Since 2005, GuildQuality, an Atlanta-based third-party customer satisfaction software surveying company, has powered the Guildmaster Award to recognize and celebrate home building, remodeling, and contracting professionals demonstrating the highest level of customer service within the U.S. and Canada.
Out of hundreds of applicants, Zieba Builders is one of the top design/build remodeling firms recognized by GuildQuality for consistently delivering superior customer care. (more…)
Zieba Builders of Long Beach, CA, has been awarded “Best of Houzz” in both Design and for Service for the second consecutive year by Houzz.com, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This year also marks the fourth time the firm has been recognized in the Design category. The award-winning design-build remodeling company has more than 29 years of home design and remodeling experience and was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. (more…)
World-renowned color authority, Pantone selects its color of the year every December. Many anxiously await this announcement as their choice is a direct reflection of what has been seen happening around the globe both socially, economically, and this year, politically. Here in the United States, the Presidential race created quite a tumultuous environment for most of the year. It is with those things in mind that the experts at Pantone selected Greenery, a bright and zesty yellow-green hue. (more…)
The colors that surround us in a room play a huge part in our mood and perception. The right colors can make us feel calm and balanced, or eager and uneasy if you are not careful! To create a sense of balance and harmony in your home, you want to be sure the paint colors of each room flow and set the right mood. You want everyone to walk in and immediately get a sense of what balance and “home” means to you. Continue reading for tips on balancing colors in your house. (more…)
Once you have read Part 1 of A Guide to Buying Countertops you will be ready to start exploring your surface options! This is an exciting part of your home remodel because you are able to choose a combination of materials that will showcase your personal tastes. Here are 7 common materials and their key characteristics and need to knows: (more…)
Choosing a countertop is no small task; it is an investment in your kitchen or bathroom that should last long, look beautiful, and be sturdy enough to endure the wear and tear of daily life. Before you begin your quest to find the right counter material for your home, read these tips to help make your decision. (more…)
There’s no denying that technology is advancing at a rapid pace all around us, but let’s not forget how advancements of technology in your home can improve your life; they make relaxing at home easier, chores more fun, and allow you to spend more time doing what you love. Stay ahead of the curve and check out these 3 Tech Trends of 2016 to incorporate in your next home remodel. (more…)
Feast your eyes on these beauties! DXV by American Standard has created the very first 3D metal printed faucet. Each individual design is truly a work of art, presenting water in ways we’ve never seen in residential bathrooms. Not only beautiful, these stainless steel fixtures also meet water efficiency standards set by the EPA and actually use 45% less water than standard faucets.
Each magnificent fixture is first created with computer-guided laser, which fuses powder metal with heat and pressure to create the desired shape. It takes roughly 24 hours to print one fixture. Once the solid metal rises from the powder, an artisan takes over and hand finishes each piece to give it a patina reminiscent of antique silver. (more…)
When searching for a company suitable for your latest home remodeling project, you will find there are 2 common methods for getting the job done: design-bid-build and design-build. The difference between the two is simple. In the traditional design-bid-build method, the owner contracts separately with the contractor and the designer. Each entity performs separate work and communicates separately with the owner. Therefore, the owner becomes the middleman and is in charge of communicating between the two, settling discrepancies, and more. In a design-build contract, the owner hires a single entity to perform both the design and production duties. The flow of work is unified as the designer and contractor report in unison to the homeowner while working as a team. The In-House Designer is present throughout the entire project.
Here are 3 reasons why design-build produces superior results: (more…)
Spending time outdoors and surrounding yourself with nature is relaxing and rejuvenating. Now more than ever, homeowners are seeking to replicate this sense of peace and calm inside their homes. In response, recent design and remodeling trends have been focused on creating tranquil environments that have the ability to counter the stressful lifestyle and socio-economic conditions we have been experiencing. One of those trends is incorporating natural elements into the home.
There are many creative ways to include natural elements, both real and faux, into your remodeling design. Here are a few of our favorites.
Rough-hewn unfinished woods. The true beauty of unfinished wood is its imperfections and untouched appearance. Bring warmth into your home with unfinished beams, a focal wall in your living room, or use select pieces to create a beautiful staircase.