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kitchen remodeling , Bay Area general constructionThe thought of having your kitchen invaded by people is an element of kitchen remodeling that you can’t escape from. Simply put, there’s no other way around it. Yes, it can be chaotic, but here’s how you can get through a kitchen renovation project while contractors, plumbers and electricians occupy your kitchen for weeks on end: Read the rest of this entry »

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Home renovation requires a good balance of skill and resources to be able to execute a successful project. Before embarking on a project to remodel your home, take time to learn the most common mistakes and find out how to avoid them in order to prevent the cost and hassle of redoing a remodel. Bay Area building contractors encounter many remodeling mistakes amongst homeowners. Here are the most common: Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Kitchen Remodeling Castro Valley

The kitchen is the room that brings family and friends together the most. No wonder it usually tops the renovation wish list of most homeowners. Planning a kitchen remodeling project requires a lot of time and effort. Ready to give your kitchen a fresh look? Read on to learn about the great kitchen must-haves that will spice up your remodel. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Home Remodeling

The warm weather and increased daylight are some of the factors that make summer an ideal time to live through a home renovation project. Unfortunately, once the reality of the project hits you, you may feel overwhelmed during the planning process. But make no mistake, hurrying through the planning process will make for a gloomy renovation experience. To make things less daunting for you, we’ve compiled the top summer renovation survival tips. Read the rest of this entry »

Castro Valley general contractor

You’ll have to live with the results of your home renovation project every day, so it pays to have the job done right. Hiring the right Bay Area general contractor can make a huge difference between a successful project and an utter nightmare. We’ve gathered 11 time-tested tips for selecting and working with the right contractor for your renovation project. Read the rest of this entry »

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Are you thinking about improving and updating your home to enhance its aesthetic appeal as well as its market value, but are concerned about the high cost? Don’t be! There are many practical ways to finance your home remodelingRead the rest of this entry »

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While you may be planning to undertake home renovation projects to pamper yourself with a little luxury or increase your quality of life, you should also consider the return on investment they’ll deliver. Some projects won’t add value to your home whereas others will reward you significantly when the time comes to sell. Read the rest of this entry »

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Building any addition to your home entails expanding your home’s plumbing, electrical, cooling, and heating systems, all of which can be a bit complicated.

The following are some of the main elements that you should consider before embarking on any project:

Plumbing

If your home addition includes a bathroom, laundry, or a kitchen, a plumbing contractor will perform various calculations using a number of factors to determine if the existing water-heater will be able to handle the additional load of the new space. Read the rest of this entry »

Bay Area Building Contractors find These Upgrades Increase Value the Most

Bay Area general contractors have been very busy helping home owners ready their homes for sale over the past several years as we’ve seen home prices rise considerably, saavy sellers know that if they invest some money in upgrading their home to make it more attractive to buyers in the market they can get a lot more for their home.

kitchen-remodeling-bay-area-building-contractorWhile your decisions for investing in enhancing your property depend on whether you want to make your home more comfortable, spacious, or simply to boost resale value, there are a handful of home improvements that have come to be recognized as the best for boosting value which at the same time will make your home stand out from the curb and those that enhance the function and comfort of the interior. Some home improvement projects that bay area building contractors have seen raise the value of local properties include:

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Bay Area General Contractor Tips for ROI with a Kitchen Remodeling Project

Kitchen Remodeling General Contractor Bay Area Castro Valley San Leandro Oakland Livermore PleasantonIf you are looking maximize your return on investment with your next home remodeling project, expert real estate agents almost unanimously agree that the kitchen is the best place to start as you decide how to spend your home improvement budget. Read the rest of this entry »