Your Guide to Bay Area Residential Architecture

Residential Remodeling Style Tips

ContemporaryBuildings in the Bay Area are as beautiful as they are diverse. From traditional Mediterranean-style architecture to Victorian and modern structures, Bay Area residential home building reflects the complex influences of its many residents and architects over the years.


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Summer Home Remodeling Trend: Outdoor Living Rooms

Residential Remodeling On A Budget

Whether you’ve already drawn up plans for an outdoor living room, and you’re appraising East Bay deck construction services, or you’re in the more conceptual stages, and you’d like to talk to a home building contractor about options, here are 4 tips to make the most of your remodeling.

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6 Questions to Ask a Potential Home Building Contractor

Choosing a Reliable Bay Area Home Builder

home building bay areaYou’re looking for a home builder to help you with a remodeling project or to tackle a bigger and more expensive construction job. Even if your project is seemingly simple and straightforward, your choice of builder can have a profound effect on the scope, cost, and quality of the work. Before you hire a Bay Area residential contractor, ask these 6 questions:


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4 New Home Building Trends in the Bay Area

Bay Area Residential Construction

If you’re building a home in the Bay Area, you want to keep an eye on emerging trends…
But you also want to steer your own course. Not everything that glitters is gold. Not every “hot new trend” – particularly in the homebuilding industry – is worth doing.
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Modern Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Tips From A Bay Area Bathroom Remodeling Contractor

Years ago, families often reserved the richest amenities and most forward thinking designs for guest bathrooms. But today’s generation is looking to indulge in luxury and custom home design. Remodeling professionals see the trend clearly. As National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) President, Sara Ann Busby put it: “we are starting to put in more luxurious items.
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Bay Area Residential Remodeling’ Guide to Living Rooms

Bay Area Residential Remodeling Tips

Residential remodeling is both art and science. It’s a science in that, objectively speaking, there are “right” and “wrong” ways of improving your living room. For instance, if you design the room around a single piece of furniture or focal activity, you will have an easier time selecting the appropriate components and keeping your budget lean.

It’s an art in that, within certain constraints, how you should “build out” or “build up” your living room will depend on your aesthetic, your space, whether you have children or pets or not, where you live in the Bay Area, etc. Here’s a quick guide to get you thinking effectively about what to do.
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