Posted in Home Remodel on March 29, 2019
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 moreWhat is the Best Type of Flooring for a Kitchen?
Posted in Kitchen Remodel on March 22, 2019
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 more2019 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 moreIs 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 moreHow to Plan a Kitchen Remodel
Posted in Kitchen Remodel on July 7, 2018
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 moreStay Cool, San Diego Tips to Keeping Your San Diego Home Cools This Summer
Posted in Blog on July 1, 2018
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 moreLuxury Bathroom Remodel Without The Luxe Price Tag
Posted in Bathroom on May 28, 2018
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 morePerfect Your Patio for San Diegan Summer
Posted in Outdoor spaces on May 22, 2018
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 moreInterior Design Trends for San Diegans in 2018
Posted in Home Remodel on May 15, 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 moreThanks Uncle Sam! Revamp Your Home with Your Tax Refund
Posted in Home Remodel on May 8, 2018
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 moreHow to Set the Budget for the Remodel of Your Dreams
Posted in Home Remodel on March 27, 2018
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 moreIs An Accessory Dwelling Unit The Right Addition to Your Home?
Posted in Home Remodel on March 13, 2018
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 moreWhat the Property Brothers Can Teach You About Remodeling Your Home for Long-Term Value
Posted in Home Remodel on February 28, 2018
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 moreHow to Create a Functional Home Office that Looks Good, Too
Posted in Blog on February 20, 2018
Your home office is where the magic happens. It’s where juices flow, where noses hit grindstones, and where blood, sweat, and tears serve as currency. With so much important doings and goings-on in your home office, you’d better make sure that you set it up right. Step one is to create a functional space that… read moreHiring a Handyman for Your Home Remodel… What Could Go Wrong?
Posted in Home Remodel on February 13, 2018
How to Decide If You Should Hire a Professional Contractor or a Handyman for Your Home Remodel It’s just a little project. Your cousin’s kid is an electrician, which means he and his buddy can definitely remodel your kitchen. Your neighbor swears by this guy they found on Craigslist. Can’t beat the price! We’ve heard… read moreIs Recessed Lighting the Right Choice for Your Home?
Posted in Home Remodel on February 6, 2018
Much like Rodney Dangerfield, lighting often ‘don’t get no respect.’ It’s easy to overlook, and yet lighting guides the mood and style of a room. If you are considering updating the lighting in your home, one option you can’t afford to overlook is recessed lighting. This type of lighting is extremely versatile and can offer… read moreHow to Get Your Remodel Started and Finished in 2018
You’ve heard the nightmare remodel stories from your friends – how the contractor promised that kitchen remodel would only take three weeks, and it took three months instead. You’ve heard about permits taking forever to pull, cabinets that never showed up, and walls painted horrid lime green because someone wrote down the wrong swatch. Now… read moreFive Home Theater Trends for 2018
Posted in Blog on January 9, 2018
You want to get the nittiest grittiest views of your home team’s game. You want to feel your eyebrows singe during the movie’s peak explosion. You want sharp color, booming sound, and a full theater experience without the kid screaming in the front row. In other words, it’s time to consider creating a home theater… read moreHow to Prepare for a Home Remodel in 2018
You’ve spent 2017 gushing over your best friend’s kitchen remodel and watching your neighbor’s home transform with a gorgeous room addition. Even though you’ve been liking all those Before and After remodel pics on Facebook, something else in your heart has been stirring. You’ve got a touch of remodel envy. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal…. read more2017 Home Design Trend Fails
Posted in Blog on December 19, 2017
What 2017 Didn’t Quite Get Right Home design always incorporates a great deal of subjectivity. Even when designers seem to agree on a popular new trend, they could just as easily be found trashing that same trend a few months later. With this in mind, we decided to take a look back at what home… read more