4 Ways to Use Quartz in Your Home Remodel

Quartz has become a popular material in home remodeling over the past few years. Its durability and elegance blend in well with other materials. It’s also versatile enough to use in flooring, countertops and other prominent displays. It blends in with a variety of looks too, from traditional to contemporary, depending on the type you …

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Home Remodeling Ideas: Wall Coverings

Choosing wall coverings for your home is a fun challenge. You’ll want to incorporate the right mood, colors and maintenance level into the sheer beauty and comfort it displays. There are many options in material and style, from textures like quartz, leather tiles and metallic mesh to traditional wallpaper to decals, murals and …

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5 Upgrades to Rekindle Your Love For Your Patio

If you already have a patio, now is the time to think about upgrading it for better usability. Is it a place where you like to go, or do you glance outside then look for a more comfortable space to roost? If you typically choose to go elsewhere, this is a strong clue that your …

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Top Off Your Remodeling Project With a Ceiling Facelift

As you plan for a home renovation, one of the most overlooked elements is the ceiling. A simple plaster ceiling probably fills your needs, but it’s the exception instead of the rule when topping off today’s home remodeling projects. Give your ceilings a facelift with one of these trends coming in 2014.

Tray Ceiling

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Pet-Friendly Home Remodeling Features

If pets are an important part of your family, you’ll want to keep them in mind when planning your next home remodeling project. There are several features you can add to your home both inside and out to pamper your pets with a little more comfort and safety.

Feeding Zone There are lots of …

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In-Law Suites: A Solution for Multi-Generational Living

If you’re thinking about having a family member move into your home, you may be looking at an in-law suite home remodel. Many homeowners find it to be a natural compromise between parents and their children. For some adult children, the idea of their senior parents living alone is disturbing. For many seniors, the idea …

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A Closer Look at Energy-Efficient Remodeling Solutions

If you’re a homeowner looking for green solutions while putting together the scope of your next home remodeling project, the Energy Star program is always a good place to start. If you’re not familiar with it, the Energy Star program is a voluntary program overseen by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that includes specific products …

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Incorporating The Unexpected

This year, design is all about new elements, new innovations, and new combinations. All of this innovation means a lot of new products on the market, but it also means that existing elements are being re-purposed and used in new ways. Forget everything you knew about how to use colors and design statements, because in …

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What Was Old Is New Again

Country kitchens, cozy exposed woodwork, even 1960s shag – all of these are old design news, used many times when they first came into existence. But in recent San Diego home renovations, we’ve discovered a new trend: all of these are coming back, and being combined in new and exciting ways that the original designers …

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IF ONLY… I had learned these lessons

It’s a sign of a great renovation … if, afterwards, the stories you share do NOT begin with the words “if only…” While you can’t foresee everything that might have an impact on the smooth running of your remodeling project, there are a few things that you can learn from the good – and bad …

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