What Makes a House a Home?

December 13th, 2017

Photo by - Discover deck design ideas We all dream of a house that truly feels like home. But, creating one takes more than referring to a collection of photos torn from design magazines or pins on your Pinterest page. The trick is to understand who you are, what matters to your family, and how you want to live Read More...

Calling All Dreamers and Designers!

November 15th, 2016

Do you love browsing through design magazines and websites looking for the next big thing in home design? Obsessed with clipping photos and saving ideas to include in your future dream home? Sal Paone Builders wants to hear from you! Tell us what you’d like to see in a future Sal Paone Builder model or Express Delivery home Read More...

Put a Holiday Shine on Your Range and Oven

December 16th, 2015

Cooking up a storm for the holidays? Then a holiday clean up is in your future too. If your “self-cleaning” oven means you need to clean it yourself, you’ll appreciate these tips for making fast work of this kitchen chore. Bonnie McCarthy, writing for Houzz, offers ideas for adding a holiday shine to your kitchen and making your own cleansers from household products like baking soda, vinegar and cream of tartar Read More...

Fire It Up – Outdoors!

October 16th, 2015

Traditional Deck by Burlingame Photographers Dennis Mayer, Photographer There’s nothing like cozying up to a crackling fire on a cool autumn evening. It’s even better when you can do it outdoors on your deck or patio, or in your backyard. Fall is the perfect time to create an outdoor living space centered on flickering flames from an outdoor fireplace or fire pit Read More...

Breathtakingly Beautiful Balconies

September 17th, 2015

You may delight in your deck, love your pretty porch, or enjoy the pleasures of your patio. But, do they take your breath away? For that kind of impact, you might need a balcony—maybe something like these beauties from around the world. Imagine yourself stepping into these incredible, postcard-perfect outdoor spaces featured on Houzz Read More...

Suffering from Paint-Color Paralysis?

July 24th, 2015

If you’re a paint-color procrastinator, you know the Groundhog Day feeling of continually searching for the perfect color. You’ve purchased dozens of sample-size paint containers. Your walls are dotted with 50 shades of gray, blue, pink or whatever color you’re hoping might be “the one.” You view your room morning, noon and night, to see how the color might change with the light and time of day Read More...