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Today’s Remodeling Trends: Spacious Kitchens and Bathrooms

  Bigger is better when it comes to kitchen and bathroom remodels. That’s the main trend sweeping the country, according to owners of Gilbert Design Build. Remodeling companies across the country are witnessing growing demand for big, open kitchens with large center islands, more refined use of granite and other custom stone countertops, and higher...
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How to Avoid Scams when Researching Remodeling Companies

Every year, trusting homeowners are scammed out of hundreds or even thousands of dollars when they hire unlicensed contractors and scam artists to perform home improvements. Being able to identify the signs of a scam and knowing how to find a reputable contractor can help you protect yourself from fraud. If you're thinking about making a home...
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The 9 Best Bathroom Features for Aging in Place

  It's the dream of many homeowners to live in their home throughout retirement. Unfortunately, this is only possible if the home is safe and senior-friendly.
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9 Must-Haves for a Gourmet Kitchen in Sarasota

Gourmet kitchens are different from standard kitchens in their beauty, functionality and usefulness to the homeowner. They're characterized by easy-to-clean surfaces, extra-useful appliances, and space to prepare spectacular dishes.
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9 Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

  Kitchen trends change all the time. As manufacturers create new styles and invent new materials, homeowners shift their preferences from the old to the new. In 2020, kitchen remodels will include some of the most attractive and functional features yet. Knowing what's coming can help you plan your upcoming kitchen remodel. Here's what you need to know.
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What to Expect During a Bathroom Remodel in Sarasota

The bathroom is one of the most-renovated rooms in the home, second only to kitchens. Yet while many homeowners are eager to have a more updated modern bathroom, actual moving forward with this project can be a bit overwhelming. After all, despite the relatively small size of most bathrooms compared to kitchens and other rooms in the home, a typical...
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The Best Country Clubs Near Sarasota, Florida

At Gilbert Design Build, we love helping to design and build our clients’ dream spaces in the Sarasota region—and we love living here just as much! From stunning beaches to quaint local communities to the year-round sunshine, there are so many reasons we love calling Florida home. Read about the top 8 country clubs in the Sarasota and Bradenton FL area...
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How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Cost in Sarasota?

  The kitchen is often considered the heart of the American home, and it’s usually one of the liveliest, most-used rooms in the house. From three meals a day to kids doing their homework to game nights around the table or island, this space is where families gather more than any other room. It is also one of the best spaces to remodel in terms of ROI,...
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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Sarasota, Florida?

If you’re in need of bathroom remodeling in Sarasota, one of the first questions on your mind is probably, “How much does it cost to remodel a bathroom?” While the answer to that question varies greatly depending on your specific project goals, budget, and other factors, it’s important to start thinking about these things as soon as possible. We know...
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Gilbert Design Build of Bradenton Awarded Best Of Houzz 2018

Bradenton, Florida - March 5, 2018 – Gilbert Design Build of Bradenton has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The full-service design/build firm serving both Manatee and Sarasota Counties was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than...
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