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Case Study – Kitchen and Bathroom Transformation in NJ

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Watchung, New Jersey homeowners Ben and Sandie have a great home on a beautiful piece of property, but they were ready to make some changes to the outdated and cramped kitchen and bathroom. Continue reading

Jenn-Air Refrigerator with Obsidian Black Interior

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Jenn Air Obsidian Fridge-Design Build ProsJenn-Air Refrigerator with Obsidian Black Interior

The new Jenn-Air refrigerator with Obsidian black interior is the new luxury kitchen design that will transform the way you keep your food fresh and the way your kitchen looks. In the new Jenn-Air built in refrigerators, you now have the option to complete it with a beautiful Obsidian black interior. Your food will be illuminated with LED lights, making it look both appetizing and dramatic every time you open the door. The refrigerator not only keeps food looking amazing, but tasting great as well. It automatically adjusts the temperature and humidity to create an optimal environment for your edibles, making sure they stay fresh and tasty for as long as possible. This is enabled by the TwinFresh climate controls, which allows you to create two unique climate settings within your fridge. No longer do you have to worry about one piece of produce being too cool while another one is too warm.

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What is an Insta-Hot Spout

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What is an Insta-Hot Spout

insta hot spout for kitchen remodeling - Design Build ProsAn insta-hot spout is a dispenser system directly attached to your kitchen sink or even faucet that instantly produces water hot enough for hot tea, soup, baby bottles, or other hot beverages. Insta-hot spouts save you the time and effort of having to heat up water in a tea kettle or on the stovetop. It also looks very classy in your kitchen sink, like you are a step ahead and know just what you and your family needs. Having nearly-boiling water right at your fingertips makes so many kitchen tasks easier, like making pasta or even cleaning pans with a lot of built up grease. The super hot water (usually about 93°F) cuts through the grime a lot more quickly than regular hot water from the spout. If you think about how often you have to boil water a day, you will come to the realization having hot water on demand would make your life so much easier. If you are doing some kitchen remodeling, it is a great addition to consider.

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Slate Finish is an Alternative to Stainless Steel Appliances

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Stainless Steel Alternative

kitchen appliances - Design Build Pros (4)If you are looking to redo your kitchen appliances and are all about having the next big thing rather than the tired out stainless steel appliances, luckily for you, there is now an alternative. Slate appliance finish is on the up and up for all your kitchen and bathroom needs, from countertops to stoves and refrigerators. They are made for today’s style, perfectly complementing modern colors and kitchen materials. The rich matte finish is a natural fingerprint disguiser and don’t worry, it’s magnetic too. Right now slate finish is only available from GE.

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Porcelain Tile Flooring

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Porcelain Tile Flooring

Porcelain Tile Flooring that Looks Like Wood (1)-Design Build ProsWhen undertaking a home renovation, many homeowners are often on the look for a durable, easy to maintain and budget friendly. Porcelain tile flooring is durable, easy to maintain and comes in many textures, appearances, and sizes.

There are many types of flooring options available in the market. Hardwood floors are one of the most liked and preferred choice of floor in residential and commercial settings. Hardwood also is one of the most expensive options. On the other hand, porcelain floor tile suits every type of budget and is also available in the hardwood appearance as well.

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Floating Shelves for Kitchen Remodeling

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SONY DSCFloating Shelves for Kitchen Remodeling

When remodeling a kitchen, it is important to choose design elements that will not only add functionality to the space, but that will also look and feel at home in that space. Floating kitchen shelves are design element that fits this description.

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What is a Pot Filler?

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What is a Pot Filler?

Pot Filler for kitchen remodeling - Design Build ProsThe kitchen is easily one of the most important rooms in your home so it should be remodeled somewhat frequently in order to keep up to date. You want to be sure that you are always getting the best appliances and that everything is up to date, especially if you love to cook. One thing you will want to consider getting in your home is a pot filler. These can also be known as a pasta arm and are very effective for filling large pots that may not fit under the faucet. These are extremely beneficial kitchen additions. Here is some information you may need to know when deciding if you want to install your very own pot filler in your home.

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What is Glazing in Cabinets?

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What is Glazing in Cabinets?

Glazing on kitchen cabinets - Design Build Pros (1)The kitchen is easily one of the most important rooms in your home, however, when it looks outdated with drab looking cabinets, it can be really unappealing and not somewhere you enjoy spending your time. Fortunately for you, however, you can easily improve the looks of your cabinets and brighten up the kitchen with some old school charm. One of the best ways for you to go about doing this is to use cream paint and glaze and what makes this an even better option is that it is an affordable option for any budget and it is an easy to do DIY project.

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Soft Close Doors and Drawers for Cabinets

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Soft Close Doors and Drawers for Cabinets

wooden cupboard with opened empty drawerIt is important that you take the proper care of every room in your home, especially your kitchen, because you will spend a lot of time there. When you are remodeling your kitchen, you may be looking for some new appliances as well as cabinets or countertops. However, something that often gets overlooked is the way that your drawers and cabinets get shut. Often times, they are slammed or banged around, especially by children. This is something that can be prevented and the fix is simple. Why not install soft close doors and drawers on your cabinets? This is an easy DIY project that will take less than a day to complete and will prevent you from hearing that annoying slam, bang sound all the time.

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What is a Quartzite Countertop?

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What is a Quartzite Countertop?

Super white quartzite countertop ~ Design Build Pros (1)When you are remodeling your kitchen, there may be plenty of things that you are planning to change. Perhaps you have some ideas about what you want to do with your cabinets and maybe you want some new appliances as well, but one thing that often gets overlooked is the countertops. There are many beautiful countertops out there but if you are a serious kitchen fanatic and you want to have a countertop that is durable, long lasting and will not show signs of wear and tear, you may want to consider getting a quartzite countertop. There are actually many reasons why people turn to quartzite and many different types of quartzite available. If this is the countertop material that you are considering, here are some things to ponder before making the purchase.

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