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Tips to Help You Find a Good Kitchen Remodeler in Los Angeles

Tips to Help You Find a Good Kitchen Remodeler in Los Angeles

How To Evaluate a Good Kitchen Remodeler? When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, it can be nerve-wracking trying to find a kitchen remodeler you can trust. Particularly if you’ve never hired a contractor before, you may be uncertain where to look. This is...

So, You Want To Fire Your Remodeling Contractor?

So, You Want To Fire Your Remodeling Contractor?

Remodeling Is Easy, Right? Hiring a remodeling contractor can be one of the most overwhelming things one may ever experience. Depending on the scope of work being done, your lifestyle and daily routine can be altered for weeks, even months. As your home begins to...

5 Tips to hire a Reputable Renovation Company

5 Tips to hire a Reputable Renovation Company

Hiring a contractor to remodel your home is a major decision.  We’re all aware of this. A contractor is going to impact your life in several significant ways once you’ve hired them. You’re going to be paying a substantial amount of money, you’ll be communicating with...

5 Things to Know When Remodeling a Condo in Los Angeles

5 Things to Know When Remodeling a Condo in Los Angeles

Living in a condominium in Los Angeles comes with many benefits including less maintenance, great amenities, and close proximity to countless dining and shopping options. However, one of the biggest problems with owning a condo is that it can make remodeling a hassle....

10 Best Garage Conversion Ideas For 2022

10 Best Garage Conversion Ideas For 2022

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...

What Does the Average Bathroom Remodel Cost in Southern California?

What Does the Average Bathroom Remodel Cost in Southern California?

If you are considering remodeling your bathroom in Los Angeles, you likely know that renovating a bathroom can give your home's value a real boost. In addition to recouping much of the original investment in increased property value, owners also enjoy many intrinsic...

Los Angeles Bathroom Remodel Costs – Best Tips For 2022

Los Angeles Bathroom Remodel Costs – Best Tips For 2022

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,...

10 Home Remodel Surprises and How To Prepare For a Remodel

10 Home Remodel Surprises and How To Prepare For a Remodel

10 Tips To Prepare For Your Next Full Home Remodel If you are planning a full home remodel, there are a number of steps you should take to ensure a successful... and relatively stress-free project. Especially if this is your first time renovating, it’s especially...

Tips on How to Find a Home Improvement Contractor Near Me

Tips on How to Find a Home Improvement Contractor Near Me

The most challenging part of a home remodel is finding a reliable and reputable home improvement contractor near you. There are endless reasons why you wouldn't want to work with a subpar contractor service — you are not only worried about sticking to a budget, you...

10 Steps To a Successful Kitchen Remodel Process

10 Steps To a Successful Kitchen Remodel Process

A kitchen remodel is a significant and expensive project, so most people need to do some research before jumping into this project. Especially if you’ve never renovated a kitchen, it’s a good idea to understand the step-by-step process involved in remodeling a...

Prefab ADUs vs. Stick-Built ADUs: Which is Better?

Prefab ADUs vs. Stick-Built ADUs: Which is Better?

When it comes to building an ADU, there are a few different construction options: stick-built and prefab ADUs are the two most common.  The term ‘stick-built' refers to the traditional method of construction; building the entire structure on site from the foundation...

Hiring a Contractor for a Property Damage or Home Insurance Claim

Hiring a Contractor for a Property Damage or Home Insurance Claim

When you have an emergency that causes property damage in your home, the first thing on your mind is restoring your home back to normal. And usually one of your first phone calls is to the insurance company to find out if the property damage is covered and how you can...

Our Best Bathroom Addition Tips – Cost To Add a Bathroom In 2022

Our Best Bathroom Addition Tips – Cost To Add a Bathroom In 2022

In Los Angeles and Southern California, quite a few of the homes built before the 1970s were constructed with only a limited number of bathrooms. Although this was the trend many decades ago, modern homeowners often prefer to have more than one or two bathrooms in...

How To Find the Top Construction Companies In Southern California

How To Find the Top Construction Companies In Southern California

When homeowners want to do a home remodel or residential construction project, they usually start by seeking out a list of the top construction companies that are reputable, responsive & honest. Unfortunately finding good construction companies can sometimes feel...

How Do You Compare Contractor Bids For Your Home Remodel?

How Do You Compare Contractor Bids For Your Home Remodel?

When you’re considering a home improvement project, most experts suggest meeting at least three renovation contractors to get multiple contractor bids. This seems like a very reasonable suggestion, but often a problem arises when those bids come in. Sometimes...

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