<<< FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016 on CW6 SAN DIEGO >>> The design development phase of remodeling is very important to ensure a project stays on budget. Selecting finish materials and dealing with the interior design should be called out in the contract.
<<< FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016 on CW6 SAN DIEGO >>> In the first installment in his new series "Your Remodel Start to Finish," Gregg Cantor, our resident pro and owner of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel, explains the importance of license and insurance when hiring a contractor.
<<< FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2016 on CW6 SAN DIEGO >>> Resident Expert Gregg Cantor from Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel relives some of recent history's worst trends and contrasts those looks with timeless alternatives.
<<< FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> In the second phase of this full home remodel, Gregg Cantor from Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel explains what happens after the initial framing.
<<< FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Porcelain is a durable and versatile building material that can be used to compliment a multitude of looks. Thompson Building Materials offers tips for using porcelain in your home, to make the most of this cost-effective material.
<<< FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Approved Home Pro Show resident experts Gregg Cantor of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel and Robin Wilson Carrier of Robin Wilson Interior Design walk us through some popular top home improvement projects using examples of kitchen transformations they've worked on.
<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Our Resident Expert and President of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel Gregg Cantor takes us behind the scenes of a full home remodel he's working on in Normal Heights. See the job in-progress and learn how to make design choices within your existing structural limitations as well as expanding into brand new additions.
When undertaking home remodeling, maintenance or repairs, construction permits are often required. Some contractors try to skirt the system by telling you a permit is not needed. In San Diego, construction permits are required with these exceptions:
The U.S. Department of Energy’s recommended order of home improvements can help you modernize your home and make it more energy efficient. Older homes were not constructed by today's building codes and can mean a lot of wasted energy.
<<< MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> Thompson Building Materials walks us through the showroom, inside and out, to show the full scale of building inspiration available. See and feel materials in full-size installations for indoor and outdoor living.
If you live in San Diego County, adding space to your existing home can be most likely be accomplished with a room addition or second story. Room additions vary in size, shape and location. Family rooms, great rooms, bedrooms, bathroom, dining rooms, living rooms, laundry rooms, guest rooms, home office and garage additions are typical expansions completed on San Diego homes.