Bathroom Makeover in Union County, New Jersey

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Bathroom Makeover in Union County, New Jersey

NJ bathroom makeover and remodeling in NJ by Mark of Excellence Remodeling (3)Time was of the essence for this North Plainfield homeowner. The bathroom’s tired interior gave the wrong impression to visitors to the home and it was time for an upgrade that was both cost effective and fast.

 Mark of Excellence’s Project Designer actually met with the couple on July the 4th. They had specific requirements for comfort and safety. There were a lot of loose tiles and evidence of mold growth present; which was of growing concern to the homeowners; and even new buyers. They needed to convert their old tub area into a shower that included a built in seat and grab bars; an important combination for both mature and physically challenged individuals.  They also needed to remove old tile to the floor and walls in the room. Another goal was to replace the toilet and vanity with a style that is much more contemporary and fresh. A traditional bathroom remodel was going to exceed their budget and take much longer than they anticipated.

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Simulated Slate Roof

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Simulated Slate Roof

simulated Slate roof shingles - Design Build Pros (1)With the ban of asbestos substances in roofing materials, manufacturers had to turn to more creative materials to make roofing shingles. Composite shingles was one answer that they found to this manufacturing dilemma. Roofing shingles can be made of the real deal or of synthetic substances. While several companies have succeeded in making roofing shingles out of different materials, such as rubber shingles, the company Ecostar has stood out from the rest in its composite shingles materials.

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Copper Roof, Trim, and Gutters

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copper roofing - Design Build Pros (1) Copper Roof, Trim, and Gutters

A copper roof can guarantee decades of a classic elegance that never goes out of style. It is also durable and is renowned for its rugged longevity, which undoubtedly arises out of an uncompromising stress on quality. Today’s generation recognizes that a copper roof can instantly enhance the appeal and value of a home. A copper roof is definitely an investment that is worthwhile. Here are some of the advantages of a copper roof:

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Changing Seasons and Your Health

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Changing seasons and your health ~ Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne IndianaHi There, Fellow Gardeners!
This is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on Changing Seasons and Your Health.

Why do changing seasons matter for the body? The change of seasons affects your body no different than your home or the comfort of your Design Build Pros sunroomContinue reading

Pendant Lights for Remodeling Projects

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Pendant Lights for Remodeling Projects

pendant lighting in kitchen remodeling projects - Design Build Pros (1)Choosing a light fixture, while you’re remodeling, seems to be an ordinary, everyday task, something that all of us can apparently do with ease. Remember though we are in an age where the typical overhead lighting, has given way to newer and more exciting options. Picking the right type of lighting is very important as nothing can put you off more than a poorly or overly lit room or a washed-out space.

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Remodeling Industry Joke

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remodeling presentation - Design Build Pros sales trainingRecently, conducting a sales training class made me think of one of my favorite jokes related to the remodeling industry. Joke telling is actually an exercise that I apply to my training. Telling a joke well requires the same attributes as a good sales presentation: knowledge, confidence, timing and delivery.

I apologize in advance if any part of this joke offends you based on your heritage, religion…or profession.

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Benefits of Cinnamon

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benefits of cinnamon from Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, IndianaHI There, Fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on the Benefits of Cinnamon. 

We love Cinnamon!

From tossing into dishes or sprinkling on a sweet potato, there is nothing in comparison to the delicious spice of Cinnamon. Continue reading

History of Subway Tile

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Subway tile for kitchen and bathroom remodeling - Design Build prosYou wouldn’t imagine something taken from a New York City subway design as a major kitchen and bathroom remodeling trend, but that’s exactly what’s going on today. Gleaming 3×6 inch tiles covered the walls of kitchens and bathrooms alike seems to be one of the more popular design features, and this look dates back to the unveiling of the NYC subway system.

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Different Types of Caulking

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Different Types of Caulking

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Caulking is an often overlooked, but essential part of many bathroom remodeling projects. The purpose of caulking is to seal joints or seams. Caulking the connection between your shower walls and tub prevents leaks and reduces mildew buildup. Removing old caulk and re-caulking joints between tiles and your tub is an annual bathroom maintenance job. There are several different types of caulking, such as: silicone caulking, latex caulking, paintable caulk, grout caulk, adhesive caulk

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Herbal Remedies For Insomnia

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herbal remedies for insomnia from Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne IndianaHi There, Fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on Herbal Remedies For Insomnia.

“Insomnia – what is it?”

Insomnia is one of the most common sleeping disorders in the world. In fact, 95 percent of older adults have a challenge sleeping through the night. Millions of people end up dealing with it at some point in their lives; sometimes, it is triggered by increased stress. Continue reading