All homeowners start with a design build remodeling project budget. How is that amount determined? How will it equate to the actual project investment? These are the questions that surround almost every planned home renovation. What factors play a part in determining the three different project design plans that Design Build Planners creates? We call it the "Three D's" Continue reading
Art Deco Style Interior Design Perhaps one of the most iconic design philosophies, Art Deco Style Interior Design is embodied in the Chrysler Building in New York City. Built at the onset of the Art Deco movement, the building is recognized widely as a symbol of Art Deco worldwide. Continue reading
A popular design request of the Design Build Planners for a remodeling project is to remove an interior wall to create an open floor plan. Most typically it is around the kitchen area, but can be for any combination of rooms. The actual space gained is minimal, generally representing less than six inches by the length of the wall to be removed. However, the newly defined space often looks and feels much larger. Additionally, furniture can be spread out more, even encroaching on the adjacent room once the wall barrier has been removed. Continue reading
When it comes to home remodeling and home improvement, nearly every homeowner has either had a bad experience with a contractor or knows someone who has. Trust us – we meet with homeowners every day and we’ve heard it all… The project took way too long… My house and yard were a mess… Too many surprises, extra costs, etc… I couldn’t communicate with the workers… They would not call me back… No project schedule… I had to manage the project myself… Do any of these sound familiar to you? Continue reading
Design Build Planners remodeling color of the day is GRAY. The color gray is solid and stable. Gray creates a sense of calm and composure, in addition to relief from the fast paced outside world. Maturity and responsibility are two central characteristics of the color gray.
Gray is a color of intelligence. The color gray displays wisdom and knowledge.
If being used well, the color gray can lend interiors an elegant formality that is subtle without being overly conservative. Continue reading
Everyone is familiar with your typical square or rectangle window. It's simple, and likely the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word "window". However, shaped windows are something that can add an extra touch of uniqueness to make your home stand out. Shaped windows add beauty to both the outside and inside views of a home. Continue reading
Design Build Planners remodeling color of the day is WHITE. The color white is color of perfection. The color meaning of white is purity, innocence, wholeness and completion. The basis for the color white is the thought of equality. The color white implies a sense fairness and impartiality. In addition, the color white also has tones of neutrality and independence. Continue reading
Design Build Planners remodeling color of the day is YELLOW. Yellow is the most luminous of all the colors of the spectrum. Yellow is the color that captures our attention more than any other color. In addition, yellow is the color of happiness and optimism. Yellow is also the color of enlightenment and creativity. Finally, yellow is the color of sunshine. Continue reading
Design Build Planners remodeling color of the day is BLUE. Blue is America's favorite color. In addition, it has a calming effect. The color blue signifies strength, wealth, and dependability. Blue has a very fresh feel to it. Continue reading
Indulging in building a home theater or media room for your home is a luxury that many desire. A home theater or media room for your home is a place we head to for putting our feet up and simply having a good time, without having to step out from the comfort of the house. It is a place we invite our friends over for a lazy summer afternoon with popcorn and drinks. Thus, there is no surprise then that more and more people are now remodeling any spare room in their residence for a home theater. And the ones who already have are looking to upgrade the old technology and equipment to keep the space in absolute top shape at all times. Basement space is a common location for a planned home theater. Continue reading