August 19th, 2020
Whether your family grows unexpectedly or you decide that it is finally time to annex that man (or woman) cave you have been wanting for years, there are times when a home addition will be necessary.
When done properly, an addition can add functional square footage to your home and significantly increase its resale value; when done poorly, the addition will look tacky and cause your utility bills to go through the roof.
The following are some important points to consider when planning an addition to your home.
August 17th, 2020
When you hear “room addition for a house,” what comes to mind? Probably a large construction project that takes out a huge chunk of the available outdoor property to create a new bedroom, den, or home office. But an addition doesn’t need to be so immense, and it doesn’t even need to take up much physical space at all. The bump out is a type of addition that can make a larger difference to a household without an enormous construction project or having to find extra space around the house to sacrifice. It’s a micro-addition that can bring big benefits.
August 3rd, 2020
In 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.
July 24th, 2020
When building a swimming pool on a hillside, your property will likely require certain safety and security measures such as retaining walls and/or caissons to be sure that your designer pool doesn’t just look good, but is made to last. It is imperative that you work with a seasoned construction company with knowledge of structural and geographical engineering. Hillside pools provide a stunningly scenic view, creative design opportunities, and an active entertainment center for the home unlike any other home feature.
July 20th, 2020
We believe the process of remodeling a room in your home should be enjoyable. You leave all the difficult work to our team when it comes to your bathroom remodel in Beverly Hills, CA while you get the pleasure of picking out the fixtures you want to enhance the space. Our designers will be there to help with the selection process, but you’ll have plenty of opportunities to practice your own sense of style. For example, choosing a new bathroom sink.
The bathroom sink doesn’t have to be boring! It’s a vital functional item, but there are many different styles of bathroom sinks available that can help to create a space that’s more attractive and useful. Below are a few of the most popular types of bathroom sinks for a remodel.
July 13th, 2020
If you own a property in Malibu, Holmby Hills, Encino, Studio City, Brentwood, Hollywood, Bel Air, Calabasas, or most of Los Angeles, natural occurrences such as storms, landslides, or extensive soil erosion can be a problem. Whether the property is commercial or residential, retaining walls are vital installations to consider, particularly if the area is a hillside or along a slope.
In most cases, people see retaining walls as mere striking installations with an attractive structural design that adds beauty to the surroundings. However, they’re more than that.
July 6th, 2020
You’ve decided on a bathroom remodel, but you aren’t certain yet of all the changes you want to make. That’s fine—with so many options available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in the early stages. That’s why when you plan a bathroom remodel in Los Angeles, CA, it’s best to call on our team from the start. We work on all stages of a remodel, starting with the design phase where we’ll help you make key decisions, such as the one we’re looking at today: choosing to put in a walk-in shower to replace an older tub-shower combo.
You may have your own reasons for thinking about changing to the walk-in shower. Below we’ll explore the best advantages of a walk-in shower in a new bathroom.
June 22nd, 2020
When you need more space, or you want to change how you use the current space in your house, you don’t have to scrap it all and buy a new one. The room addition is a great option for getting the most out of your current home as well as raise its value. The rate of return of a room addition can be high, as long as you have the job done by a professional contractor who can handle all the steps from design to the fine touches.
The room addition is often more flexible than people realize. It covers more than sticking a new space onto the side of a house. Below are some of the basic types of room additions in Hidden Hills, CA you can have for your house.
June 8th, 2020
The 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.
May 26th, 2020
Building on Hillside
Many homes in and around Los Angeles are considered “Hillside.” This can mean captivating views, using a naturally cooling breeze, creative architectural and structural options, and the ever-stunning infinity edge pool … but it can also have some challenges. Hillside Construction requires skill and experience to make sure your home is not only beautiful, but safe and long-standing.