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The Top 5 Home Renovation Ideas for 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] January 20, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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With all of the changes that have happened in the last year, there has never been more focus on the home environment. With routines changed and our living spaces altered, many have either been in the process of a home renovation or have given it serious consideration.

Home renovations don’t always have to be an expensive endeavor. However, if you have the budget the sky is the limit (almost) for what you can spend. Whether you have a large or small budget, here are some ideas of home renovation projects to tackle in 2021:

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Paradise Lost and Restored: Experts Nears Completion of Rebuild in Paradise

[fa icon="calendar'] November 28, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Here at Experts we love opportunities to help people build their dreams, even if it's on the heels of a difficult loss.

After a long period of working through insurance and other hurdles, our project to rebuild one of the homes destroyed in the Camp Fire has taken off!

The project is a two bedroom, two bath house with a living space of 1600 square feet. It includes both a large front porch, a back porch and a detached two car garage for a total build size of 2600 square feet.

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The 3 Most Popular Types of New Construction Homes

[fa icon="calendar'] November 06, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Building a new construction home can be a fun and exciting time. If you’ve decided that remodeling your existing home just won’t give you what you need, or you would like to live in a different part of town you have options.

Many people consider building a new home to be a burdensome and stressful process, but it doesn’t have to be! With the right contractor you can figure out the best option for building your dream home, and possibly find out it’s already been built and is ready and waiting for you.

If you are considering building a new construction home in Chico or Paradise you have a few options.

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Should You Replace or Refinish Your Kitchen Cabinets?

[fa icon="calendar'] September 19, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Kitchen cabinets can make a big difference in the look and feel of the most frequented room in your house. There are color choices that can make the room brighter or give it warmer tones. The style of cabinets can make your house feel more modern or traditional. Today it’s popular to have kitchens with bold colored cabinets that contrast with the rest of the room.

If your kitchen has been around for a while and needs some updating, focusing on the cabinets is a must. The first thing you should decide is if you want to refinish your existing cabinets or if you want to get all new cabinets.

Read more to learn about benefits and drawbacks of each option!

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5 Popular Kitchen Lighting Ideas for Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] September 01, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Need a little inspiration for a kitchen upgrade? Are you building a new house and starting from scratch? When it comes to the design of your kitchen, lighting plays an important role in both style and function that you don’t want to overlook.

Gone are the days of one big fluorescent light in the kitchen. Practicality at it’s best, but not exactly easy on the eyes or exciting to look at. Today there are many popular options with kitchen lighting that can give the right type of lighting (from bright to dim) depending on your needs, and be a focal point of the design of the room.

Here are 5 Popular Kitchen Lighting Ideas for Your Home:

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5 Tips for Building a New House

[fa icon="calendar'] August 21, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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A lot goes into building a new house. There are many pieces and parts that have to work just right, plans that have to happen at certain times, potential delays, lots of vendors, land that needs to be bought (if you don’t already have it), and the list goes on. Even with all of the above, don’t be dissuaded from building your dream home!

Building a home can be a great experience that gives you the things you really want, allowing you to customize the layout, finishes, colors and more. Depending on your situation and where you live, building a home may be the only way to truly get what you want when you walk in the door.

One thing we believe firmly at Experts In Your Home is doing your research. We always want you to be as educated as possible, so here are a few tips for building a new house.

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Rebuilding After a Fire in Orland

[fa icon="calendar'] August 05, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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When your home burns to the ground, there's a sense of devastating loss. While in the North State we have heard many stories from the Camp Fire, this particular project is about a family in Orland regarding a mishap with a propane tank.

In late 2019, fire erupted from a barbecue grill propane tank causing a significant explosion in the backyard. Fire spread very quickly, enveloping the attic and ultimately consuming the rest of the home, resulting in the loss of everything.

You can see the devastation in these images.

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Qualities to Look for When Choosing a Design Consultant

[fa icon="calendar'] July 24, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Successful planning and execution of a new construction project requires seeking the counsel of experts, especially for a large-scale project, and could potentially save you from extra expenses. Before you even begin working with custom homebuilders, you'll need a design consultant to get your dream into a format that can be articulated clearly for everyone involved in your new construction project. Below are some important qualities to look for when choosing a design consultant.

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First Apartment Rebuild in Paradise is Underway

[fa icon="calendar'] June 30, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Here at Experts in Your Home we could not be more excited to announce the first multi-family housing rebuild project in Paradise after the 2018 Camp Fire.

Aftermath of the 2018 Camp Fire

Along with so many others, the Villa Monterey Apartment complex suffered massive damage and loss as a result of the Camp Fire on November 8, 2018. 

Villa Monterey consisted of 48 apartment units prior to the fire.  As November 8th came to a close, 12 of the units were still standing, while 36 were completely destroyed.

Here are some photos showing the massive damage:

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How Long Will It Take to Build Your New Construction House?

[fa icon="calendar'] June 12, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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If you’re considering hiring a contractor and building a new construction house, there are many things to consider before starting the process. You'll of course have questions about cost, land and more. However, one of the biggest questions that people have when building a new home is the time it will take to get the project completed.

Understandably, those building a new home don’t want too long of a construction process. It’s good to get an idea of what the timeline looks like for planning purposes, so you know what to expect when getting started. Just as importantly, what factors can either shorten or lengthen the time it takes to build a house? Read below for answers to these important questions.

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