What Are the Benefits of the Design+Build Approach?

Posted on May 15, 2018 in Home

What Are the Benefits of the Design+Build Approach?

You have a few options for building a custom home or remodeling your current residence. One method is to hire a designer, bid the project, and select a construction contractor, a process called design/bid/build. This requires you to contract with two separate teams who may or may not have ever worked together and could have completely different visions for your project. Sounds like a disaster waiting to happen, doesn’t it?

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How Should I Prepare for a Whole Home Remodel?

Posted on Apr 27, 2018 in Home

How Should I Prepare for a Whole Home Remodel?

When multiple rooms in your San Diego house fail to meet your needs, it’s wise to consider a whole home remodel. Without the proper preparations, this can be a daunting undertaking. Here’s how to prepare for your upcoming renovation to ensure you’re left with a beautiful, functional living space once the project is complete.

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How to Create a Kitchen Fit for a Chef

Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in Kitchen Renovations

How to Create a Kitchen Fit for a Chef

For some people, a basic kitchen is good enough. But if cooking is your passion, your kitchen needs more than a few cabinets, a bit of counter space, and basic appliances—you need clever storage options, a spacious island or peninsula, and high-end appliances to prepare meals productively. Is it possible to achieve all this while including eco-friendly elements into your kitchen? With these design tricks, you’ll find that it is!

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How to Design Your Home Around Your Natural Surroundings

Posted on Mar 24, 2018 in Eco Friendly Design

How to Design Your Home Around Your Natural Surroundings

If you love the natural surroundings that come with living in San Diego, it’s a shame to shut them out when you walk through your front door. With the right home design, you can enjoy everything nature has to offer. Keep the following tips in mind for your upcoming custom home design+build or whole-home remodel.

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How Can I Create a Luxurious Yet Eco-Friendly Bathroom?

Posted on Mar 10, 2018 in Bathroom Renovations

How Can I Create a Luxurious Yet Eco-Friendly Bathroom?

Many homeowners mistakenly believe that luxury and eco-friendliness can’t coexist. However, it’s entirely feasible to create a luxurious-yet-eco-friendly master bathroom—you simply need to learn how! Here are the types of design elements that go into a master suite designed by Eco Minded Solutions.

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Eco Minded Solutions Awarded “Best of Houzz” 5th Year in a Row

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in In The Press

Eco Minded Solutions Awarded “Best of Houzz” 5th Year in a Row

Eco Minded Solutions is proud to announce that we have been named a “Best of Houzz” member in the client satisfaction category for the fifth year in a row! This award is given to Houzz members who are noted for providing excellent customer service and receiving a high volume of quality client reviews in 2017.

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Building an Outdoor Living Space for the Whole Family

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in Exteriors

Building an Outdoor Living Space for the Whole Family

When it comes to designing your landscape architecture, it’s important for the outdoor living space to meet the needs of your entire family. This ensures the backyard is functional for the adults to relax in, safe for the children to play in, and easy to maintain so you can spend more time together. Here are the features you might include when building an outdoor living space for the whole family.

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How to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in Exteriors

How to Create an Eco-Friendly Landscape

Sustainable living practices extend beyond the walls of your home to your outdoor living space, where an eco-friendly landscape can help save you time, money, and valuable natural resources. The goal of a sustainable landscape is to minimize water usage, as well as wear and tear on the pre-existing natural environment. It’s never too late to implement eco-friendly strategies into your existing landscape or to incorporate them in to your new landscape design; here are some tips to help you get started.

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Green Remodeling Trends for 2018

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 in Home

Green Remodeling Trends for 2018

Are you hoping to complete a home remodeling project in 2018? You probably want the new additions to boost your home’s efficiency, as well as its appearance and functionality. As green living becomes the norm, sustainable remodeling options are increasingly abundant this year than ever before. This gives you plenty of opportunities to remodel your home in eco-friendly ways. Here are the top green remodeling trends we’ve predicted will dominate the remodeling industry in 2018.

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 22, 2017 in Home

How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

The holiday season is typically a frivolous time when little heed is given to sustainability. With just a few modifications to your usual traditions, you can reduce waste and have an eco-friendly holiday season.

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