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
Whenever you install something new you should always test it to see that it works properly. The same is true for a new kitchen. This newly remodeled kitchen in Rockaway, New Jersey was definitely put to the test; a taste test! The project’s remodeler, ProSkill Construction of the DBP Network, arranged the post-production celebration. The dinner party was hosted by Donna Davis of Bottles, Bubbles, and Blondes. The evening featured a personal chef and paired wines from around the world. Continue reading