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

Remodel West Featuring Los Altos Project on Facebook

Remodel West would like to announce a new technique we are using to share photos of completed projects with our audience. For a couple weeks now, RemodelWest has been using their Facebook page as an avenue to expand their portfolio. This week we are featuring a Los Altos home remodel completed in 2006.

As a Licensed General Contractor serving Los Altos, Mountain View, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, San Jose and Cupertino, Remodel West is known for their superior design and construction services.

This week Remodel West posts a new photo of this project on Facebook, slowly revealing each room remodeled in the home.

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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

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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…

Before and After Gallery of RemodelWest Projects

Kitchen Remodel in Saratoga, Ca

Over the past couple years, Remodel West has made some amazing transformations to homes in the area. These projects include kitchen remodels in Cupertino, Los Altos, Foster City, Los Gatos and Saratoga and bathroom remodels in Cupertino, Sunnyvale, and San Jose.

Take a look at the before and after video and let us know what you think of these projects.

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…

Remodel West is Progressing Through the Design Process with a New Project in Palo Alto

Remodel West Design Inc. is busy designing a remodel project for a family in Palo Alto, California. Take a look at the most recent version of design on the exterior of the house.

RemodelWest’s Design Process consists of several meetings with the homeowners to discuss various elements of their project.

At this point designers have met with the homeowners to: 1. Review design drawings at various stages 2. Material Selection: current ideas include concrete flooring throughout the home, western red cedar siding and the possibility of implementing a radiant heated flooring system 3. Visit cost of the project 

 

 

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RemodelWest on Yelp, InsiderPages, Ratepoint and MORE

Over the past few years, the online review market has made a huge impact on consumers…EVERYWHERE!

Since 1992, Cupertino Kitchen Design/RemodelWest has made a priority out of homeowner satisfaction and made a real commitment to providing a quality experience to each and every client. With the advancement of online reviews, Remodel West can see their dedication paying off in a big way.

Take the opportunity to learn about the community’s experience with Remodel West on:

Yelp (Be sure to check out our “filtered reviews”-these are real reviews from real clients”

Ratepoint

Insider Pages

Yahoo! Local

Google Maps

Angie’s List

Facebook

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RemodelWest Completes Two Bathroom Remodels in Sunnyvale, California

Remodel West just recently completed a project in Sunnyvale involving the redesign and construction of two full bathrooms. In the before photos, you can see the use of outdated materials and poor use of space; Remodel West couldn’t wait to put their heads together to redesign these two bathrooms.
Bath 1 was primarily for the 3 children living in the home; strategic use of space was very important. While keeping the double sinks and bathtub/shower as the homeowner requested, Remodel West’s design staff rearranged the placement of all components in this bathroom and consequently utilizing the space most efficiently. You can check out the before and after floor plans to see the changes our design …