Archive for category: Aesthetics

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 […]

 
Brighten your kitchen.

Brighten your kitchen.

July 28, 2015 at 9:12 am

Blown glass pendant lights provide the perfect splash of color in a Danville kitchen, newly remodeled by Beckner Contracting.

 
Design/Build

Design/Build

July 10, 2015 at 8:27 am

Beckner Contracting’s handiwork.

 
Celebrating post remodel.

Celebrating post remodel.

March 30, 2015 at 6:52 am

After we completed the whole house remodel, including installing a new fireplace mantle, the homeowners threw a Mardi Gras party. Isn’t that what it’s all about really? To celebrate life, family, friends and special moments.

 
Modern family makeover.

Modern family makeover.

March 7, 2015 at 8:13 pm

Beckner Contracting & Management remodeled and modernized this Walnut Creek Eichler, stem to stern. Staying true to the distinctive aesthetics and design principles of Joseph Eichler himself. In collaboration with interior designer Denise Maloney, we developed and executed an inspired twenty-first century vision, with discipline, leadership and craft. We worked […]

 
Blend in with the neighborhood.

Blend in with the neighborhood.

August 9, 2014 at 9:20 am

Many of us think of ourselves as individualists, march to our drummer, and value unique points of view. But, there are times when blending in makes sense, especially when it comes to resale value and neighborliness. Though you may be dreaming of transforming your rancher into a Tuscan villa, don’t […]

 
Radiant Orchid: Pantone’s Color of 2014

Radiant Orchid: Pantone’s Color of 2014

August 9, 2014 at 9:07 am

Gem tones are turning up everywhere in homes this year. Pantone says Radiant Orchid “blooms with confidence and magical warmth” and encourages “expanded creativity and originality”. Is purple the new orange?

 
Trending in Remodeling Now.

Trending in Remodeling Now.

August 9, 2014 at 7:21 am

Opening up the kitchen – the heart of your home – by removing a wall between the kitchen and adjoining rooms Choosing recycled glass tile for bathrooms Moving from cosmetic improvements to full home or kitchen remodels Streamlining kitchens. Yes, Modern is in, simple countertops, sleek finishes, touch-latch cabinet fronts, […]

 
How to Identify a Quality Contractor.

How to Identify a Quality Contractor.

August 6, 2014 at 8:11 am

Quality contractors display a different set of characteristics than less than stellar contractors. Once the project begins, ink dries on the contract, work begins and money is spent, the difference between the two becomes apparent. Unfortunately, a portfolio of impressive photographs doesn’t necessarily guarantee quality and follow through. You’ve got […]

 
Kitchen remodels and DIY

Kitchen remodels and DIY

July 18, 2014 at 8:19 am

If we may be so bold, when it comes to kitchen remodeling and kitchen design – leave it to the professionals. We’ve seen the dark side of DIY and it’s not pretty. Designing and remodeling kitchens, and installing kitchen cabinets that mesh perfectly with the rest of your home require […]