The days are getting cooler and the nights are getting longer, these signs can only mean one thing…holiday season is coming. As the holiday decorations start making their way into your local shops and into your shopping cart, it’s common to get the urge to think about more large-scale decorating options. If these are small changes then it might feasible to get your home updated by this year’s holiday period. If these decorating projects are actually whole room or full house remodels, you’ll probably be tempted to put off planning your remodel until after the holiday period. However, what many people don’t realize is that …Read More
Choosing kitchen cabinets is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when it comes to planning your kitchen remodel. Kitchen cabinets set the style and feel for the whole kitchen but the amount of choices you need to make to settle on your ideal cabinets can feel overwhelming. Lars Remodeling & Design is here to help. We’ve put together the ultimate guide to choosing kitchen cabinets to help you through the available options including cabinet bases, door materials, door styles, fixtures, fittings, and additional features.
When Deciding on Kitchen Cabinets Start With a Layout
Before choosing your kitchen cabinets you should have a clear …Read More
Remodeling the exterior of your property is a like a puzzle, where each piece fits together to create the beautiful finished home. Whether you’re planning on a full exterior remodel or just updating a key feature, you’ll need to think about these three areas before starting:
Adding Your Dream Home Theater In San Diego
There’s nothing quite like the experience of watching your favorite movie on a giant screen with the highest quality surround sound. In fact, it can even help make an average movie that little bit more entertaining. Have you always thought about how to get that movie theater feel in your own home? Your dreams could soon become a reality! Home theater additions are an easy and affordable remodel option in San Diego.
Bringing a state of the art cinema experience into the comfort of your own home with a home theater addition in San Diego is the …Read More
Countertops are a key part of any kitchen remodel playing not just a practical role but also helping create the look and feel for your newly remodeled room. The number of available materials might surprise you, use our guide to find the perfect countertops for your kitchen remodel.
How is your kitchen used?
The first step to choosing the countertop for your kitchen remodel is to think about how your kitchen will be used. If you’re an avid chef, have children, or expect your countertops to get a lot use then you should choose a counter material that can stand up to the wear and …Read More
Design-build turns the traditional building process into a streamlined construction project.
The design and construction process
Traditional Building Method Design-Build Construction Conceptual Design Conceptual Design Initial Drawings Price Established Architect and Engineer Detailed Drawings Architect and Engineer Detailed Drawings based on approved and cost-based plans Bids From Construction Companies Permit(s) Pulled Price Established Interior Design Potential redesign to fit budget (back to the start of the design process) Project Management Bid accepted Construction Construction Punch List
The role of the homeowner
The homeowner must choose, manage, and have contracts with both the design team and the construction team. The homeowner …Read More
Remodeling your Kitchen – Why to begin with appliances
Many remodeling guides suggest that choosing your kitchen layout and cabinetry should be completed before you choose your appliances, but this may not be the best option for everyone. If you’re an aspiring chef, are passionate about appliances, or just love to cook, then choosing your appliances before planning the rest of your kitchen remodel could actually make it easier to get the kitchen of your dreams! Choosing your kitchen appliances first actually offers a number of key advantages:
Remodeling contractors near me – How to choose the best home remodel company
Planning a home remodel is an exciting adventure. It’s not uncommon for people to have been planning their new home for many years before finally being ready to move forward with their home renovation. Whether this is a long planned dream or a newly planned change to your home it’s important to choose the best home remodeling company for your needs. We’ve all heard the home remodeling disaster stories where expenses soar and timelines overrun by months but with a little research you can find a reliable contractor who’ll make your home …Read More
Home remodels can be complicated, confusing, and frustrating. However, with a little prior preparation you can start your remodel off on the right foot and ensure that you’re ready for the project ahead! Plan for your remodel with these 5 steps:
Decide what you’re trying to accomplish
Remodeling projects are undertaken for many different reasons. The purpose of your remodel should be the driving force behind your remodel planning!
What’s the reason for your remodel?
Restyle-Your home doesn’t fit your needs and could use a style update. Resale-You want to maximize the sale price of your home. Repair-Your house has structural or functional problems that …Read More
Adding an island to your kitchen can make a huge difference to both the look and functionality of your home’s kitchen. Islands can pack a lot of features into a small space, making them an excellent choice for people who are looking to add a special, yet practical feature to their existing kitchen. If you’re considering a kitchen island addition there are some important things to consider to make sure you add a kitchen island the right way: