Elegant Home Office Layouts to Consider

Posted On: December 30, 2019

Why Set-up a Home Office? One of the pitfalls of having the privilege to work at home is that distractions abound. There’s the inviting bed that’s beckoning you to lay down. There’s the noise from the TV or your children who are busy playing. The kitchen even calls you to get a snack. However, by…

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Things to Consider About a Walk-in Shower

Posted On: December 29, 2019

Starting with a Small Change in Your Own Bathroom There are numerous ways to positively impact the environment, and one of them is by starting in your own bathroom. There are a broad range of home technologies that doesn’t compromise on style. If you happen to be considering a bathroom renovation, particularly installing a walk-in…

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How Long Does a Kitchen Renovation Take?

Posted On: October 24, 2018

Planning Phase: At Your Own Pace This is when you gather inspiration for your kitchen remodel from design magazines, websites, Pinterest, and more. It can take days, weeks, or even years, depending on how serious you are about the project and its overall scope. Finding a Designer & Contractor: At Your Own Pace Research kitchen…

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What Are the Benefits of the Design+Build Approach?

Posted On: May 15, 2018

Shared Accountability The traditional design/bid/build approach requires you to work with two different companies on your project. If they don’t see eye to eye, you could end up stuck in the middle. Conflicting interests could delay progress and increase costs. Things look much different with a design+build approach. Since architects and construction personnel represent the…

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How Should I Prepare for a Whole Home Remodel?

Posted On: April 27, 2018

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. Work…

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How to Create a Kitchen Fit for a Chef

Posted On: April 12, 2018

Storage Chefs have more pots, pans, and kitchen gadgets than the average homeowner. This makes storage a vital component of a kitchen fit for a chef. Take an inventory of the things you own to help you plan room to accommodate them. Nest pots and bakeware when possible to consolidate space, and keep seasonal and…

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

Posted On: March 10, 2018

Flow-Regulated Showerheads Many San Diego homeowners say that the number-one comfort feature they want in the master bathroom is a spa-like showerhead. No longer designed just to get you clean, showers have become one of the most indulgent features in the home. And fortunately, with the latest fixtures and features, you can achieve an eco-friendly…

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Green Remodeling Trends for 2018

Posted On: January 9, 2018

LED Lighting As the cost of light emitting diodes (LEDs) continues to fall, their sales remain on the incline. According to the US Department of Energy, LEDs are 75 to 80 percent more efficient than incandescent bulbs, and they even outpace compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) by 10 to 15 percent. Plus, each bulb lasts 25,000…

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How to Have an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

Posted On: December 22, 2017

Rethink Wrapping Paper Most commercial wrapping paper is not recyclable because of the shiny coatings and foils it features. What a shame to buy and use something with the sole purpose of ripping it apart and throwing it away! A green alternative is to wrap gifts with recyclable paper, including the comics section of the newspaper, an…

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Why Choose Eco-Friendly Remodeling?

Posted On: November 26, 2017

Enhanced Air Quality While you have no control over the quality of the air outside, you can breathe easier inside your home by using eco-friendly building materials and practices, including: Minimizing VOC emissions –Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde, benzene, and other carcinogens are found in a number of everyday household products, furnishings, and…

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