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Are you contemplating a kitchen remodel? Great decision. According to a recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders, kitchens are still one of the most popular rooms to remodel with 78% of NAHB Remodelers performing kitchen remodels during the previous calendar year... Read More
The bathroom is not just a place that exists for showering, shaving and putting on makeup. Nowadays, bathrooms have become a sort of refuge or sanctuary—a private place where we can go to relax and relieve stress. And yet, homeowners hesitate to remodel their bathrooms. This is due in part to many misconceptions that a bathroom remodel will be a hassle and cost too much. The truth is that working closely with an experienced professional, particularly a design/build firm, will help you devise a renovation strategy that fits your budget, design style, functional needs, and timeline. And, a bathroom remodel doesn't have to be a hassle and has the added benefit of being vital to your everyday health and happiness. Ready to reconsider that bathroom renovation project? We've compiled five of the most compelling reasons to start planning your bathroom remodel today... Read More
If you own a home in Northern California, then you are likely familiar with the rising popularity of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs). These functional living spaces are the perfect solution for adding extra livable space to your property... Read More
People choose to remodel their home for a variety of reasons. Their motivation may stem from needing to keep family close—building separate but nearby living quarters for an adult child or parent; or a desire to repurpose an existing room—turn an unused bedroom into an office, art studio or guest suite... Read More
To ease the crushing housing shortage in Silicon Valley, laws have changed to encourage homeowners to build accessory dwelling units on their property—to house aging family members, help grown children find a place to live in this challenging rental market or generate extra income using the space over a garage or in the backyard. But some Silicon Valley homeowners are asking, "How will an ADU affect my home's resale value?".. Read More