Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Archive for the ‘Kitchen Remodeling’ Category

A Few Countertop Types for a Kitchen Remodel

Monday, September 27th, 2021

A prep sink in a kitchen island and an apron-front or farmhouse sink for a kitchen remodel in Los Angeles.A kitchen remodeling in Los Angeles, CA can be an exciting project. The right remodel can not only bring to life the kitchen, but the rest of the house as well. One of the most important choices you’ll have to make when you set out on a kitchen remodeling is the material for the countertops. There are numerous materials to choose from. Below we’ve listed several of the most popular:

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Tips for Kitchen Layout When You’re Remodeling

Monday, June 21st, 2021

kitchen-remodeling-white-cabinetsYou have plans for kitchen remodeling in Los Angeles, CA to transform your old kitchen into a more interesting and effective space. You may have different goals for this remodel: increasing size, opening up the kitchen to allow for better entertaining, putting in superior appliances, improving your ability to prepare meals, or simply creating a more up-to-date style. But no matter your purpose in remodeling the kitchen, you’ll need to consider the kitchen layout. Where everything goes, how it all fits together, and how work flows through the area.

The complexity of figuring out a kitchen layout is one of many reasons why working with a skilled contractor is the best way to have remodeling done. We handle all aspects of a kitchen remodel in-house, and that starts with the design phase where we’ll figure out the kitchen layout that works for you. Below are some ways to help you start thinking about your new kitchen layout.

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Make Your Kitchen Feel Larger With These Remodeling Ideas

Monday, May 24th, 2021

modern-kitchen-technologyOne of the most common types of kitchen remodeling projects is a kitchen enlargement. But we know this is not always an option for our clients. A homeowner may not have the budget for a full kitchen extension, or there may not be available space to help open up a home’s kitchen. 

But there are kitchen remodeling methods that can do the next best thing, which is to create the sense of larger space as well make the best use of what space is available. We’re masters at kitchen remodeling in Encino, CA and throughout the Los Angeles area, so we know plenty of techniques for using space and creating a sense of a roomier kitchen. 

Below we’ll go over some remodeling ideas that can help you make your kitchen remodel feel bigger than before.

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A Remodel for Working From Home? We Have Ideas!

Monday, March 1st, 2021

kitchen-work-from-homeWorking from home is now a reality for millions of more people than it was just this time last year. (Amazing that it’s already been a year!) A complete work from home revolution occurred before most people were prepared for it, and many workers ended up in environments that weren’t quite right for them. 

Although plenty have found ways to adjust, if working from home looks like the long-term future for you even when the present troubles have passed, you may want to consider some home remodeling ideas that will make your new occupational lifestyle more pleasant and involve fewer distractions. 

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Considerations for a Multi-Use Kitchen Island

Monday, February 15th, 2021

kitchen-farmhouse-sinkOne of the most popular ideas for modern kitchen designs and remodeling is putting in an island. An island kitchen adds more freedom of movement, more space dedicated to cooking, and an increase in the number of appliances. An island gives a kitchen room for appliances that would have otherwise been impossible luxuries. 

A special benefit of the kitchen island is that it can serve many purposes aside from cooking and cleaning. If you want to make your kitchen more useful for the entire house, a multipurpose island is one of the best tools available.

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5 Kitchen Remodeling Styles

Monday, September 28th, 2020

black_white_kitchenYou are at the beginning of making your plans for a full kitchen remodel in Beverly Hills, CA. You aren’t replacing a few fixtures or redoing the countertops and cabinets. You’re going to overhaul the kitchen to a new style. But what style? There are numerous popular styles for kitchen remodels, and you might find yourself overwhelmed at the options.

The style of the rest of the house will narrow down some of your choices—some styles will simply feel wrong if placed into the heart of your home. But you have greater flexibility than you might think. We’re going to look at five of the popular kitchen styles to help you start envisioning your future kitchen. You’ll need professional designers and builders to help you make the final choice. We handle all parts of a kitchen remodel and can help you realize your new dream kitchen.

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Sink Options for a Kitchen Remodel

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

Pouring-waterIn our last post, we looked at the different choices you have for a sink when doing a bathroom remodel. It makes sense that for this post we’ll turn our eye toward the other major type of remodel, the kitchen remodel, and what type of sink you might install when you overhaul an old kitchen. You have a similar wide range of options, but different considerations.

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Kitchen Remodel Question: Is an Island or a Peninsula Better?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

kitchen-farmhouse-sinkThe title of this post may make it sound as if we’re asking a question about geography. But when people choose to make a major redesign for their kitchen, one of the choices they’ll face is whether to change the layout to make use of a kitchen island or a kitchen peninsula.

It’s an important choice, because it will affect almost everything that occurs in the kitchen space: where appliances are located, how work flows in the space, how best the area can be used for entertaining, general appearance, etc.

We’re going to dive a bit more into the question, although you should know from the beginning that there’s no correct answer for all circumstances. You’ll want to work with our professionals to ensure you have the best kitchen remodel in Encino, CA.

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Want to Remodel Your Kitchen? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Monday, May 25th, 2020

plannerYou’ve been looking over images of remodeled kitchens, getting excited at each of the pictures, and the possibilities for what you could make your current kitchen look like. Are these dreams realistic? Are you ready to jump into a kitchen remodel in Calabasas, CA?

This is a big project, but when you work with our experienced design/build team at Advanced Builders & Contractors, you’ll have most of the work entrusted to experts who have a deep portfolio of successful projects. Before you go ahead with that remodel, however, there are some questions to ask yourself to help focus on what you really want, and what you can realistically expect.

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Medium-Sized Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

Monday, March 30th, 2020

kitchen-remodel-classic-stainless-steelKitchens come in all sizes, and the size of the rest of the house doesn’t always dictate if the kitchen is large or small. Getting the most out of a small kitchen is a big test of design concepts. But what about the medium-sized kitchen? You have more options for remodeling a standard kitchen, and the increase in options can often be the problem. Where to invest? Enlarge or not enlarge?

You may already have goals in mind for a mid-sized kitchen remodel, such as to help people in your home with mobility issues or to conserve water. We’d like to show you some ideas for the medium-sized kitchen remodel to consider that can apply to many different goals—and they’ll probably help you mold your goals toward the ideal outcome you didn’t even realize was possible.

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