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Topics for consideration prior to taking action. On average, kitchen remodeling costs anything from $20,000 to $60,000. Especially remodeling a kitchen in Los Angeles, it typically will cost more than it would in other parts of the country. Every homeowner should consider their particular kitchen, situation and lifestyle before embarking on such a large and costly project. A family should think about their priorities when it comes to their kitchen use. They should consider how many people will be cooking regularly and how large their typical gatherings are. Traffic in the kitchen should also be considered when deciding on the room’s...

Finer Details on Completing Your Project If you are just joining us in this article series, don’t miss our previous two entries (part one and part two) where we discussed tips for the initial planning stage and practical tips for your project. Detailed planning with an informed eye can greatly enhance your final bathroom, and we want you to love how your project turns out. In this final installation we will cover 5 design tricks for getting the most out of small aspects of your remodeling. Let’s jump right in!Our 5 tips on the getting the most out of finer detail...

Extra Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel Easier Welcome back, dear reader. In our previous entry on this topic, we discussed preliminary steps to help reduce headaches and improve your overall knowledge of bathroom layouts. The more detailed your plan is, the greater the likelihood of your bathroom remodel going smoothly. In this article we continue our design tricks with some practical tips about your bathroom appliances and materials. These tips will help you make some concrete decisions about what that careful budget planning is helping to afford.Our practical tips in this article cover:Countertop and Sink Height To Corner Sink...

Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel a BreezeAre you asking yourself the important questions about your planned or upcoming bathroom remodel? Many homeowners who approach a bathroom project without fully understanding the scope of the undertaking can wind up swamped in unforeseen budget issues or other problems once the work is underway. What may seem like a simple enough remodel could land you in leaky waters!Some questions you should be asking yourself first include:How much clearance should a toilet have from adjoining walls, cabinets, or sink? What storage space should I be concerned with in this bathroom? How much...

Preparing your home to withstand a flurry of activity For many of us growing up, our moms had that one room that she said was reserved for “special occasions”. Out of the entire home it was the single place that was consistently immaculately kept – and we were forbidden from setting foot in it. Now you’re grown with a family of your own and you believe that such a scenario just isn’t possible in your home. You need all the space that’s available, there’s too much going on. But that doesn’t mean that you want to live in a house that...

A detailed list of options The materials your cabinets are made of not only determine how they look, but how durable they’ll be as well. Ideally, you want a cabinet that withstands heavy daily use without issue. You don’t want to compromise your vision but you don’t need something that won’t last either. Knowing what your options are will help you achieve the best of worlds, style and function. Here’s a look at what’s available:CABINET WOODSRed Oak Red Oak is affordable for the most part and is considered quite durable. You can find it in a variety of styles and finishes. It...