Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Home Remodeling’

Selling Your Home? Here Are Recommended Remodeling Projects

Monday, October 29th, 2018

yellow-hardhat-leather-glovesWe handle all types of home and room remodeling jobs. For many projects, our clients are looking to make improvements to a home they plan to spend many more years in. But one of the most common reasons homeowners arrange for remodeling is because they are planning to sell their house and want to increase its appeal to buyers and raise the market value.

You’ll need an excellent general contractor in Beverly Hills, CA to ensure you have the right remodeling work done to get the highest return on investment—including which projects are the best to focus on. To get you started thinking about how you want to upgrade your house for the market, here are some remodeling projects we recommend.

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6 Quick Tips Regarding Home Remodeling

Monday, September 17th, 2018

calendar-scheduling-bookWe were first thinking of titling this post “6 Quick and Dirty Tips for Home Remodeling.” But we take pride in making sure any remodeling we do for homes, from a simple kitchen remodel to putting in new rooms, is done cleanly—and only as quickly as still allows us to time to do the best job. So consider these 6 tips about home remodeling in Los Angeles, CA as “Timely and Clean” tips!

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Common Beginner Mistakes in Home Remodeling

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

house-in-handYou have a home remodeling idea, but you’ve never taken on a job like this before. That’s fine, there’s a first time for everything. Of course, you want the remodeling to go as well as if you were an old pro at fixing up a house. How can you avoid the mistakes that many other people make when they head into their first home remodeling?

You’ve already taken a good first step—doing some research to find out what local experts have to say about remodeling. We have many years of experience handling home remodeling in Los Angeles, CA as well as many other construction jobs, and we know plenty about how to make the work go smoothly. To help you out, here is a list of some of the more common beginner remodeling mistakes.

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Making a Bathroom Remodel Less Stressful

Monday, July 9th, 2018

woman-relaxingLife is stressful enough already, and when you’re contemplating a major bathroom remodel in your home, you may think of putting it off just because you don’t want to handle all the extra anxiety the work is going to bring.

Believe us, we understand. We have provided professional bathroom remodeling services in Los Angeles, CA for over 14 years, so we know all about the pressures the work can put on clients. But it’s part of our job to make it as easy as possible for you and remove as much of the stress as we can. We’re a design/build company and handle all the remodeling services in-house so you won’t have to worry about dealing with separate contractors. That right there is one way we can make your upcoming remodel less difficult and anxiety-inducing.

Here are some other ways you can survive a remodel and keep yourself sane and even calm!

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A Quick Guide to Home Remodeling

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

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.

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3 Questions to Ask Your Remodeling Contractor

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Hiring a remodeling contractor can be a scary task if you know nothing about the contractor before calling. During the call or visit with a potential contractor, don’t be afraid to ask questions and get specific answers about the work to be done. If you don’t like the answers you receive, move onto someone new! Here are our recommendations for questions to ask when selecting someone for your home remodel.

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How to Plan for Remodeling a Living Room

Monday, April 13th, 2015

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.

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Before and After of a Second Story Addition

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen or doing a second story addition, home improvements can increase the value of your property and help make your house a home. One of our favorite projects was for a family in Los Angeles who wanted to build onto their 800 square foot home. With four kids at home, they needed addition bedrooms and an updated kitchen for their family to grow into. By adding an additional 2,200 square feet of living space, this family expanded their home to include a luxurious master suite with a private bathroom and jacuzzi tub, 3 bedrooms on the second floor, and fully renovated the original kitchen, bathroom and exterior of the house. Click here to find out more about this project and view our complete gallery of before and after photos.

Our team offers design, architectural planning and building services to help make your remodeling dreams a reality. We can help you plan for all stages of the project from design and construction plans to applying for permits and more. With over 25 years in the industry, our remodeling contractors will ensure that your home improvements are done safely, correctly, and beautifully so you can leave the work to the professionals and enjoy your home’s new features. Not sure where to start? Give us a call at 888-930-1030 or schedule an estimate online today!

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3 Factors to Consider When Planning for Home Remodeling

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Tackling a home remodeling job is an intimidating prospect. But it’s also one whose difficulties most people exaggerate and let get out of control. Home remodeling in Los Angeles doesn’t have to be a prolonged headache. With the proper planning and the right professionals on your side, you can escape the “worst case scenario” stories you’ve heard and end up with an ideal redesign for your house.

Make Advanced Builders & Contractors your first choice for a home remodel. Our experience and professionalism will alleviate the stress of the project and let you focus on creating the new look for your home.

Keep these 3 factors in mind for home remodeling

  1. Choose the right contractor: You have probably heard nightmare stories from friends who have endured poor remodeling jobs because they hired an inexperienced and unqualified amateur contractor. The quality of the contractor on your remodeling job can make or break it; if you pick a contractor with years of experience, a solid reputation, and a history of excellent work, you will have the majority of the job already taken care of. With the right contractor, the remodel will go smoothly and cause you far less stress… and you will end up with the home redesign you wanted in the first place.
  2. Develop a flexible budget: Before you start your remodeling, you should develop an idea of what you want to spend to make it a reality. Your contractor will help you solidify what you will need to spend to see those results. Always give yourself about a ten percent leeway on the budget for anything unexpected, or for new ideas you may have along the way. If you’ve hired an excellent contractor, you should land right in your budget range.
  3. Choose the right time of year: In Los Angeles, weather conditions do not fluctuate as much as other parts of the country, so planning your remodeling around the weather is not as important as it would be in, for example, Maine. However, you should aim to have the work done during periods when inclement weather is less likely to interrupt the work. Spring is an excellent time to plan longer-term projects. Shorter-term remodeling is usually fine any time of the year in Los Angeles.

Let Advanced Builders & Contractors take care of the “contractor” part

You will find few contractors for home remodeling in Los Angeles, CA more qualified than Advanced Builders & Contractors. We have over two decades of experience and have received rewards for our design and construction work. We are Certified Remodelers with the CSLB. When you hire us for your project, you’ll have 90% of the hard work already taken care of.

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