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Poughkeepsies First Rooftop Bar for Zeus Brewing Co.

Zeus Brewing is Hudson Valley’s newest brewery, that opened in January 2020. We were fortunate to have had the opportunity to build the brewery’s rooftop bar. The goal was to create something classy yet durable enough to withstand 4 seasons in upstate New York.   The rooftop is currently open for dining and drinks. Check […]

TEKRA Builders Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

TEKRA Builders Awarded Best of Houzz 2020

Recognition Dutchess County, New York, February 2020 – TEKRA Builders of Poughquag, New York has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz, a leading platform for home renovation and design. The Houzz community consists of more than 2.5 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. TEKRA Builders, an innovative residential building and remodeling […]

Blue Kitchen Designed for Functionality

Blue kitchen with white quartz countertops and subway backsplash

On this kitchen renovation project in Rhinebeck, NY the goal was to update and expand the existing kitchen space for the homeowners to enjoy long into retirement. Functionality and aesthetics were at the forefront of the decision-making process and the results are nothing short of unique! Collaboration   For this kitchen remodel, we teamed up […]

Historic Poughkeepsie Home Gets a Modernized Kitchen

On this kitchen remodel in Hudson Valley the goal was to give the kitchen a modern update, without taking away from the character you would expect from a home that is almost 200 years old. Collaboration   Along with some valuable input from the homeowners on the history of the home, this kitchen remodel was […]

Outdated Kitchen Gets a Simple Refresh

White shaker kitchen with gray walls and stainless appliances

On this project in Pawling, NY the goal was to give the kitchen a fresh new look, without losing sight of the overall budget. The homeowner’s goal was to be able to enjoy a new kitchen for a few years before planning to sell the home. Creating value was at the forefront of the decision-making […]

Murphy Bed Added to Existing Built-Ins

On this project in Rhinebeck, NY we were challenged with converting an existing entertainment system to have a Murphy bed built into it. The goal was to make the cabinetry appear as if it was originally designed to incorporate the wall bed. Collaboration   For this project, we were brought on by the Art of […]

Engineered vs Dimensional Lumber

What is Dimensional Lumber? Dimensional lumber is the typical 2x4s or 2x6s you’ll find at a lumberyard or home center. These are most commonly used for building the basic skeleton of a home. Dimensional lumber is most commonly milled from softwoods such as pine, spruce and fir. Although there is nothing wrong with using dimensional […]

Building Permit FAQ: When do you need a one?

Building Permits

Building Permit FAQ: When do you need a one?   IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The information published in here is for homeowner education purposes only. It is not particular towards any specific municipality. Contact your local town or city building department to find out about the exact laws and codes in your area for obtaining a building […]

An American take on a traditional Japanese bathroom

An American take on a traditional Japanese bathroom On this master bathroom remodel in Mahopac, NY we were challenged with creating a space that squeezed a lot into a small layout. Combined with creating a bathroom that felt authentic to the homeowner’s Japanese roots, this project was a fun challenge for our team. Collaboration Along […]