The Pros & Cons of an Open Concept Home

If you watch television home remodeling shows, you will often see homes remodeled to have an open concept design. The reason for this is twofold. One, it is a desirable improvement. Secondly (and likely more importantly), it makes for a dramatic change and reveal. However, these shows have sparked an interest in the open concept …

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Exposed Brick: Adding Value to Your Home?

Exposed brick walls on the interior of a home are the latest rave in interior design. Exposed brick allows individuals to feel connected with the building. It makes the decor seem authentic, like it’s both a real part of the architecture and pretty, not just one or the other. But with maintenance and installation so …

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Tech Essentials for Your Home

Your home should be a reflection of your lifestyle; if the concept of cutting-edge technology appeals to you, then your home should be equipped with the latest in gadgetry designed for the home. Fortunately, an array of products and systems awaits you. From sensor-operated trash cans to sophisticated home control centers and security systems that …

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Incorporating Mosaic Into Your Bathroom

Custom tile work is a very fine finishing detail for any space, but it is one that discriminating homeowners really look for in the bathroom. The nature of this space make it ideal for the resilience and function of tile, and intricate mosaics and customized tile installation can elevate a simple shower or wall into …

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Spotlight on Lars Remodeling in Local Home & Garden Magazine

Lars Remodeling & Design was recently featured in the January 2013 issue of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles magazine. Jason Larson, our company president, shared some of his insight and experience as a San Diego remodeling contractor based in La Mesa. He discussed some of the trends in today’s residential remodeling projects and offered some advice …

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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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