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2018 Professional Remodeler Forty Under 40

April 2018—Every year Pro Remodeler Magazine recognizes a handful of young, promising industry professionals, who represent the industry both as it is and as it will soon be. These are the minds that will overcome the labor shortage and embrace the next generation of technology; who will take remodeling into an era of new professionalism and efficiency. Gayler Design Build's very own General Manager, Chris Gayler was included as one of the Forty under 40.  Read full article.


Let's Get Cooking

March, 2017—Qualified Remodeler's annual outdoor living survey report from 2016 indicates that 51.2 percent of survey respondents are already designing, building and/or specifying outdoor kitchens. Darlene Gayler, vice president, Gayler Design Build, Danville, California, says her company approaches the design of outdoor kitchens and spaces much like other indoor projects—starting with questions about what the clients want, how they will be using the space, etc.—to ensure the design fits homeowner needs, lifestyle and how they plan to use it. Read full article, featuring Gayler Design Build.


July 10, 2016—Danville-based Gayler Design Build, Inc., recently earned a REMMIE Award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Diablo Valley for an outdoor project at an Alamo home. The project involved adding a covered kitchen, bar, counter and sofa seating areas, and TV and music systems near an existing pool in the backyard of the house. For the end result, Gayler Design Build snagged first place in the Landscape Design/Outdoor Living $60,000 and Over category when the REMMIE Awards were handed out at a ceremony in Oakland this spring. Read full article.


July 2016—The backyard, once mostly home to large, mow-demanding stretches of lawn, is undergoing a major transformation. Most homeowners are creating backyard resorts for their own enjoyment, while happy with the prospect that the outdoor-living space might add to their home's value if they chose to sell in the future. Our very own Darlene Gayler shares her point of view in this Outdoor Living article (page 43). Read full article.


When George and Darlene Gayler of Gayler Design Build in Danville, California were asked to update this typical 1980's space, they jumped at the chance to maximize its functionality and give the space the feel of an old Italian farmouse. Read full story.


October 2006—To Watch: New Generation Takes Overs. Deep in the minds of many remodelers, one big question looms: What happens to my company when I retire? A handful of owners will sell their businesses to employees. A few will sell to strangers. Most will sell off their tools, and then simply walk away. But in a number of remodeling companies across the country, the owners are busy grooming their children to take the reins. Read full article.


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March/April 2006—Not Just for Breakfast Anymore. Modern Breakfast nooks and bars provide round-the-clock enjoyment. Today's breakfast areas are "falling in with the great-room concept—kids are doing homework, guests pop over for coffee." A well-planned bar or nook can be a seat of almost non-stop activity in the home. Read full article.


April 2006A Bath Divided. How a shared space was divvied up into his-and-hers zones, then unified with a turn-of-the-century treatment. When it comes to designing a master bath, designating one side for him and one for her can be a no-brainer if you're working with a generously sized rectangular plan. But Linda and Gene Frederick wanted their Alamo, California, bath to have personal cleanup zones and a cozy old-house scale, with odd angles and small niches you'd find in a vintage cottage. Read full story.


Adding Up. A combination of space and style. After 20 years in the home construction business, George and Darlene Gayler know a thing or two about renovating houses. When they recently decided to renovate their undistinguished ranch house in Northern California, they put that knowledge to very good use. "We've had plenty of opportunity to see what works and what doesn't," says Darlene. Read full article.


Feb 14
Gayler Design Build

The Future of the Connected Home

By Gayler Design Build

Let's face it. We love our devices. From smartphones and laptops to smart TVs and tablets, we have more information at our fingertips than ever before. Most of us don't know how we ever lived without these products. And, now we are looking to add these modern conveniences to every square inch of our homes. Read More

Dec 14
Gayler Design Build

Flexible Rooms: A New Trend in Remodeling

By Gayler Design Build

It's a reflection of today's quickly-changing, aging, growing and mobile society that discerning homeowners want and need to have the freedom and flexibility to adapt their homes to fit their changing lifestyles. Here at Gayler Design Build, we have seen an increased demand for "bonus rooms" or "flex rooms", either added to homes we are currently building, or adapted into floor plans for existing homes we are remodeling. And we are excited about the trend for a lot of reasons. Read More

Dec 12
Gayler Design Build

Kitchen Remodeling: 3 Different Kitchens, 3 Different Budgets

By Gayler Design Build

If things just aren't cooking in your kitchen, it may be time for a remodel. Kitchens are one of our more popular, highly requested home remodeling projects mostly because it's the central room in the homeā€”it's where we cook, dine, entertain, do homework, play games and live. Kitchen remodels are also great resale value boosters. But before you ask the question, "How much does a kitchen remodel cost?" please consider the many different factors that go into the end price. No two homeowners will get the same answer. Just a few of these factors include: Read More

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“Darlene, Chris and Jessica could not have worked more in sync throughout the process. Jessica was always a friendly voice when calling the office and kept our design orders flowing. Chris kept our finances in order and was so honest he wouldn’t accept that huge final draw we thought we owed, and Darlene kept tabs on the weekly needs and progress.”

Jim and Melissa D., Danville

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