Room Addition: Is It Worth It?

Is room addition worth it

Are you preparing to welcome a new family member into your home, or just want more space? A room addition is comparable to a mini house addition. Merging the new with the old, expanding your home is an excellent opportunity to increase the living space, functionality and the value of your home, while enhancing it […]

Should You Choose a Home Renovation or Custom Home?

Home Renovation or custom home

It’s often tricky choosing between renovating  a home or building a custom home. Decisions usually rest on various considerations depending on the situation. How far your existing home is from the dream, your feelings about the current location and available budget, timeline, type of home  and future plans — these are some of the various […]

Home Remodeling: DIY or Hire a Pro?

A DIY home remodel with a laptop, paint roller, coffee mug and colour samples on a table

Opting to do it yourself (DIY) works for small, simple projects. Save money and revel in the thrill of your masterpiece. Ah, home remodeling. The time of Do It Yourself (DIY) YouTube marathons and posting Facebook pictures with captions like “You see these refinished kitchen cupboards? My own two hands!” One of the most important […]

Designing Your Custom Home in Four Weeks

Custom home design with a beige sofa

From pairing countertops with cabinets to assessing the land’s zoning, your custom home build requires advanced planning and your active participation. Designing your custom home build is exciting. Instead of adjusting to the layout of an existing home, you’re tailoring the layout and features of your own custom home to you and your family’s needs. […]

How to Plan an Additional Dwelling Unit in Los Angeles

Interior view of an ADU in Los Angeles with a small kitchen and sleeping area visible.

Whether you call them granny flats, in-law units, or “additional dwelling units” – it’s easy to see that these innovative housing solutions are taking Los Angeles by storm! In the midst of a housing crisis, the state of California has passed legislation aimed at making ADU construction more accessible to homeowners. In January 2020, the […]

The Unexpected Benefits When You Convert Your Garage

Open doors reveal a stylish living space that was created during a Los Angeles garage conversion

Your garage represents valuable space on your property. If you’re like many Los Angeles homeowners, you might find that you’re not fully utilizing the space. Garage conversions offer the chance to transform your unused garage into a new usable space. Whether you’re considering a home office, playroom or ADU – there are dozens of possibilities […]

Tips for Finding the Right Licensed General Contractor

Image shows a licensed general contractor reviewing blueprints with a Los Angeles homeowner.

Whether you’re planning a complete home remodel or a small bathroom renovation, it’s important to work with the right team! Shoddy work, inexperienced subcontractors, and low-quality materials can spell disaster for a home improvement project. As a result, finding the right licensed general contractor is often the most difficult task for homeowners – especially when […]

Can You Start New Construction During the COVID Pandemic?

A modern, newly constructed home in Encino looks serene in the sun.

Since March, Los Angeles residents have worked hard to comply with coronavirus safety measures and social distancing guidelines. To slow the spread of the virus, we’ve made some significant changes. Major events like Coachella were cancelled, schools moved to remote learning, and many people are working from home. Amid all this upheaval, you might find […]

Everything You Need to Know About Home Remodeling

Remodeling is one of the best ways to obtain the home of your dreams without breaking the budget! Of course, remodeling comes in many forms – from a simple bathroom upgrade to expansive room additions. Full home remodeling in Los Angeles is particularly popular because of the competitive housing market. Since 2008, the dedicated experts […]

Are Bathroom Renovations Worth It?

Horizontal view of a new Los Angeles bathroom renovation, featuring Jack-and-Jill sinks and a walk-in shower.

Beginning a remodeling project is always daunting because there are dozens of moving pieces. You’re faced with the reality that people will be in your house to do the construction work, you’ll have to manage the budget, choose every fixture, and all the while you’re concerned that your vision won’t be executed correctly. With all […]