Remodel West: Best of Houzz 2013!

RemodelWest was recently acknowledged for one of their projects in a very cool way! Houzz is the leading online platform of it’s kind. As a tool for homeowners and remodeling professionals to share ideas and learn from each other, Houzz has received a lot of attention.

RemodelWest is ecstatic to announce that we have been selected as one of Houzz’s Best of 2013! We have been excited about everything Houzz has to offer since we discovered it.

Visit our Houzz site!

The community of Houzz.com especeially liked our Saratoga Kitchen remodel project. Read more about the details of this project here.

Watch a video of the amazing before and after transformation of this kitchen!

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Introduction to Cork Flooring by Remodel West

RemodelWest has been designing and remodeling homes since 1992. Just recently we have noticed a trend in using cork material as a flooring solution. We thought we would take the opportunity to share a few quick facts about Cork.

  • Cork is a 100% natural flooring options. The bark of cork oak trees is harvested with zero negative impact on the environment and grows back naturally in 9-12 years.
  • Have allergies? No problem! Natural substances found in cork resist the growth of mold, mildew and bacteria.
  • Cork flooring is one of the best choices when thinking about the acoustics in the room. It has the best natural sound insulation and actually absorbs sound reducing noise.
  • Cork is naturally fire resistant.
  • Cork is

Custom Home Remodel Los Altos

Los Altos Custom Home Remodel

Remodel West completed this Los Altos home remodel in 2012. This project consisted of a full remodel of the kitchen, laundry room and bathroom with an addition to the living room and an indoor/outdoor living area.

Cabinetry

The kitchen was designed to serve the needs of a busy family with the expectation of some entertaining in their future. The overall design inolves two different cabinet finishes provided by Crystal Cabinets. The perimeter of the kitchen is a slab door style with a custom finish, while the outside of the island, floating shelves and ceiling design is a slab door style with a standard darker finish. The cabinetry facing the living room matches the entertainment center designed for the family …

RemodelWest on Flickr

Remodel West uses various tools to display finished projets through the internet. Perhaps one of the more facisnating libraries belongs to our Flickr site. This site provides the opportunity to not only see the finished project photos but also to see what the project looked like before and as our construction team was in progress.

Here is an example from one of our bathroom remodel projects:

Before

During

 

After

 See more photos on Flickr!    

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Kitchens-Baths-Additions-Cabinetry

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RemodelWest Featured on www.Houzz.com

When designing your dream home, it can seem overwhelming to create a picture in your mind of all the possibilities and what they will look like.

RemodelWest uses several tools to help homeowners get a grasp on the possibilities that best fit their needs and wants. In particular, www.houzz.com, has been a valuable resource for both homeowners and designers to communicate their wishes and expectations for the outcome of their remodel project.

Just last month, RemodelWest’s work was hand picked by the writers of Houzz for a featured Ideabook.

Check out our Houzz page: http://www.houzz.com/remodelwest…

New Kitchen Remodel Completed in Saratoga, Ca

Remodel West first visited this home in July of 2010 to take initial measurements and assess existing conditions of the house. Homeowners, Jim and Nancy were referred to us by a friend of theirs who had a kitchen remodeled by Remodel West.  Jim and Nancy wanted to remodel their kitchen mainly to update the outdated materials and appliances they had in their home. For example, the typical oak flooring, light tile with brown grout, and white appliances. A dropped ceiling with recessed center to accommodate the fluorescent light box also needed an update. Over the next few months, these homeowners would meet with the RemodelWest design team to walk through each step of the design process. Designers Kirk and Sarah…