Bathroom Makeover in Union County, New Jersey
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.
This homeowner met with Mark of Excellence Remodeling at the Brookdale Home Show. After speaking with several vendors at the show they were impressed by their portfolio of vinyl siding projects that had transformed many homes in Monmouth County and across New Jersey. They could not quite determine why their projects seemed to result in a more sophisticated finished look. The event staff were able to point out that simply replacing old siding for new with a generic application would not enhance the value of the homes overall appearance. Mark of Excellence Remodeling prides itself on the function and efficiency of their work but also Design creativity using components from several manufacturers to put together an outstanding finished product. For that reason; they have been featured on HGTV and in many other well-known home and garden specialty television shows. Continue reading
The homeowner had been considering new exterior siding for their home in Manasquan, NJ for some considerable time. A sub-division in Long Branch of new high end homes; caught their attention because of the combination of stone and siding that offered great curb appeal. The homeowner needed a combination of Design Build expertise and residential remodeling experience. They knew they could not find that from a siding contractor or stone mason. They needed help with a Design that would transform their tired looking exterior into something that looked as though it was built just recently. Their research through the internet; led them to Mark of Excellence Remodeling, a Design Build Pros Preferred Network Remodeler. Before meeting with the Project Designer they checked the reputation of the company with the BBB where we have an A plus rating and were able to determine the company had been in business and completed hundreds of projects in Monmouth County over our 28 year history. Continue reading
MIR Mosaic Collection a Tile Option
Best Tile, a trade partner of Design Build Pros, is now offering the MIR Mosaic Collection. If you are looking for tile at the forefront of innovating and aesthetic design; look no further. The MIR Mosaic Collection boosts an exclusive offering of high quality glass, natural stone, shell, and metal mosaics. There are over 300 different offerings; thus you are sure to find something that stands out and suits your style preferences. You can find the MIR Mosaic Collection at a Best Tile Showroom.
Chair Rail Molding and Two Tone Paint
One of the easiest and cheapest ways to give your house a new look is to grab a paint brush and begin painting. A new coat of paint can do wonders for a drab room that needs a boost. Another great idea is to add chair rail molding. Both of these techniques use inexpensive materials to makeover a room, and don’t require an excess of effort.
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All homeowners start with a design build remodeling project budget. How is that amount determined? How will it equate to the actual project investment? These are the questions that surround almost every planned home renovation.
What factors play a part in determining the three different project design plans that Design Build Pros creates? We call it the “Three D’s” Continue reading
6 Clever Ideas for Small Living Rooms
If you are like most homeowners, chances are you are always in the lookout for ways and means to make your living room as inviting and as cozy as possible.
While there is no shortage of ways to turn your space into everything you have always envisioned it to be, it can get quite challenging especially if you only have a limited space to work with.
Fortunately, there are a million and one ways you can employ to turn whatever limited space you have into the stunning and snug area you have always envisioned.
Whether it’s the conventional or the modern look you are after, below are some clever ideas you can look into.
How Does a Pocket Door Work?
Pocket doors are actually quite unique and have been around for years, sliding into their metal and wood cages, installed when the walls are framed. They are prominent in older homes and are most commonly used for privacy or to separate a living room from a parlor or even a dining room. When these doors weren’t in use, they could disappear into the wall, but they were easy to pull out again when they were needed. These doors continue to be a great space saving solution even today, especially in bathrooms where a traditional door would take up too much space.
What to Know About Body Sprays for a Shower
Remodeling your bathroom can be fun and can make a great difference in your home. There are plenty of things you can do in your bathroom, but your bathroom shouldn’t just be beautiful. It should be convenient as well. One of the best things you can do for your bathroom remodeling project is to get a bathroom body spray nozzle for your shower. They are easy to install and can make showering a far more pleasurable experience.