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Contractor’s Corner: Bathroom Remodeling – Do It Yourself?

Bathroom Remodeling Advice                  Most homeowners talk about renovating their bathroom, think it’s just “a small room, I can do it myself.”  The most common piece of bathroom remodeling advice they get is to hire an expert to do the job. It’s not that they are incapable of doing most of the work, but rather […]

How Does Aging In Place Sound To You?

by Jane Regan, HB Building Design Is it just me, or does the industry wide designation “Aging in Place” just strike a funny chord with you, my fellow ‘boomers?’ During my recent attendance at the Peninsula ASID Chapter “Designing User Friendly Interiors for Aging in Place,” education training, presented by Dr. Wilma S. Hammett, FIFDA, […]

Home Safety Tip: Cleaning Up Broken Fluorescents

Compact fluorescent bulbs are gaining popularity as our nation looks for ways to conserve energy. If you use any fluorescent fixtures in your home, do you know how to recycle them or clean up a broken one safely? Fluorescent bulbs are among a variety of consumer products containing mercury, which has been identified decades ago […]


Originally this kitchen was very small, with limited storage space. HB Building Design masterfully updated the look of the kitchen with modern tile, lighting, appliances, an enlarged floorplan. Custom cabinetry was built to meet the client’s specifications. When the project was finished, the kitchen had twice the storage space! Is your kitchen short on storage? […]

Product Spotlight: GranitFire Tile: Stylish, Elegant, & Eco-Friendly.

GranitFire blends inspiration from nature with strength durability to create tiles for counters, walls, flooring. Designed in Italy, manufactured in the USA for high-end porcelain tile at an affordable price. HB Building Design offers a wide selection of GranitFire tiles. Our designers will help you choose the color, size, style, finish to create a look […]


After the winter we’ve had, your house raingutters have taken a beating. Now is the perfect time to check your gutters clean out any debris that may have accumulated since the last time that you checked. Clogged drains can cause water damage from overflow. A few minutes of maintenance can save you a lot of […]