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Dream Kitchen with GOLD!

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Kitchen Design Trends With Staying Power This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! Continue reading

5 Great Home Projects and What They Cost

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5 Great Home Projects and What They Cost kitchen remodel with wall removal - Design Build Pros (2)This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. You can read an interview she had previously done with Design Build Pros here. Remodeling one room seems to have a snowball effect in that there’s always something we feel we can do to make other spaces better, more efficient, more comfortable or just more visually appealing. With that in mind, we’ve pulled the most requested add-ons by clients once their initial project has started. These low to high-impact changes can improve your home and add to its functionality. Each project features what type of remodeling professional(s) can complete the home project and if a permit is required. We’ve also included the approximate cost information below. Continue reading

Gray is Here to Stay

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Luxury Basement Remodel in Warren, New Jersey COMPLETED (8)-Design Build ProsKitchen Design Trends With Staying Power This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. You can read an interview she had previously done with Design Build Pros here. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! Continue reading

How to Design Your Kitchen Like a Professional

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Kitchen Design Trends With Staying Power This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. You can read an interview she had previously done with Design Build Pros here. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! The modern home is always evolving. It’s easy to get inspiration, but most homeowners don’t know how to start. When I speak to LSPS clients, most want to incorporate trending designs into their remodel. However, once we start visiting showrooms for materials, they sway from one concept to another. It’s easy to do so with a variety of possibilities in front of you. I always advise them to have a design in mind, whether it be traditional, transitional or contemporary. From there, it’s easy to mix and match materials for your room. For example, a contemporary design often consists of clean lines, a traditional design often features ornate details and a transitional design combines both worlds.  With a design in mind, one can move forward with design trends, such as... Continue reading

Kitchen Design Trends With Staying Power

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Kitchen Design Trends With Staying Power Kitchen Remodel and Renconfiguration in Warren NJ (12)-Design Build ProsThis is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. You can read an interview she had previously done with Design Build Pros here. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! Design trends are always shifting gears, as the market changes. This can be expected, as new ideas and materials are formed. However, some trends seem to stay around, no matter what else is going on. Here are 5 kitchen design trends with staying power, along with some of the reasons why they’re great options. Continue reading

Home Shows vs Houzz

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Are you planning a home remodeling project? Where do you start gathering information and ideas? Two of the most common options are the internet and home shows. Both venues can offer great insight to projects, companies, products and design ideas. While both are viable, they have a different set of pros and cons and may cater to different audiences. Design Build Pros at the Remodeling home show (1)Home shows are a group of company exhibits set up in a building, typically for a weekend, for consumers to visit and view. Admission for an adult will range from free to perhaps $12. Often there are coupons or discounts available from either the show promoter or individual exhibitors. While attending, homeowners can see the displays of the companies that may range from full service, general contractors to individual trades people like painters, electricians, architects, designers, siding installers…etc. There may also be suppliers there displaying products that may include appliances, tile, windows, generators…etc. Continue reading

What Is A Butler’s Pantry?

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Butlers Pantry - Design Build ProsWhat Is A Butler's Pantry? A butler’s pantry is a utility room that is also called the serving pantry. The butler’s pantry is usually found in large houses that had the luxury of having space between the dining room and the kitchen, where items for serving food were stored. Sometimes it is also located at the back of the kitchen. Continue reading

What is a Quartzite Countertop?

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What is a Quartzite Countertop? Super white quartzite countertop ~ Design Build Pros (1)When you are remodeling your kitchen, there may be plenty of things that you are planning to change. Perhaps you have some ideas about what you want to do with your cabinets and maybe you want some new appliances as well, but one thing that often gets overlooked is the countertops. There are many beautiful countertops out there but if you are a serious kitchen fanatic and you want to have a countertop that is durable, long lasting and will not show signs of wear and tear, you may want to consider getting a quartzite countertop. There are actually many reasons why people turn to quartzite and many different types of quartzite available. If this is the countertop material that you are considering, here are some things to ponder before making the purchase. Continue reading

Black Painted Cabinets for Your Kitchen

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Black Painted Cabinets for a Kitchen Remodel SONY DSCYour kitchen is a very important room in your home, whether you realize that or not. It is the place you cook a great meal, talk about the events of the day with your kids and ultimately, make memories during the holiday season. Because the kitchen is so important, it is also important that you love the way it looks and that you enjoy spending time in it. One of the best things you can do when you are remodeling your kitchen is to update your cabinets. This is where you will store all of your goods and you always want to be sure your kitchen cabinets look clean and pristine. Sure, plain colored wood cabinets are nice, but if you want to make the kitchen your own and you want to give it some elegant, modern flair, you can paint your cabinets black. Black painted cabinets have many benefits and this is a job you can do yourself with ease. Continue reading

Lunches to Serve from Your New Gourmet Kitchen

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Lunches to Serve in Your Gourmet Kitchen (3)-Design Build ProsEveryone wants a gourmet kitchen. As we all know the kitchen is the heart of the home. For this reason it should be of the highest quality which is why homeowners are opting for a gourmet kitchen. It adds value to the home, has all the characteristics anyone would want in a kitchen and enables you to create spectacular meals. Below are lunches to serve from your new gourmet kitchen. Continue reading