Is Your Home Ready for Extreme Weather?

Is Your Home Ready for Extreme Weather?

Drought, Wildfires, and Heat Waves, Oh My! These are but three extreme weather conditions that remain a constant threat to our beautiful California homes and scenery.  Although mother nature is certainly not something we can control, there are proactive measures we can take to protect our homes. Recently, we read a very informative article with tips on how to do just that and we wanted to share it with you.  If your home is 30 or more years...

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Saving Money on your Home Addition

Saving Money on your Home Addition

A BIG NAME TILE COMPANY, with gorgeous showrooms and full-page ads in architectural Digest had a tile my client loved for her Morroccan inspired home addition.  The tile captured the essence of the Moorish architecture with colors and shapes used elsewhere in the home’s addition.  We could see why she loved it. The sticking point was the sticker price:  The cost for this tile was  over $20.00 a piece for a 4×4 tile.  More than 4...

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Client’s Green Home Featured on Home Design Blog

Client’s Green Home Featured on Home Design Blog

One of the greatest rewards for doing what we do is when a client’s vision comes to life in a way that inspires others.  Such was the case for our clients Heather Morrison and Neil Navin, Heather and Neil approached us to look at a major addition they had designed by architect John Trautmann. The design was inspired by their love of Moroccan architecture and their passion for environmentally conscious living.  The resulting space is no...

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