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Home Library and Nook Designs

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reading nook and book case design for a NJ basementIf you have a vast collection of books, love to read, and enjoy displaying your books well, you need to create a home library with a reading corner. This special place in your home must create the right frame of mind so that you want to curl up with a book here on a lazy day.

How do you create such a warm and inviting place? Well, there are innumerable design ideas Continue reading

Outdoor Kitchen for Your Patio

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Outdoor Kitchen (2)An outdoor kitchen is a great idea to use the space for get-togethers and parties, family dinners, lunches or just a relaxing afternoon. Your patio can be adorned with appliances like grills and steak-makers, as well as beach chairs and sofas in order to make it more comfortable and welcoming.

The patio can also be covered, and have an inside-fire for rainy days and nights- which can be made more enjoyable with roasting marshmallows inside, while family and friends hunch together for story-telling and tale recounting. Continue reading

Design Build Pros Wins a 2014 Contractor of the Year Award in NJ

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Design Build Pros has been named a winner in the 2014 Contractor of the Year Award (CotY) contest, presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Design Build Pros won the award in the Best Bathroom category.

Award-winning bathroom remodel in NJ (1)The project, in Rockaway, NJ, was designed, developed, and sold by Design Build Pros. The craftsmanship was from ProSkill Construction ProSkill is a DBP Preferred Remodeler Network.

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Wood Patio Deck and Screen Room Get Renovated With Stone and Glass

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This Monmouth County, New Jersey home had an existing wood deck with a screen room on a deck. For combined reasons of aesthetics, usability, durability and longevity the client wanted to redo both. The project was to rebuild the screen room with additional framing, insulation, porcelain floor tile from Best Tile in Keyport, detailed trim, plus energy-efficient windows and doors. The deck was to be replaced with bluestone slabs set in concrete, a stone retaining wall capped with bluestone and lighting plus a custom wood-burning stone fireplace.
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Cozy Cape Cod Becomes a Remodeled Dream Home in New Jersey

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This Monmouth County, New Jersey project started with tearing down the detached garage and then adding approximately 2,400 square feet including a two-car garage with a game room above, a master bedroom suite, powder room, laundry room, and mud room. The existing kitchen was completely remodeled. The exterior received a new dimensional roof. The exterior siding was redone with vinyl and stone. New steps and a portico were added to the front entryway. A second floor terrace was built that overlooks the backyard and connects the entries to the master bedroom and game room. The game room has a spiral staircase down to the mudroom. Continue reading