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Long Beach Historic District Remodels
Dec 14,19 Tom Piplack
Long Beach Historic District Remodels

Building and remodeling is already a giant project requiring meticulous planning as is, but if you are in Long Beach, chances are you’ll have to keep something else in mind: Countless city ordinances and regulations. Our beloved LB city is famous for its strict zoning laws, going so far as to cause the creation of […]

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Pretty Patios – A Living Room in Your Garden
Dec 07,19 Tom Piplack
Pretty Patios – A Living Room in Your Garden

Living space is scarce in Southern California, and the sun always shines: This is a prime opportunity to build an intriguing patio! Not only will it add value to your house, a patio will serve as outdoor living room, giving you more room to live your best life, relax, dine, or host parties. Of course, […]

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Sustain And Gain – How to Help Both Earth And Your Wallet
Nov 23,19 Tom Piplack
Sustain And Gain – How to Help Both Earth And Your Wallet

It is 2019, and we are being bombarded with dystopian outlooks on the future. There is talk about future energy and water shortages, economic instability, and some of the most-talked-about issues are global warming and environmental destruction. Naturally, people are wondering what they can do to protect themselves, their family and our planet. As it […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Marble
Nov 09,19 Tom Piplack
Beginner’s Guide to Marble

Since humans started to permanently settle down thousands of years ago, and construction became a thing, a wide variety of building materials have been used, evolved, and abandoned. One that stuck and gained popularity all around the world is marble. Loved for its aesthetically pleasing looks, and known as a symbol of luxury, marble is […]

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Flooring explained – Things to consider when deciding on a floor
Oct 28,19 Tom Piplack
Flooring explained – Things to consider when deciding on a floor

Do you ever feel like you’re doing such an important job, but people keep walking all over you? Your floor can relate. When building or remodeling, one of the (literally) most fundamental questions is what kind of floors to install, and seeing just how many choices there are, it can feel overwhelming. In the end, […]

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How to  Effectively Conceal Appliances
Oct 18,19 Tom Piplack
How to Effectively Conceal Appliances

Think about your morning routine: Maybe you wake up and make coffee, have some toast, heat water to prepare oatmeal, and treat yourself to a nutritious smoothie a little bit later. Chances are you have already used four appliances before even half the day has passed. Everybody loves helpful gadgets, but with more and more […]

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Reality TV Fact Check: Debunking Common Home Remodel Myths
Oct 10,19 Tom Piplack
Reality TV Fact Check: Debunking Common Home Remodel Myths

It’s a lazy evening at home. You’re cozy, laying on your couch and watching TV. Of course, eventually you get sucked into your favorite home improvement show, and after watching a couple inspiring episodes of families getting hooked up with their dream houses, kitchens or bathrooms, you’re ready to dial up your local contractor. Usually […]

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Next stop: Dream kitchen – Alternatives to subway tile
Oct 04,19 Tom Piplack
Next stop: Dream kitchen – Alternatives to subway tile

It’s everywhere: For the past century, subway tile has been a staple of American kitchens. White and arranged in a brick pattern, it is found in homes across the nation and beyond. In fact, chances are, you have never had a kitchen without this obligatory feature, and it seems like such a must-have that you […]

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Zieba Builders is Moving!
Sep 27,19 Tom Piplack
Zieba Builders is Moving!

After helping countless clients change their surroundings by building, remodeling and updating master suites, kitchens, bathrooms and more, it’s time for ourselves to switch things up! We are thrilled to announce that starting mid-October, your favorite full-service contractor’s office is moving to a new address. But worry not – our brand-new headquarters is going to […]

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More building, less billing: Where to splurge, where to save
Sep 24,19 Tom Piplack
More building, less billing: Where to splurge, where to save

Setting budget for a home remodel (and sticking to it!) is one of the hardest tasks when it’s time to renovate. You have all these ideas and wishes, from that luxurious bathtub, to shiny new appliances to elegant chandeliers, and want it all. Unfortunately, for most of us, going all in would almost certainly break […]

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