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Built-ins are permanent fixtures that can't be moved the way you would a freestanding shelf unit. Like a beautifully tailored gown that flatters your figure, built-ins are made to complement your home's architecture and increase your property value. Plus, they make storage a possibility almost anywhere—under the staircase, inside a bench, around the fireplace, in a kitchen island, or a hallway... Read More
Autumn is just around the bend, so it's time for your house to get in ship-shape for the cool months ahead. While the fall season can be busy, with homeowners taking stock and preparing for inclement weather, it is also the very best time to make use of the temperate California weather. Start by repairing any damage you can. Check these 18 items off your list for the fall season—and relax knowing that you are taking action to protect one of your biggest investments... Read More
More and more homeowners see the value in adding an ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) to their property—particularly in California where we arguably have some of the most expensive residential property in the country. To combat financial challenges and land shortages, ADUs are serving many purposes, depending on homeowners' needs throughout their lives... Read More
ADU's (Accessory Dwelling Units) are becoming more and more popular in California as rising home prices, lack of inventory and a growing interest in rental incomes create the perfect opportunity for California homeowners to earn extra income while providing affordable housing to the surrounding community... Read More
Many homeowners hesitate to take the first step towards a kitchen remodel because they doubt that the anticipated project cost will fit their budget. While some of us truly do have "caviar tastes on a tuna fish budget," taking the time to determine a scope of work is a great way to find out if the kitchen remodel of your dreams is really so far beyond your price range. In most cases, arming yourself with the right information can help you embark on a kitchen remodel that you'll love and fits your budget... Read More