The Effect of Inflation on Construction and Remodeling Projects in San Diego

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Inflation rates have been on the rise globally, and San Diego is no exception. The construction and remodeling industry in San Diego is feeling the impact of these increasing inflation rates. This blog post will discuss the effects that inflation…

Why Choose a Design-Build Contractor

The design-build process is a construction delivery method that involves a single entity responsible for both the design and construction of a project. Unlike the traditional design-bid-build method, where the design and construction are separated,…
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The Benefits of Remodeling Your Home

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Are you considering remodeling your home but unsure if it's worth the investment? Home remodeling can be a significant undertaking, but the benefits can be substantial. In this blog post, we'll discuss the advantages of remodeling your home…

The Benefits of Building an ADU

San Diego is a beautiful city with plenty of desirable neighborhoods, but finding affordable housing can be challenging for many people. One solution that has gained popularity in recent years is the creation of accessory dwelling units (ADUs).…

The Home Addition Design Process

Designing a home addition can be an exciting but daunting task. Whether you’re looking to add more space for your growing family or create a new room for your hobbies, it’s important to approach the design process with a clear plan and a…

2023 Home Design Trends

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As the world evolves, so does the design of our homes. With 2023 in full swing, it's time to start thinking about the latest home design trends that will shape the way we live and interact in our spaces. From color schemes to furniture, let's…
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5 Things to Know Before Building a New Home Addition

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An addition is one of the best investments you can make in your home. Building a new addition allows you to update your home to increase both its square footage and its market value. There are many different forms a home addition can take and…

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…

How to Maximize the Return on Investment of Your ADU

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If you’re one of the many homeowners in San Diego currently considering building an Accessory Dwelling Unit, or ADU, one of the questions on your mind is probably whether or not an ADU is worth it. In other words, you’re wondering how to…

Conversion or New Construction: What Type of ADU is Right for Me?

Legislation was passed in California in 2017 that made permitting Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) much easier than it had been previously in response to the housing crisis. The idea was to help make the most of our current infrastructure by…

The Design-Build Difference

Design-build is a system of project delivery. Compared to traditional project delivery where an owner must manage two separate contracts for a designer and contractor, the design-build method fuses both design and construction functions together to form a single contractual entity.

2021 Year End Musings

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Deciding on the size of your ADU might not be as simple as you think. Learn more from the ADU experts at Specialty Home Improvement.