What 5 Remodel Projects will Increase a Home’s Resale Value?

When thinking about a remodel project, it’s important to consider how the end result will influence the resale value of the home. The design, as well as its execution, needs to align with your vision, your budget, and your future plans. . The DiStefano Brothers Team has determined five remodel projects that will increase resale [...]

What 5 Remodel Projects will Increase a Home’s Resale Value?2020-08-07T20:09:39+00:00

When should I start thinking about my remodel or design plan?

NOW! or at least 3-6 months before construction starts. There are a lot of options with design/build, so it takes considerable time to vet ideas and make the best choices. It is never too early to begin the process of vetting the best company fit for your design needs!

When should I start thinking about my remodel or design plan?2020-11-19T16:25:23+00:00

Which Countertop is Easiest to Maintain?

Quartz countertops are the easiest natural stone to take care of. They are engineered using ground stone and resin, so they don't require regular sealing they way most granite and marble countertops do. This stone is non-porous, so it does not easily stain or etch.

Which Countertop is Easiest to Maintain?2020-08-07T19:22:12+00:00

What to Look For When Hiring a Contractor in Rhode Island?

The DiStefano Brothers Construction's Design-Build team has put together a list of important recommendations that all Rhode Island homeowners should consider when hiring a contractor: A valid Rhode Island Contractor’s License An Address: the homeowner should know exactly where their contractor is located. Insurance: without insurance the homeowner may be liable for any injuries occurring [...]

What to Look For When Hiring a Contractor in Rhode Island?2020-08-07T19:57:39+00:00

Do You Use 3D Virtual Design Tools?

The DiStefano team use state-of-the-art technology which allow clients to view proposed spaces or additions as 3-Dimensional computer renderings. These renderings bring your designs to life, allowing our clients to have a conceptual view of their selected design details. The photo below is a computer rendering.

Do You Use 3D Virtual Design Tools?2020-10-19T18:38:23+00:00

What are the Top 4 Ideas Top 4 for Smart Organization in Your New Kitchen Cabinet Design

The kitchen is typically the busiest room in any household.  It is where we eat, entertain, gather, do homework, and much more.  It is no wonder that the kitchen has many functions.  For this reason, developing a system that will utilize every aspect of your kitchen’s corners and spaces between appliances is necessary and is [...]

What are the Top 4 Ideas Top 4 for Smart Organization in Your New Kitchen Cabinet Design2020-08-07T19:29:40+00:00

What is a “Change Order”?

Change Orders are issued when a deviation from the original scope is requested or required. It is common during Design/Build projects for Clients to change their minds or want additional work completed. It is also common with remodeling to uncover aspects of the existing structure that are not up to code and must be modified [...]

What is a “Change Order”?2020-11-19T16:26:16+00:00

How Do I Choose the Right Shower Tile?

Our designers share their top 7 tips to keep in mind when selecting a shower tile. Glass Tiles Advice:  Although quite beautiful, glass is not always easy to work with.  Some clear glass tiles can show moisture that is trapped behind them, resulting in what was once a beautiful shower enclosure looking awful in a [...]

How Do I Choose the Right Shower Tile?2020-08-07T20:22:23+00:00

How Long Will my Project take?

Each project is unique with different circumstances; we will discuss the project timeline during the completion of the design agreement. Each project has a site supervisor who will keep you updated thought the project and who you can ask as many questions as you wish.

How Long Will my Project take?2020-10-19T18:40:20+00:00