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Design Build Planners Receives 2016 Best Businesses of Red Bank Award

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Design Build Planners named best of Red bank NJ 2016 (1)Red Bank, August 08, 2016 — Design Build Planners has been selected for the 2016 Best Businesses of Red Bank Award in the Architects category by the Best Businesses of Red Bank Award Program. This marks the third year in a row that this Red Bank business has won this prestigious award.

Each year, the Best Businesses of Red Bank Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Red Bank area a great place to live, work and play. Continue reading

5 Steps To a Functional Laundry Room + Mud Room

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Mud Room Laundry Room Design Ideas from Design Build PlannersYou know the economy is coming around when homeowners are putting as much thought and planning into their mud rooms as they once put into their kitchens. Here at Design Build Planners, we have been designing an increasing number of multi-purpose laundry and mud rooms for homeowners throughout the United States.

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Why You Should Be Thinking About Aging-In-Place Remodeling

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Level entry shower system from Design Build Planners New JerseyOne of the reasons that home remodeling is on the rise is that baby boomers are retiring at an accelerating rate and more of them are choosing to stay in their homes for a longer period of time.

Historically, homeowners over the age of 55 account for about 30% of home improvement spending. However, due to recent trends, they now account for nearly 50% of all home improvement spending.

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Strengthening Home Renovation Market Fuels Design Build Planners Continued Growth

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Outdoor Living Project Design from Design Build PlannersOver the past six months, Design Build Planners has seen first hand a very strong home renovation market throughout New Jersey and the United States. Even more exciting than that, every indication points to our industry continuing to grow throughout 2015 and beyond.

In New Jersey and through our national remodeling network, we are seeing that homeowners are committing to projects that are both larger in scope and discretionary in nature.

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Case Study – Kim’s Gourmet Kitchen Remodel

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“Cooking is now more of a hobby than a chore.”

Join Design Build Planners on our journey of transforming a 20-year old kitchen into a homeowner’s dream.

Morris County Kitchen Remodeling - After

This Morris County, New Jersey home, built in 1992, had a kitchen with lacquer cabinets and laminate countertops which was a modern look at the time. Twenty years later, Kim, the new owner, wanted her current vision of a modern, spacious gourmet chef’s kitchen with professional grade appliances. A large dine-at island was high on her priority list as was extra cabinetry storage. She also requested that we incorporate a wet bar as part of the overall kitchen remodel. Continue reading

Dinner Party Celebrating a Kitchen Remodel in Morris County, NJ

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Party for kitchen remodel in Morris County New Jersey - Design Build Planners (1)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