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Week 1: Ground Demolition

Week 1: Ground up Demolition

After 20 months of drafting and permitting, we are finally starting to build this property from the ground up. The existing home was a 1 bedroom 400 sq. ft. property.

Pictures of property before and during demolition.

 

Light and Open Redesign of 1950’s Rancher

We transform this old 1950’s ranch home into looking unrecognizable home for today’s living.

“No more I Love Lucy Home. Welcome to NorCal Modern Rancher.”

Music Credits:
Life of Riley Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Show Notes: Walk Through Sequence

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California Ranch Home Remodel – 4 Months

 

Four months have past in this California Ranch Remodel in Santa Clara, CA. Check out the progress of this project as it comes along.

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Santa Clara Project Month 2: Lighting and Space Design

Welcome to Month 2 of the remodel.

This is the second episode of the “Santa Clara Project: California Ranch Remodel. Come see how a project looks like during the second month. We go over how the how we will bring light into the dark areas of the home as well as make use of the space.

If you want to see week 1, here it is.

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Show Notes:

Framing and roofing.

Porch Work: Lighting – Curb Appeal

Living Room walkthrough

Skylights

Closet Layouts

Addressing a Dark area of the hallway with a  Velux sun tunnel.

Kitchen Review. Rough Plumbing and Electrical:

Recessed Refrigerator alcove for a cleaner look:

Dining Area:

Built out fireplace in family room.

Wall paper removed at Moulin Rouge Room:

Junior Master:

Wavy Gravy Room:

Master Bedroom and Bathroom Addition:

Washer and dryer set up:

Master Bathroom:

Master Closet: C

Shower and Bath Shower

 

 

 

Santa Clara Project Week 1 Video

This video series documents a remodel and addition in Santa Clara, CA. This project is in the Pruneridge neighborhood which is minutes from a the new Apple Spaceship Headquarters. I will post pictures of the project and videos as the project progresses.

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How to Get a Good Bid from a Plumber?

Hi Guys,

If you ever wonder how you to get a good bid for a plumber? This is the tip I tell all my friends. You can get it straight from Yussef of Rayne Plumbing. One of my favorite pluming companies in the Bay Area. They are not paying me to say this.

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