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:

Finding the Best San Diego Contractor for Your Home

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Finding the best San Diego contractor to remodel your home, build your new ADU or complete your home improvement project can be a challenge in the best of times. When you consider that working on or around your home, likely your most valuable…
Mother again in place

Aging in Place—the original reason for building ADU’s

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One of the traditional reasons for building independent living units is to house our aging parents. Are you planning ahead for aging in place?
SHI-Budgeting For Your Home Improvement Project

Budgeting for Your Home Improvement Project

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A home renovation is a big and complicated project. Understandably, when I meet clients for the first time on our free initial consultations, I get a lot of questions about everything from our design process to how we will protect their home…

How to prepare for the start of your remodel

Well, the moment of truth has arrived. Your remodel contractor has called and told you that they will be starting your project next week. What should you expect, and what do you need to do? The best thing to do, obviously, is to directly…

What's Your Remodel Contractor's Business Model?

When you begin to seriously consider a remodel on your home, you might be tempted to pick up the phone and start calling contractors. As I’ve already written about, this is a bad idea. Instead, you’ll first want to think about what TYPE…
SHI: Specializing in Old Home Remodels

Basic Remodels Make Old Homes Feel New Again

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Even the most basic remodels can make old homes feel brand new. Renovations can increase the value and comfort of your older San Diego home.

3 Things To Know About a Remodel Project Before Doing a Google Search

So, it’s time. You’re ready to take the plunge and remodel your home. Now all you have to do is pull up your trusty Google search engine, type in a phrase like “San Diego home remodel contractor” and let the magic of search bring you…