbeque with enough room to entertain family and friends for him and a breezy, bug-free spot to enjoy the backyard views for her. The Glickman Design Build team was more than up to the task of […]
Goals & Objectives The goal of this sophisticated kitchen remodel in was to update the current space into a more modern, better functioning room that visually flowed with the rest of the home. The owner of this condominium in Woodstock, Md has a very distinct style and therefore knew exactly what he wanted! Some of the must-haves on his list: a […]
Goals & Objectives Located in Woodstock Md, the goal of this bathroom remodel was to transform this aging, traditionally-styled space into a contemporary, spa-like room. The owner wanted the bathroom to be a place of tranquility and relaxation as he set upon his daily routine. The scope of work included pulling and replacing everything in the bathroom.
The homeowners, perennial city dwellers, decided that they were in a place in their lives that they wanted more space in their home and thus opted to move out to the suburbs. They found a great house on a quiet street with lots of great trees and nice yards. But the interior of the home needed some remodeling […]
With summer just around the corner, remember that energy efficiency can keep you cool while saving money and preserving the earth’s energy resources. The average U.S. household will spend about $2,100 on home energy this year, based on data from the U.S. Department of Energy. But taking advantage of some of these tips can help […]
Russ Glickman, along with other industry experts, recently shared ideas with the AARP about creative ways to plan ahead to make your home functional for now and later.
In 1978, the federal government banned the use of lead-based paint in homes after long-term studies showed that lead causes severe health problems, especially in children under age six, damaging their nervous systems even before birth. Toddlers who chewed on cribs and window sills painted with lead-based paint had high lead blood levels, and many […]
In the Winter 2015 issue of Unique Homes magazine in an article entitled “Showcase Spaces”, Glickman Interior Designer Lanna Ali-Hassan shares the trends she’s seeing when it comes to remodeling two of the most popular rooms in the home…the kitchen and master bathroom. See what’s on top of everyone’s must-have list.