Home Remodeling FAQs

When it comes to choosing a company to handle your home remodel in San Diego, you make to make sure you know as much about them as possible. After all, remodeling your home is a big decision, and choosing a company to handle the remodel is an even bigger one. At Eco Minded Solutions, we’ve answered some commonly asked questions about our home remodeling process so you have all the information you need to make the right decision.

If you have a question that’s not listed below, or what to schedule your home remodeling service with us, dial (858) 779-1225 to get in touch.

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After an intense process of finding the right Design Build company we choose Eco Minded Solutions for a large home remodel project for our Carlsbad home. From the initial consultation to the completion of the project, everything ran smoothly. The crew was always on time and often worked longer than expected to keep the project on track. Loving our newly remodeled home and would highly recommend Eco Minded!

What home remodeling services does Eco Minded Solutions offer?

At Eco Minded Solutions, we offer three different services when it comes to home remodeling. The first service is architecture design. When you choose us for your architecture design, you’ll get an innovative and creative design that incorporate green techniques, maximizes your space, and fits your family’s needs, style, and budget. Our work ranges from modern to Mediterranean, so you can count on us to deliver a design that brings your vision to life.

The next service we offer is interior design. When remodeling a large space, it can be overwhelming to make decision on all of the finishes, décor, and colors. With our interior design service, we’ll work with you to achieve a unique and artistic space that reflects your family’s personalities and lifestyle. We’ll assist you with every selection that goes into the design – from the big decisions to the minute details, we’ll be with your every step of the way.

The final service we offer is custom home construction. At Eco Minded Solutions, we understand that sometimes, to get exactly what you want, you have to simply build it yourself. We can tackle a new build on an empty lot, a complete tear-down and rebuild, or a full interior remodel, and use green building techniques every step of the way.

What does Eco Minded Solutions’ home remodeling process look like?

The process that we use to remodel a home includes the following steps:

  • Planning – this is when plans are formalized for your new space.
  • Structural repairs – any structural issues that affect the safety of your home will be addressed.
  • Demolition – anything that needs to be removed will be during demolition.
  • Interior construction – new walls, window frames, doors, and support beams are added to your home.
  • Insulation and drywall – these things are installed and your home starts to come together.
  • Windows – energy-efficient windows are added to make your home green.
  • Interior work – this is the fun part, when cabinets, wall treatments, flooring, and other design elements are installed.
  • Exterior finishes – new siding or paint and landscaping installed to complete your home’s curb appeal.

Can Eco Minded Solutions help with architecture or interior design?

The answer to this question is a resounding yes! We’re happy to help with the architecture and/or interior design of your home. Not only will we incorporate your style and needs in a creative way, but we will also incorporate green practices and features, keeping your home eco-friendly and beautiful.

Does Eco Minded Solutions offer green design solutions? What does that mean?

As our name implies, we at Eco Minded Solutions are passionate about incorporating green solutions into our designs. Some of these features include:

  • ENERGY STAR® appliances to reduce environmental impact.
  • Ample insulation to prevent heat transfer.
  • Green materials like reclaimed wood and high-efficiency light fixtures.
  • Locally sourced products to minimize pollution during transport of materials.

Green designs solutions don’t need to be anything whacky or out of the ordinary. By taking little steps towards being more eco-friendly during each part of the home remodeling process, your home could have less of an impact on the environment.

Which Home Renovations Provide the Best Returns?

The prospect of remodeling your home can be intimidating. Embarking on a whole home remodel in San Diego may be particularly daunting for homeowners who have never commissioned that kind of project. So, if you are thinking of remodeling your home, you will want to pursue the most valuable upgrades. So, what are the renovations that promise the best returns?

Replacing your garage door is one of the best upgrades if you are focusing mainly on recouping a big return on your initial investment. According to Bankrate, that specific type of improvement can net an ROI of around 94%.

Full room remodels can also provide decent returns. Kitchen remodels, in particular, can net you a return of around 72%. That is not bad considering how pricey those remodeling projects tend to be.

What Are Design and Build Companies?

You may run into design and build companies while you are out looking for home remodeling contractors. Pay close attention to those companies because one of them could be the contractor you are looking for.

Design and build contractors simplify the building process significantly for homeowners. Instead of hiring different professionals, you will only work with one company throughout the life of your building project.

Homeowners can save time and money by partnering with design and build contractors instead of the more conventional home builders.

Do You Need a Permit to Remodel Your San Diego Property?

Securing a permit will be necessary if you plan to remodel your San Diego home. That is the case no matter what kind of residence you have. You cannot even remodel accessory structures without securing a permit from the county first.

You can ask your contractor to handle the process of obtaining a permit if you are short on time.

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