Midcentury Modern Style for Your Home

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Midcentury Modern Style for Your Home

Mid Century Modern House DesignToday’s modern day homeowners are beginning to feel nostalgic for the beautiful architectural designs that the 1950s have to offer. They are now taking modern-day homes and propelling them back in time.
Many of the homebuyers in today’s market are looking for beautiful mid century homes and unique, modern gems. Simply put, the average homebuyer today is getting tired of our prefabricated, mass-produced society. They want something unique and original to show the world that they are interested in more than our overly simplified world has to offer.

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Eric Bastian of Dream Home Remodeling

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remodeling-industry-interview-with-eric-bastian-of-dream-home-remodeling-1Design Build Pros  recently had the opportunity to interview Eric Bastian, owner of Dream Home Remodeling. Eric is a highly respected figure in the remodeling industry and Dream Home Remodeling is a Design Build Pros Preferred Remodeler.

Q: How would you describe your own personal remodeling design taste?

A: I can appreciate all styles. I’ve done everything from ultra-modern, to French country, to casual eclectic. I enjoyed them all, and really liked the finish product. When I do my own house, my personal design taste is Modern Rustic. I like warm grays with medium to dark floors, and antique fixtures and furniture. I like anything distressed, mixed with modern appliances, stainless steel, and even industrial lighting accents. Continue reading

5 Great Home Projects and What They Cost

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5 Great Home Projects and What They Cost

kitchen remodel with wall removal - Design Build Pros (2)This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. You can read an interview she had previously done with Design Build Pros here.

Remodeling one room seems to have a snowball effect in that there’s always something we feel we can do to make other spaces better, more efficient, more comfortable or just more visually appealing. With that in mind, we’ve pulled the most requested add-ons by clients once their initial project has started. These low to high-impact changes can improve your home and add to its functionality. Each project features what type of remodeling professional(s) can complete the home project and if a permit is required. We’ve also included the approximate cost information below.

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NJ Realtor Remodeler Finance Network

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House for sale to be remodeled - Design Build ProsNew Jersey Realtors, many of the Design Build Pros project inquires are now from families looking to purchase a home and immediately remodel some or all of it. The earlier that we are involved with them, the better we can professionally advise and guide them as far as budgets and time lines. With that, we are planning to put together a team of realtors to network with throughout NJ in conjunction with DBP, our remodeler network and mortgage brokers. Continue reading

Buying a Home with Intent to Remodel

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House for sale to be remodeled - Design Build ProsOne inquiry we get frequently at Design Build Pros is homeowners who purchase homes with the intention of embarking on a “major remodel”, whether that is in the form a complete interior renovation, large additions, add-a-level, or some combination of the aforementioned. While Design Build Pros has successfully done the design and development for several of these types of projects, there are various aspects of the major remodel undertaking that homeowners should understand ahead of time.
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Under Cabinet LED Lighting

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under cabinet lighting for kitcen cabinets and design build remodeling in NJ (4)Over the year’s, kitchens have become more and more technological. The under the cabinet LED lighting is one answer to the demanding need for technology in the kitchen. Fits under cabinets to discreetly provide light, Bluetooth music system, power outlets, USB ports, and mobile charging cradles the system enables backsplash to be clear of outlets and cord clutter. The product is available in four different lengths. This clears countertops of cords going in every which direction. Clearing more room for pots and pans and all the ingredients needed for cooking. Continue reading

Washing Machines

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front loading washing machineAlthough a front-load washing machine and a top-load washing machine both share the same purpose, they have quite a few differences. A front-load washer is most convenient when placed on top of something to keep it elevated such as a pedestal. You can also use a stackable washer and dryer. You must have the room to accommodate one on top of the other and also  comfortably be able to remove the laundry out from the dryer. Continue reading

Tesla Solar Roof Shingles

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tesla-solar-roof-shingles-1Tesla Motors Elon Musk may be making another critical impact on society. He has been approved by shareholders for $2.6 billion to tie up in solar roof shingles. In his speech he stated, would you like a roof that looks better than a normal roof, last twice as long, cost less and by the way generates electricity’ why would you get anything else.” Who wouldn’t raise their hand? Continue reading

Protecting Yourself and Newborn in your Household

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Hi There, Fellow Gardeners!

This is AnnahMarie and Becca.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Indiana will be sharing information on Protecting Yourself and Newborn in your Household.

Whether you’re pregnant or your toddler is just beginning to crawl, we are here to share a few tips for you and your baby.

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Rooted Veggie Kabobs

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Hi There, fellow gardeners!

Rooted Veggie KabobsThis is AnnahMarie.

Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Indiana will be sharing a recipe on, Rooted-Veggie Kabobs.

As we are in Fall and the leaves begin to show their true hues, be sure to fire up your grill at least one more time before winter arrives. Continue reading