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Altera Design & Remodeling, Inc. specializes in making the process of remodeling kitchens and bathrooms easy and hassle-free. The award-winning company assists East Bay homeowners with every aspect of the remodeling process, from concept and design to final installation. Customers can also visit its 2,000-square-foot Walnut Creek showroom (Altera Design Kitchen & Bath) and choose from a variety of remodeling products.
Owner Jim Vivrette is a Certified Kitchen and Bathroom Designer (CKD, CBD) who enjoys helping his clients create remodeling designs that suit their visions, lifestyles and budgets. “I take great pride in my ability to overcome difficult design obstacles,” he says. “My team of experienced, knowledgeable and creative designers helps me provide impeccable service for all remodeling projects.”
Altera Design & Remodeling assigns a project manager to each project who coordinates all tasks, keeps clients updated and ensures all work is completed on schedule. The company invites potential customers to visit its website for free remodeling seminars, which are designed to provide the knowledge and information they need to make the correct decisions for their homes.
“We focus on providing excellent service from the moment a client contacts us. Since we handle all aspects of home remodeling, we can closely monitor quality and manage responsibilities to finish jobs as quickly as possible. We really listen to our clients and do our best to give them the results they want within the budgets they’ve set. It’s our goal to make every customer’s remodeling experience the best it can possibly be.”
Serving all of the East Bay, including Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette, Piedmont, Walnut Creek and Alamo.
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If you’re planning to install new cabinets in your home, make sure you’re aware of the timeline involved.
Most homeowners are aware of the time-intensive nature of kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects, but few realize that particular components of the job carry their own timelines as well. According to Jennifer Rocha, operations manager of Altera...
"They may not be the cheapest but if you are looking for a quality job they are the ones to go with.""The installer they assigned to my job, Alex, was very accommodating, easy to work with, he did a good job, he explained what he was doing, and didn't mind me watching him work and asking questions."
"I think they are absolutely excellent. They have great project managers, they are consistently good, they are very careful, and they do everything on time, which is amazing to me in a contractor.""They pay attention to what we want and produce it."
"They are expensive but worth it because they do the work in the time they tell you. They do a very good job.""I liked everything."
"They were very thorough, followed through on everything and even beat the deadline. I have always been told contractors go way over and these guys were great and didn't. When they ran into additional problems, like dry rot, they told me all about it and made sure I understood everything and why it was important I get everything fixed, they were extremely thoughtful. I have used them twice on two different homes.""I think the fact they explained everything very clearly to me so I knew what to expect at every step of the remodel. They were the friendliest people, they made me feel very comfortable."
"They're honest, reliable, and they do fabulous work.""They were on top of their game, very professional, and they helped us weigh the pros against the cons in our choices along the way. I recommended them to a friend who was very pleased as well. "
"They are on time, they are very professional, and they have a great crew.""I liked the group that we had. They were on top of everything, and any problems were immediately resolved. They were very responsible. The construction foreman was here every day, watching over everything, and I appreciated that."
"I like the fact that they have the project manager on the job. They are very timely, and they stick to the budget. They have excellent workmanship. They do super clean up after the job every day. They are very prompt. They work early in the morning until early in the evening.""The fact that they have design capabilities, we had a design person work with us who made suggestions for countertops."
"They were a very reliable company, and I was very happy with them.""The personnel, and the workmanship was very fine. I felt they were very honest, friendly, cordial, and responsible."
"They are the best.""Their work ethic and their standards are high. They delivered."
"They handled everything, which was great, because I didn't have the time or the knowledge to do it. I was glad that I felt comfortable with them, and they were able to do a great job.""I liked their communication."
"They are very professional, their design team is creative, and the whole process was seamless. There were no problems. It went smoothly.""I liked their professionalism. The project manager was prompt and finished the job in a timely manner. He kept everything within budget."
"They were very efficient, and they did things exactly the way I wanted them to be done.""The entire experience was very satisfactory. I was totally happy with them."
"The quality of work is outstanding, and the people are wonderful.""The quality of work is outstanding, and the people are wonderful."
"Use them.""Everything was professional."
"I think that they are very creative and have lots of ideas. They had a lot of suggestions that I had not anticipated and the quality of the work was very good. Their suggestions made things better.""I liked the workmanship, and I was pleased with the suggestions that were provided. They helped select the colors which fit together well. The house looks beautiful."
"They pay attention to detail, and they get it right. If you are not happy with some little thing, they find a way to fix it. They get it right the first time.""They do it right and you get what you think you are going to get."
"A good group to work with and excellent professionalism""The people I worked with, Jim, Sarah, and Michael all tried very hard to please me. They had high standards, and they were honest."
"They do everything. I don't have any worries. They come in, they listen to me, and they take care of everything.""Their cooperation"
"They did a great job for me, and they had a lot of great ideas.""The people are very easy to work with."
"They helped me through the whole process, and the people who did the work were really professional. The design and the estimate were great.""It was one-stop shopping, and I had a good experience with them."