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Interviewing a Prospective Builder for Your El Segundo Remodeling Project

July 25, 2016

If you’re planning to remodel your home in El Segundo, you’ll probably want to interview several remodelers.  Reputable builders know that this is standard procedure, so don’t feel guilty about it.  After all, you’re going to be spending a lot of time (and some significant money) with this builder, so it’s important that you feel comfortable with your decision.

Southern California’s Top 3 Exterior Design Styles

July 18, 2016

Southern California is a melting pot of interesting and diverse architecture, ranging from modern Malibu beach homes to Mediterranean mansions in Beverly Hills. 

Keeping Your Los Angeles Remodeling Project From Creeping Out of Control

July 11, 2016

If you’re looking into remodeling your home in El Segundo you’re probably going to hear renovation horror stories.  One of the most common tales of remodeling woe focuses on projects that spiral out of control and end up costing more and taking longer.  Nobody plans for this to happen – and it doesn’t happen all at once.  It begins with what some builders call “scope creep.”

How Can You Really Help Your Los Angeles Remodeler

June 27, 2016

When you undertake a home remodeling project in the Los Angeles area, it’s your project.  Naturally, that means you want to be involved.  After all, it’s your home.  But if you’ve enlisted the services of a professional remodeler, what’s the best way to be involved?  How can you really help your remodeler so that you end up with the best possible result?

Why Your LA Remodeling Company May Be a Little “Stubborn” About Change Orders

May 30, 2016

Sometimes homeowners think that remodelers are a little bit “obstinate” when it comes to filling out change orders on a remodeling project.  Occasionally homeowners feel that their builders won’t make the slightest modification to a plan unless there’s a signed piece of paper that details the change.  If you’re considering remodeling your Los Angeles area home – and you’re planning to use a reputable remodeler – you’ll need to be prepared to deal with change orders.

Get Things Cooking by Remodeling Your El Segundo Kitchen

May 23, 2016

When we talk with homeowners about remodeling their kitchens, a common theme surfaces: They all express a desire to make their kitchen reflect their own unique personalities.  We think that’s a beautiful thing!  At the same time, savvy homeowners are aware of emerging trends.  They look at what’s new and fun in the marketplace, and then they work with us to make it their own.  So what’s cooking in kitchens these days?  Here are a few trends we’ve been seeing in kitchen remodeling.

Sometimes a Bath is Not Just a Bath: Remodeling Your L.A. Area Bathroom

May 16, 2016

Sigmund Freud famously quipped that, “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.”  However, what’s true in psychiatry doesn’t always carry over into home remodeling.  If you’re thinking about remodeling the bathroom in your L.A. area home, be assured that sometimes a bathroom is not just a bathroom!

Find Family Harmony With In-Law Suites

May 9, 2016


9 ‘Must Ask’ Questions Before Installing an Accessible Bath

May 2, 2016

Modern_24.jpg“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” - Steve Jobs 

Design-Build: 5 Reasons Why Homeowners Should Embrace It

April 18, 2016

Backed by 4,500 years of practical experience, the design-build method -- sometimes referred to as the master builder method -- is a project delivery system used to ensure the seamless design and construction of a home, from beginning to end.