Entries by thepointcollective

Designing A Roof With Curb Appeal

We’ve all driven by houses that have that certain something. These welcoming, attractive homes have that much sought-after moniker referred to as curb appeal. All of the exterior elements come into play – landscaping, color of the house, entry door, windows – to create a cohesive and inviting appearance. Yet there is one important element […]

Barn Doors in Showers

Barns doors have become a widely coveted design trend, so much so that they’ve even made their debut in the bathroom as shower doors or as a component in complete enclosures. The barn door-style shower is notable because of its uniquely modern top-frame hardware that makes it an attractive focal point. Harrell Remodeling designer, Debra […]

Design, Build…Run?!

Everyone on the Harrell Team has interesting backgrounds and hobbies. It’s always fun to learn more about the person who’s designing your kitchen remodel, prepping your home for impending construction, swinging hammers on-site, or the team members in charge of making the entire project run smoothly. By day, Nigel Robinson is one of our valued […]

The Bay Area News Group Names Harrell Remodeling a Winner of the Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019 Award

PALO ALTO, CA Harrell Remodeling has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 honor by The Bay Area News Group. The list is based solely on Employee-owner feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, […]

Designing Beverage Stations

Incorporating wet bars and cocktail mixing areas have been fairly commonplace for some time but the latest hot commodity are custom beverage stations. These designer drink destinations tend to focus around coffee, soda, and water, all of which can be enjoyed by the homeowners as well as provide a dedicated refreshment area when entertaining. Coffee […]

Peninsula vs. Island: How to Know Which Works in Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. So much happens in this space: creating and eating meals, entertaining groups, chatting with a friend over a cup of coffee, doing homework or catching up on emails. Having an area that invites multiple uses is an attractive option and that’s where peninsulas and islands shine. If you’ve […]

Permits: Why Do You Need Them and For What Projects

Permits are part of just about every remodel project. A permit is required to ensure that a home is properly constructed, that it meets all building code requirements ensuring it is safe for its inhabitants. The cost of a permit varies by the scope of the project, the number of inspections required, the city in […]

Outlet Technology

Earlier this year, Harrell Remodeling Designer Genie Nowicki, spent three days at the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) where she was immersed with the latest industry products, trends, and technologies. Although not as sexy as steam showers, spa bathtubs, and the latest fixtures, electrical outlet technology was prevalent at KBIS. According to Genie, […]

Incorporating Color In Cabinetry

Color is just one way homeowners can express their personality. A popular way to incorporate color is with cabinetry, which is especially popular in kitchens. Once upon a time, high quality cabinet color choices were very limited, but these days, just about any color is available, opening up a myriad of amazing design possibilities. Harrell […]