How to Remodel Your Garage
By: Steve Bonser Part One Consider the lowly garage. For most of us, it’s either mainly reserved for your vehicle, a storage space packed with junk and boxes, a workshop for the man of the house, or the laundry area. In many cases, it’s a combination of all of the above. When it comes to […]
Dishing the Dirt on Mudrooms
To ensure compatibility with just about any décor, most mudroom bench ideas are ready-made offerings are in a traditional farmhouse or East Hampton style with white painted wood, recessed tongue and groove panels, and classic black iron or brass hardware. Some sport a varnished wood bench seat to add rustic charm.
Let the Sun Shine in with a Sunroom Addition
The sunroom addition is an extension of the home which creates additional living space and provides an ideal area for relaxation and a view of the outdoors.
Building an Outdoor Kitchen
Living in a climate zone with year ‘round sunshine and comfortable evening temperatures makes one’s thoughts turn to barbeque. However, instead of firing up the grill and taking that delicious food indoors, why not enjoy it right there in the backyard? Start by creating your outdoor kitchen ideas book and it might make your dreams seem easier than you might think.
Navigating the Santa Barbara Permitting Process
You’ve decided to remodel your home, build an addition, renovate a tear down, or start from scratch. Congratulations! Now the real work begins with Santa Barbara County Building Permits, depending on the location of your property. Unless you intend to perform the work yourself, you’ll want to involve your contractor early in the permitting process to save time and avoid frustration.
Adding Value with an Addition to Your Home
Feeling a little cramped in your home sweet home? Instead of upsizing by selling and buying a bigger piece of real estate (and taking on a bigger mortgage), you may have toyed with the idea of building an addition. An addition offers a potential boost to the value of your property by increasing square footage or number of bedrooms or bathrooms. It can also enhance curb appeal.