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What is Design Build Remodeling and Why is it Important?

What is a Design Build Remodel-

If you’re planning to have your dream home built you may be getting a little confused by all of the terminology used to describe the designing and building process—especially when it comes to initial planning phase. Knowing whether you should be looking for an architect, designer, construction company, or a design-build firm is one of… Read more »

Choosing the Right Lighting for Your Home

interior lighting

Many people make the mistake of not taking enough time to plan the interior lighting in their home. It’s easy to make the mistake of simply choosing fixtures that provide enough illumination for the room size and nothing more. In fact, lighting deserves much more thorough consideration, as your lighting choices can make a huge… Read more »

Low Maintenance Plants and Bulbs for the San Diego Patio

Low Maintenance Plants and Bulbs

After a busy day at work, there’s nothing like pouring yourself a cold drink and heading out to relax on your patio. You want to enjoy your patio’s beauty, enjoy both the hardscape and the soft, with plants that add color and texture with little care. All patio gardens require some maintenance, but you can… Read more »

How to Create a Remodel “Wish List”

Remodel Wish List

Planning a remodel can feel overwhelming, but, with a little preparation it’s easy to bring your remodel dreams a few steps closer to completion. A great place to start is with a remodel wish list. A remodel wish list is exactly what it sounds like: a list of everything you’d like to change in your… Read more »

Bringing the Outdoors In—Eco Friendly Remodels

eco-friendly remodel

There was a time when it was difficult to complete an eco-friendly remodel, but not anymore! If you’re planning a remodel and are concerned about the impact your home renovation could have on the environment then Lars Remodeling & Design are here to help. We’ve created a list of ways to help you complete an… Read more »

5 Most Popular Housing Styles in San Diego

housing styles san diego

One of the great things about San Diego is its diversity. With people from many cultures inhabiting San Diego, makes it the cultural hub it is today. This history of diversity shines through in the buildings San Diegans call home. The area boasts an eclectic selection of home styles ranging from the traditional ranch to… Read more »

Choosing the Right Kitchen Style: Island vs. Open

open vs. closed kitchen

In the right kitchen, an island can be a practical and eye-catching addition to the design, but they don’t work in every home! If you’re considering a kitchen remodel you’re probably debating whether an island would be beneficial to your new kitchen layout, or whether you should stick to a more open style. Here are… Read more »

The 7 Best Kitchen Trends for 2017

The 7 Best Kitchen Trends for 2017

Whether you’re ringing in the New Year with a vow to shed winter weight by swimsuit season, or to finally master baked brie, giving your kitchen a makeover is the perfect way to start fresh this year. Midcentury touches and going bold is in, and playing it safe is out. Here are seven ways to… Read more »

Tips for Bringing Natural Light into Your Home

Adding Natural Light to a Room

Natural light is the best light. Not only is it free, but it is also the best light for photography, art, and reading. However, not every house is set up to take advantage of natural light. Any number of things can cause your home to feel dark and cave-like. It could be that your house… Read more »