Category Archives: Remodeling Industry Information

Leaf Protection for Your Gutters

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Leaf Protection for Your Gutters by the Design Build ProsLeaf Protection for Your Gutters

Gutters are prone to being clogged by leaves that fall from the trees. Thus, it is important to protect your gutters from leaves that fall; this can be done by use of gutter coverings, gutter leaf guard, hoods, screens or helmets among other methods. Whichever method that you choose should be effective to ensure that it takes a good deal of time before you need to climb up your ladder to clean the gutters. Continue reading

How to Update Your Home’s Insulation

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How to Update Your Home’s Insulation

Updating Your Home Insulation-Design Build ProsLast winter was one of the worst in recent history. Many people’s wallets especially suffered due to higher heating costs. The cost of propane and other natural gases reached astronomical prices as the demand increased and the supply dwindled. If your home is heated only by electric you were likely to see bills shooting into the hundreds of dollars. You can withstand brutally cold winters in a less expansive fashion for many years to come and save money by updating your home’s insulation. The green energy trend has made information in how to update your insulation more available than ever before. Continue reading

Basement Egress Windows

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Basement Egress Windows

Basement Egress Windows (1)-Design Build ProsAfter constructing your family home and applying the finishing touches, you could suddenly discover that your basement is not complete. One thought is to install a basement egress window together with a window well. Egress windows do a lot to a basement. They let more natural light into the dark space beneath the rest of the house. They also serve as very convenient routes of exit when there is a fire or other natural calamity in the home. Continue reading

Are You Aware of These 7 Common Remodeling Project Complaints?

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When it comes to home remodeling and home improvement, nearly every homeowner has either had a bad experience with a contractor or knows someone who has.

Trust us – we meet with homeowners every day and we’ve heard it all…

NJ Designers and Remodelers - Design Build ProsThe project took way too long…
My house and yard were a mess…
Too many surprises, extra costs, etc…
I couldn’t communicate with the workers…
They would not call me back…
No project schedule…
I had to manage the project myself…

Do any of these sound familiar to you? Continue reading

Money Back Savings Guarantee for Remodeling Designs

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Mortgage and down paymentRemodeling can be rather expensive. Design Build Pros strives to deliver a professional and pleasant remodeling experience for a homeowner, from the onset, through its exclusive design and development process. Among the many goals of DBP, helping homeowners save money, wherever possible, is high on the list. Continue reading

Cooking with a Convection Oven In Your Kitchen

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Kitchen Remodel (4)The majority of people are accustomed to the radiant oven which has a burner at the bottom, cooking racks in the mid-section and probably a grill at the top. The problem with this kind of burner is that it losses a lot of heat and when using it, you must place the food being cooked right at the center or you risk ending up with food that isn’t cooked properly. With the recent worldwide call on families and industries to save on the cost of energy, using the radiant burners are no longer appealing. Convection burners seems to have offered the much needed solace. Continue reading

Fresh Air Skylights from Velux

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Fresh Air Skylights from Velux

Fresh Air Skylights From Velux (1)When you buy a home, you may find that there is no open lighting in many of the living areas. Your ceiling and roof may not have any sort of openings, and that’s fine. Millions of people have a dream home that has no sort of skylight, or anything of that nature. However, if you want to install this after the fact, and you want to look at the night sky or you just want to have an extra ventilation source, you’ll find that adding a nice skylight can be something worth looking into. Continue reading

Paint Finish Options for Your Walls

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Paint Finish (1)-Design Build ProsPainting is not as cut and dry as you may think. There are a lot of different components that go into it, and many of them are going to cause you to scratch your head. If you think that you can just buy a can of paint of your favorite color and just go for it, you’re sorely mistaken. There’s a bit more involved to this, and when you start to look at paint finishes, you’ll realize that your decision making process should take on a little bit more thought than just picking out your favorite shade of color. The following will help you explore a bit of the options that come alongside with paint finishes today. Continue reading

Kyle Hunt of Remodel Your Marketing

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Kyle Hunt of Remodel Your Marketing-Design Build Pros InterviewDesign Build Pros  recently had the opportunity to interview Kyle Hunt of Remodel Your Marketing. Kyle is a highly respected professional in the remodeling industry.

Q: What is your one favorite part of your work day?

A: I firmly believe in the Jim Rohn quote “Never begin the day until it is finished on paper.” The favorite part of my work day is when I have my day 100% organized. In my case, this means it’s all typed in the ‘Notes’ app on my Mac. When I do this I’m focused on the correct things and productive. I aim to have this set before 8:00AM (ideally, it’s done at the end of the previous business day.) Continue reading