The Importance of Cabinet Design in Kitchen Remodeling

When it comes to kitchen remodeling in San Diego, cabinet design and selection are the main things to consider. The kitchen cabinets are like the body of a car, they form the basis for the overall layout and footprint of a kitchen. Essentially,…

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?

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…

Cabinet Doors: The Key to Kitchen Remodeling

Take a quick look at your kitchen cabinets. What do you notice? If you're seeing what most people see, it's mostly doors. Think about what kitchen cabinets in the San Diego remodeling scene and the rest of the world are — basically a box,…

Sushi and Kitchen Remodeling in San Diego

,
On a recent weekend, as my wife and I enjoyed one of our precious date nights, we reminisced about our day of visiting some of our active San Diego remodeling projects, clients, and sites throughout the county. It was a pretty rainy and windy…

Why Your San Diego Remodeling Project Should Be Permitted

,
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…

How Much Does an Average Kitchen Remodel Cost?

,
Determining the average cost of a kitchen remodel is not an easy task. You might be surprised to learn that kitchen remodels come in all shapes in sizes. In this article, I’ve decided to go with the Olympic standard and divide kitchen remodels…

How to Choose Your Backsplash in a Kitchen Remodel

There's something about a San Diego kitchen remodel that always comes down to one important element... the backsplash! Coincidentally enough, the backsplash is usually the last element to be installed during a kitchen remodeling project. It…

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…

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…

The Top 10 Questions to Ask Any Remodeling Contractor

The first major milestone in your remodeling project is to choose your remodeling contractor. This person will have a huge impact on your project. He or she will determine the final cost of the remodel, provide insight and ideas, guide you through…

Should you "Like" your Remodel Contractor?

I’m not just asking this question because I happen to have a shining personality (at least my grandmother tells me this is true). I’m asking because figuring out how to choose a remodeling contractor can be extremely difficult, even with…