Transitional Kitchen Design How to Pair Rooms as Part of your Whole Home Renovation

A whole home renovation is one of the most exciting projects you can undertake. It gives you the chance to reinvent the space around you and turn your house into the home of your dreams. That may sound like a huge cliche, but a whole home remodel really makes it possible. But the scope of… read more

Planning a Summer Remodel When The Kids are Home

Remodeling turns your home into a construction site. No matter how much plastic sheeting you lay out or how well you time your project, your day-to-day life is going to be disrupted. This can be stressful for anyone, but when you add kids into the mix, you have a recipe to be overwhelmed that can… read more

Save Money and Improve Your Home’s Value with a Whole Home Remodel

Do you love everything about your home except the dated kitchen, the boring bathroom, the unused space over the garage, the tired family room, the dark entryway, the master bathroom you wish actually had a bath in, and the living room that you’re sick of living in? It sounds like you might be considering a… read more

Kitchen Island Inspiration

An island adds value to your kitchen and your home as well as improving the function and liveliness of your kitchen. It can be as simple as an extra counter right where you need one, or it can take on the heaviest work in the kitchen with an island-mounted range and prep sink. The island… read more

Modern Bathroom Design, From bidets to bamboo

“Modern” can mean many things when it comes to bathrooms. It might be easier to define what is modern by looking at what isn’t. Bathrooms tucked away like an afterthought are not modern. Clutter is not modern. Built-in bathtubs are not modern, and neither are claw footed ones (unless they’re ironic or a statement piece.)… read more

San Diego Spring Cleaning Checklist

A whole home clean up is an easy first step if you’re thinking about remodeling. Cleaning up clears your mind,  especially true when it comes to thinking about the space you’re cleaning By decluttering, and dusting every nook and cranny, you’ll get a new perspective on your home. It will be easier to see what… read more

Sustainable Design in Home Remodeling

Consumers no longer have to choose between clean and cool. Just like Tesla’s supercar that also happens to be electric, recent sustainable design trends give you options that are often much more appealing that non-sustainable alternatives. Deciding to go green with your home remodeling can be just as good for your wallet and the look… read more

What is the Best Type of Flooring for a Kitchen?

We ask a lot of our kitchen floors. The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house, if not the busiest. It’s where more spills happen of hot and cold liquids, and it’s where you’ll find the most crumbs. It’s a  place where hungry kids and pets like to hang out because that’s… read more

2019 Toilet Trends

One inventor described the near future of bathroom design as “the decade of digitalization of the bathroom.” New technology like programmable taps and “super toilets” are already here. These recent innovations are combining with things like bidets and ergonomic toilets, that have been around for a long time in other parts of the world, to… read more

Is That Remodeling Project Going to Give You The Best ROI?

Cost vs. Value of Remodeling in 2019 Are you thinking about remodeling but don’t know which project to start with? One smart way to narrow down your options is to focus on the ones with the highest ROI, adding the maximum value to your home at the best price. Given the current state of the… read more

How to Plan a Kitchen Remodel

Considering breaking ground on your fantasy kitchen? We can’t blame you – visions of cooking with family, entertaining friends, and dazzling loved ones with a brand new, state-of-the-art kitchen are hard to resist. You aren’t alone. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the kitchen remains the most popular room to remodel. For good… read more

Stay Cool, San Diego Tips to Keeping Your San Diego Home Cools This Summer

Ah, San Diego summer. Is there anything sweeter? Or hotter? San Diego is known for having one of the most desirable climates but recent summer heat waves have left many San Diegans sweating it out, literally, with a great majority of homes built without central air. Even still, for homeowners who do have AC, cooling… read more

Luxury Bathroom Remodel Without The Luxe Price Tag

Maybe you grimace every time a guest asks to be pointed in the direction of your bathroom. Maybe you go out of your way to avoid having overnight guests, in fear that they’ll wind up spending any sort of time in your outdated, unsightly space! Maybe, you’ve decided you want your guest bathroom to feel… read more

Perfect Your Patio for San Diegan Summer

We know that it may feel like Spring just sprung, but sweet summertime is quickly approaching! For us lucky San Diegans, sunshine is typically a year-round luxury but there’s something unique about June, July and August – longer days and warmer nights that seem to simply scream for outdoor entertaining! There’s no better place for… read more

Interior Design Trends for San Diegans in 2018

Is anyone else having a hard time believing we’re nearly six months into 2018? With every new year comes inspiration and with it, stunning interior design trends that you just might want to consider bringing into your San Diego home. Let’s take a look at some of the trends we’ve seen thus far, and what… read more

Thanks Uncle Sam! Revamp Your Home with Your Tax Refund

Ah, April. You bring us so many beautiful things: budding, bright spring blooms, brighter, warmer, longer days, and early signs of the start of something heavenly – San Diego summer. Oh yeah! Did we forget to mention one of our favorite tidings that April brings? A nice little (or fingers crossed, not so little!) check… read more

How to Set the Budget for the Remodel of Your Dreams

You’ve decided to break ground on your dream San Diego home remodel. Maybe you have visions of a grand master bathroom built around a freestanding marble tub, worthy of a long soak. Maybe you’re yearning for granite kitchen countertops or a stainless steel double sink, sure to be the envy of your whole neighborhood. You’ve… read more

Is An Accessory Dwelling Unit The Right Addition to Your Home?

Is An Accessory Dwelling Unit The Right Addition to Your Home? Your neighbor has one. Your coworker has one. Your sister-in-law can’t stop raving about hers, and your mother has hinted at how wonderful it would be for her. It seems like everybody’s doing it. By it, we mean building an Accessory Dwelling Unit, or… read more

What the Property Brothers Can Teach You About Remodeling Your Home for Long-Term Value

  If you’ve watched the show Property Brothers on HGTV, then you know the drill. Drew Scott, real estate agent extraordinaire, takes his client to an absolutely gorgeous dream home and then drops the bomb. The perfect castle is always hopelessly out of the client’s price range. Zoom in on the client’s sad face. Not… read more