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Beautiful Office Remodel in Santa Clara Makes Clients Happy & More Productive

Posted by Chris Durant on Oct 9, 2017 10:44:41 AM

 

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Topics: Custom Home Offices, Santa Clara, design plans

Collector’s Paradise: Pleasanton’s Antique Faire is the Place to Go in October

Posted by Larry Fox on Sep 25, 2017 8:41:42 AM

What a delight to wander through stalls of unique collectibles on a beautiful fall afternoon, looking for that perfect item to display in your living room. Pleasanton will once again host their Antique and Collectable Faire on October 8th, giving you just such an opportunity. When you arrive home after a long and pleasurable day at the Faire, look to Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets for the perfect place to display your newfound treasures. By providing a backdrop for your most valued and beloved items, a Valet Custom cabinet allows you to enjoy them every time you walk through your living room.

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Topics: Custom Cabinets, Pleasanton, Living Rooms, custom lighting

Outdoor Recreation and Sports Are a Fall Tradition in Danville

Posted by Larry Fox on Sep 18, 2017 4:00:11 PM

As the weather cools and fall sports get into full swing, organizing your hiking, biking, walking, playing and riding gear becomes paramount. Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets can help your mudroom become the perfect blend of serviceable and stylish for all your fall activity needs. With so much recreation so easily accessible to Danville, the only real question is figuring out what to do! So grab your gear, and let’s get going…. Wait.… Can’t find what you need in the chaos of the entryway? Valet Custom can help.

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Topics: Home Organization, Danville, mudroom, entryway

The Evolution of Custom Cabinet Materials and Finishes

Posted by Larry Fox on Sep 13, 2017 2:53:52 PM

Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets uses the highest quality, environmentally-friendly, durable material to build your custom cabinet or closet. By designing with thermally fused laminate, Valet Custom can create projects of exceptional quality; beautiful and enduring, with precise measurement for exact fit in your space.

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Topics: Custom Cabinets, Thermally Fused Laminate, Materials and Finishes

Now is the Time to Organize your Hobby with Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets

Posted by Larry Fox on Aug 29, 2017 2:51:16 PM

Our passions are what set us apart from the ordinary. And just as we are each unique, the way that we express ourselves must match those passions. Studies have shown that hobbies improve our physical health, increase our well-being, and restore our energy. As an added bonus, they even make us more productive at work.

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Topics: Custom Cabinets, Custom Hobby Room, Remodel, crafting room

Bayview District’s New Construction a Chance for Homeowners to Get in on the Ground Floor

Posted by Larry Fox on Aug 14, 2017 12:18:33 PM

With its background of diversity and industry, the Bayview District of San Francisco holds a unique place in Bay Area history. From the shrimp industry to the naval shipyard, this community has drawn blue collar workers and provided an affordable place to live and work. In the past few years, however, many changes have come to the area, giving it a renewed sense of neighborhood, where people talk to each other on the street and exciting new eateries are opening. Long a refuge for artists with its roomy warehouse spaces and comparatively low cost of housing, the Bayview District is becoming a place for city professionals to purchase affordable houses on the Peninsula and young families to own into their own homes. Homeowners can get in on the ground floor so to speak, with affordable housing in an up-and-coming neighborhood. With ownership come the myriad decisions about organizing and storing your belongings. This is where Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets can take you from simply living in your home to delighting in it with custom closets designed just for you.

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Topics: Custom Closets, San Francisco, Bayview District, Bayview housing market

San Jose Granny Units Get a Boost with New Regulations while Homeowners Get the Benefits

Posted by Larry Fox on Jul 24, 2017 7:10:43 AM

The new California laws that went into effect in January have lessened the difficulty and cost of adding a so-called granny unit, now dubbed Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), to single-family or multi-family dwellings. San Jose has gone a step further in their attempts to ease the housing shortage that is causing rents in the Bay Area to skyrocket. San Jose’s removal of barriers for these small rental units; by lowering the total square footage of the lot needed for an ADU and increasing the maximum square footage of the unit itself to 800 square feet, can create a great opportunity for you - the homeowner - to benefit. While it may not be built for resale, you can rent this unit out to increase your monthly income. It can also be used for multi-generational living, for instance with boomerang kids or aging parents. It can even be used as a short term rental (STR) like Airbnb.

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Topics: Custom Murphy Beds, ADUs, Custom Storage, San Jose, Kitchen Storage Solutions, Granny unit

Apple-Inspired Home Office in Cupertino Combines Function and Elegance for your own Personal Headquarters

Posted by Larry Fox on Jul 5, 2017 2:28:22 PM

With the impending grand opening of Apple Park, Cupertino has been the center of great interest and debate regarding tech office design. The whole world is watching as Apple engineers the perfect environment to encourage product engineers, designers and developers to produce the highest quality in innovation. Every detail is orchestrated to promote and enhance each employee’s work and productivity.

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Topics: Custom Home Offices, Cupertino

Summer Colors and Trends for your 2017 Remodel

Posted by Larry Fox on Jun 20, 2017 2:17:52 PM

As summer enters full swing, it is time to get going on those home décor projects that have been put off all winter. Longer evening light, lessening of school- and work-driven agendas, and a feeling of anticipation all contribute to the desire to tackle the redesign or update of that room makes us sigh each time we walk past it.

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Topics: Remodeling, Materials and Finishes, Color and Design

Ask Valet: How do you make overnight guests feel welcome in your home?

Posted by Tracey Lee Davis on May 9, 2017 7:20:26 AM

This is part of a series of "Ask Valet" blogs featuring tips for your home from the design team at Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets.

We asked a few designers at Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets what they felt all guest rooms should have to ensure the comfort of their overnight guests. Here’s what they had to say:

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Topics: Custom Wall Beds, Guest room, Guest Rooms, Ask Valet

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