Category archives for: Scott Murfey

4 Steps to Budgeting your Remodel

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By Scott Murfey If you’ve ever embarked on a project as big as building your dream home from the ground up or as small as repainting a couple of rooms, you certainly know how fast the cost of a home project can spiral out of control. And while remodels are a great way to improve [...]

The Benefits of a Home Addition

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By Scott Murfey Is your home almost perfect? Maybe it was perfect when you bought it, but it’s getting a little cramped since you got roped in by that infomercial and now own a home gym set. Or maybe your son or daughter unexpectedly moved back in with you after graduating from college, so you [...]

The Benefits of Hiring a General Contractor

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction San Diego has been referred to as “heaven on earth,” which means that owning a home in San Diego means that you own a little piece of heaven.  The only thing more special than owning a piece of heaven on earth is building your dream house from scratch there. There’s [...]

The Three Don’ts of a Successful Remodel

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction How many of you have spent a lazy afternoon binge-watching episode after episode of HGTV’s  “The Property Brothers” or “Love It or List It”? Watching contractors transform their clients’ homes into their dreams homes is certainly addicting. As a contractor, I know that there’s nothing better than the look on [...]

Creative Remodeling Ideas: Untap Your Home’s Full Potential

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction Your home has been good to you. It’s provided you with a place to sleep, eat, and entertain friends. Maybe it’s even given you a place to raise a family. But you have to ask yourself: has my home really given me everything it can? Most likely it hasn’t. Chances [...]

Achieve the Impossible: The Low-Stress Home Renovation

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction The possibility of experiencing only a low level of stress while renovating your home might seem as remote as experiencing unbridled joy while stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the 5. And, of course, there are going to be some aspects of home renovations that you would rather do without, such [...]

How to Hire the Right General Contractor

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction Open space concepts. Shiny, new appliances. Curb-less showers. Home renovation possibilities are endless—and exciting.  It’s no wonder that once you’ve made the decision to renovate, you want to get started yesterday. However, it’s important to remember that you’re putting your beloved vision and your house in the hands of someone [...]

2014 Home Renovation Trends

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction After your family opens their new iPhone, iPads , Kindles, and gaming devices on Christmas day, how are you going to keep them all charged? Many families are turning to U-sockets, wall sockets that contain USB ports in addition to the standard electrical outlets.  The U-socket is just one of [...]

Welcome Winter: 3 Eco-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas to Lower Utility Bills

Eco friendly construction in La Jolla can save you thousands this winter.

By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction Have you thought about your utility bill lately? You might now that winter is here. Even though we live in perpetually sunny San Diego, cooler weather is still a part of our climate come winter. While we don’t have to brave snowstorms, ice or other harsh winter conditions, we must [...]

Construction Loans Pave Way to Ideal La Jolla Dream Home

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By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction We’ve all imagined it: that perfect, gorgeous La Jolla home complete with gourmet kitchen, stunning bathrooms, huge master suite, gorgeous flooring, a balcony overlooking the ocean and a backyard ready for entertaining. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it? There’s no doubt that one of the major goals in life is getting into [...]

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  • Del Mar Thoroughbred Club releases statement concerning turf course July 27, 2014
    “Del Mar is deeply saddened by the loss of Thoroughbred lives we have experienced at the track since the start of our season. Four of those losses have come on our new turf course. Despite that, we continue to have the utmost confidence in the course, as do our partners in this race meet — the Thoroughbred Owners of California, the California Thoroughbred Tr […]
  • Carmel Valley Library to host piano trio in concert July 27, 2014
    The 45-minute program will include music by Debussy, Schubert, and Dvorak. […]
  • Del Mar residents back from Sports Chalet trip July 27, 2014
    The grand prize included round-trip airfare for two to Kahului Airport, accommodations at the Lumeria Maui, and tickets to OluKai’s annual Ho’olaulea’a concert. […]