Checklist: 12 Ways to Boost Curb Appeal
Curb Appeal: Making the front of your house look as attractive as possible from the street.
The idea is to create the perfect ‘first impression’ of your home to a potential buyer. When someone drives through your neighborhood and sees a ‘For Sale’ sign in front of your beautiful home, this may attract them enough to pull over and look further. If your home is bedraggled, worn and tired-looking, it probably won’t attract as many buyers as you would like. So here is a quick check-list the we at Southland Remodeling use to help you to get started on one of the most important projects that you will do in order to sell your home: Continue reading
This article will show you how much space you need for a 1/2 bath and where you can get that space from. When you originally moved into your current 2-bathroom house, you had 2 small children. It has been a great place to raise your kids. But now those little kids aren’t so little any more. Your teenaged son is frustrated several times each day because his teenaged sister is ALWAYS in the bathroom. And you could use some peace. Sound familiar? Continue reading
“It Never Rains in Southern California.” So why should Californians winterize their house? How many times have you, as a Southern California resident heard that phrase and retorted “yah, right’. We know it rains here. We know it can rain pretty hard and pretty long. Southern Californians are usually reactive when it comes to Winterizing their house. They often will wait until ‘something bad happens’ then they’ll pay for it. And big. Continue reading
We have all been told since childhood about the importance of planning ahead. But did we pay attention to that advise? Or do we simply react to whatever comes up at the moment? Maybe a little bit of both. Especially when it comes to remodeling our home.
When it comes to remodeling a home, oftentimes folks will wait until the tub has leaked all over the floor before upgrading or remodeling their bathroom. Or they’ll wait until one of the pipes under the kitchen sink breaks and floods the kitchen. Some might even wait until it rains in their bedroom before having their roof redone. All because a remodel is hard to afford, so they’ll save money until they need to spend it.
But are you REALLY saving money?
by P. Civalleri
It used to be bar-be-ques. Then it was big bar-be-ques. Then it was big electric bar-be-ques. But in Southern California our outdoor ‘chefs’ aren’t stopping there. Because our huge weather window allows us plenty of outdoor play time each year, our back yards have become the haven where our weekend warriors are Continue reading
from our friends at Better Homes & Gardens
Remodeling a kitchen is a challenging, yet rewarding project. The road to the end result is paved with plenty of decisions, budget planning, and style choices. Make the remodeling process easier with our free Kitchen Planning Guide. The guide walks you through Continue reading