Ways to Lower the Cost of a Kitchen Remodel

June 12th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

ABC-kitchen-greyThe idea of a beautiful new kitchen has prompted you to finally get started on planning your remodel. But the cost of a beautiful new kitchen can certainly hold you back. There’s something to be said for waiting until you have the funds to hire a professional contractor and get the kitchen you really want. Still, there are ways to cut costs, even when it comes to a professional kitchen remodeling.

Meet with the qualified, experienced contractors at Advanced Builders & Contractors for your kitchen remodel. We can help you find renovations and new kitchen components that suit your budgetary needs. Continue Reading

Modern Options for Bathroom Tiles

May 29th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

bathroom-tile-tubYou might think you know all there is to know about bathroom tiles. But a little research when you’re working on a bathroom remodel reveals rather quickly that there’s a lot to learn. Even those of us with a knack for interior design find new brands to love, new styles to admire, and unique backsplashes to explore all the time!

Today, you have more options than ever before for adding tile to your bathroom remodel. Whether it’s a mosaic on the wall behind the sink and toilet, a set of tiles lining the shower wall, or floor tiles that keep family members safe, we have a bit of information about the most prominent design feature of many bathrooms. For more information, call a local contractor to talk about your remodeling project. Continue Reading

Is a Room Addition Right for Your Property?

May 15th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

new-room-additionYou’re not stuck with a smaller home forever. You may decide to move someday to get the space you’ve always dreamed of for you and your family. Or, you may go for a less expensive route. There’s nothing like home-sweet-home, but you can make your home even sweeter by making room for more.

Still, it’s a lot to think about. Should you invest in a new room addition now? Or should you save for a larger home later? We’ve got some information so that you can find out whether a new room addition is the best choice for your house. Continue Reading

How Quickly Can You Renovate a Bathroom?

May 1st, 2017 by Nick Cohen

Bathroom-Remodel-Spa-BenchRenovating a bathroom is a stressful time for a homeowner. Even with all of the planning out of the way and the contractors at work, you’re missing a part of your home that you’ve always expected to have use of. It’s an inconvenience that makes some homeowners anxious to finish the job.

You may feel as though a fast renovation is what you’re after if you’re remodeling a bathroom in your home. But it’s important to give it some time, as a bathroom remodel is one job you don’t want to rush. Continue Reading

How to Design a Kitchen Island that Works for Your Home

April 17th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

kitchen-islandIt seems that a kitchen island is number one on the wish list for most people looking to do a major kitchen remodel. A kitchen island adds style, function, and space for cooking and preparing food, but there are so many ways to carry out this plan.

Whatever you do, make sure a kitchen island works for you! Check out our tips for designing and following through with the perfect kitchen island for your home, and call our licensed and bonded contractors to set up a consultation. Continue Reading

6 “Small” Things to Focus on with Any Bathroom Remodel

April 3rd, 2017 by Nick Cohen

checkered-bathroom-remodel-abcYou’re finally getting the master bathroom you’ve always wanted or changing that half-bath downstairs into a full one. You’re excited to see the big changes–the spa-like tub or the rainfall showerhead or a creative tile design. But are you forgetting to ask your contractor about the details?

Sometimes, the smallest things are what end up making the biggest difference. Don’t forget to focus on these seemingly little things when have your bathroom remodeled. Continue Reading

Kitchen Remodeling Trends: Beyond Stainless Steel Appliances

March 20th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

kitchen-remodel-classic-stainless-steelFor years, stainless steel appliances have been a go-to choice for kitchens, adding a feeling of modernity, cleanliness, and sleek style. But the trends are changing, and this may soon be replaced as the norm in kitchen design. More and more, as we work with homeowners on kitchen remodels, they’re seeking out bright colors or original finishes that make their kitchen shine. Alternative metal and earthy finishes may become the new standby in refrigerators, ovens, and dishwashers, but only time will tell.

Learn more about these changing trends below. Call the contractors at Advanced Builders & Contractors for kitchen remodeling in Los Angeles, CA. Continue Reading

Our Best Tips for Designing a Shower during a Bathroom Remodel

March 6th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

glass-door-shower-bathroom-remodelThe one thing homeowners get really excited about during a bathroom remodel is the shower. If you plan on updating your shower, you’ve likely got an idea in mind already. Homeowners are always quick to tell us what their dream shower looks like when planning a bathroom remodel. But we believe it’s important to explore your options first, to see what you may be missing that you may not have considered before.

We hope these tips may help you to find a feature you love to add to your new shower, or perhaps you may be inspired to revise your previous plans. For more ideas about your bathroom remodel in LA, contact an expert contractor to talk you through.

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New Technologies to Add to Your Kitchen Remodel

February 20th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

kitchen-new-remodelRemodeling a kitchen gives you a chance to revamp your decor, finding new and chic ways to showcase your creativity and your own personal style. Still, style isn’t everything, and the functionality of your kitchen is always the most important thing. Today, you can get even more out of your kitchen, integrating the latest technology into your cooking and cleaning routine.

Check out some of the latest and upcoming technologies available from select manufacturers today. Ask a remodeling contractor for more information during your kitchen remodel in Los Angeles, CA. Continue Reading

Stop By Encino the Next Time You Visit Los Angeles

February 6th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

new-construction-ABC-Los-AngelesLos Angeles has lots of wonderful neighborhoods to explore, and one of our favorites is often overlooked. Encino, a Spanish term for “evergreen” or “holm oak,” was named after the beautiful oak trees found in the valley—or perhaps just one in particular. The Encino Oak Tree, also called the Lang Oak, was a 1,000 year-old tree, felled naturally in El Nino storms in 1998. However, you can still visit a monument in honor of this historic tree on the corner of Ventura Blvd. and Louise Ave.

There’s lots more you can do in Encino, though. Check out our favorite neighborhood hot spots and family hangouts, and visit Encino if you’re exploring the LA area. Continue Reading