Roman Shades for Your Remodeled NJ Home

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Roman Shades for Your Remodeled NJ Home (1)-Design Build ProsRoman Shades for Your Remodeled NJ Home

Roman shades are a type of window covering used for blocking out rays from the sun. They are quite different from the normal window shades. Roman shades have the characteristics of stacking up when being opened and visibly smooth when opened.

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How to Connect Your Smart TV to the Internet

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How to Connect Your Smart TV to the Internet

Smart tv with apps and hand holding remote controlTechnology has been advancing at a very fast pace recently and this has brought many new innovative opportunities for the consumers to improve their living standards. This improvement in living standard has also revolutionized the TV viewing experience. Smart TVs are basically Internet TVs that are connected to a home wireless network. The things that are required to connect to Internet can be found at several retail stores and following are some of the factors that you might want to consider in order to enhance your experience.

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What is Transitional Design?

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Transitional Design (1)-Design Build ProsWhat is Transitional Design?

Transitional design is when two design types, contemporary and traditional come together to create a look that is timeless yet classic. The furnishings in a room that is transitionally designed tend to be simple (no fuss) and have profiles that are rounded or straight.

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History of Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day

History and Trivia About Groundhog Day (1)-Design Build ProsGroundhog Day is celebrated on February 2nd. The day is based on the traditional myths that it marks the beginning of a new season. Groundhog day begins by when the groundhog comes out of the ground from its burrow. If it is a sunny day and if the sunlight shines upon the groundhog, it will naturally go back to its burrow. This day usually marks the beginning of the spring. However, if it is not sunny, it means that the winter will only persist for another six weeks after which spring will come.

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Preparing a Super Bowl Party in Your Home

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PREPARING A SUPER BOWL PARTY IN YOUR HOME

Super Bowl Party FoodIt is important to consider some basic factors in preparing your home for a big Super Bowl party. The Super Bowl is essentially a holiday, so why not have a party for it like you would any other holiday? Below are a few tips so that you can make the party memorable for your guests.

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Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel

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Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel

Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel (1)-Design Build ProsSelecting a toilet for your bathroom remodel can leave you feeling out of touch if you don’t know how much toilets have changed. Technology is everywhere; even in your toilet. Toto toilet or Kohler toilets have become the rage because they look elegant, come in a variety of colors, and in different height sizes. Before you go in for your bathroom remodel make sure you know what your needs are and why you are getting a bathroom remodel. Is it because your old toilet no longer looks aesthetic and neither does it function properly? Do you want to remodel your toilet because you require an accessible toilet for someone who is going through health issues?

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Using Homeowner Supplied Materials

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Using Homeowner Supplied Materials

Using Homeowner Supplied Materials for Your Project-Design Build ProsHomeowner purchased supplies are not uncommon in home remodeling projects. A homeowner will sometimes choose to go this route in order to avoid a markup from the contractor that they choose to work with. In addition, some homeowners just enjoy the experience of shopping for the products as it means a feeling of greater control over the job. Homeowner purchased supplies also have some benefit to the contractor. First, costs are reduced as the contractor does not have to procure the supplies. Further, time is saved as the contractor doesn’t have to spend time shopping. However, there is a potential fall back to using homeowner purchased supplies.

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Kitchen Design Tip: Window Sizing

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Kitchen Design Tip: Window Sizing

Kitchen Remodeling Window Sizing (1)-Design Build ProsThink about some of the things you do in your kitchen. While cooking might be the first thing that comes to mind, most of your time is most likely being spent at the sink. Rinsing vegetables, cleaning chicken, filling buckets or teapots, doing dishes… there is a lot that happens at the kitchen sink. Much of the time in a kitchen is spent at the sink — washing dishes, rinsing vegetables, filling the teapot. If possible, plan for large windows above your sink. Continue reading