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Home Improvement Price Vs. Value

The price versus the value is a huge topic in home improvement. There are many variables that go into the price and value of home improvements, so we asked our experts how to determine the price versus value.

Top 5 New Year Home Upgrades

Looking for ways to improve your home, so you can enjoy it more? Our experts review the top 5 home upgrades that we recommend to increase your home’s value.

Start Off The New Year With A Home Maintenance Checklist

Performing regular, annual maintenance on your home can help save you money and stress in the future. We asked our experts what home maintenance tasks should be done every year to prevent damage. You can find the full checklist of home maintenance tasks here.

Warning: CSLB’s Most Wanted Contractors

Home improvement is one of the most notorious industries when it comes to scams and illegitimate business practices, so today we’re digging into the California State License Board’s Most Wanted Contractors. Learn more here.

Repairs Covered By Insurance

Working with insurance companies for home repairs is something many people often have questions about. It can be hard to know who your advocate is in this situation. We asked our experts from Christian Brothers Restoration and Murray Lampert Design, Build Remodel what you need to know about getting these repairs done through insurance.

How To Spot Upselling

Upselling is a technique where a salesperson convinces a customer to purchase something more expensive than they originally planned and can be seen often in the home improvement industry. Our Resident Expert, Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel explains the signs to look for to know if you are being upsold.

Winter Home Maintenance To-Do List

Many home maintenance and repair projects come around on an infrequent or even annual basis, and therefore can often be forgotten. With help from Resident Expert Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel, we compiled a winter home maintenance to-do list to help you keep your home in tip-top shape this season. Check out 5 must-do winter maintenance items in the video, and find the complete to-do list here.

How to Gauge the Price of a Remodeling Project

Do you know how to gauge the price of a remodeling project? Once you conjure the idea to improve on something in your home, how do you know what’s a realistic budget range? Our friends at Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel created a Home Remodeling Cost Calculator to help you get an idea!

Green Remodeling Material Options

When remodeling a home, selecting green building materials is important to many people. There are multiple factors to consider when choosing sustainable products. We asked the industry’s top experts Brian Milholland, president of SunPower by Milholland and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel what homeowners need to know about selecting green remodeling materials.

What to Know About Buying a Flipped Home

What should you know about buying a home that’s been flipped? We asked Dan Scherer, Program Manager from The City of San Diego Development Services and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel.

Home Features to Help You Age-In-Place

We consulted our experts on what you should know about aging-in-place. We asked the industry’s top experts Cheryl Robertson, Aging In Place expert from Superior Floor & Cabinet Designs and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel.

Can Your Home Be Sealed Too Tight?

Can your home be sealed too tight? We asked the industry’s top experts Bob Briley, HVAC expert from We Care Plumbing, Heating & Air and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel.

Understanding Energy Upgrade California

We asked the industry’s top experts Bob Briley, HVAC expert from We Care Plumbing, Heating & Air and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel what you need to know about Energy Upgrade California.

The Dangers of Using Unlicensed Contractors

We asked the industry’s top experts Brian Milholland, president of SunPower by Milholland and Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel about unlicensed contractors and how you put yourself at risk when you hire them.

The Trade Timeline to Building a Home

It’s important to know the necessary timeline to follow in order to complete your project to ensure problems don’t arise. In this segment, Gregg Cantor, president of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel and Gene Bryan from Window World discuss the flow of trades when building a home.

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