One of the most popular rooms to be remodeled in Arizona is the kitchen. And with so many design features, layouts, color patterns and such to choose from, creating that perfect upgraded kitchen has never been easier – or has it? The truth is that sometimes having several options to choose from can lead to over-thinking, spending way too much money and having this fun experience transform into a nightmare. And the best way to begin any kitchen remodeling project is to pick a functional kitchen layout that works best for your individual needs. Read more
Living in Arizona comes with many perks. And although the summer season can and often is associated with extreme heat, the truth is that the majority of the year, the weather is very livable. In fact, the temperate weather we see from October till early May is often a critical element as to why people choose to move here – especially as they plan to retire. With that being said, here are five practical reasons why making improvements to your outdoor living space can be very beneficial for you and your family.
Benefits Of Sprucing Up Your Outdoor Living Space
Reason #1 – Spring is the Season for Outdoor Living
When the calendar hits March and April the outdoors is the place you want to spend the majority of your time in Scottsdale. With temperatures hovering in the mid 70’s from sunrise to sunset, and nighttime temperatures not too extreme, the Spring season is often the best time to entertain friends and family members in your back yard. It’s also a popular time during the year for people to host BBQ’s after work or on weekends as the weather is perfect for this type of relaxing activity. Read more
According the City of Phoenix, in 2011 there were 222 chronically homeless veterans living in the Valley of the Sun – all of whom were battling some type of mental or physical conditions that often led to some sort of substance abuse. That simply was not acceptable to many Phoenix-metro area residents including Peak One Builders founder, Michael Christensen; a retired Army veteran who considers ‘giving back’ as a mission, not a luxury.
Thanks to the collaborative efforts of City and State Officials, private business owners and several non-profit organizations, the State of Arizona seems to be leading the path in truly helping homeless veterans not only find affordable housing, but also to gain the medical, psychological and substance abuse assistance in order to live a quality life they fought to preserve. Read more
It’s no secret that the demographics of the United States are rapidly changing. Gone are the days of 2.5 kids, a white picket fence and one dog. Today’s collective country is aging – and with more large family homes quickly evolving to fewer full-time occupants, several homeowners are taking proactive measures to remodel a home to suit their current needs. It is for this reason and many more that many of today’s popular home improvement trends are focused on comfort as opposed to expansion. Read more
Growth in any industry is positive. However, based on a recent report submitted by Harvard Universities Joint Center for Housing Studies through their Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity report, the home improvement segment is predicted to show significant gains as the New Year begins. Even more impressive, according to current home remodeling news, is that this growth in new home improvement projects is based on accelerated growth seen in the final quarter of 2013 – a time period often associated with reduced remodeling projects. Read more
Trends in the marketplace often come and go. But as 2014 begins, green home remodeling is showing signs of expansion. And for home owners in Scottsdale, AZ making the decision to ‘go green’ with all of their home remodeling projects can save time, money, natural resources and spark some creative juices to use eco-friendly materials and procedures to enhance the overall look and feel of their homes.
Three Steps To Complete Your Green Home Remodeling Project
Here are a few things to consider that will make any green home remodeling project easier to achieve this year. Read more
When business is good, growth is inevitable. And believe it or not, finding productive ways to expand your business operations is a good problem to have. However, when any company is in the process of expanding their capabilities, one of the biggest hurdles that occur is making the decision to expand their current workspace through commercial tenant improvements or picking up and moving to larger and more adequate operating facility.
Improving Or Moving: What Are The Benefits?
There are benefits to both including: Read more
One of the best attributes any successful company can have is flexibility to work through multiple platforms. And in the construction industry, the unique ability for a general contractor to have the skill-set and experience to work on several types of buildings with a multifamily construction company; from apartment complexes to condo’s not only shows flexibility – it also provides construction sites with several ancillary benefits that all equate to getting the job done right, safely, on time and on budget.
Construction workers are a dime a dozen. But finding a qualified and diverse general contractor that has experience in working several different jobsites is a luxury that any project manager would love to have. Case in point; when most new car shoppers make the decision on what type of vehicle to purchase, they often are gravitated to trustworthy brands like Ford, Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet – companies who have proven to produce quality in multiple consumer segments; from trucks to SUV’s and small compact cars. The same analogy can and often does apply to finding the right general contractor; those who have proven themselves to produce quality results in multiple situations are always more reliable. Read more
It is estimated that 58% of all house fires begin in the kitchen. If you’re one of those fortunate individuals who are lucky enough to contain the fire to only the kitchen area, the process of completing kitchen fire restoration is much easier. However, there are a few important areas that need to be paid close attention to in order to be fully repaired – and completed by a professional fire restoration expert.
How To Pick Up The Pieces After A Kitchen Fire
Consider the following when planning any kitchen fire restoration project: Read more
Building a custom home is the dream of most Americans. Whether it’s the thought of being involved in every aspect of the design and build process or the joy that comes with building a home built precisely to your exact wants, desires and needs, building a custom home can be an exhilarating experience. And if you’re considering the custom home route, a great first step is to create a custom home checklist that will make the entire process smooth, affordable and ensure you get exactly what you want included in your dream home. Read more
Connect with Peak One Builders
- 7900 East Greenway Rd Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
- (480) 481-5150 P • (480) 553-8001 F
- Residential AZ ROC# 179911
- Commercial AZ ROC# 263504
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