Ask our Castro Valley building contractors how you can get the most out of your HVAC system during your next East Bay remodel.
The 8 Best Home Improvements to Invest In
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.
Life as a Bay Area General Contractor
We describe and list qualities that will make a great general contractor. This a very fulfilling career, however it isn’t for everyone. Is this for you?
Tips for Hiring a General Contractor: Keep Your Project On Time, On Spec, and Under Budget
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.
Remodeled Bath with Marble in Castro Valley, CA
Bathroom Remodeled in Castro Valley, CA.
8 Hot New Remodeling Trends for 2012 in the Bay Area
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.
3 Sound Reasons to Remodel Your Kitchen NOW
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.
Don’t Get Zapped! Key Safety Precautions When Working with Electricity
Electricity is no joke. Here are some tips to ensure you do not get zapped while working on a home project.
Wood Decking Vs. Composite Decking
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)?
Remodeling your Bath? Make Room for These Four Essential Elements!
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.