Diamond Certified Blog

by Suzanne Carroll
May 05, 2022

With spring in full swing and summer on the horizon, it’s a good time to survey your home and property and undertake some seasonal maintenance tasks. Here are some things to consider: Read more

by James Florence
May 03, 2022

Are you getting ready to remodel your kitchen? Here are some important things to consider when making choices on design and features: Read more

by Chris Bjorklund
April 26, 2022

I was looking up at some cobwebs in the ceiling corners of my living room and they’re always a good reminder that it’s time for a deep clean. Many of us get motivated to do spring cleaning when the flowers start blooming, the days warm up and the sunlight lasts longer. In fact, one survey found that more than 70% of us do some form of spring cleaning every year. So, take our quiz to see how prepared you are for the job at hand. Good luck! Read more

by James Florence
April 21, 2022

Like most Bay Area residents, you’re probably looking forward to spending lots of time outside this summer. If that’s the case, you’ll want your outdoor living space to be ready—particularly your backyard patio. While most homes have patios, few are as comfortable or attractive as they could be. If you’re feeling underwhelmed by your patio’s current state, consider investing some time and money into helping it reach its full potential. Read more

by James Florence
April 19, 2022

Whether you want to bring new life to a treasured family heirloom or just freshen up the look of your living room, reupholstering your furniture might be the answer. Here are some answers to common questions about furniture reupholstering: Read more

by James Florence
April 14, 2022

Later this month, we will publish the 2022 Diamond Certified Directory. Issued in nine regional editions, the directory features full-page profiles of Diamond Certified companies throughout the Greater Bay Area. Furthermore, each edition includes a section that features helpful tips provided by owners and managers of local Diamond Certified companies. To give you a sample, we’ve assembled the following compilation of expert tips gathered from the different directory editions in print. Read more

by Matt Solis
April 12, 2022

Do you have questions about an upcoming mold removal/repair project or mold removal in general? Below, we answer some commonly asked questions about mold abatement. Read more

by James Florence
April 07, 2022

Water is an essential aspect of a properly functioning home, but when it’s not contained within the plumbing system, it can become a source of damage. This is especially common in bathrooms, where even unseen or ostensibly minor leaks can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of destruction. However, this type of water damage can often be easily prevented—all you need is a little time and a handful of materials. Read on to learn how to waterproof your bathroom. Read more

by James Florence
April 05, 2022

Are you looking forward to an upcoming interior painting project? Save time and money (and avoid headaches) by being prepared for it. Consider the following tips: Read more

by Matt Solis
March 31, 2022

Welcome Aboard!

We’re pleased to announce that the following companies have recently been awarded Diamond Certified. That means they’ve passed our rigorous 12-step rating process and scored Highest in Quality and Helpful Expertise®. Read more