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6 Tips To Improve the Home Remodeling Experience

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Houzz - Design Build ProsHomeowners and Remodelers – Have you ever had a sub-par experience with a home improvement project?

If you’re like most people, you have.

For homeowners and remodelers alike, the remodeling experience often falls short of expectations due to a lack of communication before the project begins.

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Design Build Pros Receives 2014 Best of Toms River Award

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best of Toms River 2014TOMS RIVER July 10, 2014 — Design Build Pros has been selected for the 2014 Best of Toms River Award in the Home Remodeling category by the Toms River Award Program.

Each year, the Toms River Award Program identifies companies that they 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 Toms River area a great place to live, work and play. Continue reading

Common Remodeling Project Complaints

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Almost without exception, each homeowner that Design Build Pros meets with has either had a bad, past remodeling experience or knows someone personally that has. The seven most common remodeling project complaints that DBP hears begin with:

  • http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photography-couple-arguing-expenses-image29661362“The project took way too long…”
  • “My house and yard were a mess…”
  • “Too many surprise, extra costs…”
  • “I couldn’t communicate with the workers…”
  • “They would not call me back…”
  • “No project schedule…”
  • “I had to manage the project myself…” Continue reading

8 Desirable New Jersey Home Features

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Family of five standing in front of home.  Children - 11 to 14 years.  Parents - 40s.In a recent interview, Neil Parsons, owner of Design Build Pros, was asked about 8 desirable New Jersey home features that many buyers are seeking. These features add value in selling a home and provide comfort and enjoyment for the current owners. Below are the items posed to Neil and his thoughts on them with relevance to current homeowner design build remodeling project requests. Continue reading

NJ Wine Cellar Design Ideas

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NJ Wine Cellar Design Ideas

NJ Wine Cellar Design Ideas

Building a NJ wine cellar can be a very exciting proposition for just about anyone. The commitment to build a wine cellar usually means you’ve already built up your wine collection to a point where you need a place to store all of those bottles, and having that many bottles of good wine is a joy all on its own. Of course, having all those wine bottles also means that you’ve spent a great deal of money on all of them, so you probably aren’t looking to skimp on costs for the wine cellar itself. All that said, you definitely don’t want to overspend when it comes to building your wine cellar either.

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