Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Some Unusual—But Possibly Great—Ideas for Room Additions

Monday, January 17th, 2022

new-room-additionWe’re in a major phase of home remodeling here in Southern California as more people change the way they use their living spaces, only to discover they need to change the living spaces along with them. The biggest boom when it comes to room additions in Los Angeles, CA is the dedicated office space to make work-from-home easier. 

But there are many types of room additions to consider if you’re looking to expand your home to meet changing needs or just to make the house more enjoyable to live in. Playrooms, new bedrooms, a new bathroom, an entire second floor… these are all popular ideas that we’ve explored before

Today we’re going outside the box a bit to examine some unusual room addition ideas. These might not have leaped to your mind at first, but one might be the exact expansion to your house that you’re looking for.

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Kitchen Layouts for Remodeling: The Good and the Bad

Monday, December 20th, 2021

kitchen-remodel-classic-stainless-steelYou’re considering a kitchen remodeling in Los Angeles, CA, and already you’ve overloaded your brain with questions. Having a great remodeling contractor to work with you can make it easier to answer most of these questions. Our remodeling team handles all aspects of the job, from design and permits to construction and all finishing touches, and we have a long history of successful projects. 

One question you may have is what type of kitchen layout you want. If you’re doing a remodeling that’s mostly replacing cabinets, countertops, and fixtures, this question won’t loom so large. If you’re planning on a bigger remodel, a new layout may be the main change you want. We’re going to look at several of the most popular kitchen remodeling layouts and see what’s good and potentially not good about them.

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Storage Considerations for a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, October 11th, 2021

bathroom-remodel-shower-sink-rusticIf you’re thinking about bathroom remodeling in Los Angeles, CA for your house, you’ll have many choices to make, from the general style of the new space to what amenities or luxuries you want (such as a walk-in shower to replace an old shower-tub combination). Having the right remodeling contractor makes these jobs much easier, and you’ll find we’re one of the best in the area for the job.

In this post, we’ll look at some important considerations for storage in a new bathroom. Overlooking storage can lead to a remodeled bathroom that looks great but isn’t as functional as you need it. We’ll help you to find your ideal storage solutions, starting with the advice below.

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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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Different Kinds of Room Additions to Consider

Monday, July 5th, 2021

woman-enjoying-coffeeWhen you’re looking for more living space or a significant change in your home lifestyle, but you aren’t planning on moving to a new house or building your own, a room addition is an excellent option. You may have a space such as a garage that you can convert, but if you don’t, then you can work with our team of professional designers and builders to create the right room additions in Los Angeles, CA to meet your needs.

But what are your current needs? To help get you thinking about the best way to expand your house, we’ve listed below some of the more popular room additions for homeowners.

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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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Watch Out for These Pitfalls in New Home Construction

Monday, April 26th, 2021

home-designAlthough the idea of building your own home is a thrilling one, it also likely makes you dizzy with all the different options and obstacles you’re going to face, as well as the possibility of making errors that will cost you money or result in a final house that isn’t what you wanted. 

When it comes to new home construction in Los Angeles, CA, we’re one of the top contractors: we’ve shepherded many projects for homeowners through all stages to finished products our clients love. We know something about the obstacles and errors that can make building a new home difficult, and we’d like to help you avoid a few of the common ones we’ve listed below.

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A Quick Guide to Getting Started With Remodeling a Home

Monday, April 12th, 2021

blueprints-for-house-constructionYou have a big vision for your home this year: remodeling. Maybe a few rooms, maybe most of the house. This is a major project, perhaps bigger than any other home project you might take on aside from building a new house. How do you approach it?

The easiest way is to break it down into steps. Below is our quick guide to get you started on a successful home remodel.

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Where a Bathroom Remodel Can Go Wrong

Monday, January 18th, 2021

checkered-bathroom-remodel-abcBathroom remodeling in Los Angeles, CA is one of the most common jobs our team of designers, builders, and architects undertake for our clients. We understand how important it is to get this job done right, from the first steps of thinking about design concepts, through getting all the necessary permits, until the final connections for water and electricity. Because we know what it takes to get the job done right, we know the ways a bathroom remodel can go wrong, and we’ve heard enough horror stories from our clients about their earlier remodeling experiences when, well, “mistakes” happened.

We’d like to talk more about how a bathroom remodel can go sideways and end up costing you more money for worse results.

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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas for the New Year

Monday, January 4th, 2021

A prep sink in a kitchen island and an apron-front or farmhouse sink for a kitchen remodel in Los Angeles.Everyone—and we think almost everyone—is looking forward to doing something different and fresh for the new year, since the previous year was kind of, well, stuck in a rut. If you’re looking for a way to reinvigorate your home during 2021, arranging for kitchen remodeling in Los Angeles, CA is one of the best ways. Perhaps this idea has been in the back of your mind for a stretch, but now that your brain is fully engaged in getting a new start, it’s a task you want to tackle this year.

We’re here for the job: we offer full kitchen remodeling services, starting from the early design phase and continuing through putting in the last of the lights and hooking up the plumbing. Let’s start with the design: below we’ve put together a few ideas to consider for your new kitchen. This is just the beginning—we have many more concepts to help you realize your dream new kitchen.

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