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Remodeling Tips, Guides and Lessons learned for over 25 year experiences renovating in Montgomery County and NW DC

How To Tell If Your Home is Underinsulated

The chill of another winter has arrived in Montgomery County and the surrounding areas, and the signs are abundant. Heavy coats are very much in fashion, and quite often you can see your breath. Hopefully, the signs indicating that it’s cold remain outside. Certain...

Hot Remodeling Trends for 2017

Hot Remodeling Trends for 2017

With the low housing inventory in Bethesda get ready to make the most out of where you live right by remodeling! 2017 is going to be about making the most of your current home. Housing inventory is limited in the Bethesda area and during 2016 the market has become...

5 Kitchen Upgrades you can do Right Now

5 Kitchen Upgrades you can do Right Now

Five quick kitchen upgrades you can get done before this Thanksgiving without necessarily spending a lot of dough. With the holidays right around the corner you maybe wishing you had an updated kitchen for entertaining. However, the average kitchen remodel can take...

We Are Hiring

We Are Hiring

Merrick Design & Build Inc. is looking for new team members. We need experienced Lead Carpenters to work in our Design Build Department. As a Merrick Carpenter you will be responsible for interacting with customers, managing subcontractors and collecting your own...

It’s all about the details…

It’s all about the details…

I love finally detailed architecture.  I get inspired when I  see the love, care and craftsmanship that went into the details of a fine old home.  I recently visited  Minnesota for a remodeling conference.  I had always wanted to see Lake Superior and ventured 3 hours...

The Top 5 Areas To Consider When Designing a Deck

The Top 5 Areas To Consider When Designing a Deck

5 important things to thing about when design or updating a deck, patio or porch When you expand your living space outdoors with a quality deck build, you can easily venture out into the natural world alongside your family and friends. Exposure to fresh air, sunlight,...

Hot Remodeling Trends for 2017

The Best 5 Kitchen Upgrades Trending Now

There is always a new gimmick or fancy product on the kitchen scene. Some of them are worth the price, others, not so much. With over 25 years in the business we think these 5 kitchen upgrades are more than a passing trend and are well worth the splurge. 1. The Drawer...

How To Prepare For A Major Summer Storm

How To Prepare For A Major Summer Storm

Major summer storms are incredibly vigorous and dangerous. From a hurricane to a tornado, these storms can cause severe damage to homes, landscaping, commercial properties and anything that lies in their path — potentially endangering you and your loved ones. Make...