Homeowner’s Guide to Remodeling and New Construction, Part 2

This is a continuation from our previous article. Click here to see Part 1. Building a new, custom home can be quite the project for homeowners who have not been through the process multiple times. There are decisions, lots and lots of decisions to make, from colors, finishes, and materials to budgets and schedules to […]

Homeowner’s Guide to Remodeling and New Construction, Part 1

Often times we are asked what the necessary steps are for a home owner to remodel a kitchen, bathroom, deck, or their entire house. Similar questions are asked about building a new house on a vacant lot. While this is not meant to be a one size fits all guide, it can be used to […]

Tools and Technology

Jackson and Sands Engineering Tools: Resource and Code Manuals

At Jackson & Sands Engineering, Inc, a wide array of tools are available to us to create effective solutions for you. In our industry, like many others, not one tool can complete every job and not all tools are needed for every project. Much like a carpenter who has their most commonly used tools in […]

Accessory Dwelling Units- New Rules and What They Mean for Homeowners

The popularity of California’s Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) is on the rise.  With the start of this year, several pieces of CA legislation come into effect that intend to reduce the restrictions on constructing an ADU and promote the development of ADUs on single and multi-family lots.  According to the California Department of Housing and […]