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

With Interest Rates Soaring, Remodeling Your Home Office In Los Altos Hills May Be Better Than Moving

Posted by Larry Fox on Feb 3, 2017 9:20:16 AM

As the 8th most expensive zip code in the United States, Los Altos Hills (94022, to be exact), is definitely not a cheap place to live. You get a lot of bang for your buck here, however, with guaranteed lot sizes, beautiful residential areas with restricted zoning (no apartments or commercial buildings here), and a fantastic community of adults to socialize with at the farmers’ market on Thursdays. It’s a quiet, ranch-reminiscent town that’s unfortunately about to get even more pricey.

By the end of 2017, the Fed expects yet another ¾ point increase in interest rates—meaning your LAH mortgage has the potential to rise more than $500 per month. If you’re lucky enough to live in this coveted zip code, that number may not concern you. However, it definitely serves as that market’s warning to stay put. Now is definitely not the time to buy new.

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Topics: Custom Home Offices, Remodeling, Los Altos, Custom Desks

3 Steps to Organize Your Home

Posted by Sarah Whitely on May 10, 2011 2:45:00 PM

Everyone’s home is unique. Your family members each have their own hobbies, needs, and styles. You need a functional home office, your spouse would enjoy a custom media center, and the kids are outgrowing their space.

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Topics: Custom Closets, Custom Home Offices, Remodeling

Make Any Room Transform With A Wall Bed!

Posted by Sarah Whitely on Feb 25, 2011 1:40:00 PM

Who knew modern Murphy beds can look so chic! You can see how customizable wall beds can be for anyone! They can cater to your taste whether it’s contemporary, Victorian, or just traditional.  Even apartment therapy states wall beds are, “Such a smart space saver, we're pleased to finally start seeing less traditional styling for these more often…” .  Below are just some of our projects we have completed for our customers here at Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets.

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Topics: Custom Wall Beds, Custom Murphy Beds, Remodeling

We have a Finalist in the Top Shelf Design Competition!

Posted by Sarah Whitely on Feb 17, 2011 1:28:00 PM

We are proud to announce that Mark Olson is a finalist in the closet industry Top Shelf Design competition through Closet Magazine - we're very excited and proud of his great design work! 

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Topics: Reviews, Remodeling, Awards

If the McCalmont's can have a green home, so can you!

Posted by Sarah Whitely on Jan 4, 2011 12:15:00 PM

In this article, Carol Blitzer describes how the McCalmont's are an extremely eco-friendly couple. The couple had bought their home in 2004 in Barron Park, but it wasn't in the best shape. After three years, they decided their home needed some significant changes!

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Topics: Green, Remodeling

Wonderful testimonial

Posted by Sarah Whitely on Jan 3, 2011 12:13:00 PM
Wonderful testimonial from Sonia B., "Our designer, Kristi the scheduler and our install team were all so helpful and patient with our long remodel process. I give them the highest marks."
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Topics: Reviews, Remodeling


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