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How to Choose a Kitchen Remodeling Contractor

How to Choose a Kitchen Remodeling Contractor

Remodeling a kitchen is among the most impactful home renovation projects one can undertake, and it provides an incredible opportunity to make your kitchen more functional and modern. Open kitchens are trendy and, when properly designed, serve as a central hub to your...

How To Find a Garage Conversion Contractor in Orange County

How To Find a Garage Conversion Contractor in Orange County

You’ve probably heard about the new laws and regulations in Orange County regarding Accessory Dwelling Units and garage conversions.  A garage conversion is the most cost-effective way to create a ‘second home’ or Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) on your property because...

Costs and Tips For Planning a Small Bathroom Remodel

Costs and Tips For Planning a Small Bathroom Remodel

Everyone knows that renovating your home can be an expensive and daunting undertaking. But one of the simplest ways to improve your home is to start with a small bathroom remodel. This is a reasonably affordable and straightforward project that can be accomplished...

Home Construction Costs in Los Angeles

Home Construction Costs in Los Angeles

The housing shortage and cost of living in California have been in the headlines for some time. Not helping the matter are construction costs in Los Angeles. They were $35 more expensive per square foot compared to the rest of the state, according to a March 2020...

How To Find a Good Home Contractor

How To Find a Good Home Contractor

So, you’re thinking about remodeling your home or undertaking a construction project. You know this is a major endeavor that will require a lot of your time and money. But, you believe it’s the right thing to do to improve your home and make it a wonderful space for...

How to Choose a Contractor for a Bathroom Remodel

How to Choose a Contractor for a Bathroom Remodel

You’ve finally decided it’s time to remodel your bathroom. How you proceed now can mean the difference between a smooth process and agonizing regret. Home improvement contractors aren’t all made the same—some do a better job than others—but you have control over who...

What Will Your Home Insurance Policy Cover?

What Will Your Home Insurance Policy Cover?

Your house is likely your biggest and most important asset. Considering all the hard work that you poured into the acquisition or construction of that building you now call your home, it’s only right to protect it with homeowners insurance. As long as you have an...

Garage Conversion and ADU Insurance Info for 2021

Garage Conversion and ADU Insurance Info for 2021

When it comes to building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) or even just a garage conversion, there are many details to consider and a lot to know. This blog is specifically about ADU insurance, but you can find more info on my other blogs about building an ADU or a...

How To Create a Dedicated Work From Home Office Space In Los Angeles

How To Create a Dedicated Work From Home Office Space In Los Angeles

You’ve certainly heard about the significant change in our office habits - the trend of work from home (WFH) during COVID and indefinitely into the future. A recent study indicates approximately 50 percent of the labor force is now work from home. Plus, many large...

Finding the Best Los Angeles Bathroom Remodelers

Finding the Best Los Angeles Bathroom Remodelers

Tips on Finding Good Bathroom Remodelers in Los Angeles: Finding a good bathroom remodeler might seem easy since there are tons of online resources listing many ‘highly-rated’ contractors. However, you should know that in Los Angeles County alone, there are over...

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Los Angeles?

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Los Angeles?

The bathroom is arguably one of the most important rooms of your home. It certainly gets more regular use and has more moving parts than most other rooms.  From dripping faucets to outdated fixtures & tile, to water damaged vanities, you may find any number of...

The Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel in Los Angeles

The Average Cost of a Kitchen Remodel in Los Angeles

Kitchen remodels are some of the most common projects requiring a general contractor. While remodeling your kitchen can be a major project, a remodeled kitchen will reward you with a more stylish, personalized and functional area to perform some of the most routine...

10 Best Garage Conversion Ideas For 2021

10 Best Garage Conversion Ideas For 2021

New California laws have made it easier than ever to do a garage conversion on your property. Most homes in Los Angeles and Southern California either have an attached or detached garage, and both are suitable for a conversion. Homeowners today have many options to...

10 Best Tips For Finding an ADU Contractor In LA

10 Best Tips For Finding an ADU Contractor In LA

How Do You Find the Best ADU Contractors? Most people considering a renovation are keenly aware of the potential stressors involved when undertaking such a major project. Whether it’s a kitchen remodel, Accessary dwelling unit, garage...

2021 Los Angeles Kitchen Remodel Costs and Tips

2021 Los Angeles Kitchen Remodel Costs and Tips

Kitchen Remodel Costs and Tips in Los Angeles: What You Should Know Some people have called the kitchen the ‘heart of the home’, and I think that’s a pretty good description. With the trend of open kitchens, most families spend a large portion of their at-home time in...

Los Angeles Bathroom Remodel Costs – Best Tips For 2021

Los Angeles Bathroom Remodel Costs – Best Tips For 2021

Bathroom Remodel Costs & Tips For Los Angeles When most people think of renovating their home, one thing they usually prioritize is the bathrooms.  Like a kitchen, bathrooms are a part of the house that can make it feel dated and worn. Bathrooms are high traffic,...

How to Find The Right General Contractors For Any Project

How to Find The Right General Contractors For Any Project

2021 Guide to the Best Los Angeles General Contractors Everyone knows it's daunting to begin planning for a home improvement or renovation project. People know the costs will be substantial, there is likely to be a disruption to their life during construction, and a...

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