Archive for June, 2014

Whole house Eicher remodel.

Whole house Eicher remodel.

June 30, 2014 at 8:34 am

Major interior remodel and restoration of a vintage mid-century Eichler – this time in Walnut Creek, California – completed on Friday. We worked closely with the designer/homeowner over several months. Client moved back in on Saturday. That’s what it’s all about! More photos to follow.

 
Grab bars where you need them.

Grab bars where you need them.

June 26, 2014 at 6:44 am

When you are 88-years-young, grab bars come in mighty handy and increase independence. We installed grab bars and other “age in place” upgrades strategically throughout our client’s condo.

 
Bathtime!

Bathtime!

June 25, 2014 at 11:16 pm

We got this townhouse master bath remodeling project specifically because a customer referred us, stating in the kindest email to her neighbor, “Craig is one of the most ethical, hardworking people I know. Besides really listening to you, he and his crew do really good work.” Remodel by Beckner Contracting […]

 
A place for everything.

A place for everything.

June 23, 2014 at 9:33 am

Would you like more elbow room for your appliances? A designated place for your KitchenAid mixer, crock-pot, coffeemaker, blender, toaster, electric coffee grinder, juicer, snow cone machine, sparkling water maker, iPad and/or Cuisinart? Roomier kitchens built by Beckner Contracting Residential.

 
We’re making life beautiful…

We’re making life beautiful…

June 23, 2014 at 8:19 am

…for you and your family. Whole house remodel by Beckner Contracting Residential.

 
Our client wanted a mouse house.

Our client wanted a mouse house.

June 23, 2014 at 8:05 am

So we created one during her kitchen remodel. To each her own!

 

Skill takes time. Then you’ve really got something.

June 22, 2014 at 10:32 pm

In the watershed book Outliers, bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell states that it takes roughly ten thousand hours to achieve mastery. We have more. For our customers, mastery means we: Envision every facet of every project before lifting a single tool Continually rededicate ourselves to the fundamental, essential skills of our […]

 
Channeling Eichler.

Channeling Eichler.

June 22, 2014 at 8:28 pm

When you restore an Eichler, you have to respect the man and his vision. We did just that. Eichler whole house remodel and restoration, Oakland, California. By Beckner Contracting Residential.

 
Period-appropriate remodel strategy

Period-appropriate remodel strategy

June 22, 2014 at 7:46 pm

Taking cues from the age and style of this old Victorian in Oakland, we gutted and rebuilt the kitchen to contemporary standards and concepts, creating an integrated, period-appropriate kitchen that will always look right.

 
Mission District bike pulley system.

Mission District bike pulley system.

June 22, 2014 at 5:50 pm

It’s so cool. A San Francisco architect with offices in the Mission, wanted to encourage biking to work. But floor space is at a premium, so he asked us to devise a bicycle pulley system to solve the problem. We figured it out. Some people call what we do “innovation”. […]