The Effect of COVID-19 on Home Design

What will home design look like through the remainder of this decade? The Wall Street Journal recently asked hundreds of interior designers to peer into their crystal balls to identify the trends that will dominate home design from now until 2030. Here are some highlights: Homes will tip their hat to mother nature. Natural light, open windows, […]

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The Latest Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Houzz.com recently surveyed 2,600 individuals who completed a kitchen remodel in 2019 or planned to undertake one in the next three months. Style Trends A large majority of homeowners (85%) change the style of their kitchen when they renovate. In 2019, transitional was most popular, selected by 21% of homeowners, followed by contemporary (16%), modern […]

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The Cooks Have It

There is nothing more exciting and anticipated than a brand new kitchen for the home chef. We find an increasing number of clients in Pittsburgh who are passionate cooks. Almost all are skilled and capable of producing restaurant-quality dishes to the delight of their family and friends. We understand home chefs looking to create their […]

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Painted or Stained? That Is the Question

When planning the kitchen of their dreams, homeowners in Pittsburgh often wonder if they should select painted or stained cabinets. There is no right answer. The choice of stained or painted cabinets depends on the look and feel that a homeowner desires. Both paint and stain have pluses and minuses. The choice really depends on […]

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Elements of a Well-Designed Kitchen

When you finally decide to create the kitchen of your dreams, your adrenaline surges. You are excited by the opportunity to select the perfect cabinets, all the right appliances, and the finishes that enable you to make a personal design statement. You smile envisioning the wonderful and lasting memories that you will be able to […]

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Establishing Realistic Timelines for Your Kitchen Renovation

HGTV, DIY and other home improvement television shows, social media sites and the Internet are a great source of inspiration. Unfortunately, they also are a greater source of misinformation. Timelines and budgets are entirely unrealistic and often lead to frustration and disappointment among our clients in Pittsburgh. Viewers see the entire home renovated in seven […]

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Bathroom Safety Tips for National Bath Safety Month

As an experienced home remodeling company, we can confidently say that National Bath Safety Month should be taken seriously! Just consider a couple of these statistics: Nearly 200,000 Americans are treated in the emergency room for bathroom-related injuries annually. 81% of injuries in the bathroom are caused by a fall. These numbers and stats are […]

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What Color Countertop Is Best for Your New Kitchen

Selecting the color of countertops for a new kitchen needs to account for how you want the space to look and feel. The options are unlimited, but our experience indicates that homeowners in Pittsburgh, PA typically gravitate to: White quartz, Corian or laminate Speckled or flecked white, cream and lighter colored quartz, Corian or laminate […]

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Demand for Technologically Sophisticated Baths Grows

60% of homeowners want a technologically sophisticated bath, according to Bathroom Technology Awareness and Usage Report, published by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, in collaboration with the Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association. We have found homeowners in Pittsburgh increasingly are drawn to bath products and designs that create a personal refuge that is comfortable, […]

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Secrets to Great Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms serve multiple utilitarian and personal purposes. Increasingly, homeowners in Pittsburgh are designing their baths to serve as an in-home quality spa where they can recharge their mind, body, and spirit and wash away the stresses of the day. A key to creating a personal refuge is to take advantage of creative storage solutions and […]

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“Marvista's entire team was exceptional from start to finish. Our project manager, carpenter and crew did an amazing job and were very detailed and thorough. Communication was excellent and it was clear that our satisfaction was important. Our two-year-old son and dogs thought the guys were part of our family and missed everyone once…” - Alexis M. Read More

“They built us a most beautiful custom-made kitchen. The company was very reliable and the staff were very helpful throughout.” - Avi I. Read More

“The design and construction was excellent. The team was easy to work with, and very helpful with ideas and decision support. We continue to get rave reviews when guests see the completed kitchen.” - Bryna C. Read More

“In short, our livelihood has improved dramatically as a result of our upgraded home. Marvista does a masterful job of leveraging talented individuals from many trades and training to form a wonderful team that is committed to make the customer happy.” - Scott T. Read More

“I hired Marvista to replace a bedroom ceiling, to build a new bathroom shower, and to support a section of the house, which was sagging. All of the work was performed in a professional manner, to my liking, and at the agreed upon price. I recommend the company without hesitation.” - Marc O. Read More

“Could not have asked for a smoother process and could not be happier with the end results. Marvista’s remodel of our entire first floor included new wood flooring and a complete gut and remodel of our kitchen. They work with you from design idea through actualization with so much knowledge, experience and patience and…” - Essel Read More