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remodeling for hvac efficiency

East Bay Building Contractors Have Some Tips

Any home renovation project requires meticulous planning and thought. Data from the Census Bureau indicates that almost a third of all home remodeling projects include major additions. But how will a home remodel project impact your HVAC system?

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best home improvements value invest remodel renovations

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 »

These Three Characteristics are a Great Foundation

Castro Valley Building Contractors at Jobsite

Being a general contractor in the Bay Area can be a deeply rewarding, enriching experience, but this path obviously isn’t right for everyone. Are you considering a career in this field? If so, the facts below will help you decide whether you might want to pursue this profession seriously. Read the rest of this entry »

Most homeowners and business owners in Northern California (and beyond) are not trained in project management. This lack of training can rebound to terrible effect, if/when you need to make major repairs on your property, electrical system, plumbing, HVAC system, etc. To that end, let’s give you some ground rules to help you make better decisions – and how to hire a general contractor. Read the rest of this entry »

Bathroom Remodeled in Castro Valley, CA.  B.A. Morrison put in new marble shower, marble counter top, floor, cabinets, walls, shower head, sink, and faucets.  To see more pics of the bathroom remodel visit our photo album bathroom remodels. Read the rest of this entry »

2012 Bay Area remodeling season is upon us. Whether you’ve already decided on the scope and depth of your project, or you are still recovering from your wild New Year’s eve party and only now getting around to your to-do list for 2012, here are eight hot trends in home remodeling. Read the rest of this entry »

You feel a primordial urge to remodel the kitchen in your Bay Area home, condo, or apartment. Perhaps you’re just sick of the sticky cabinet drawers, dreary Feng Shui, poor layout, and ancient appliances. Perhaps you’re considering a larger remodeling job, and you realize that “doing the kitchen” transforms your home into a far more valuable asset. Perhaps you’re just facing pressure from your spouse to “make the place look nice” so that it’s less of an embarrassment when guests or in-laws visit. Read the rest of this entry »

–Don’t Get Zapped! Key Safety Precautions When Working with Electricity Read the rest of this entry »

Pros and Cons

Maybe you and your spouse have finally elected to tackle the “big remodeling project” you’ve had on your to-do list for who knows how long. Or maybe you’re “biting the bullet” and renovating your Bay Area condominium in preparation for selling it in a year or two. In any event, you face many aesthetic and logistical challenges and choices ahead. And it’s the “little details” that often make construction or remodeling so difficult.
If you’re working on a new deck, for instance, you have to choose a material. Should you choose wood, a wood polymer composite (synthetic decking), or some other material (e.g. plastic)?

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Whether you’re renovating a condominium, building a new home from scratch, or simply modernizing a cramped, outmoded bathroom, here are four crucial elements to meet and exceed your needs for comfort, cleanliness, relaxation, and environmental efficiency.

1. Jacuzzi tub

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