Entries by thepointcollective

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 […]

Incorporating Universal Design in a Bathroom Remodel

Harrell Remodeling Senior Designer, Genie Nowicki, has been passionate about Universal Design for over twenty years. “I’ve always believed that it just makes sense to design homes to be comfortable, safe, and accessible for everyone,” Genie comments. “And with the selection of products in an amazing array of designs and finishes, it is easier to […]

Garage Doors: The Gateway to Curb Appeal

One of the most frequently used home additions is the garage. It rolls convenience, safety, security, and storage all into one. As a key component to your next custom remodeling project, a new garage or simply a new garage door can dramatically alter your Bay Area home’s appearance. And newer garage doors may provide improved […]

Countertop Options for Outdoors Kitchens

California living means outdoor living. Thanks to our state’s amazing climate, outdoor living spaces are one of the most sought-after additions to a residence and beautiful functional outdoor kitchens are a key component of these al fresco remodels. When designing a kitchen that will be exposed to the elements, it is important to consider the […]

13 Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

Winter is finally coming to a close. With warmer days ahead, spring is an ideal time to give your home some much-needed TLC after months of cold, wet weather. One of the best things a homeowner can do is to do a visual inspection both inside and outside their home. Look for mold or mildew […]

How Harrell Protects Your Home

At Harrell Remodeling, our slogan is one we take to heart: We never forget it’s your home. Harrell Site Manager, Mario Rivera, takes these six words very seriously each time he begins a new project. “The very first thing we do is to make sure that our client’s home is properly protected. I try to talk […]

Waterproofing Your Residence: Think Like A Raindrop

Water is one of the most insidious sources of damage to a home. It has a way of sneaking and seeping into the smallest of places, often without the homeowner being aware until the damage it has caused is readily apparent. According to Harrell Remodeling’s CEO, Ciro Giammona, there are three primary causes of water […]