Navigating California's ADU Regulations: What You Need to Know

Looking for affordable housing in California? So is everyone else. With skyrocketing prices and limited inventory, the state’s housing market has been in a state of crisis for years.  To counteract these shortages, the state has been gradually…

Innovative ADU Designs and Ideas

Your design taste is all your own, but the key to success with any construction project is in the details. This is especially true for small-scale structures like accessory dwelling units (ADUs). Because of their size, every detail plays a vital…

The Role of ADUs in Affordable Housing

The Role of ADUs in Affordable Housing Housing prices have cooled, but inventory is still low, inflation is up, and interest rates are rising. While we don’t necessarily think accessory dwelling units (ADUs) will entirely solve these issues,…

Green Bathrooms: Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Remodeling Ideas

As homeowners become more aware of our environmental impact, many are looking for ways to incorporate green practices into their homes, including bathrooms. The good news is that there are plenty of sustainable and eco-friendly remodeling ideas…

Choosing the Right ADU Contractor in San Diego

Are you thinking about building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in San Diego? There are several reasons to be selective about the contractor you work with. ADUs are unique structures, meaning contractors must abide by a specific set of…

Sustainable Ideas for San Diego ADUS, Granny Flats, & Casitas in 2023

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Reduce energy consumption and save money!   Looking for ways to reduce your energy consumption when building an ADU, granny flat, or casita on your San Diego property? Look no further! We’ve got you covered with all the important…
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The San Diego Homeowner's Ultimate Guide to Selecting Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen cabinets are like the body of a car, they form the basis for the overall layout and footprint of a kitchen. Essentially, once the cabinet design is completed for your kitchen remodel, everything else can be selected.

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Finding a San Diego Remodeling Contractor in 2023

The homeowner’s complete guide to finding, interviewing, and hiring the best contractor for your San Diego home remodel  In This Post: (click to jump to the section) Considerations for Your Search 10 Questions You Should Ask When…

How to Budget for Your San Diego Home Remodel in 2023

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When most homeowners think about a remodeling project, they imagine guys knocking down walls, setting tile, putting up new cabinets and basically all the building aspects of the project. While the remodeling phase usually gets the most attention (mainly through the dust, noise, and inconvenience it causes), the remodeling phase can only happen after a design has been completed and approved.

The San Diego Homeowner's Guide to Understanding Remodeling Permits

It’s not surprising that many homeowners (studies have shown over 75%) never get a permit to build or remodel their home nor do they require their contractors to pull permits. Here are the top five reasons why:

4 Big Mistakes Homeowners Make When Building an Addition

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Putting an addition on your San Diego home is a big process. It can take months of research, planning, and design. Then more months of the actual construction process itself. And it is not a cheap process. An addition is a huge investment of time, energy, and money.

Embracing Modern Elegance: Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Design Trends

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As the heart of a home, the kitchen and bathroom play crucial roles in our daily lives. They are spaces where functionality meets aesthetics, and their design has the power to transform our living experiences. San Diego, California, known for…