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Finding the Right General Contractor in Los Angeles for Your Project

Trustworthiness is everything when looking for a general contractor to remodel your home. No doubt you've read some generic blogs that follow the same formula about how to find a contractor. This one is different because it focuses on trust and verifying that trust. Finding a...

International Destinations to Inspire Your SoCal Living Room Remodel

Southern California is renowned for Spanish influence on house designs, but also for incorporating eclectic international tastes with modern innovations. Even if our homes' exteriors display similar Spanish inspirations, there's really very few cookie cutters to be seen. When it comes to interiors, we really love...

Choosing a General Contractor – Local Business or National Franchise?

It's easy to be impressed with the flashy advertising that big companies use. National exposure with the support of the biggest advertising firms sure can give them an advantage over a local family business. However, this doesn't automatically make a national contracting franchise the best...

Reading This Could Save You Thousands on Remodeling Your SoCal Home

Beware of Unlicensed Contractors!

unlicensed contractors southern californiaOwning a home means taking pride in it, especially here in Southern California with our amazing weather and lifestyle. Just saying that you own a home in Burbank or Pasadena or Glendale is something to envy.

Because you take pride in your home, you may want to remodel to spruce it up and keep it looking its best. When you do, examine the credentials of your contractor. Unlicensed contractors in Southern California are everywhere and they are nothing short of dangerous – to your bank account, to your resale, and to your safety.

Get your remodeling done by licensed professionals or else it’s a countdown to big problems.

Code Compliance

The entire reason for having a licensed contractor is to ensure that all remodeling/construction work complies with codes set by local housing authorities. Here in Southern California, these codes

Recording Studios in Los Angeles: Building Your Own vs. Renting

build recording studio los angeles Ever tried renting a recording studio in and around Los Angeles? Expensive, huh? And sometimes a major hassle.

Few industries have changed as much as the Music Industry has over recent years; and it has been an empowering change for every would-be singer, musician, rapper or producer. Advancement in technology has made home recording more attainable and affordable for everyone.

Why not do it all from home? I’m not just talking about having some equipment. How about some designing and remodeling and doing it right? Build a recording studio right here in Los Angeles! In your own home, in fact. You might think that creates a larger cost than renting a studio, but let’s look closer.

Time, Stress and Cost

Time = money. All the time in a rented studio costs plenty. That includes while you’re busy setting up your gear, talking to the engineer, using the

Easy Remodeling to Give Your SoCal Home Some Hollywood Celebrity Style

large white wardrobe. 3d renderingSinger Mariah Carey is known for her lavish walk-in wardrobeWho doesn’t want to live like their favorite celebs? They seem to have the best of everything and the terms ‘off the rack’ or ‘out of the catalogue’ don’t ever seem to apply to them. Some have grand homes while others appear to live simply. What they all have in common is that they add special touches to their homes

For your home, remodeling like a Hollywood celebrity home doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t need a mansion, just good ideas. Here are some simple home remodeling ideas to help you keep up not only with the Joneses, but also the Pitts, DiCaprios and Depps.

Read Between the Lines – Built-In Bookshelves

Whether you’re flipping through the pages of Architectural Digest or browsing online through the homes of your favorite stars, something present in almost every celebrity home is built-in