Monthly Archives: December 2011

Home remodeling projects can be confusing and stressful with all the options, so here are 4 tips to help you stay focused and on track…

As general contractors in Los Angeles, we know every remodeling project starts out with the right idea. The homeowner just wants to improve their living space and quality of life by up grading their living environment.  Sounds good, but there’s … Continue reading

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It’s a rainy day in Los Angeles and this general contractor is wondering just how many roofs are leaking because…

I can almost hear the steady drip, drip, drip from a leaky roof right now, and it’s not because the shingles are not doing their job…it’s because the flashing job on the roof was not installed properly. It happens a … Continue reading

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How we tripled the square footage of a Los Angeles hillside home remodel, plus turned the hillside into a sky yard floating 30 feet above the street…

Check out our video to see how this Los Angeles general contractor turned what started as a one story house on a hill with no backyard, into a cascading, custom three level home with a grass backyard floating 30 feet … Continue reading

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Building this hillside retaining wall is a challenge, and sometimes just down right dangerous…

This house has some big problems with erosion on the hillside, and we want to stop it before it threatens the foundation of the house. To do that we’re going to have to build a major new retaining wall. So … Continue reading

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The first sign of hillside erosion isn’t a big deal, and it’s often ignored, until suddenly you see your patio is threatened and your house is next…

It’s easy to turn a blind eye to the early stages of hillside erosion, expecially if you can’t really see the problem. As in this case, where a water pipe was leaking under the patio softening up the soil around … Continue reading

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How to double the life of a wood retaining wall with just a little more work and a few extra bucks…

We can’t believe how many times we’re been called in to look at failing wood retaining walls that had gone south well before their time. If only they had been built right in the first place, the owners could of … Continue reading

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