Types of House Additions to Add More Square Footage

By |2021-08-31T22:21:02-07:00August 28th, 2021|Home Remodeling|

The real estate market in Southern California has gone totally nuts. We have seen a year-over-year price gain of 22.1%. Demand is high. Mortgage rates are still low, and there is very little inventory out there. Have you heard all these crazy stories about bidding wars? Houses often have twenty to thirty bids. People are paying thousands of dollars above the asking price to secure their deal. [...]

Fantastic Bathroom Design Ideas for Big Families

By |2021-08-31T21:54:50-07:00August 28th, 2021|Bathroom Remodeling|

Bathroom Design Ideas for Big Families from Your Los Angeles Bathroom Remodeling Contractor Summer is over, and those lazy days at the beach are being replaced by getting ready for back to school. August is the time for clothes shopping, new backpacks, lunch boxes, and fresh back-to-school haircuts. It's incredible how much the kids grow over the summer. Do you get nostalgic looking back at all [...]

Los Angeles Kitchen Remodeling & Renovations Design Ideas by Renowned Contractors

By |2021-08-31T21:40:22-07:00August 28th, 2021|Kitchen Remodeling|

One of the good things that came out of the pandemic is our upgraded cooking skills. Being on lockdown with all our favorite cooking shows and plenty of time to dream about our first post-pandemic meal inspired us to cook. And that’s what we did!!! We became bakers. Did everyone you know learn how to bake sourdough bread this year. The adventurous among us learned the science [...]

How to choose between a walk-in shower vs. tub

By |2021-08-11T04:45:21-07:00August 11th, 2021|Bathroom Remodeling|

Planning your Los Angeles Bathroom Remodel It's finally time to start planning your bathroom remodel. The number one question people have is how do I choose between a new walk-in shower vs. tub? There are many ways to answer this question. Let’s get into the issues between a walk-in shower vs. tub: Is this your forever home? – If you are planning to age in place, [...]

What is the standard countertop height for a kitchen?

By |2021-08-11T04:31:57-07:00August 11th, 2021|Kitchen Remodeling|

Did you know that the standard countertop height for kitchens hasn’t changed in over one hundred years? According to Scientific American, the average height for people living in the industrialized world has increased by four inches. If you have a historic home, you know that everything from the door frames, ceiling heights, windows, kitchen cabinets, and counters is lower than today's building standards. Today we want everything [...]

How to Choose the Best Paint for Your Bathrooms

By |2021-08-11T04:23:05-07:00August 11th, 2021|Bathroom Remodeling|

Maybe you are not quite ready to remodel the bathroom in your Los Angeles home but are thinking a nice new coat of paint would make all the difference. That sounds like a great weekend DYI project. A new paint color, some updated bathroom accessories, and fresh towels will give you just the pick-me-up you are looking for. Before you get started, take the time to do [...]

Renovation Ideas for Old homes in Los Angeles

By |2021-08-11T04:04:54-07:00July 8th, 2021|Home Remodeling|

So, you think you are up to the challenge of renovating an old home in your Los Angeles neighborhood. Buying and renovating Mid Century Modern homes is a popular trend for the Los Angeles DIY crowd. Millennials seem to love the style and the freedom of design inspired by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright. What distinguishes a Mid Century Modern home is the rooms, often divined into [...]

Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Home Renovation Contractor.

By |2021-08-11T03:56:03-07:00July 8th, 2021|Home Remodeling|

Has choosing your home renovation contractor kept you from getting started on your home renovation project? I know we have all heard horror stories about relationships with your home renovation contractor going off the rails. If you do your homework, you can avoid all the pitfalls and have your dream house on a budget and schedule. Don’t stress. Just follow these rules for hiring a home renovation [...]

Garage Conversion Ideas in Los Angeles 2021

By |2021-08-11T03:22:28-07:00July 8th, 2021|Home Remodeling|

Have you been priced out of the crazy Los Angeles real estate market, but you crave more space? Have you been planning your future and thinking you need an income property or a granny flat for your aging parents? These are some of the issue’s homeowners are dealing with these days, But there is Good News The city of Los Angeles has recently relaxed the laws and regulations around building [...]

How To Budget For A Complete Home Renovation in Los Angeles

By |2021-06-02T23:54:04-07:00May 27th, 2021|Home Remodeling|

This is one of those big life decisions, do you renovate, or do you sell? Some things are hard to replace. If you have fantastic neighbors and a community of friends that you have cultivated over many years, that is hard to give up and maybe irreplaceable. The garden you have tenderly nurtured with its heirloom plants and prize-winning blooms is not something you can easily [...]