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Basement Finishing Tips: The Essentials

Basement Finishing Tips: The Essentials

It’s time. Time to turn that big open space that you call a basement into a great and useful living space. There are quite a few options: bar, gym, playroom, home office, or theater. All of them have a few things in common, but each also has specific aspects that you should plan for to make everything comfortable.

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An Energy Efficient Home in 2017

An Energy Efficient Home in 2017

Being energy efficient is no longer just a nice philosophy; it makes excellent financial sense. Until recently, items for your home that were truly energy efficient were so expensive that they weren’t cost effective; you would consistently lose money on the items you’ve purchased. Today, things like LED light bulbs, super-efficient furnaces, and even solar power systems are inexpensive enough to make them fill out the balance sheet well.

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5 Mistakes You Could Be Making with Your Remodeling Project

5 Mistakes You Could Be Making with Your Remodeling Project

Remodeling your home is both exciting and scary at the same time. It’s a huge investment that can feel a lot like a gamble. To stack the deck in your favor and avoid big losses, a remodel takes planning and forethought.

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Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a Remodeling Architect

Interview Questions to Ask When Hiring a Remodeling Architect

When you work with LA Design & Construction, we provide a turnkey service and select trusted architects that complement your style. In the event that you are hiring an architect on your own, Here are five questions you should ask any prospective architect for your remodeling project.

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5 Shower Floor Ideas You May Have Not Known Existed

5 Shower Floor Ideas You May Have Not Known Existed

When you’re renovating your bathroom, you want to look for a way to make your shower and bathroom floor stand out. Sure, you could install a boring pre-fabricated base or simple white tile, but who really wants that?

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Top Ideas for Updating Your Master Bedroom Now

Top Ideas for Updating Your Master Bedroom Now

Your master bedroom is more than just the room that you sleep in; it’s your safe haven from a hectic life. It’s the place where you can be your most unprotected and intimate. When it’s time to remodel your master bedroom, refer to these pro tips for making your remodel even more perfect.

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Tile for Your Bathroom

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Tile for Your Bathroom

Tile in your bathroom is amazingly versatile and beautiful. Consequently, it can be difficult to decide what kind of tiles to choose. Here are 10 tips that will help you select the best bathroom tiles for your upcoming renovation.

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Roofing Lingo – Keeping Up with the Contractor Conversation

Roofing Lingo – Keeping Up with the Contractor Conversation

When your roofing contractor speaks, it can seem like another language. In reality, there are just special names for the different parts of your roof. Check out some of the most popular terms and keep up with the conversation!

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5 Home Tech Upgrades You Need to Have On Your Holiday Wish List

5 Home Tech Upgrades You Need to Have On Your Holiday Wish List

Not sure what to add to your holiday wish list this year? How about some must have items that will make your home smarter? While home automation is still a new concept, homeowners are embracing this trend with open arms and fingerprint scans. From thermostats to house locks, your home can be made to respond to your voice, your fingerprint, or your smartphone. Not only is it a great idea, it's a perfect gift!

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The Home Checklist for Fall: Get it Done!

The Home Checklist for Fall: Get it Done!

To everything there is a season, including home maintenance. Your largest investment needs to be cared for and each season brings its own chores and project. Fall is a great time for completing summer’s projects and prepare your home for the worst that winter can throw at it. Planning ahead and completing some of these maintenance projects before the snow falls will make your life much easier.