Your Home – Designing For Real Life

Floor to ceiling windows are a common request among people building their dream homes in Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Everyone wants to incorporate the stunning natural beauty of the landscape.  Doug Gendron of California Craftsmen noted, “I had customer order …

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Oakland Craftsman nears completion

Our extensive remodel of a craftsman home in Oakland is coming to a close.  The past few site visits we have made, have shown major progress. The living room has received trim around the doors, and the beginnings of paint …

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Liquefaction!

Liquefaction is when soil or sediment loses its structural rigidity and behaves like a liquid. The energy of an earthquake can cause this to happen and it will quickly render a typical typical concrete foundation useless in supporting and resolving …

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Oakland Craftsman, In Progress

Construction continues on the Craftsman home in Oakland.  It is at the point in construction that project really starts to take shape.

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Oakland Craftsman, In Progress

Several months ago we began working with a young couple expecting their first child.  They had recently purchased an outdated craftsman style house in Oakland, CA.  The couple was looking to turn their purchase into an investment for their growing …

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Is a New Mortgage in Your Future? Advice from an Expert Mortgage Consultant

Are you considering purchasing a home in Northern California? Mortgage rates are predicted to rise on a 30 year fixed to about 5% by the end of the 2013. Purchase your new home now!

The following is an interview with …

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Bookshelfs!

Both practical and beautiful, this website argues that perhaps bookshelves might even be…sexy.…

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