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Why Cost Per Square Foot Doesn’t Work for Home Remodeling Projects

Cost Per Square Foot is a commonly used method for estimating probable construction costs. People use this system in hopes to gain an understanding of how much it will cost to remodel their home or business. Though widely used, cost per square foot is seldom an accurate representation of actual remodeling costs. It is important … Continued

The Lowest Bid Always Looks Good, But Here’s What You Should Know

When it comes to a remodeling project – contractors often bid low to lock in the job. Once contracted, firms find additional costs and changes that ultimately result in the overall project costing the same or more than the original competitors. Although low home remodeling bids are tempting, stay away! The lowest bid does not … Continued

The Pros and Cons of an In-Law Suite

With the cost of housing increasing yearly, San Diego residents have sought out in-law suite additions to increase the overall living space of their property. In-law suites or granny flats are an external addition to the original property to provide space for renters or family members. As with every addition made to a home, there … Continued

3 Things to Know Before Building a Granny Flat in San Diego

Granny flats have recently become more popular in the San Diego area as city codes have allowed for easier building and people realize the benefits it can bring to have an additional living space available in their homes. Granny flats are versatile and can be converted into whatever you need. Generally speaking, they include an … Continued

Top Tips for a Granny Flat Remodel in San Diego

Granny flats are a fantastic addition to your San Diego home. They offer a “secondary suite” which is a self contained living area that is typically plain, small, and versatile. Adding a granny flat to your home is an up and coming trend that creates more space while having significantly lower costs than a traditional … Continued

Outdoor Home Addition Project Ideas

A new trend in home renovation is creating outdoor rooms to expand your square footage and living space. This includes creating an outdoor retreat that consists of seating, outdoor cooking, patios, and decks. Now that it is officially summertime, everyone is enjoying the wonderful San Diego sunshine in their backyards and entertaining with friends and … Continued

Aging in Place: 10 Concepts of Universal Design

Aging in Place: 10 Concepts of Universal Design You Should Consider  For many, buying a home is a lifelong commitment. It takes decades to pay off a mortgage and begin enjoying a home without the hefty monthly payment attached. And as people age, they often outgrow their homes in terms of safety and quality of … Continued

Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

Alright folks, it’s Summertime and we all know that means outdoor entertaining for those living in San Diego. Often times, hosting a party can mean being stuck at the grill or running around like a chicken with its head cut off, neither of which are not particularly enjoyable. Entertaining guests in your outdoor kitchen should be … Continued

The Pro’s Guide to Deck Restoration

A deck is a great asset to your San Diego home and lifestyle. There’s nothing quite like enjoying an afternoon outdoors in the sunshine and fresh air, but still right within reach of your home. A deck is the perfect backdrop for an outdoor living space outfitted with your favorite outdoor furniture and colorful container garden, … Continued

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