What we're about

This is a community of homeowners who need support with their various home improvement projects. We are working on our home updates, additions or new construction. Bring your current challenge, and we will try to help.

Homeowners own a home, as well as a responsibility that comes with it. Stop feeling overwhelmed, join the club of other homeowners and let us tackle the challenges together.

Check what the Palo Alto Weekly wrote about us: https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08... (https://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2019/08/23/with-home-renovation-meetup-a-remodeling-guru-helps-first-timers-take-control) (and no, I do not like to be called a guru, I prefer a serial remodeler).

How to start a remodel (steps)? What does one need to do (scope)? How to select materials (design guide)?

How to navigate building codes and permits?

How to find a good contractor?

And ultimately, how to get from a newbie remodeling level to PRO without making newbie's mistakes on your first remodel. Find the best solution that fits you and your home.

Jumpstart your home improvement project by getting tips and advice from designers, contractors and other homeowners in the group. Check out our resource: https://www.homepie.co/roadmap/

What we do: workshops on specific rooms (bathrooms; kitchens; laundry rooms etc.); meetings with pros (contractors, architects, designers); brainstorming sessions when one of the members brings a case study for us to chew on (the best layout for two bathrooms; how to choose the flooring; how to make a bathroom for an older relative; what to consider when planning an addition etc.); specific topics (green building; additions; ADUs etc.)

It always helps if you bring a floor plan, or photos.

A small fee is sometimes taken as a seat holder. Thank you.

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How to start your home improvement project and get it done.

Are you considering a remodel this year? Join our meetup to plan, exchange ideas and execute to budget and on schedule. Bring pictures, ideas, floor plans, site plans. Visuals do help!

How to start your home improvement project and get it done.

Are you considering a remodel this year? Join our meetup to plan, exchange ideas and execute to budget and on schedule. Bring pictures, ideas, floor plans, site plans. Visuals do help!

How to start your home improvement project and get it done.

Are you considering a remodel this year? Join our meetup to plan, exchange ideas and execute to budget and on schedule. Bring pictures, ideas, floor plans, site plans. Visuals do help!

How to start your home improvement project and get it done.

Are you considering a remodel this year? Join our meetup to plan, exchange ideas and execute to budget and on schedule. Bring pictures, ideas, floor plans, site plans. Visuals do help!

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