Home Efficiency Best Practices

Concrete Driveway Installation.

Concrete Driveway Installation.

January 11, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Between rainy season downpours, to accommodate leveler parking and entry, we regraded and replaced the existing driveway with 3000 psi concrete and #3 rebar on 12 inch centers (reduces cracking).

 
Fun Part: Decorating after Remodel.

Fun Part: Decorating after Remodel.

January 11, 2016 at 1:07 pm

Interior design goes hand in glove with remodeling, including considerations and specifications for finishes, appliances, color palette, lighting, fixtures, furniture and textiles. Remodel by Beckner Contracting & Management, Walnut Creek, CA.

 
Southwestern-Style.

Southwestern-Style.

December 20, 2015 at 5:41 am

Bachelor quarters elevated. Remodeled by Beckner Contracting.

 
Give me some of that.

Give me some of that.

November 5, 2015 at 8:43 pm

Every time we remodel a home and install the latest appliances, we want to live there too.

 
We get dirty.

We get dirty.

October 19, 2015 at 1:11 pm

This muddy auger, a tool with a large helical bit for boring holes in the ground, is drilling for a pier and grade beam foundation at a current job site.

 
Men at work.

Men at work.

October 18, 2015 at 2:35 pm

View the early stages of the laundry room, sewing room and bathroom addition for our Danville client, in progress now. The builder’s level is used to set forms at the right height. The excavator is drilling piers for the foundation.

 
The extra mile.

The extra mile.

September 4, 2015 at 10:27 am

We are deeply involved in every aspect of the project, whether planning, management, remodel, addition, restoration, repair, energy upgrade, electrical, plumbing, design/build or materials selection and installation. Last night, I was focused on the Building Department re-submission for a Danville home addition project.

 
Master bath remodel. Sea green with envy.

Master bath remodel. Sea green with envy.

September 1, 2015 at 8:32 pm

This serene master bath remodel is the result of a beautiful collaboration between Beckner Contracting and client. Together, we achieved a stunning transformation while maintaining the original layout– from dated “with issues” to contemporary and integrated. Developing a master plan; renovating the shower area; installing Cambria quartz counter top; managing selection and installation […]

 
Reduce remodeling stress.

Reduce remodeling stress.

August 29, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Most people remodel once or twice in a lifetime. So we can’t grasp quite how disruptive it will be to live through a remodel. Until you are right smack in the middle of it. Even with the best organization and care, the process is stressful. Construction workers tromp through your […]

 
Finishing.

Finishing.

August 29, 2015 at 1:51 pm

We love nail guns, but they don’t always get the job done and you’re left with nail heads protruding slightly above the surface of the wood. My Starrett nail set is the essential “go-to” tool to push the nail heads below the surface. We fill the holes with spackle, then […]