Topic: Remodeling

Video: Preliminary Estimates in Construction

SARATOGA – Host, Sarah Rutan: When planning for a building project, it’s always a good idea to get a preliminary estimate on the proposed design. Today we’re in Saratoga with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Cassady Monsen of Construction Services to learn more….Read More

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Preliminary Design Estimates in Construction

SARATOGA – A crucial stage of any building project is the design phase, during which the architect lays out the dimensions of what will eventually be built. However, an important step that often gets overlooked between the design and building phases…Read More

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Video: Helpful Hints for Smoke and CO Detectors

AMERICAN CANYON – Host, Sarah Rutan: Having smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home is crucial, but it also helps to understand how they function. Today we’re in American Canyon with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Lamine Elabed of LW Construction &…Read More

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Video: Innovations in Glass Technology

BERKELEY – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re thinking about replacing the windows in your home, make sure you’re aware of imminent innovations in glass technology. Today, we’re in Berkeley with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Rolf Bell of Green Living Builders to learn…Read More

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Cutting-Edge Glass Technologies

BERKELEY – If you’re planning to replace windows, sliding doors or other glass components in your home, you might want to put this off for another year or two. Glass technology is on the cusp of a major revolution, so if…Read More

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3 Preliminary Considerations for Kitchen Design

WALNUT CREEK – If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, there are three preliminary design aspects you should consider: 1. The outside environment Most kitchens have a door or window to the outside, which is an important consideration when you’re designing….Read More

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Code Compliance in Construction

SAN JOSE – An important aspect of any building project is making sure things are done to code. The State of California has rigorous building code standards, both in regard to structural integrity and energy efficiency, so it requires careful diligence…Read More

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Video: Building Code Compliance in Remodeling

SAN JOSE – Host, Sarah Rutan: When it comes to a home remodeling project, one critical aspect is staying compliant with building code standards. To learn more, we’re in San Jose with Anamaria Deac of Best Construction, speaking on behalf of Diamond…Read More

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Plumbing Tip for a Kitchen Remodel

DUBLIN – When planning for a kitchen remodel, one aspect to consider is the location of plumbing fixtures such as water shut-off valves, which control the delivery of water to fixtures like the faucet, dishwasher and refrigerator. In most cases, the…Read More

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2 Cutting-Edge Products for Your Home Exterior

WEST SACRAMENTO – Traditionally, most residential home exteriors consist of painted wood siding (or, in some cases, stucco). However, thanks to recent innovations in home construction technology, there are now products available that improve upon these conventional materials. Fiber cement…Read More

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