Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Is a Room Addition Right for Your Property?

Monday, 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. (more…)

How Quickly Can You Renovate a Bathroom?

Monday, 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. (more…)

How to Design a Kitchen Island that Works for Your Home

Monday, 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. (more…)

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

Monday, 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. (more…)

Kitchen Remodeling Trends: Beyond Stainless Steel Appliances

Monday, 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. (more…)

Our Best Tips for Designing a Shower during a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, 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

Monday, 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. (more…)

Stop By Encino the Next Time You Visit Los Angeles

Monday, 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. (more…)

What Comes First with a Bathroom Remodel?

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by Nick Cohen

bathroom-remodeling-completeFirst things first. A bathroom remodel is a long process, and you’re going to want to be as prepared as possible before the job begins. If you’re researching the early steps of a remodel, you’re off to a great start! Many people ask us what they should prepare to do first and foremost when they start their bathroom remodel because they want as much preparation as possible.

However, what we tell them is different than they may expect. You might be curious about whether your bathtub will go in first, or that vanity you’ve had your eye on. But as you will see, there are a lot of “first steps” that need to be completed before you move on to the exciting installation—which is just another reason it’s so important to hire a licensed and bonded contractor! (more…)

3 Kitchen Remodeling Thoughts for People Who Love Cooking

Monday, January 16th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

So you’re remodeling your kitchen and there’s just one thing on your mind: everything you plan to cook when the remodel is finished. If you’re someone who loves to cook, make your kitchen the ultimate place for the home chef with these tips. (more…)