Red Bank, October 26, 2014 — Design Build Pros has been selected for the 2014 Best Businesses of Red Bank Award in the Architects and Designers category by the Best Businesses of Red Bank Award Program.
Each year, the Best Businesses of Red Bank Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Red Bank area a great place to live, work and play. Continue reading →
A tray ceiling is a ceiling that has been inverted. It can also be referred to as a recessed ceiling. It is perfect for large rooms where the owner of the house wants to create the impression that the room is not as big and cavernous as it really is. Apart from creating visual depth in the room, tray ceilings can be used in a variety of ways in order to make the rooms in the home look unique and vibrant, reflecting the spirits of the people living in those spaces. The tray ceiling options that you will choose will depend on the creativity that you want to exhibit and the amount of money that you are willing to spend on the project. Continue reading →
Modular homes are homes made of several prefabricated elements (modules). These modules include – the facade, exterior walls, interior decorations, etc. They are usually constructed by using cranes. Stick framed homes are built using a building method in which workers assemble the skeleton of the home (from the floor and wall studs to roof) stick by stick. So, what exactly are the advantages and disadvantages of these two types of home construction methods? Continue reading →
Should you start with a New Jersey architect or Design Build Pros for your next home remodeling project? Here are some of the points to consider and compare.
Architects design and draw the plans before the project is accurately priced. Architects are paid in full before the remodelers begin quoting the planned project. construction documents and drawings are black and Continue reading →
Is your house scary, not just for Halloween, but all year long? The house pictured at the right, not a DBP client, is a famous fun-scary house from television. Can you name the fictional family that lived there and the address?
Sadly, a West Keansburg home was destroyed by fire. Fortunately the family of three, Mother and two grown children, survived. Fire fighters from six towns responded as well as the Hazet First Aid and Rescue Squad and the Hazlet Police. A special “thank you” goes out to all the first responders. The cause of the fire was determined to be a second floor lamp. This family was not new to tragedy having lost their father/husband a little more than a year previous. Continue reading →
This family needed an in-law suite for their colonial style home in Hillsborough, New Jersey. The space over the garage was a perfect location for the bedroom suite. The project included a large bedroom with a sitting area, two closets, and a roomy, three-fixture bathroom. The new space has access from the existing hall and stairwell plus a rear entrance from the first floor deck below.
With regard to remodeling and homes, the first impression is usually attributed to the front entry door. As an extension of the door, a lasting impression can also be made by outside are around the door. A common project request homeowner request to the Design Build Pros is a portico overhang. Whether that request is a single remodeling project or a component of a larger design build remodeling project, a front entry portico can dramatically enhance the curb appeal of home. Continue reading →
This Monmouth County, New Jersey project started with tearing down the detached garage and then adding approximately 2,400 square feet including a two-car garage with a game room above, a master bedroom suite, powder room, laundry room, and mud room. The existing kitchen was completely remodeled. The exterior received a new dimensional roof. The exterior siding was redone with vinyl and stone. New steps and a portico were added to the front entryway. A second floor terrace was built that overlooks the backyard and connects the entries to the master bedroom and game room. The game room has a spiral staircase down to the mudroom. Continue reading →
In the aftermath of destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Design Build Pros can help you with repairs, remodels, rebuilds, and new home construction. We have project designers and estimators on staff plus we offer full design build and architectural services. Continue reading →