Why the Process of Remodeling is Just as Important as the Before and AfterJanuary 30, 2017
When you are looking to hire a remodeler, you’re usually drawn in by their before-and-after pictures and the endless possibilities of your space. While those photos and ideas are attractive and grab your attention, BEWARE -- they don’t tell the whole story.
Can Your Home Use Some Portico Panache?October 3, 2016
“I can remember one day when we closed the villa to the public and used it only for us, for my sister’s wedding. The portico was the place where the bride and the groom met. That was the only day we enjoyed the villa for ourselves, as a family, without tourists -- something very, very special.” - Christian Malinverni, describing the Villa Godi Malinverni
Built-in Cabinets: Configuration for South Bay Home InteriorsAugust 15, 2016
It’s hard to imagine a South Bay home without the most basic and ubiquitous of built-ins: cabinets, drawers, and shelves. Kitchens and bathrooms are obvious spaces for built-in cabinets, but cabinets can help organize and beautify any room.
How Can You Really Help Your Los Angeles RemodelerJune 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 OrdersMay 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.
Design-Build: 5 Reasons Why Homeowners Should Embrace ItApril 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.