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Design Review: Modern Kitchen Renovation with Screened-in Porch and Patio

Posted in: Decks and Patios, patio design, kitchen remodel, kitchen, kitchen remodeling, SCREENEZE, SCREENEZE screening system, kitchen design, kitchen appliances, Screen Room, screened porch in Washington, DC, Screened Porch, Screened-in Porch

James Moylan

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

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Featured DC Project: Factors to Consider When Building in the Palisades

The Palisades is a neighborhood in Washington, DC, and here at Design Builders we recently completed a backyard and kitchen renovation in that area that we’re excited to share with you! If you live in or near the Palisades and are thinking about undertaking a home improvement project, here are some details about that recent job to inspire you, as well as general reminders when looking to build in the area.

2017 Outdoor Cabinet Comparison: Plastic, Stone, and Steel

Posted in: Contracting Questions, kitchen remodel, kitchen, kitchen remodeling, outdoor living, outdoor kitchens, Danver cabinets, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Danver cabinets in Maryland, Danver cabinets in Virginia, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, outdoor accessories

James Moylan

Monday, May 02, 2016

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If you’re building an outdoor kitchen, you’ve probably already started investigating your options for outdoor cabinetry. In this industry, however, there are a staggering number of options, and that can quickly become overwhelming. To help you choose between plastic, stone, and steel (the most common outdoor kitchen materials), the following is an overview of some of the main differences, drawbacks, and benefits of each material type. From there, it’s just a matter of deciding what fits your personal preferences, budget, and environment.

An Insider's View of Top Trends & Designs in Outdoor Kitchen Cabinets

Posted in: Deck Design, design aesthetic, patio design, kitchen remodel, kitchen, kitchen remodeling, outdoor kitchens, outdoor living spaces, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Brown Jordan Outdoor Cabinets, Q&A

James Moylan

Monday, March 21, 2016

Danver stainless outdoor kitchen with night patio lighting

Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens have been in the market of making upscale outdoor cabinetry for many years. They've seen trends in outdoor kitchen designs come and go, but not every concept has proven as enduring as powder coated stainless steel kitchen cabinets or Infratech infrared heaters. With that unique perspective, Mitchell Slater, president and founder of Danver Cabinets, spoke to Design Builders about his favorite products and innovations to prevail in stainless steel outdoor cabinetry.

When Do You Need a Building Permit to Remodel a Kitchen Design?

Posted in: Building regulations, kitchen remodel, interior design, building permits, home remodeling tips, kitchen, kitchen remodeling, kitchen appliances

James Moylan

Monday, June 29, 2015

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Do I Need a Permit to Remodel My Kitchen Design?

Amidst the rush of picking out new tile and purchasing eco-friendly kit chen appliances, it’s often easy to forget one of the most important steps of remodeling a kitchen in Virginia or Maryland: obtaining permits.

Oftentimes, homeowners are surprised to learn that their full interior kitchen renovations require permitting, especially if they are doing something seemingly simple. However, the vast majority of kitchen renovations require not one, but three types of permits: building, electrical, and mechanical permits.