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Featured Whole House Remodel!

Whether you’re looking to add a master suite, remodel your kitchen and family room or renovate your whole house, Design Build Specialists can help to transform your home to meet your family’s evolving needs.

Featured Whole House Remodel! 2019-05-01T21:36:07+00:00

2019 Home Remodeling Trends Fleetwood Doors, Glass, and Bathroom Updates.... Here are 3 trends making our clients happy in 2019.    

2019 Home Remodeling Trends 2019-04-01T04:09:36+00:00

Want To Make Income From Your Property? We Have An Invitation For You!! Come find out all about Junior Accessory Dwelling Units. Join us at the event "Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit Expo by Marin County Commission" on Thursday, February 7; 9:00 am-12:30pm at Whistlestop 930 Tamalpais Avenue San Rafael. Stop by to talk to contractors, planners, and financial advisors Read more

Want To Make Income From Your Property? 2019-01-30T22:15:39+00:00

What Is The Hot Topic On Pets? What is the hot top on pets? What’s on pet owner’s mind? Mark interviews longtime client Dr. Aaron Wentzell, from from Fairfax Veterinary Clinic, about what pet owners should know to protect their 4 legged friends.

What Is The Hot Topic On Pets? 2019-01-15T20:47:40+00:00

The Perfect Front Door

Your home's first impression starts with the front door. More than perhaps any other architectural element, the front door gives visitors a good idea of what they can expect when they enter a home. By popular demand, HomeStory of Marin is now customizing and installing front doors!!! Front doors ARE expensive but some Read more

The Perfect Front Door 2018-10-18T21:35:54+00:00

We are hiring!!! Production Construction Manager

WE ARE HIRING!!! Production Construction Manager - We are looking for a production manager for a residential remodel company in Marin County. We are looking for a person that has the following abilities: 1.) Self-driven and highly organized 2.) Ability to think critically with high emotional intelligence (Maturity) 3.) Must live near Marin County Read more

We are hiring!!! Production Construction Manager 2018-07-18T20:26:52+00:00

A Tale of Two Tubs

Tub shopping? If it’s your first time, you may be bombarded with a bunch of options. Mark gets into Two Tubs (literally), and explains the difference of a luxury tub vs a comfort tub. Once you are in the market for one or the other, you will quickly realize that there are some Read more

A Tale of Two Tubs 2018-07-16T19:04:22+00:00

Large Loss Fire Restoration

  This was a whole house fire restoration project. The insurance company was CSAA and they behaved as most insurance companies do nowadays. At first the adjuster is friendly and appears to be helpful and cuts a fairly large check – 50-60K (the cost of construction was $450,000) and you think all is well. But Read more

Large Loss Fire Restoration 2017-12-08T18:42:55+00:00

Petaluma Whole House Fire

Project Description Here is some placeholder text for the body copy of a completed project. Before This fire occurred on Christmas day 2013. After You can see that we achieved all the clients’ objectives. Notice the sloped ceiling with wood details. If you are thinking about Read more

Petaluma Whole House Fire 2017-12-08T18:16:15+00:00

Sausalito – Master Bath Addition

A Mast Bath Addition we completed for a client in Marin County (Sausalito) Before- Notice the low roof   After- This Master Bath was a fun project with lots of little details. The feasibility study was very helpful to the client. The room had a very low ceiling over the tub that made you feel Read more

Sausalito – Master Bath Addition 2018-03-28T16:08:42+00:00

Outdoor Living – Novato

Before- The client had engaged a landscape Architect who was going to do the whole back yard but they had these two exterior buildings that needed to be designed and built. The design requirements were that the structures need to match the existing home, the space needed to be comfortable and inviting so you would Read more

Outdoor Living – Novato 2018-03-28T16:31:21+00:00

What our customers are saying:

“Their team was great and they worked effectively with the City Inspector. And, the finished product was even better! They communicated with me on each aspect of the job, were creative in solving challenges and executed the project in a timely manner at the quoted price.”

—Sande M., Sausalito

“They were prompt and worked rapidly and cleaned when they completed the work. Everyone took all my cares as their own and were very helpful no matter what the situation was.”

—Clara M., Novato, CA

“Design-Build-Specialists were professional, non-intrusive and efficient. There was good communication regarding the price and project time-frame.”

—Gail H., Novato