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How to Make Your Small Bathroom Feel Bigger

June 8, 2016

There are very few things worse in a home than a small bathroom, especially the master bath. That is because the bathroom is home to many important (and necessary!) items: sinks, toilets, showers and bathtubs. Avoiding, removing or rearranging these items is not realistic, so how does one go about making a small bathroom feel large? Read on for bathroom remodeling tips that will make your tiny bathroom feel bigger. Stick to the same color. Keep the walls, flooring, tile and vanity in the sam...

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How to Create an Inviting Living Room Space

June 1, 2016

The living room is no doubt one of the most used rooms in the house. Ironically, it is usually the last one to be remodeled and yet it is the easiest room in the house to upgrade. Here are some simple tips to help give this busy room an update. Don’t make the TV a focal point. Like its cousin the smartphone, TVs can detract from good conversation. If your home allots the space, move the TV to another room, such as a den or bonus room. If it must go in the living room, consider hiding it be...

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Finding the Perfect Siding for Your Home Remodel

May 25, 2016

If the exterior of your house is in need of a home remodel, what’s the first thing you would change? Is it the landscaping, walkway, front door, house color or siding? When realtors talk about “curb appeal,” they’re talking about the first impression that friends, family, visitors—or even potential buyers—have of your home. It’s also the impression you have of your home each time you pull into the driveway. We realize that a complete exterior home remodel can be expensive, but ther...

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4 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Remodel Stand Out

May 18, 2016

Ahh, summer: the season where Southern Californians spend nearly every waking hour outside. Whether it’s swimming in the backyard, barbecuing for Father’s Day, or enjoying an ice-cold drink at dusk, it seems that summer was made for the outdoors. If you’re like most Californians, chances are the drought has taken a toll on your patio and lawn areas. With summer just around the corner, it’s a great time to start an outdoor remodel so that come June, you’ll be ready to kick back and enjo...

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5 Kitchen Remodel Mistakes to Avoid

May 11, 2016

There are so many factors to consider when embarking on a kitchen remodel – countertops, cabinets and backsplash – oh my! The task of picking out each and every detail can be overwhelming. At Progressive Builders, we have seen many homeowners let that stress turn into remodeling mistakes. To help your remodel run smoothly, here are some of those mistakes to avoid. Ignoring seemingly “small” things. Don’t ignore small additions and storage features such as Lazy Susans or pull-out dr...

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4 Tips for a Timeless Bathroom Remodel

May 4, 2016

When preparing for a bathroom remodel, homeowners have plenty of design ideas to consider. Some people might find the prospect of picking their own tile, flooring, and countertops exhilarating and, dare we say it, fun. But for someone who feels that they are creatively challenged, coming up with ideas can be overwhelming. That’s why we came up with four ways to help keep your bathroom remodel timeless. When in doubt, choose white. White tile, white sinks, white cabinets, white beadboard on...

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3 Ideas for Your Laundry Room Remodel

April 28, 2016

Did you know that Americans spend more time in the laundry room than they do in the bathroom? Yep, it’s true. We spend an average of eight hours per week washing, drying, folding, and putting laundry away. One would think that with all that time dedicated to laundry, the laundry room remodel would have evolved a bit further by now. The good news is that homeowners are increasingly remodeling laundry rooms to be as effective and convenient as the kitchen or bathroom. Here are three ways to g...

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The Bathtub: A Guide to Choosing the Best Type for Your Bathroom Remodel

April 22, 2016

When embarking on a bathroom remodel project, homeowners might feel a sense of excitement coupled with anxiety. Gutting an outdated bathroom is a big accomplishment; a literal out with the old, in with the new type of feeling. New fixtures, countertops, flooring and paint? Yes, please. But with all the anticipation of a brand new bathroom comes some anxiety about the process. Everyone has heard horror stories about bathroom remodels gone wrong. That’s why hiring a contractor with expertise in ...

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Renovations that Can Help Save Space in a Small Home

April 13, 2016

For those that live in a small space, life can feel cluttered. However, while less space means less storage, it also means less furniture, less cleaning and less costs to keep the home up and running. Living in a small space doesn’t have to be frustrating. Whether homeowners have a large or small budget, we at Progressive Builders can help maximize your area with a simple home remodel. Here are some easy home remodel solutions that can help make your small space feel huge. Get in the zone....

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How to Choose the Right Kitchen Sink for Your Home

April 6, 2016

With so many things on your kitchen remodel checklist—cabinets, countertops, hardware, flooring, and appliances—it’s easy to forget about the kitchen sink. But the kitchen sink is important! Homeowners should research and shop wisely because once the kitchen sink is installed, it is next to impossible to remove it. When searching for the perfect kitchen sink, keep these three things in mind: 1. Basins: One basin: This option offers ample space to soak and wash large pots and dishes ...

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