5 Signs of Quality Installations That Clients Notice – Pt 2


In part 2 of our quality installations series, we pick up where we left off: Paint and Polish. To get the most out of this series, check out part one. The full content list is as follows: Precision in Quality Installations Professionally Complete Installations Paint and Polish Finer Details Oversight Paint and Polish Clean Lines…

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5 Signs of Quality Installations That Clients Notice – Pt 1


Building and modifying homes is more than just construction. You are creating a home environment that will shape the lives of its residents. Clients and home buyers know this, which is why they look for the finer touches that indicate quality installations. There are distinct differences between elements installed from a guide and those installed…

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Working with General Contractors During Home Renovation


Home renovation is often just as stressful as it is exciting. An unstructured relationship with a general contractor could take all the fun out of the process. If you want to avoid extra expenses, botched deadlines, and disappointment, it’s worth taking a minute to plan this important collaboration. Working with a general contractor is similar…

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6 Top Home Upgrades That Improve Home Value


Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, home upgrades can be extremely helpful in getting a higher price for your property. Moreover, home upgrades make a home more energy-efficient, which is a big selling point for potential buyers. Here are six of the top home upgrades that can improve your home value, along…

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How to avoid buying a real estate money pit: The importance of doing underground storage tank (UST’s) inspections for homes in San Mateo County

underground storage tank removal

The importance of doing underground storage tank (UST’s) inspections  for homes in San Mateo County This is my “Why” for getting my real estate license.  We worked with a local buyer’s agent & the seller was also represented by a local agent when purchasing our Burlingame home in 2004. Short version:  We were in our…

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Got Curb Appeal?

  Got Curb Appeal? Refreshing your doors and windows is an easy way to increase curb appeal and property value. Below are a couple of my trusted contractors for window & door installation. If you’re considering other projects, please get in touch for other recommendations. Alexander Company 1322 Marsten Rd Burlingame, CA 94010 650.373.3900 Interior…

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Let There Be Light!

Wow!  I may have found one of the most expensive chandeliers at $110,000!  I’ll take two :-). Beautifully designed by Lindsey Adelmen from Manhattan.  Check out her website for other inspiring fixtures.  They have a Los Angeles showroom as well. I love shopping for light fixtures; there are an endless number of choices & designers…

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The Wonderful World of Wallpaper

Cheryl Bowers Office

The projects continue at our 1930’s Spanish style home. The latest project was updating my home office.  Our talented designer,Emily Boulton of  Sitting Pretty Interior Design suggested this Osborne & Little wallpaper which I love, especially since purple is my favorite color! I also spent hours on Pinterest researching options.  Check out other fantastic wallpapers on…

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