Category: How Do I Select a Contractor?

Posts on (1) what’s important when selecting a contractor (2) estimating (3) permits (4) how to enjoy a successful remodel.

Why Remodel

Why Remodel

Why Remodel Why remodel?  There are basically 3 reasons why most people remodel: Things just wear out and need replacing. Something changes in life. Unplanned event. A big reason why you remodel is things just wear out and need replacing. Homes are not built to last forever.  This is especially true for the inside of […]

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How Much to Remodel My Home?

How Much to Remodel My Home? One dynamic that’s created real challenges for homeowners today is project costs.  Clients ask “how much to remodel my home?”. It’s not uncommon for clients to say: “Why does a contractor tell me the cost to remodel my bathroom is $30,000 when Google tells me the national average is […]

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7 Truths About Remodeling

7 Truths About Remodeling

7 Truths About Remodeling If you want to truly enjoy a pleasant remodeling experience, there are 7 truths about remodeling you need to know.  Whether you are remodeling a bathroom, kitchen, or your entire home, these 7 truths about remodeling will make your project much more satisfying and successful. The 7 truths about remodeling are: […]

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How Do I Choose A Contractor?

How Do I Choose A Contractor? How do I choose a contractor to perform a bathroom, kitchen, or full interior remodel in Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, and throughout South Orange County California?  Ask! To help my clients make good decisions and choices when hiring a contractor, I developed a handy checklist (see […]

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Who Buys the Materials?

Who Buys the Materials? You have decide to remodel!  Who Buys the Materials? Should you do it or let your contractor? Can you actually save money buying your own toilet, cabinets, tile, bathtub, fixtures, paint, etc.? I have been remodeling and renovating homes for over 45 years. I started before there was an internet, giant […]

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