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Tiburon-Paradise Cay

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Tiburon-Paradise Cay

Project Description

  • Level the home
  • Gut all but the kitchen and re design the space adding a 1/2 bath
  • Add 250 sq. feet of media room and mud room
  • Raise the living room and master bedroom ceiling
  • KEY FEATURE- Entire home is heated with electric radiant heat- no small feat- Very Comfortable- Ask Me About This!


Client Need- They purchased the home before they invited me to the conversation- not recommended- but they were 100% sold this was their home. The plan was that this was going to be their last home and intended on raising their family and growing old in this one house. So we started with the feasibility study that delivered the three things they needed. What was it going to look like? What was it going to cost? How long was it going to take? The project entailed the following

  • Lift the whole home to level. The home had sunk 18”
  • Re design the space plan that included adding 250 sq. feet for a media room/ mud room
  • Adding a ½ bath
  • Complete redesign of the master bedroom and bath
  • Raising the ceilings in the living room and Master Bedroom
  • As well as a whole host of other changes

Of note is that once we started the scope of work and time to complete increased substantially. There is a lesson to learn here so make sure and ask about how scope and time and cost change throughout the process- HINT- it is almost always driven by the client

So we began


You can see that we achieved all the clients’ objectives. Notice the sloped ceiling with wood details. If you are thinking about a house remodel or room addition ask us for this clients contact information and ask the great question “do you love these guys more now that the job is completed than you did at the beginning?” Another great question would be “are you happy you did not hire a Architect?”

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What our customers are saying:

“Their team was great and they worked effectively with the City Inspector. And, the finished product was even better! They communicated with me on each aspect of the job, were creative in solving challenges and executed the project in a timely manner at the quoted price.”

—Sande M., Sausalito

“They were prompt and worked rapidly and cleaned when they completed the work. Everyone took all my cares as their own and were very helpful no matter what the situation was.”

—Clara M., Novato, CA

“Design-Build-Specialists were professional, non-intrusive and efficient. There was good communication regarding the price and project time-frame.”

—Gail H., Novato