What Does Custom Really mean?

At ON Design & Remodeling, we’re challenging the old way of thinking about Custom Home builders. The term “Custom Home” carries a certain weight that conjures up visions of multi-million-dollar work orders, marble walls bathrooms, and Olympic-sized pools. The reality is, a Custom Home is simply a home tailored to your specific needs. But, of […]

Is now a good time to renovate my home?

The short answer to the whole home renovation question is yes! This may surprise you, given the headlines we’ve all seen recently. Since the pandemic hit, there have been two years of non-stop price increases in the housing market. Combine that with rising mortgage rates and inflation, and a newfound sense of price sensitivity has emerged. […]

The Differences Between a Design Build Firm and a General Contractor

You know you want to remodel your home. Where do you begin? The first and most important decision you will make is who to partner with on your home remodeling project. You may have to choose between a design build firm and a general contractor. Knowing the difference between the two will help you make […]

How do you make an open concept floor plan?

Turn on any home-design TV show and you’ll repeatedly hear the words “open concept.” Tearing down walls to create open floor plans for the living, dining, and kitchen area is what open-concept design is all about. For some, separate rooms still hold their charm. But many homeowners today are taking a sledgehammer to their traditional […]

Having A Pool Built in The Bay Area

 4 Things to Consider When Building a Pool in the Bay Area    Living in the Bay Area can be even more enjoyable when you have a swimming pool. Here are four things to think about when you’re in the initial planning stages.  1. Where Should I Place My Pool? If you have an oceanfront, […]

How to Create the Ideal, Functional Home Office in the Bay area?

More and more people are working from home, either full-time or part-time. Having a home office that you love being in and one you can be productive in, is a smart investment. Plus, it’s an excellent addition to any home. Read on to discover some of our top functional office tips.  Usability An office design should start […]

Top Bathroom Upgrade Ideas

When you’re thinking about having your bathroom remodeled, the main areas to focus on are tubs, showers, tiling, and lighting. These four elements can take a drab and dated bathroom and turn it into a real showpiece. Read on to learn more.   Luxurious Bathtubs & Big Showers In any bathroom and especially a master […]

4 Ways to Increase a Home’s Value this Year in the Bay area

Whether you’re planning on getting your home ready to sell or live in it for years to come, we have some top suggestions on how you can make your properties more valuable. Read on to learn more.  #1 Remodel Your Kitchen Having your kitchen renovated can not only change your home’s flow and functionality, but […]

How To Plan A Successful Kitchen Remodel in the Bay area?

The kitchen remodel project continues to be one of the most popular remodel Bay area homeowners request. And, it remains the best investment for increasing property value. So whether you’re moving in, moving out, or staying in your home– read to find out our easy tips to make your kitchen remodeling  a success.  Set Your […]