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Anyone who has met or worked with Robert Monetti knows how passionate he is about his work and his customers. His commitment to quality and excellence shows through in his results and interactions with customers, employees, and fellow NAHB Builders 20 Club members. As acting president of club #49 of the NAHB Builders 20 Club, […]

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  1.    Did the contractor provide a detailed proposal and carefully explain what items are included for the construction of the project? 2.   Did the contractor provide an example of how their firm addresses changes, and was that explained? 3.   Is the contractor’s specific service and warranty program carefully enumerated in their proposal? 4.   Based […]

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Use this checklist to help you select a home builder or home remodeler. Contact your local home builders’ association for the names of member builders and remodelers: nahb.org/findanhba. You can also ask family, friends or coworkers for recommendations. Make sure the builder or home remodeler has a permanent business location and a good reputation with local banks […]

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Custom builders create homes designed for each owner individually or from their own, private stock of designs. While production builders build communities by restricting design to a group of preselected home types lots they have picked and purchased themselves, custom builders tend to build on land owned by the customer and start fresh with each […]

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  The biggest issue that arises as people start to design their Dream Home is the lack of checks and balances during the architectural design phase. What often happens is that the homeowner has a budget in mind, but that does not always align with what has been drawn out by the architect. The architect’s […]

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Let’s be clear here – the world is full of excellent builders, great builders and, in fact,  a few I know who are extraordinary. I’d go so far as to say most builders I know do everything in their power to provide a quality service and product to their clients. Those are the guys you’re […]

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Online directory Rebuild New Jersey is connecting homeowners with the right contractors in the post-Sandy shore region. Brielle resident Joseph Hughes founded the directory late last year after the storm hit and the site officially launched last month. Mr. Hughes has a background in both contracting and marketing, working in the contracting field for 10 years […]

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A home not only serves the utilitarian purpose of providing us with shelter, it is also an expression of who we are. Good art is about inspiration and emotion while good design is about scale and measurements. This is why architecture is often referred to as the intersection where art and science collide. Before the […]

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Is your happy place somewhere on a beautiful hammock tied between two great oak trees, with a book in your hand and a cup of delicious tea on a sunny spring afternoon? No? Then check out these 3 easy tips to get started on building the ultimate custom man cave: 1.) The Bar – A […]

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Looking to add a home improvement project to your spring cleaning agenda? If you want a project that is valuable without spending a ton of money or time, check out these 3 spring home improvement ideas that will leave your home looking fresh for the season: 1.) Power wash porches, patios and decks. This is […]

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