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How To Hire The Best Pros For a Home Remodeling Project

How To Hire The Best Pros For a Home Remodeling Project

Home remodeling can be a stressful, time-consuming, and costly undertaking. To avoid budget and schedule overruns as well as unnecessary frustration, consider leaving the project to professionals. Experienced home remodeling professionals will see to it that the...

Are Granny Flats The Best Idea For Retirees in Los Angeles?

Are Granny Flats The Best Idea For Retirees in Los Angeles?

Senior Preparing Food in a Granny Flat ADU     |    Credit: Getty Images Is a Granny Flat ADU a Good Idea For Seniors and Retirees in Los Angeles? You may have heard: the population of seniors and retirees is expected to surge in the near future. Over the next decade,...

What Is a Contractor’s Bond and Why Should I Have One?

What Is a Contractor’s Bond and Why Should I Have One?

Do you know what a contractor’s bond is? If you are planning to hire a contractor to remodel your home, then you should! Here at GreatBuildz, a free service that connects homeowners in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura & San Diego with reliable general...

7 Practical Tips Before Moving into a New Home

7 Practical Tips Before Moving into a New Home

Moving into a new house could be an exciting prospect, a chance to redecorate and bring positive changes to your everyday life. However, it is best to remember what we have faced in the past year, and because of the pandemic many have suffered financial difficulties,...

6 Things To Know Before Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

6 Things To Know Before Your Kitchen Remodeling Project

Kitchen remodeling can be an exciting experience. Such a vital part of the home demands the utmost attention to detail — anything from the room layout, to the appliances, surfaces, colors, and lighting can affect how functional the space becomes. However, kitchen...

The Best Luxury Additions for Your Home in 2022

The Best Luxury Additions for Your Home in 2022

You deserve to feel like your home is an oasis — a place of luxury where you can relax and lounge. No matter where you live or what your house looks like right now, there are many ways to get creative and make that dream a reality. Here are some luxury additions to...

What Kitchen Countertops Will Be in Style For 2022?

What Kitchen Countertops Will Be in Style For 2022?

If you're curious what kitchen countertops are in style for 2022, the answer is easy. The trends for this year favor durable, practical, attractive, and eco-friendly materials. The only thing left is to explore countertop ideas and choose the one that best suits your...

Find the Best Residential Remodeling Contractors in Los Angeles

Find the Best Residential Remodeling Contractors in Los Angeles

If you're planning a house remodeling project, this article will help you choose the best residential remodeling contractors in Los Angeles. Here at GreatBuildz, a free service that connects homeowners in Los Angeles, Orange County, Ventura or San Diego with reliable...

How to Convert Your Garage to Living Space

How to Convert Your Garage to Living Space

If you're reading this, you may be considering adding space to your home. Perhaps you need extra, independent space for your child coming home from college. It might be that your children are all grown up and you need more space for an entirely different reason,...

How California Homeowners Can Increase Home Resale Value

How California Homeowners Can Increase Home Resale Value

As the market slowly cools off, California homeowners are more interested than ever in finding ways to make sure their properties resell for as much as possible. However, choosing between the many potential renovations makes moving forward with your remodeling and...

Always Start with a Home Renovation Budget Checklist

Always Start with a Home Renovation Budget Checklist

The three major parts of renovation success often boil down to having clear goals, preparing properly, and carefully selecting the professionals who will complete your renovation. A successful home remodel is based on knowing your desired outcome, being clear about...

Renovations to Do Before the Baby Arrives

Renovations to Do Before the Baby Arrives

Such an exciting period for your family! Not much can compare to the joy of welcoming a new tiny human into your life. One that you created and delivered into this world, no less. This precious little bundle of joy may be tiny, but it will bring tremendous changes in...

2022 Los Angeles Home Remodel Cost Guide

2022 Los Angeles Home Remodel Cost Guide

Unlike a simple purchase like buying a car or vacuum,  the range for a remodel cost can vary greatly because there are so many factors and variables involved. If two neighbors renovate the exact same space in each of their homes, it's quite possible one of them could...

You Need a Comprehensive Bathroom Remodel Budget

You Need a Comprehensive Bathroom Remodel Budget

It's easy to get carried away when you're getting ready to remodel your bathroom. Before you start buying tiles and paint, be sure you know exactly what you want to do with the space and the total bathroom remodel cost. Make sure that you start by creating a detailed...

Top Fall Home Renovations According to Real Estate Agents

Top Fall Home Renovations According to Real Estate Agents

As the housing market becomes increasingly more favorable for sellers, you may be thinking it’s finally time to put that ‘For Sale’ sign up on your lawn. Although now is a great time, sellers would be remiss not to consider a few fall home renovation projects to...

How to Prepare a Kitchen Remodel Budget in Los Angeles

How to Prepare a Kitchen Remodel Budget in Los Angeles

If there is one thing that overwhelms many homeowners who want to renovate, it’s coming up with a budget for a kitchen remodel. The kitchen is a special room in every home, and everyone wants to give it the adequate attention it deserves. A kitchen remodel budget in...

Whole House Remodel Costs & Tips for Los Angeles

Whole House Remodel Costs & Tips for Los Angeles

As homes start to age and become old & outdated, many homeowners start thinking about a home renovation. Some people look around their home to decide which room or project to start on. Others decide that undertaking a whole house remodel makes the most sense so...

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