Frequently Asked Questions for All American Builders

Some Frequently Asked Questions for All American Builders, 19327 Ventura Blvd #A, Tarzana, CA 91356, (844) 226-3314.

Frequently Asked Questions About Garage Conversion

Here are some frequently asked questions about garage conversion.

Garage conversion is referred to as the action of converting a garage into a living space such a bedroom or guesthouse.

ADU stands of Accessory Dwelling Unit. It refers to a living space that has been converted from a garage.

Yes Garage Conversion is legal, although certain requirements of the law must be met. Senate Bill 1069 provides a set of standards and regulations for converting a garage into a living space.

All conversions require a city building permit.

Your general contractor should provide you with all the details involving permits and licensing.

It is usually the architect or contractor who is building or remodeling the garage.

Garage remodeling changes and upgrades a garage while keeping it a garage.

Garage conversion refers to converting a garage into a living space such as a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, guesthouse, etc.

A garage can be converted into a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, guesthouse, poolhouse, master bedroom, and more!

The average cost of garage conversions are $25,000 to $75,000.

Yes, a garage conversion can be profitable in various ways.

If a property owner spends less money on a conversion relative to the increase in resale value caused by the conversion, the owner would make the difference in profit.

For example, if a property owners spends $30,000 on a conversion, but sells the house for an $60,000 extra resale value due to the conversion, the owner would make a profit of $30,000.

Another way that garage conversion can be profitable is if the property owner rents out the additional living space to a tenant instead of keeping it as a garage that is not bringing in a monthly income. In this case, profit may immediately begin being made if the property owner is spending less money monthly on the conversion compared to how much they are making monthly from rent. For example, if the garage conversion is financed for $500 a month, but is being rented out for $800 a month, the owner can immediately be making a profit of $300 a month.

Garage conversions usually take about two to ten weeks depending on all the labor and material required for the project.

Converting a garage into a bedroom will not take as long as converting a garage into a guesthouse because a guesthouse will require much more labor and material.

An average 2 car garage is about 400-450 sq. ft. or
An average 1 car garage is around 200-250 sq. ft. upto 1,200 Sq. Ft. is the max. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Kitchen Remodeling

Here are some frequently asked questions about kitchen remodeling.

A kitchen remodel cost depends on certain requirements of the project. The labor and material are the main cost factors, which are usually based on the size of the kitchen.

The amount of time takes to remodel a kitchen depends on the amount of work that is required. Remodeling a whole kitchen will usually take 3 to 6 weeks while smaller projects like cabinet refacing can take less than 1 week.

The building code calls for outlets every four feet along your kitchen countertops. If the kitchen has a kitchen island or peninsula, there should be at least one outlet on a side of it.

In addition, your kitchen will need extra outlets for a stove, microwave, garbage disposal and dishwasher. The extra outlets for appliances should be out of site, such as behind the stove, etc.

Granite and quartz are the most widely used surface at this time. Granite countertops have more veining and movements in their look. Quartz countertops have more of a uniform pattern and color. Quarts can hold up as well or better than granite. 

Every kitchen can have different requirements in order to create an open concept kitchen floor plan.

Reconfiguring your kitchen may be simple or complex. Depending on your homes specific situations, our experts can make the design and change your kitchen to an open floor plan.

There are times when kitchen cabinets can be reused during a kitchen remodel. If the cabinets are in great shape, you can keep the old ones while changing other parts of the kitchen.

Yes, new kitchen cabinets can be installed without installing a new floor.

We look at the kitchen work triangle for space efficiency when considering new layouts for kitchens.

This area is formed by the space between the kitchen sink, the refrigerator and the stove.

When the sink, refrigerator and stove are placed separately forming a triangle, it allows for an efficient traffic pattern for people to conveniently use the kitchen.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bathroom Remodeling

Here are some frequently asked questions about bathroom remodeling.

We begin the process with the design phase. During the design phase we will get to know your wishes and overall home style.

From there we will help you navigate through the multitude of details involved with remodeling. Including cabinet style, countertop options, plumbing, tile flooring options, lighting ideas, shower, bath, toilette, and more.

It will depend on the details of your design and the availability of materials and fixtures.

Most bathroom remodels include removing the bathtub and/or shower and replacing the toilet, vanity and flooring. Larger projects may require rearranging the room or making it larger.

Yes, a shower can be re tiled without redoing the bathroom floor.

It is only necessary to for a bathroom to have an exhaust fan if the room does not have any windows.

Although exhaust fans are not required for restrooms without windows by law, they are still highly recommended. This is due to the fact that they are helpful in removing humidity and odors from the room.

In addition, the bathroom will last longer as a result of the exhaust fans removing the humidity.

A double sink bathroom vanity needs to be at least five feet wide.

The types of tiles that can be used for bathroom floors and showers include stone, ceramic, porcelain, metal, glass tile, and more.

In some cases, refinishing a bathtub and/or shower can be beneficial while, while in some cases not.

It can add years to the life of a bathtub if it is done properly and on time by a professional. Refinishing a bathroom tub and/or shower can be a good option in some situations. Tubs that are not rusted can benefit from being refinished.

Get in touch with one of our Los Angeles bathroom remodeling contractors to go over the details of your tub and we will help you find out the best choice for you.

Yes, All American Builders offers financing if you qualify.

One of our project managers can let you know if you qualify after going over details with you. Call us now at (844) 226-3314 for more information.

No, someone is not required to be home at all times during construction.

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Address: 19327 Ventura Blvd #A, Tarzana, CA 91356

Phone: +1 (844) 226-3314

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