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Who Will Build Your Remodeling Project?

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construction-roof3DDesign Build Planners 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

Island Design Trends for Kitchen Remodeling

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Design Build Planners typically creates three distinct design options for homeowners’ planned remodeling project. They generally show a wide range of potential budget investments. DBP titles the three design build remodeling plans as Modest, Robust, and the WOW package. Deciding what the individual plans will depict is a highly customized and interactive process. Family needs and desires are assessed through Design Build Planners project profile checklists, Houzz ideabooks, and a face to face consultation with all those involved. Kitchen island design ideas (1)Regarding kitchen remodeling, almost without fail, people want an island. Ideally an island set up to accommodate seating and eating. When asked what size, most answer, “As large as you can make it.” When designing a kitchen island for size and placement, Design Build Planners always considers dining tables in the kitchen, adjoining rooms, and the dining room for both family meals and entertaining. Continue reading

8 Desirable New Jersey Home Features

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Family of five standing in front of home.  Children - 11 to 14 years.  Parents - 40s.In a recent interview, Neil Parsons, owner of Design Build Planners, was asked about 8 desirable New Jersey home features that many buyers are seeking. These features add value in selling a home and provide comfort and enjoyment for the current owners. Below are the items posed to Neil and his thoughts on them with relevance to current homeowner design build remodeling project requests. Continue reading

Free Remodeling Project Design Ideas

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bathroom design build remodeling in Randolph, Morris county, NJ 07869 (4)Many homeowners planning a remodeling project watch HGTV, flip through magazines, and browse through the Houzz website for inspirations and ideas. With that, they still often struggle to come up with design ideas for their own remodeling project. This is primarily due to the fact that their own home, size and positioning is not similar to those images and projects featured in those media. Continue reading

Design Build Remodeling with the Color Red

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basement remodel with theater room designed by the Design Build PlannersDesign Build Planners remodeling color of the day is RED. Red captures attention. It is one of the most visible colors, which explains why it is used on fire engines and stop signs to trigger alertness. Red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. Continue reading

Hall Bathroom Price for NJ Remodeling

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Berkeley Heights, NJ bathroom remodeling - Design Build PlannersRemodeling prices have the consistency of the weather . Meaning that "estimates" will vary with a range of highs and lows. A friend of mine on Facebook recently received quotes for a small home service. The three estimates were $4,000, $975, and $450. My comment was that the guy at $4,000 was probably sub-contracting to the $975 who in turn was hiring the $450 guy to actually do the work. While I added an "LOL" at the end, this scenario of wide range of remodeling prices is generally a result of companies quoting on different work and then not explaining where the differences in materials, labor, and overall customer service may be. Continue reading

Design Build Planners vs Architect for Remodeling

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Design Build Planners - Finally, a better approach to remodelingShould you start with a New Jersey architect or Design Build Planners for your next home remodeling project? Here are some of the points to consider and compare. Architects design and draw the plans before the project is accurately priced. Architects are paid in full before the remodelers begin quoting the planned project. construction documents and drawings are black and Continue reading

Kitchen Backsplash Design Ideas in NJ

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kitchen backsplash design ideas in NJWhen 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

Vote for the New Jersey Remodeling Project of the Year from the Design Build Planners Network

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Please cast your vote and comment for your favorite design build remodeling project from the list below. The best vote comment will also receive a $50 gift card! The winning project's homeowner will get a special gift. We narrowed the list down to ten popular projects. The results will be posted in January 2014. Please share this contest with your friends and post on your Facebook walls. We thank you in advance for your help and participation! Continue reading

Modern Kitchen and Great Room Remodel in Morris County New Jersey

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This home 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, the new owner wanted her own vision and version of a modern kitchen. The project plan also included a makeover for the great room, including a wet bar, and built-in cabinetry for the adjacent family room. Continue reading