When it comes to designing the interior of your kitchen and bathrooms, there are many different designs that you will come across. You will definitely come across granite and quartz (which you can read about here) countertops. This is a common design that can be found in a large majority of homes all over the country. However, granite and quartz are not the only options that you are limited to. Continue reading
Stair Railing Material Options
Stair railings, whether outdoor or indoor, serve the same purpose which is enhancing the safety of individuals using the stairs. In your search for stair railing materials, the options available may be quite overwhelming. There are a number of factors one needs to consider when choosing a stair railing material such as the material’s resistance to weather conditions, match to the external color and trimmings of the house, and the stair design. Each of the different stair railing materials available comes with both pros and cons. Thus the choice squarely lies with one’s taste and needs. So, which options are available? Continue reading
Residential Elevator for Your Home
For many people that own a multi-story home, the only option for going up and down between floors is to go through the process of stairs in a variety of locales. This may become arduous for many, especially in the case of a surgical procedure, or just aging. If you or someone you know owns a home with multiple floors, you may find that the best solution to calm the issue of wear and tear on the body is through the installation of a residential elevator. Continue reading
Be at the forefront of interior design by adding a barn style sliding passage door to your home. The versatility of barn style sliding passage doors is immense. There is no shortage of options that you can chase when you look into this opportunity, especially if you’re going for a modern twist on classic design implementations in the home. Whether you’re trying to configure proper interior design, or you’re balancing a décor solution that is going to thrill, you’ll end up seeing greatness if you just take time to cycle through the many solutions available with this type of door. Continue reading
One of the best things that you can do for your home (and your sanity) is to optimize the storage. Your home may become too full, and the garage may not have the space you need to house a variety of your home goods and more. For that reason, you will want to look into selecting a storage shed. Continue reading
A new home gym is the perfect incentive to get into shape. You now have a room specified for working out with all the equipment you need. A home gym is a spectacular luxury. Once the project is complete the only missing component is an effective exercise plan. You want a plan that targets all areas of the body and provides toning, cardio and strength training without having to spend hours working out. Continue reading
It happens every day, and no one really thinks about it until it occurs. People around the world wake up in the middle of the night and need a drink of water, or they come home to a darkened home with no lights on. Turning on the lights means waking up everyone, or perhaps even making things a bit uncomfortable on your eyes. There is a solution that can fix that, and it comes with the opportunity to add lighting in a very discrete area. Continue reading
Design Build Pros recently interviewed Ajay Gaglani, one of the owners of ProSkill Construction. ProSkill is a DBP Preferred Remodeler. ProSkill has many remodeling industry accolades, including a 2013 Qualified Remodeler Design Award and 2014 Contractor of the Year Award from NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry).
Q: Having recently purchased a home, what is the first remodeling project that you want to do?
A: I would like to remodel our master bathroom first. Continue reading
Design Build Pros offers a unique, highly customized pre-construction design and development service. At the design reveal, DBP discusses the various next step options for the homeowner regarding their planned home improvement. One very important question that is addressed is, “Who will build your remodeling project?” This questions applies to any type of project ranging from a basement, bathroom, or kitchen makeover to additions and whole house renovations. Continue reading
When making product selections for a kitchen design build remodeling project we often use the “wardrobe” method. We view the kitchen cabinets as a man’s suit, as it is the most visible and largest area of the kitchen. So the cabinet style and color finish are the first and most important design selection. The next selection is the shirt, or the countertop. There are many countertop materials and design options from mild to wild. Finally, we select the tie. The tie, or backsplash as related to kitchen design ideas, is the small, yet vital accent. It can add life and excitement to a basic, neutral cabinet and countertop. Selections can include stone, glass, metal, solid granite plus mixtures of any materials or as accents. Continue reading