Perfecting the Art of Service

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A properly executed remodel project is an experience that you and your family will remember, savor and cherish for a lifetime. Hence, our mission: To provide value, comfort and convenience for our clients through personal, caring service and…

The Design-Build Advantage

The Traditional Method The traditional method of planning a project (design-bid-build) is to consult a designer or architect first, work to achieve a final design, send it to an engineer for specifications and calculations, put the design…
San Diego Remodeling - Construction or Art?

San Diego Remodeling - Construction or Art?

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I found it interesting recently while chatting with a new acquaintance in a sushi bar my wife and I happened across in San Diego that, after describing what I do as a local San Diego remodeling contractor and how passionate I am about it, my…
Designer v. Architect - Which Does Your Home Remodeling Project Need

Designer v. Architect - Which Does Your Home Remodeling Project Need?

In the planning phases of your residential or home remodeling project, you will need to figure out if you need an architect or a designer – or possibly both. The two are not created equal, so let’s start by looking at how they differ. Remodel…
Home Remodeling and Glass, How Clear Can It Be

Home Remodeling and Glass, How Clear Can It Be?

During your San Diego remodeling project, most likely, at some point, you will be encountering glass. From the shower glass or custom framed mirror in your San Diego bathroom remodel to the glass tile backsplash in your new custom San Diego…
Why Your San Diego Remodeling Project Should Be Permitted

Why Your San Diego Remodeling Project Should Be Permitted

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In an earlier article, I wrote about the Top 5 Reasons That Remodels Aren’t Permitted. Now, let’s talk about why you or your contractor should pull all the necessary permits for your San Diego Kitchen or Bath remodel. Really, there’s one…
Outdoor Living - A Great Remodeling Project for San Diego!

Outdoor Living - A Great Remodeling Project for San Diego!

Here in San Diego, we certainly pay a premium for the beautiful weather we enjoy year-round. Whether cooking dinner on the grill during the warm evenings or lazing outdoors reading a good book during the weekend, there might be no more favorite…
Refinishing Your Existing Floor During Your Remodeling Project

The Top 5 Reasons That Remodels Aren’t Permitted

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Let me just get this out of the way: Building and Construction Permits not to mention the inspectors that enforce them can be, well, a huge pain in the butt for homeowners and remodeling contractors alike. I have to deal with permitting and…
How Much Should You Budget for Your Home Improvement Design?

How Much Should You Budget for Your Home Improvement Design?

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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…
Under Construction - All the Remodel Questions You Forgot to Ask

Under Construction - All the Remodel Questions You Forgot to Ask

Dust is in the air… Hammers are banging, electric tools whirring away, your future dream space is shrouded in plastic, mysteriously murky and just out of reach… So begins your custom San Diego remodeling project! But now you realize there…
Will A Remodel Contractor Come to My House?

Will A Remodel Contractor Come to My House?

Many homeowners think that they need to find a remodeler who is located in their city. If they live in Escondido, they think they need a remodel contractor in Escondido. If they live in Carlsbad, they think they need a General Contractor in…
How Remodel Pricing May Vary in San Diego

How Remodel Pricing May Vary in San Diego

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I think it's fair to say that remodeling in San Diego and all the different cities and regions in San Diego County would represent a colorful quilt of cultures, styles and wealth distribution. From the strong military presence to the unique…