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What’s the Cost of an Outdoor Deck in Los Angeles?

What’s the Cost of an Outdoor Deck in Los Angeles?

Are you considering building an outdoor deck in Los Angeles, but unsure of the cost? Planning your deck construction budget is an essential step to ensure your project stays on track, and today, we'll explore the various cost factors involved. From material costs to...

7 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Deck

7 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Deck

You just added a new deck to your house. What a great investment – and you’re in for loads of fun and good memories! What are some ways to extend the life of your deck? Let’s take a look at keeping your deck clean, safe, and in good repair. Here at GreatBuildz, we...

Outdoor Kitchen Costs in LA: What to Expect

Outdoor Kitchen Costs in LA: What to Expect

Are you dreaming of hosting outdoor BBQ parties with a fully-equipped kitchen in your backyard? If you're wondering how much it would cost to build an outdoor kitchen in LA, you've come to the right place. In this blog, we'll break down all the costs associated with...

Los Angeles Outdoor Kitchen Experts

Los Angeles Outdoor Kitchen Experts

Are you looking to create the perfect outdoor kitchen in Los Angeles? With so many options and contractors available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one. In this blog post, we will help you narrow down your search by discussing how to find the best outdoor...

Choose the Right Backyard Landscape Contractors in LA

Choose the Right Backyard Landscape Contractors in LA

Your backyard is an extension of your home, and you want it to be a place where you can relax and entertain. The right backyard landscape contractor can help you achieve this goal by designing and installing the perfect outdoor living space for your LA home. But with...

Ultimate Checklist for Hiring a Pool Contractor 

Ultimate Checklist for Hiring a Pool Contractor 

Embarking on the journey of hiring a pool contractor can be daunting, but with this pool contractor checklist you're in safe hands. This guide will provide the necessary information and resources to ensure a successful pool contracting experience. We'll start by...

Cost of Building a Swimming Pool in LA

Cost of Building a Swimming Pool in LA

Thinking about building a swimming pool in Los Angeles? In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into the cost of building a swimming pool, what's included, and what's typically excluded when building a pool. We'll also share expert tips on how to save money during...

How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool in Los Angeles?

How Long Does it Take to Build a Pool in Los Angeles?

Pools are popular mainstays in Los Angeles backyards. They’re a significant investment, but they can also bring years of enjoyment and increase your home’s value. But how long does it take to build a pool in Los Angeles? The short answer is: it depends. There are many...

Plan The Perfect Backyard Remodel In Southern California

Plan The Perfect Backyard Remodel In Southern California

A major reason why people love living in Los Angeles and Southern California is the terrific climate, which allows us to spend so much time outdoors.  In addition to time spent on active outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and enjoying the beach, people also want...

Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects to Save Water This Summer

Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Projects to Save Water This Summer

In response to major drought conditions, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that eco-friendly measures would be taken by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power as they begin Phase 3 of their emergency water conservation plan. The transition, which went...

7 Trending Exterior Projects to do This Summer

7 Trending Exterior Projects to do This Summer

When summer comes along, most people set their sights on their homes' exteriors. From aesthetic changes like updating your siding to changes that allow you to get more use out of your property, like adding a patio or porch, there are plenty of exterior projects for...

How Much Does a Los Angeles Backyard Remodel Cost in 2023?

How Much Does a Los Angeles Backyard Remodel Cost in 2023?

In Los Angeles and throughout Southern California, creating a usable and lovely backyard is a priority for many homeowners. However, backyard remodel cost is not insignificant. Many of the amenities in a backyard can be relatively expensive, but are well worth it for...

What To Know About Building a Swimming Pool in Los Angeles

What To Know About Building a Swimming Pool in Los Angeles

Are you dreaming of the convenience and fun a swimming pool could bring to your backyard? The cooler months are the perfect time to begin planning a swimming pool project, so that you can have your new outdoor living space ready for the summer season. However, you...

Exterior Remodeling Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Exterior Remodeling Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The exterior of your home has a significant impact on both its value and appearance. Your home's exterior should complement its architectural design, appear beautiful from the street, and shield it from the climate and moisture. It can feel intimidating to upgrade...

10 Ideas to Turn Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Fall Outdoor Hangout

10 Ideas to Turn Your Backyard Into the Ultimate Fall Outdoor Hangout

The Fall in Los Angeles is a wonderful time to gather friends and family and have fun basking in the sun as temperatures drop to...tolerable conditions! You can upgrade your backyard’s aesthetics and increase your property’s value by making small changes. Fire up the...

Plan The Perfect Orange County Backyard Remodeling Project

Plan The Perfect Orange County Backyard Remodeling Project

Orange County’s fantastic weather allows people to spend so much quality time outdoors. In addition to active outdoor activities such as hiking, riding, and beachgoing, residents desire the ability to unwind in their own backyards. It should come as no surprise that...

Ultimate Backyard Remodel Costs Guide For Orange County

Ultimate Backyard Remodel Costs Guide For Orange County

Numerous homes in Los Angeles and the rest of Southern California place a premium on designing a functional and aesthetically pleasing backyard. However, backyard renovations can get pricey!  While many of the amenities in a backyard might be somewhat expensive, they...

Find the Best Patio and Backyard Contractor

Find the Best Patio and Backyard Contractor

If you’re planning a backyard makeover or a patio remodel, you’ll need to find a reliable, local backyard contractor for the job. After researching some design and layout ideas, you’ll also want to consider the costs of your makeover to make sure it's aligned with...

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