Los Angeles Soft Story Retrofitting Project: A Probable Life-Saver

As the old saying goes, people’s homes should also be their castles. Not only that, but houses should be places of safety and security, providing protection and shelter for their occupants.

Unfortunately, a shockingly high number of homes that are located in the iconic city of Los Angeles may offer their occupants neither safety nor security. These structures are known as soft story buildings, and these structures have shown a penchant for collapsing on their residents when earthquakes make their periodic appearances.
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5 Ways To Save Some Green When Building A Custom Home

The dream of many home owners is to one day be able to build their own custom home. For many, however, this seems like an out-of-reach goal that is only available to the wealthy. In reality, however, there are a number of ways you can save. This means that building a custom home doesn’t have to cost more than buying one pre-built.
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Tellus Design + Build Partners With American Automobile Icon for Event Space Construction in Gardena

Tellus Design + Build announces the commencement of phase two of the Shelby “Snake Pit” build-out, featuring a 3,000 square foot VIP lounge and event space. The Snake Pit is part of the broader plan for the future Carroll Shelby Museum of Gardena, Shelby’s California hub, building upon Tellus’ important relationship with the City of Carson. Within phase two, Tellus Design + Build will be conducting structural modifications and upgrades to the space, including roll-up door systems, as well as finish selections.
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Keller Williams Hires SoCal Firm Tellus Design + Build for Los Angeles Office Space

Tellus Design + Build announces they are near completion on the new Keller Williams office space in Los Angeles. In two weeks, pedestrians will be viewing this completed project through the office visual display along the Sepulveda Boulevard public corridor near LAX.
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Common Mistakes to Avoid with Home Remodeling

Homeowners who want to increase the value of their property and transform its appearance often consider remodeling different rooms in the home. Although it may be exciting to tear down walls and install new materials, there are a number of mistakes that many people make during the process. To ensure that your home is completed without too many complications, there are a few common mistakes to avoid.
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7 Tips for Kitchen Remodeling Success

Kitchen remodeling is at the top of the list for home improvement projects. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Remodeling Impact Report, homeowners feel happier about where they live after remodeling their kitchens, and these projects may also increase home values when professionally done.
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Save Money on Home Remodeling Projects

A recent survey from the National Association of Home Builders found increasing activity in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, window and door replacement, property damage repair, and room addition projects. Most of the homeowner project managers devised creative ways to work within limited budgets. One way is by flexibility of design. Many stores carry discontinued, overstocked, or surplus items which can bring big savings, 50 percent on patio pavers, for example, purchased at store in the process of closing. “The choice may be limited,” the purchaser said, “but the price was more important.”
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A Guide to Hiring a Custom Home Builder

Whether this is your first time hiring a custom home builder or you have prior experience, this is a step you want to complete only after doing sufficient research and evaluation. The home builder you select will be your key to meeting your budget, on time and with the high quality end result you expect.
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Budgeting For A Complete Home Renovation

Anyone who is planning on renovating their home is often aware of how much work and energy is involved with beginning the task. From choosing the right flooring material to deciding which walls to knock down, it can be a challenge to perform everything during the process. For those who are starting to budget for the renovation, there are a few steps to take to ensure that you can afford to complete the project.
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The Process of Successfully Remodeling Your Home

Remodeling a home can be a daunting task, but it is well worth it if you carefully plan ahead. Here are some guidelines to follow so you won’t regret the end results of your next remodeling project.
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