TRENDS

The kitchen was once a place solely for cooking, where family was welcome, but a place that was off-limits to guests. A sink-full of dishes could easily be hidden and cleaned up later. However, over the last ten or so years, the kitchen has really become the social center of the home. By opening up …

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Looking to update your kitchen countertops? There are a variety of options that can update, refresh or give a kitchen an entirely new look. The first one to mention is Quartz. Rocks have always been a popular choice for kitchen countertops because they resist heat from pots and pans and scratching from everyday wear and …

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At SoCal Construction and Design we not only offer general contracting services, we also offer custom furniture building services. Many times when we’re working on a home, owners request custom cabinets to work with the specifications of their unique kitchen. Floor to ceiling bookcases are also popular when building libraries. Some clients want a custom …

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Lights are more than just a way for us to see. Since the invention of the light bulb, people have worked with how to best showcase lighting in a home. There are several new trends emerging as well as some longer-standing ones that are still popular for 2012: Recessed lighting. This is a great solution …

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This year I want to give thanks for all the amazing people in my life and in my family. I want to give thanks for the amazing clients I have had the privilege of working with. I would also like to give thanks for my home and my life when so many people are without …

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If you’re in the middle of building a home addition, be prepared for colder weather to move in and make sure you’re take care of. Oftentimes additions take longer than expected or delays pop up and construction that was expected to be finished by late fall may be going on in November or December. Here …

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Every home should have a sanctuary, a place to have a little quiet time. Some people sink into a hot tub of water, others prefer outdoor space where they can read a book in a hammock, while others enjoy the soothing chopping of vegetables and prepping of meals. No matter where you like your quiet …

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Today I want to focus on Complete Home Remodels. This is a little different that building a custom home. In the case of a custom home remodel, you work within the structure of the existing home. This doesn’t mean you can’t knock out walls or add an addition while we are transforming your home. What …

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At SoCal Construction & Design we not only offer general contracting services but we can also help with custom furniture and cabinet needs. We often recommend custom designs for spaces that have odd angles as well as smaller spaces in order to capitalize on efficiency. Creating your own kitchen or bathroom cabinets can make the …

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