Archive for the ‘Home Remodeling’ Category

Check Out our Home Remodeling Tips

Monday, August 28th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

Home remodeling can increase the value of your home, together with making it more comfortable and eye-catching. In any case, a great home remodel, which gives you the most return, is not as easy as simply opening the telephone directory and selecting the first name you see.


Buying a New Home vs. Remodeling

Monday, June 6th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

You’re starting to grow tired of your home. Maybe you feel as though there isn’t enough space for you to do things you enjoy. Or perhaps you’re just tired of the same old look and feel. (more…)

A Quick Guide to Home Remodeling

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Is your home looking old and tired? Maybe it’s that time that you give it an upgrade. You have already decided you want to remodel, but how do you begin the process of planning such a dramatic change? The steps below will help you through the planning of a project that will enhance your home and make it a more inviting place for many years to come. (more…)

What to Know When You’re Remodeling and Reorganizing a Closet

Monday, February 15th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

One of the things that a lot of people want with a home remodel is more closet space. When you finally have the means to expand your closet and reorganize to make mornings more efficient, you might be in a hurry to get it done. But there are some things you should think about before you settle on a design. (more…)

Remodeling a Home for Sale: What to Do, What Not to Do

Monday, December 14th, 2015 by Nick Cohen

You know you want to sell your home sometime in the future, so you’re hoping to renovate in a way that will give you a high ROI (return on investment). There are many remodeling tips that can help you to see a return on your investment when your home goes to market, and others that are a waste of your time. We list some of the dos and don’ts of remodeling for high ROI in this guide. (more…)

Adding a Bedroom to Your Home But Don’t Know Where to Start?

Monday, November 16th, 2015 by Nick Cohen

You know you need to add space to your home, either for a spare guest bedroom or a new room to welcome a brand new family member or an elderly relative. While you’ve got a long way to go in renovating your home or remodeling an existing room, one of the toughest decisions comes now: where will the new room go? (more…)

First Time Remodeling? Follow these Tips

Monday, June 15th, 2015 by Nick Cohen

If it’s your first time ever remodeling any of the rooms in your home, the tasks ahead may seem daunting. There are a lot of decisions to make and a long process ahead. But follow our tips for a successful remodel, and you can make the process a lot more tolerable. (more…)

Are You Planning to Change the Layout of Your Kitchen?

Monday, June 1st, 2015 by Nick Cohen

Once you decide to completely remodel your kitchen, you probably become a little overwhelmed during the planning process. You know that you are dissatisfied with the current layout of your kitchen. But how do decide on a new arrangement? We’ve put together a very quick guide to help you out. (more…)

How to Plan for Remodeling a Living Room

Monday, April 13th, 2015 by Nick Cohen

Upgrading the living room in a home is always a welcome change, as this is the room where you entertain guests, relax with a new book, and hang out with family in front of a movie at the end of a long, busy week. You know you want to upgrade your new living room, but how do you decide where to begin? Your best bet is to speak with a quality remodeling contractor in Los Angeles, but take a look at our guide if you need a little help getting started. (more…)

Ways Great Builders & Contractors can Make Your Life Easier

Monday, March 16th, 2015 by Nick Cohen

Remodeling is always a big job, regardless of the space or the changes you plan on making. There are a lot of things you need to consider before embarking on a remodeling project, perhaps the most important of which is who you’re going to hire to do most of the work.

Sure, there are plenty of people out there who will tell you that you can just do it yourself, that it’s a waste of money to hire contractors, and that you’ll be much happier if you just do it your way.

Here’s the problem: none of those things are entirely true. Yeah, you could try it yourself, but you’d be taking on a very big job with little to no help and no experience to rely on. Rather than going it alone, and possibly biting off more than you can chew, have a look at all the ways that great builders and contractors can make your life easier.


There are two primary ways that professional contractors make your life easier when it comes to remodeling. Time is the first of these. As previously mentioned, there are a lot of things to plan, measure, buy, tear out, and install during a remodeling project. Even if you’re an expert at this kind of thing, you probably don’t want to slog through all of those steps by yourself. You might get it done, but it could easily take years if you don’t have an equally expert team to rely on. Hiring a professional contractor from the start can ensure that your project gets done in a timely manner.


The biggest misconception about doing remodeling projects yourself is that you’ll save a lot of money doing so. This honestly just isn’t true. In the short term, perhaps you’ll save a few thousand dollars by not hiring anyone to help you. However, if you don’t have professional experience in these kinds of projects it is very likely that you’ll demo or install something incorrectly. That can lead to issues further down the line, and you’ll end up having to hire a contractor anyway to fix whatever it was that was done wrong.

Hiring a good contractor is the best way to ensure you get a great return on investment. A contractor worth his rate will know the best way to stay within budget, while giving you the best possible remodel.

If you’re looking for help with your building or remodeling project, call Advanced Builders & Contractors. We provide building and remodeling services throughout the Pacific Palisades area.