Archive for December, 2013

New Year’s Traditions Explained

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 by Nick Cohen

2014 is almost upon us, and with the coming of the New Year, we thought we’d take a brief look at some of the more popular traditions associated with this holiday. It’s been around for at least 4,000 years: as long as we’ve figured out how long it takes for the seasons to come and go. Here’s a quick discussion about some of our more modern traditions and where they started: (more…)

Longer Days Ahead: Why Winter Solstice Is a Reason to Celebrate

Monday, December 23rd, 2013 by Nick Cohen

Holiday greetings from all of us at Advanced Builders & Contractors!

December is a time of celebrations across the globe, despite the cold weather that affects much of the countries in the Northern Hemisphere. In fact, the cold weather is one of the reasons that it is so important for people to embrace celebrations of light, color, food, and warm drinks—what better way to cheer up during a time of short days and low temperatures?

There is another reason to feel joy at the end of December, regardless of your religion or culture: an astronomical event called winter solstice. (more…)

Home Construction Question: Should I Add a Room to My House?

Monday, December 16th, 2013 by Nick Cohen

When you originally purchased your home in, you took into consideration the amount of space needed for you, your family, your belongings, and your work and leisure-time activities. But time brings change, and at some point you might consider adding a new room onto your home that fits the expansions in your life. (more…)

Why Schedule Professional Window Installation and Replacement Service?

Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Nick Cohen

Do you notice chilly, drafty spots near your windows during the cooler times of the year? Do you run and run your air conditioning system, watching temperatures in your home – as well as energy costs – sore despite the best efforts of your AC? Have you discovered that your windows simply do not shut evenly or open all the way? Whatever issues you may have with the windows in your home or office, you must realize just how serious an issue this is. That is why you must schedule your window installation and replacement in Los Angeles with a skilled professional. Call the experts at Advanced Builders & Contractors today to learn more.

Choosing Windows for Installation in Your Home

If you still think of windows as a simple glass barrier protecting your home or office from the elements outside, your thinking on the subject is a bit outdated. There have been a lot of advances in the industry, and there are a number of ways in which the windows you choose for installation can impact the comfort and efficiency levels in your home. Whether or not this is a positive or negative impact depends largely upon the quality of the window installation.

By working with a professional window installation contractor, you can determine which type of window is best for your needs. It is wise to invest in ENERGYSTAR rated windows, which are much more efficient than other models. Double pane windows, which trap a layer of gas or air between two panes of glass, are another way to get the most from your windows. Call today to learn more.

Is it Time for Window Replacement in Los Angeles, CA?

If you have any reason to suspect that your windows are leaking energy out of your home or contributing to comfort problems, call ABC right away. Only a professional window contractor can be sure if your windows are to blame, and if window replacement in Los Angeles is the way to go. If a window replacement is your best option, our professional contractors will ensure that your replacement windows are the right size for their frames and that they are properly installed. Contact us with any questions you may have regarding your Los Angeles window replacement needs.

What to Look for in a General Contractor

Monday, December 9th, 2013 by Nick Cohen

If you are seeking a general contractor in Los Angeles, CA for your renovations, home improvements, home remodeling, or other construction service, you’ll only want the best working for you. These are large tasks that will affect your life for many years to come, so choosing a general contractor who has both the skill and the integrity to get the job done right the first time is crucial. (more…)

Kitchen Remodeling Services to Consider

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by Nick Cohen

The kitchen in your home is one of the most special rooms in your entire house. It is rife with possibilities for quality time with the family. Whether you are cooking dinner, helping the kids with their homework, or simply getting caught up on the dishes, you need to be able to complete these tasks in comfort and with the convenience you deserve. If your existing kitchen does not allow for this luxury, call Advanced Builders & Contractors today. Our Los Angeles kitchen remodeling contractors are happy to help you determine how best to suit your kitchen to your individual needs.

New Kitchen Countertops

One of the best ways to spruce up your kitchen while also making it more functional is to have new countertops installed by a professional kitchen remodeling contractor. There are many different materials you may wish to resurface your countertops with, and a professional contract will help you determine which is best for your home, budget and expectations. We can install beautiful granite or marble countertops. If this is more elegant than you think is necessary then we can also show you a great variety of tile countertops. These materials are much more affordable and, should a tile or two be damaged, individual components are easily replaced. Call today to learn more.

Cabinet Refacing

The professional kitchen remodeling contractors on our team can build you custom cabinetry for your home and handle the replacement of your existing cabinets. However, there are many instances in which homeowners may want to redo their cabinets while avoiding the trouble and cost of a full replacement. In such events, refacing your cabinetry is a great option. The fronts of your drawers and cabinet drawers are replaced, and a matching veneer is put over the existing cabinetry. Just like that, you have brand new looking cabinets at a fraction of the price.

Call Advanced Builders & Contractors today if you are interested in learning more about the kitchen remodeling services we offer throughout Los Angeles, CA. Our professional contractors are glad to help you live more comfortably and to take more satisfaction from your home. Let us know when you are ready to discuss our kitchen remodeling service in Los Angeles, CA with a qualified contractor.