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Blue Stone Patio

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Blue Stone Patios Patios and decks from the Design Build Planners network of contractors (11)Adding a blue stone patio to your home means increasing the value of your home. This offers you a place where you can relax and spend ample time with your family and friends. Obviously, before undertaking a remodeling project, one must first look at the cost or expenses that the work will incur. Thus, one needs prior adequate planning after deciding that he or she wants to install a blue stone patios to their homes. They also come in two different types that is the thermal and irregular designs. The irregular blue stone pavers can have an average cost of about $4 to $8 per square foot while the thermal blue stone pavers usually can have an average cost of about $5 to $8 per square foot so it is up to the user or buyer to decide which one best suits his or her needs. The blue stone is always preferred by many home users due to its strength and durable capabilities. This also makes it a good choice for patios and other outdoor areas that usually receives high amount of traffic. Continue reading

Wisconsin Design Build Remodeling Project From Stebnitz Builders

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Wisconsin Design Build Remodeling Project From Stebnitz Builders steb porch sittingThis East Troy home on Booth Lake had a few drainage issues that needed to be resolved, but one thing was clear, the homeowners knew with the proper design features, their property had amazing potential to be a fixture on the lake. This design build remodeling project was done by Stebitz Builders in Wisconsin.  Stebnitz Builders is a full-service remodeling firm with building services that include custom home remodeling, home improvements & house repairs, custom new home building & custom home design. They specialize in kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling services, whole house renovations, additions, windows, doors, repairs, countertops, sunrooms and more! Continue reading

Outdoor Living Space in Union County, NJ

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Homeowner Idea for an Outdoor Living Space Project in Union County NJ (2)

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The Design Build Planners team has a new project on tap: designing an outdoor living space that includes a patio, portico over hang, and fire pit. Like most homeowners, the new DBP client wants the project done as soon as possible. The difference? This project is more along the lines of a necessity. The existing area is hazardous, and the homeowner's have a young child. The overall objective for the Design Build Planners: have the outdoor living space project completed, by a DBP Network Remodeler, before the end of the year and do so within a modest budget. Continue reading

Front Entry Portico Overhang

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With regard to remodeling and homes, the first impression is usually attributed to the front entry door. As an extension of the door, a lasting impression can also be made by outside are around the door. A common project request homeowner request to the Design Build Planners is a portico overhang. Whether that request is a single remodeling project or a component of a larger design build remodeling project, a front entry portico can dramatically enhance the curb appeal of home. Continue reading

Outdoor Living Space for Shade and Entertaining

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These Monmouth County, New Jersey homeowners wanted to create a space that would provide a shady retreat in their southern-facing back yard. The end result is a true outdoor living space over 500 square feet in size, including separate eating and entertaining areas, a gas fireplace, a TV, porcelain floor, French door, and custom Board and Batten ceiling. Continue reading

5 Tips for Deck or Patio Designs, Plans, and Remodeling

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A backyard deck or patio is the foundation of an outdoor living space, family fun, and entertaining friends. When planning the project and space there are some obvious things to consider. How big to build it? What material will we use? How much will it cost? There are a few more things to consider that may be a part of a deck or patio project, but are often overlooked up front. Having options and decision pop up during or after construction causes delays, headaches, and extra cost; all of which neither a remodeler nor homeowner wants. Continue reading

Outdoor Living Space with a Portico Overhang and an Open Air Room

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Outdoor living spaces have become the poster project of staycations. A staycation is a period of time that an individual or family takes time off and relaxes at home. Outdoor living spaces can be defined by any or all of an outdoor kitchen, patio, deck, portico covered area, screen or sun room, in-ground pool, spa tub, backyard sports or activities, and as much more as you can imagine. Continue reading