Bay Area Garage Addition Contractors

Modern Garage Additions. Professional Service.


Free Estimates

We offer free on-site consultations and estimates with our professional team.

Licensed & Insured

We are a licensed and insured Bay Area local home remodeling company.


We have a team built from experienced builders, designers and architects.

Available 24/7

During the remodeling process, a project manager will be available at all times.
We recently completed a kitchen remodel with Element. At our first meeting with Raphael we explained what we wanted and that our schedule was a bit erratic....
Mary C.
Loved what Element Home Remodeling has done with our old kitchen and bathrooms. Our experience with this company is nothing less than amazing, especially...
Ashley L.
Choosing Element Home Remodeling Contractors for our home makeover was a great decision. They helped us with everything from remodeling to making structural...
Harry A.
Following remediation of water damage in my den, I sought a service provider to remodel the interior and redesign the exterior to prevent future water...
Matt R.
My wife and I were searching for contractors for our home remodeling project and found Element Home Remodeling. We couldn't ignore all the positive feedback...
Joe L.
I completed a full home remodel with Element Home Remodeling. They transformed my house into a stunning modern space. The highlight of the renovation was...
Dianne L.
I recently remodeled my kitchen with Rephael and Element Home Remodeling, and the entire process was remarkably smooth. The final outcome showcased...
Denis B.
We engaged the services of Element Home Remodeling for our home addition and remodeling project. Our decision was based on our meetings with Raphael and...
Tom C.
We have just finished a complete bathroom and kitchen remodel with Element Home Remodeling, and I must say that I had a very good experience with this...
Molly F.
Element Home Remodeling recently remodeled my kitchen and two bathrooms. They did an excellent job. The remodel completely transformed our home, and it's...
Evan N.
Our experience with Element Home Remodeling was truly exceptional. We hired them to renovate our kitchen and two bathrooms, and they did a phenomenal job. I...
Ashley Y.
Rafael from Element Home remodeling managed our project, which was a rebuild of the exterior of our house. We really appreciated that Rafael took the time...
Gamliel B.
As a first time home owner and first time home remodeler, I learned the hard lesson that nothing will ever go smoothly or perfectly during the job. However,...
Josh C.
The customer service and attention to detail that Element Home Remodeling showed throughout our project was outstanding. Refael and Matt, our project...
Oliver A.
My wife and I just moved back into a home that we recently had half of the house gutted and refreshed. The whole process started over a year ago, when we...
Nathan C.
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Mark H.
So far so good, working with Refael has been amazing! This is our forever home in Lafayette, California, so this is so important to us.Rafael's main...
Element Home Remodeling did some work for me about 6 months ago and they delivered on their promise of giving their customers a positive experience and...
Linda H.
My elderly parents experienced terrible water damage on portions of the hall, living room and dining room. After I called, Rafael came promptly to assess...
Jane F.
Working with Element Home Remodeling was an on-track experience. They provided 5-star service the entire time.We had been planning our complete home...
Mark H.
Our home remodel was a big project and involved completely redesigning the interior of the house and some back yard work.We hired Element Home Remodel for...
Idan A.
We hired Element Home Remodeling to take over a bathroom remodel that we started with another contractor. We worked with another company and things did not...
Uriya B.
We hired Element Home Remodeling for our project, they did a great job and were very nice to work with.When we moved into the house our budget didn't...
Michael F.
We hired Element for our bathroom remodel in addition to a couple of other small updates around the house. We were referred to Element Home Remodeling by a...
Tamir E.
Relocating our kitchen and removing a couple of walls in the living room to create an open concept, was on our list for a very long time. Once we were...
Shir E.
I live in San Jose and have just completed our home remodeling project which included a full kitchen remodel and extension with a skylight in addition to...
Robert X.
I had a great experience with Element Home Remodeling and their entire team, when my wife and I moved into our new home in San Jose at the end of last year....
Hamid B.
Sean was fantastic. From Day one he was very helpful with regards to design and permits. We had a very clear idea of what we wanted, and he and the...
Stephanie A.
Sean and his team worked with my cousin on a project at his property. I was very impressed with their work and my cousin was very happy with the way that...
Rebecca A.
Raphael was an absolute pleasure to work with. I had two bathrooms I wanted remodeled, both required moving a wall and lots of plumbing changes. Raphael...
Levi R.
From start to finish I had a pleasant experience working with this company and their team. This is the second time that I have hired a remodeling company....
Dan S.
Thumbs up to Element Home Remodeling for the excellent customer service and their quality of work. Despite all the restrictions because of covid, the...
Sissi C.
We just finished our project, and I am happy to share the positive experience that I had while working with this company and the people who are a part of...
Orel S.
I recently hired Element Home Remodeling to renovate two bathrooms in my 3 bedroom apartment. Both bathrooms were on the small side, the bigger one having a...
Alisha A.
We had a complete home remodel done by Ben and Element Home Remodeling.This was not the first time that I hired a home remodeling contractor to update my...
Lior A.
My experience with Element Home Remodeling is very positive. They provided excellent construction service and did very good work. We talked with several...
Cho K.
We choose Element Home Remodeling for our home remodel in San Jose. This is an old house, it was in bad condition and we had many issues with our plumbing...
Jacob S.
Our search for a home renovation contractor began about six months ago.We met with a couple of renovation contractor companies. However, due to Covid 19 we...
James L.
It's the second time I have worked with Ben and Element Home Remodeling Contractors. Ben is amazing, we had a kitchen remodel which included some structural...
Sarah M.
Just a little over a year ago we started a full home remodeling project with a different remodeling contractor. Everything was very promising; we had the...
Jack B.
We partnered with Element Home Remodeling Contractors for our full home remodeling and living room addition. We chose Element Home Remodeling over other...
Raj B.
We hired Element Home Remodeling for a living room and kitchen remodel. Luckily for me it was just before the closure came into effect, but it was touch and...
Jennifer C.
We purchased a new house and hired Element Home Remodeling to work as our remodeling contractors and remodel our kitchen, living room and two bathrooms. We...
Frank P.
I have worked with Refael and Element Home Remodeling Contractors in the past. They upgraded my kitchen and did a fantastic job. So I decided to hire them...
Benny B.
Our kitchen remodeling project has just been completed and in hindsight I can say that choosing to work with Element Home remodeling was a very good idea....
Nati S.
This is the second time that we have used Element Home Remodeling. The first time was a few months ago, when we hired Element to take over a bathroom...
David S.
We hired Element Home Remodeling to extend and modernize our kitchen.When we first contacted them, they were pleasant and gave us an appointment for a free...
Matt M.
We had a great time working with Element Home Remodeling on updating our home.We have lived in our present house for over ten years and felt that it was...
Or K.
Some friends of mine recently purchased a home around Mountain View area and were looking for some major upgrades to their fixer upper. And it was...
Christy M.
Our experience with this company and their teams was very pleasant and smooth.We had a full bathroom remodeling in both our bathrooms by Element Home...
Eitan F.
I had been putting off my home remodeling project for quite a while and finally decided that it was time to get it done. After interviewing multiple home...
Ohad B.
We have just finished our bathroom remodeling project that was done by Element Home Remodeling. Working with them was easy, they took care of everything...
Israel B.
Our kitchen remodeling project is finally completed. All the effort that we put into the design and finding a reliable kitchen remodeling contractor has...
Idan Y.
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Garage Additions Done Right/Conversions

Garage additions and conversions not only add space that meets the needs of homeowners, but they will also add value to your property as a whole. Whether you want your garage to be a place to keep your vehicles clean and safe, or you want additional features within the space, our professional team can help you achieve your vision.

The pro team at Element Home Remodeling Contractors takes pride in the fact that we can follow through from concept to completion. You have an idea, or even a solid concept of what you want, we can add creative magic and build the garage addition or complete the conversion you envisage.

Attached or Detached Garages

Garages take various forms and we design them with several different specifications. In addition to size, garages can be attached to your existing house or we can design and build a separate, detached structure. Your decision ought to be based not only on your budget but also on your needs.

We are always quick to point out to our clients that an attached garage is the less expensive option. This stands to reason, since you are building it against an outside wall of your house, there is less structural work to do. It is also more convenient for loading and unloading vehicles.

But if you want to use part of your garage as a workshop, for instance, you can benefit from building a detached garage that is away from your home. Of course, this will depend on the size of your property and how close to boundary lines you can legally build. An obvious advantage will be to shield the house from noisy power tools. If you want to link the two buildings, we can build a covered walkway between the two.  

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Design Build

We are equally happy to work with your design concept or to come up with an amazing design based on your needs and input. In any case, we manage the entire addition or conversion process from the planning stage to the handover. You can depend on our in-house teams that offer the services of designers, architects, engineers, and construction specialists. Having them work together under your own project manager, results in a streamlined, seamless operation that is easy for us to oversee. We also deal with all communications with your city or county.


We start the design-build process by checking the zoning laws in your area. This tells us where a garage can be located and whether there are size limitations and/or requirements that relate to design elements and materials. Once we have your input, and understand your vision, one of our licensed  architects will draw your plans. If the local council needs permits, we organize these as well as all the inspections they require once the build or conversion begins.

Can I add an Addition to an Existing Garage?

The conversions we undertake often include additions to existing garages, especially when our clients want to extend the use of their existing garages. You get to keep a garage for your cars, but you get more space for whatever else you need the structure to accommodate. You might be surprised to discover that there are several ways that we can add to your existing garage.

Your ultimate decision will be based on whether you want to keep the addition on the same level and expand horizontally or take it up to a second story by expanding vertically. If you want to expand your garage for vehicles, you will need to add space on the same level. But, if you want to add living space, or perhaps add a workroom or even a laundry area, then going up might be the best option. We can help you decide which is the best option.

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Can I Convert My Garage to More Living Space?

Yes, you can. In fact, many of our clients choose to convert the entire garage area to an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) for their children, parents, or often to rent out. Converting garages to home offices is another hugely popular option.

If you opt for an ADU, there will usually be local authority rules and regulations that we will have to comply with (on your behalf). One of the most common is that the new or converted building must follow the design and style of your home. Another is that an ADU must be smaller than your home.

If you don’t want an ADU, you might want a work area, laundry or utility area, or simply a place to store sports equipment, garden tools, or excess furniture you can’t find space for in your home. No problem. We will tailor your conversion plans to meet your needs.

Can I Add a Living Space Above My Garage?

We’ve said that you can add living space to an existing garage, and one of the ways that you can do this is to go upstairs. What we do is design and build a unit that converts your garage from space for cars to a multifunctional unit with living space above the cars.

Some of the most popular options our clients have asked us to tackle include extra rooms including:

  • Bonus non-traditional rooms that give you the space for teen hangouts, a yoga studio, a music room, a home gym, or even a home office.  
  • Mini apartments or guest suites that you can rent out.
  • Additional bedrooms or studies that you can use as workrooms to work-from-home.

Local zoning laws do come into play here but don’t worry, we will help you ensure that what you want to do is legal.

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We have used Element Home Remodeling contractor to help us with our home remodeling project in Mountain View CA. A friend recommended them and after a onsite meeting with a project manager we decided to sign a contract with them. The company sent out a team of home remodeling contractors who were very polite respectful and professional they had some great ideas which turned out to be very helpful. The team kept us up to date throughout the entire home remodeling project and were available whenever needed. Our new home looks amazing and we are very happy with the service of this home remodeling contractors team!
Our 2 bathrooms at our home in Mountain View California were in a very bad condition and both needed a full bathroom remodeling. Friends recommended Element Home Remodeling, so we decided to check them out and we are glad that we did. The bathroom remodeling contractors team that were sent by the company were very helpful, they gave us daily updates throughout the entire bathroom remodeling project and were very easy to comunicate with. Our bathrooms look amazing and we are very happy with the service. Element Home and Bathroom Remodeling did a great job.
We had a great time working with Element Home Remodeling Contractors on our full home remodeling project. We hired this company after reading some positive reviews about their work. Our home remodeling plan included renovating the kitchen, bathroom and living room, which were in a very bad condition. The company sent out a hard working team of home remodeling contractors, who were extremely helpful and professional throughout the entire home remodeling project. They did an excellent job remodeling our home. Thank you Element Home Remodeling
We are very satisfied with the bathroom remodeling that we have had done with Element Home Remodeling Contractors. We hired them thier bathroom remodeling services for our guest unit at our home in Mountain View California. It was out of date and the bathroom suffered from damp and mould.The bathroom remodeling contractors team that arrived to do the remodel did an incredible job of updating the room. It is completely transformed. Not only that, this home and bathroom remodeling company maintains a very high standard of work. They are professional and honest and worked to the planned schedule. We will certainly hire them again for our next remodeling project
We hired Element Home Remodeling Contractors to manage our full home remodeling project and they did a great job.We had an extremely tight deadline and were searching forhome remodeling contractor companies who could keep up with our schedule. After meeting a few companies, we found Element Home Remodeling. They showed up to our meeting and had some great ideas that saved us time and money. The home remodeling team that arrived did not waste any time, they started working right away and were very professional. Our kitchen which was lacking space is now modern and organised and we can finally cook without bumping into each other. Our home looks amazing. Element Home Remodeling did some impressive work.
I am more than happy with this bathroom remodeling company. They have just completed a bathroom remodel in my small apartment. I didn`t think there was much they would be able to do to make my small bathroom look more spacious while adding extra storage space. There were several obstacles in the remodeling project, like a partial wall containing water pipes which partitioned the bathroom off and limited the options for reorganizing the position of the sink and toilet. However Dave, the project manager came through and thanks to his innovative ideas my remodeled bathroom looks amazingly different. I can`t believe the difference that this bathroom remodel has made. The room looks much bigger, even though it has more cupboards in it than before the bathroom remodel. It is much brighter and I love the color scheme that the designers at Element Bathroom Remodelers advised me to go with. I am so glad I took their advice. This bathroom remodeling company are true professionals and really know what they are doing. I highly recommend them.
After checking out several home remodeling companies, we finally decided to hire Element Kitchen Remodeling for our kitchen remodel . As we were on a limited budget we decided to limit the kitchen remodeling project to replacing the kitchen cabinets and floor tiles. However, after our meeting with Dima, the kitchen remodeling project manager, we realized that if we followed some of his recommendations, we would actually be able to make additional improvements to the kitchen and still stay within our planned budget. This meant that thanks to Element kitchen Remodeling`s project manager and the kitchen remodeling team I finally got the kitchen of my dreams. It is perfect and the standard of work and professionalism of the kitchen remodeling team is excellent. Thanks so much Element Kitchen Remodeling.
I had a great experience with this home remodeling company. A couple of months ago I contacted Element Home Remodeling, to check if they could help with our home remodeling plan at our house in Mountain View California. After having a couple of meetings with David, the home remodeling project manager, that the company had sent to our home, I decided that I would like to hire Element Home Remodeling Contractors. I'm glad that I did. They did an exellent job. The home remodeling team of contractors that they sent were very professional and easy to deal with. They did a fantastic job with everything.
We used Element Home and Kitchen Remodeling Contractors for our kitchen remodeling project at our home in Mountain View California. Our kitchen was in a very bad condition, it had no storage space and because of that was always disorganised. After searching for a while and meeting with some local kitchen remodeling contractors, we decided to sign a contract with Element Home and Kitchen remodeling.They did a good job for a fair price. Our project manager was available through the entire kitchen remodeling process and kept in touch with us on a regular basis. It has been very comfortable dealing with this company. We are very satisfied with the work that their kitchen remodeling team has provided.
I worked with Element's team of bathroom remodeling contractors and it was a great experience. We hired Element Home Remodeling Contractors after receiving positive feedback from friends and family and decided to use their home remodeling services. It turned out to be a good decision. Our bathroom remodeling project included two bathrooms. The team of bathroom remodeling contractors who were sent by the company were professional and very easy to deal with. We are very happy with the end results of our bathroom remodeling project, and will continue to use Element Home Remodeling Contractors for our future projects.
Element Home Remodeling Contractors helped us with our home remodeling plan, which included remodeling a kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms and a basement. They sent out a professional team of home remodeling contractors who arrived on time each day and were very respectful and clean. During the home remodeling process our project manager was in full communication with us and was always available to answer our questions. He made sure that everything was on schedule and supervised the home remodeling contractors team. We are happy with our new home and with the service that Element Home Remodeling Contractors have provided.
Element Home Remodeling just completed a master bathroom remodeling project in my Mountain View home. Although the room is quite large and has enough space for a bath and shower, I chose to have just a walk in shower along with his and her sinks and a bidet and toilet. I also had a complete re-tile of the floor and walls. Because of the size of the room I was worried that it may appear empty and cold if I removed the bath, but Dima the bathroom remodeling project manager showed me the many options I had with regards to shower size and types of cabinets. He also completely rearranged the layout of the bathroom in a way that I would not have imagined and the finished result is unique and stunning. As a home remodeling project manager, Dima goes above and beyond his role. This and the professionalism and high standards of the bathroom remodeling team are a guarantee of success. The remodeled bathroom is now a place I love to spend time in. The color scheme is relaxing and light without being cold and there is so much storage space without it being overwhelming. The members of Element Home Remodeling Contractors are professional and have high standards and work ethics. I am very happy that I chose this home remodeling company for my bathroom remodeling project.
Thanks to Element Home Remodeling my guest bedroom and bathroom have been completely transformed from being cramped and dark to light and welcoming. I am now happy to invite people to stay over and no longer have to apologise for the condition of the room. The remodeling team of designers and builders have created a guest unit that far exceeds my expectations. I'm amazed at how much more storage space there is and yet the room looks so much bigger. Dave, the home remodeling project manager was available at all times during the project and his ideas and input were invaluable. This home remodeling company definite gets a five star . Highly recommended.
Six weeks ago we had the pleasure of working with Element Home Remodeling Company when they completed a home remodel of my living room and study. We wished to create a more open plan of the two rooms and contacted Element Home Remodeling to arrange a consultation. Two years ago this company completed a bathroom remodeling project for us and we were very satisfied with their work and decided to use their service again. This time the home remodeling project manager was Dima, who turned out to be a very nice guy with some really original ideas. He spent quite a long time with us planning the home remodeling project and gave us a couple of options to work with. Once we had closed on the plans, the work progressed very smoothly. The builders that Element Home Remodeling sent were very professional and polite. It was very clear that they were making a lot of effort to cause us as little disruption as possible. Not only that, they also took pride in their work and kept a very high standard. I can honestly say that this remodeling project was the easiest that we have undergone so far. The home remodeling team succeeded in creating a clean and open living space that is even nicer than we had imagined. I will have no worries hiring this home remodeling company again.
Our home was in need of a full home remodeling which included remodeling the kitchen, bathroom, guest bathroom and master bedroom. We met with Rafael from Element Home Remodeling Contractors after interviewing a few different companies. Rafael was the only one that noticed that we had some issues with the plans that were created for us by a professional architect. At first I thought that he was mistaken, but after double checking I noticed he was right. We decided not to take any risks and started over. We drew up new plans with the architects from Element Home remodeling Contractors and started to work with them on design ideas. The work that was done by the home remodeling team of contractors was very good. They took note of the small details and that was pretty impressive. Rafael managed the entire home remodeling project and he was very responsible and made sure that everything ticked like clockwork. Our home looks great. The kitchen has much more space, which is a very refreshing change. When it comes to customer service the office staff at Element Home Remodeling Contractors were polite and available whenever needed.
We recently remodeled our kitchen, bathroom, and extended our living room. We were looking for a company that was built on trust, honesty, and most importantly transparency!Dima; our project manager, definitely delivered throughout the entire project! Their home remodeling contractors are very knowledgeable, friendly, and most importantly professional. With the help of their architects, we collectively created a plan for the revisions of our outdated living room layout.They even offered assistance with design, which we gladly took advantage of!We rarely take the time to even write reviews, but this was worth our time to let others know how awesome they are!This company is a one stop shop for all your remodeling needs from start to finish! Dima made the entire project very smooth and painless!We definitely recommend this company to all of our friends and family in the future!
We started to have many issues with the bathroom plumbing in the past year and knew that we would need to replace the plumbing soon. We decided that if we were going to make such changes we might as well have a full bathroom remodeling done. We met with a few bathroom remodeling contractors and decided to hire Element Home Remodeling. Dave was our bathroom remodeling project manager. He is a very professional and responsible guy. The company took care of everything from start to finish. We didn’t know much about how and where to start, but Dave and the bathroom remodeling team were very helpful and easy to work with. Our bathroom looks great, but more important we have put an end to the leaks and all the plumbing issues that we had.
Element Home Remodeling Contractors have completed a full home remodeling project in our new house. We bought a new house and were looking to have a complete home remodeling before moving in. We remodeled two bathrooms, the kitchen, two bedrooms and a master bedroom. Element Home Remodeling Contractors provided excellent customer service the company assigned Dave a project manager to oversee the entire home remodeling process which he very much did. Dave was very professional and easy to work with. We moved into our new home which we absolutely love and we feel that our money was well spent.
We hired Element Home Remodeling to remodel our rusty kitchen and bathroom. We needed to replace the entire plumbing system which was in a very bad condition we contacted Element Home Remodeling Contractors after getting some positive feedback from my cousin who used their remodeling services. We met with many home remodeling companies, but because my cousin lives in Sunnyvale all I had to do was jump for a visit and check the work that was done at his property, so choosing Element Home Remodeling was easy. They did a very good job we are all enjoying our new kitchen and bathroom and most important the new plumbing system. It is a refreshing change to not have to call a plumber every other week. I had a very good experience with Element Home Remodeling Contractors.
We have just finished a full home remodeling project with Element Home Remodeling.¿I had a great experience working with Refael, a very responsible and bright young man. Refael was our project manager. He was in full communication with us throughout the entire remodeling project and was available whenever needed. Our project included remodeling the bathroom, kitchen, living room and two bedrooms.¿The remodeling process was reasonable, whenever we had a problem we contacted Refael and he took care of it immediately. The remodeling crew were amazing to work with and were able to meet to our tight deadline. We are very happy with the end results and our new home. We are glad that we choose to work with Refael and Element Home Remodeling on our project.
I don't usually write reviews but I wanted to share my experience with Element Home Remodeling, in part as a thank you to them for the great job they did on my home remodeling project.We chose this Element Home Remodeling on the recommendation of a friend who had hired them for kitchen remodel and was very happy with their work.From the start we got positive vibes. Matt the project manager went above and beyond his job description and was literally available to us 24/7. He kept us fully updated and made sure the remodeling progress was on schedule.The entire team of professionals who work on our project were well coordinated and worked well together. I think that this is one of the main reasons why the remodel turned out to be a success.We are very happy with our new home and with the service that was provided. I very much recommend Element Home Remodeling
This is the third time that I have hired Element Home Remodeling. They have become my go to home remodelers because so far I have not been disappointed in their level of work and customer service. This was the first time that I have worked with Refael, the project manager who was assigned to our project. We were looking at having our kitchen remodeled and adding on an extension. It was quite a big project and we decided to use Element’s architects and designers rather than complicate the situation further by using “outsiders”. That decision definitely made the remodel run more smoothly, mainly because Refael and the entire remodeling crew worked together and were well coordinated.Even though this remodel was done under the Covid 19 restrictions which caused some minor delays, the project was still completed within the time frame. As in the previous projects, the estimate for the remodeling costs which Refael and the company gave, were accurate, and the only deviations made where by us when we decided to add some additional work to the original scope. The designers involved in the remodel advised us where we could cut down on costs and where it would be better to upgrade. The workmanship in during the remodeling process is as always pristine. Once again Element Home Remodeling proved themselves to be one of the best remodeling contractors on the area.
We had a great time working with Sean and Element Home Remodelling. Our bathrooms needed some serious TLC after our kids had all moved off to college. Sean used our existing space and style but updated it to the 21st century. Sean and his crew were extremely professional and were very unobtrusive while they worked. They kept us in the loop and were always available to us. The finished bathrooms are better than we ever could’ve hoped for. Everything is very detailed and to our taste.
A big thank you to the team of Element home remodeling for the wonderful work they did in my bedroom remodel. They were punctual, kept to the design and cleaned up everyday before leaving. I felt comfortable having them in the house and could see that they had high standards. It's been about two months since they finished and I still haven't found anything to complain about.
Ben and his team did such a great job for us. We are very grateful for their hard work and highly recommend this company. They did a full kitchen remodel for us. Allen the designer worked with us on the design, materials and budget. Everything was very precise, and Ben was on top of everything from start to finish. The crew were respectful and easy to communicate with. They did an excellent job
Ben and the crew were very pleasant to work with, they kept us updated throughout the entire project. We hired them to remodel our guest and master bathroom. The job was done very well, we have no complaints. I enjoyed working with Ben and highly recommend him.
We had a great experience working with Element Home Remodeling. They gave us a fair quote and worked with us to ensure we got the kitchen we wanted. The assigned team were great to work with. They were on top of everything and gave us a smooth experience. This is a great company, and I'd recommend them to anyone.
Our experience working with Element Home Remodeling was excellent. Ben and his team were very professional and did an amazing job. They were on time and on budget and made the whole process very easy and even somewhat enjoyable. I would highly recommend Element for any remodeling project you have.
We used Element Home Remodeling to remodel our kitchen. We had an excellent experience with them. They were very professional and courteous. They worked hard and did a beautiful job in the time they said they would. Highly recommended.
After spending the last two months undergoing a kitchen renovation I would like to take my hat off to Element Home Remodeling for the great job they did.When I first contacted them they arranged a meeting within a few days of my calling and I had the pleasure to meet Refael who was assigned to be my project manager. The first meeting was very productive, and I especially appreciated that I wasn`t put under any pressure to hire them. Refael gave me all the information I needed and then left me to make my decision. I thought the price was fair and the suggestions that Refael made appealed to me, so I decided to go ahead and hire them.Work commenced a week after we obtained a permit. I`m happy to say that it went smoothly without any major setbacks. The renovation was quite extensive and involved extending the windows to allow more light into the room and removing a load load bearing wall to open up the dining room and create an open plan. I wasn`t based in the home during the renovation but Refael, made sure to keep me updated regularly and I visited several times to look at the progress.All in all I had a very positive experience with this company and I am very happy that I chose them for the job.
We were looking for a contractor who could help us with our bathroom remodel while sticking to our short timeline. We found Element Home Remodeling Cont. and after a meeting or two with Ben who seemed very professional, we signed a contract. Ben and his team did not waste any time and started the work a few days after we obtained a permit. We are very satisfied with the job they did and would recommend them to anyone looking for a contractor in the area.
I highly recommend Element Home Remodeling. I had a small bathroom remodel that needed to be done, so I hired them to complete the job. Ben and his team were easy to communicate with. They were professional, prompt and I felt very comfortable with them. The quality of their work is excellent. I would definitely hire them again and recommend them to everyone I know.
I’ve worked with other contractors, and this was one of the better experiences that I have had. We worked with Ben, Matt, and the rest of the crew. they were timely, on budget, and professional. I highly recommend this team to anyone who is looking for a high-quality remodel.
I hired Element Home Remodeling to remodel my kitchen and they were great. The company was recommended to me by our neighbor who was very happy with them. Ben and his crew and were attentive and friendly, and made things easy on us. We had a smooth process, and I loved the design they came up with. Overall, they did a clean and beautiful job.
This company is fantastic. We had a relatively large project that required a ton of work. They took the time to understand our vision and our budget, and then set about making it happen. Ben and his crew were on time, detailed, and professional. They handled all the permits and inspections and made sure the job was done right. Matt kept us in the loop the whole way through. The quality of the work is top notch, and I would absolutely hire them again and recommend them to everyone I know.
I am very happy with the work Element Home Remodeling did for me. Our project wasn’t a small one, it involved a lot of coordination with the HOA, city inspectors, and our family. They were thorough, stayed on schedule, and did a great job. I would absolutely hire them again and recommend them to anyone who wants a remodel.
I am very happy with the work that Element Home Remodeling did for me on my old bathroom. They were very professional and easy to work with. I wouldn't hesitate to use them again or recommend them to others.
We have just finished construction of a guest unit in the loft of our house. Element Home remodeling was recommended by a neighbor who had used them for some renovations about a year ago.I needed the work to be done quite urgently because my mother in-law was coming for a prolonged stay and we wanted it to be ready for her arrival. I explained the situation to Refael who became our project manager and he ensured me that they would get the work done on time.He kept to his word. Work began right after we got all the required paperwork approved by the city. During the process the builders arrived at the scheduled time in the morning and worked through the whole day. As the deadline loomed near they even stayed over their scheduled hours in order to complete the work on time.The guys made sure that the area was clean and safe at all times.Element Home Remodeling did a fantastic job. The unit is very inviting and is totally self contained with a bathroom and kitchen area. It is user friendly and perfectly safe and comfortable for an older person to live independently.We are all very happy with the work provided by Element Home Remolding.
Five months ago Element Home Remodeling renovated our kitchen in our newly acquired house. When we bought the place we knew that the kitchen would be the first area to renovate because it was outdated. We met with Jamie the company architect and he drew up plans for the new kitchen after listening to what we wanted as regards style and layout. I was glad to have Jamie and Matt around because they gave us some really relevant information which prevented us from making some serious mistakes.Matt the project manager was available whenever we needed him. He kept the project flowing and was terrific to work with. Because of the odd shape of the kitchen, we needed custom made cabinets which we had made by Elements carpenters. I have to say that these are what make the kitchen so special. The quality of work is exceptional.I chose to wait a few months before writing the review because I wanted to use the kitchen a while and see if any defects or problems turned up. I have to say that up to now I am happy with what I see.
Element Home Remodeling helped us to remodel our kitchen. We wanted to turn our dated 60's kitchen into something that would look more modern and minimal. The team at Home Element really listened to what we wanted and helped us do exactly that. They are a great team, of friendly and respectful hard working people. They all went out of their way to ensure we got what we wanted. Easily recommend them.
We had a great experience with Element Home Remodeling! Matt and his team are exceptional at what they do. The team was fast, efficient, and responsive. They had great ideas, gave us a lot of options, and came up with solutions that we hadn't even considered. We love what they have done with our old kitchen and are planning on hiring them to remodel our 2 bathrooms and garage soon.
Rafael from Element Home remodeling managed our project, which was a rebuild of the exterior of our house. We really appreciated that Rafael took the time to get everything right. There were a lot of details to coordinate, and he took care of everything that came up during the project. The workers at our house cared about their work and left the site tidy at the end of each day. We highly recommend element and Refael as a project manager.

What You Need To Know Before Meeting With Us Or Any Other Garage Addition Contractor

Validating the following information before meeting with a garage addition contractor can save you a lot of time and narrow your search:

  1. Visit the contractors website check for their license number.
  2. Check they have the right license class (General B12) and that the license is active. 
  3. Check that contractor is bonded
  4. Check that they have an active workers compensation insurance. 

Once you have the contractors license number all you need to do is to visit the CSLB (Contractors License Board) and perform a license search. All the information above will be available under the contractors license page.

Click here to check our contractor license information 

What is included in our garage addition estimates?

Our bid includes a detailed description of the scope of work that is involved in your garage addition project.
The total cost stated in the bid is for design services, architectural plans (if required and agreed upon), in addition to labor and rough materials. 
Finish materials are not included in the bid as we want to give our customers the freedom to control costs and choose the type and style of the materials to their liking.

How long does a garage addition take?

The construction work involved in a garage addition can take anywhere from 1-3 weeks depending on the scope of work involved.
If a permit was obtained as part of the project, scheduling inspections with a city/county inspector throughout the project, will be required. The city/county inspection schedule availability can affect the overall timeline.

Does a garage addition require a permit?

If the scope of work involved in your project includes one or more of the following obtaining a permit will be required: 

* Electrical work
* Plumbing work (if needed)
* Changes to the layout of any existing garage.

City/County permit fees will range between $800-$1700. The city/county determines the fees according to the size and cost of the project.

You do not need to worry about obtaining permits, submitting plans, scheduling inspections or filling in any type of paperwork required by the city or county, as it is part of our service and will be taken care of by our office team.

How soon can we start working on your project?

Our garage addition team can usually start the construction work 1-2 weeks from the day the work contract is signed.
In case a permit is required, work will begin 1-2 weeks from the day the permit is obtained and approved by the city/county  

What permits will I need for a garage addition in The Bay Area?

This depends on the type of addition, but in general you will require a building permit(structural BLD), HVAC and Plumbing permits. However if you are in a semi-detached then you will require signoff from the neighbor in the form of a party wall agreement.

Can I live at the property during the remodeling work?

Yes, staying at home during a garage addition project is very common and most of our customers do so. In addition, we do everything possible to make you and your family feel comfortable during the process.

How do we communicate with our customers during the garage addition process?

During the renovation process your project manager, the home remodeling team and builders who are involved in the remodel, will be 100% available to you.

After signing the work contract, your project manager will open a group messaging system which includes you, our office and any team members related to your project. You can use this platform to ask questions and request updates. In addition, your project manager will visit the property on a daily basis. 
Our home remodeling team will arrive at the property every morning Monday- Friday (if that fits your schedule), in order to meet the project deadline.
Our main goal is for you to be happy with our work and your new home.

Can you also create the design for the garage addition?

Yes we are a full service Design-Build contractor, meaning we take you from concept to completion including Architectural Design, Interior design, Structural engineering, building permit acquisition and of course Construction.

Will a garage addition add value to my home?

The ROI for garage additions is quite high when compared to most other renovations because you are adding actual square footage to the home. Depending on the type of addition you build, some actually create an ROI higher than the investment itself. Design plays a big factor in this and should never be overlooked! 

How Can We Help You With Your Garage Addition Project

At Element Home Remodeling, we will walk you through the entire garage addition experience until you are satisfied. Located in Mountain view, CA, our renovation team will design and customize your garage according to your style.   We can work with a range of designs and materials to create the garage addition you want.

Whether you are looking to create a small garage addition or a complete two-story, detached garage, Element Home Remodeling can make it happen. We pride ourselves in developing excellent relationships with our clients. Our communication channels are always available and we involve our clients every step of the way in the garage addition process.

The Process Of Our Garage Additions

Our renovation process involves several stages. During the Design Phase, our talented designers will work together with you to put your bathroom renovating ideas on paper. They will offer expert advice  and discuss the options available for your garage addition.  This is followed by the planning phase when our architects will create a comprehensive plan and schedule of work to ensure that your daily routine remains uninterrupted. We will ensure that our garage addition activities are done efficiently and effectively with the minimum of disruption to your everyday lives.  

 We promise each of our clients to provide excellent workmanship on every project we undertake.

Element Home Remodeling

(650) 516 3721
800 W El Camino Real Ste 180, Mountain View, CA 94040, United States
License Number: License #1044595
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