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June 2007

Submit your remodeling project

I’m looking for Southern California remodeling projects to feature on this blog and in the print edition of the L.A. Times. Have you done a remodel you’re proud [...]

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How long do we live in our houses?

I’ve been concerned for some time that we all move so often. The National Association of Realtors told me recently that we now sell our homes and move an average of [...]

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The flip-flop house of Manhattan Beach

So what do you do when your house is totally backward for your needs? Like, what if the living room and kitchen facing the street are exactly what you don’t want, and [...]

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Getting older? Me neither

But it could happen. And if it does, we can delay moving to an old folks home by making some changes in our own homes. For instance, it will help of we can open the doors [...]

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Can this guy be helped? I don’t know

I found this cry for help from a retired police officer posted on the website of Professional Remodeler, a contractor magazine. I need HELP! I had my Ranch Home renovated in [...]

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Great green grates

Ever wonder what happened to that 1967 Ford Fairlane Grandpa used to drive? It could have been reincarnated into a new line of drainage grates made by Iron Age Grates. These [...]

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Is synthetic grass great? Or gross?

I honestly don’t know about fake grass. In person, it looks terrific. But chewed up tires? Yuck! Here’s how Flower to the People‘s Pamela Berstler, designer [...]

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N*E*W: SoCal Remodeling Links

Pardon Our Dust Alumni: Designers and Architects Pardon Our Dust Alumni: General Contractors County and City Building Departments Remodeling Industry [...]

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