Sarasota Kitchen and Bath Blog

Home Improvement Tax Credits You Could Collect in 2019

  Did you make home improvements in 2019? If so, then you may be eligible for certain tax credits when tax season comes. Knowing what kind of home improvements qualify for tax credit can help you save or collect money on your personal income taxes. Here's what you need to know.
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Five Universal Design Elements to Incorporate Into Your Home

If you’ve ever planned a home remodel, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard the term universal design. This concept, which has been around for decades, is design that makes the environment accessible to all people regardless of disability, age and other factors. Recently, remodeling for accessibility has evolved into a trend that is popular among...
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Should I Remodel My Kitchen in 2020?

Kitchen remodels can be disruptive to normal life in a household. These projects are also a major commitment, requiring time and money. Before you decide to renovate your kitchen in 2020, it's important to know what to expect and that you're prepared. Learning about the benefits and the costs, familiarizing yourself with trends and finding the right...
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2019 in Review: Gilbert Design Build Looks Back on a Great Year

It's been an exciting and prosperous year!  Whether we've worked in your home or you've read something we wrote over the year, we are grateful that our paths have crossed. Our team has been busy this year, and we are thrilled to share this exciting news with you all.
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Who Do I Hire for a Home Improvement Project?

So, you’re thinking about re-tiling the guest bathroom and replacing a vanity or removing a wall and completely redesigning your kitchen. You decide to hire the work to be done, but quickly realize how many options you have. Now what? While the potential outcome of remodeling is exciting, finding the right partner can be daunting.
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Bathroom Remodel in Sarasota: From Cookie Cutter to Custom

  Here at Gilbert Design Build, we take bathroom remodeling in Sarasota very seriously. It's our job to make sure clients are satisfied from our first meeting, to the completed project, and even in the years to come. This project is a perfect example of how we can help homeowners meet and exceed their expectations for bathroom remodeling in Sarasota.
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12 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe When You Are Away for the Holidays

  With the holidays just around the corner, many families in Sarasota are planning trips to see far away loved ones. When they leave, their home becomes vulnerable. Burglaries and thefts can be devastating at this time of year, when many people have new gifts and precious decorations out on display. You can help keep your home safe with the following...
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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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