Scott Hochuli

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Surviving the Remodeling Emotional Rollercoaster
Surviving the Remodeling Emotional Rollercoaster

Surviving the Remodeling Emotional Rollercoaster

The remodeling process can cause you to feel a range of emotions that might make you feel like you're on a wild rollercoaster. With each new phase, you may feel the rising and dipping of excitement, worry, and exhilaration as your home begins to transform.  If you're starting a new home remodel, the best thing you can do is prepare to know exactly what to do every step. Then, it's best to just buckle up and enjoy the ride! Let's look at the highs and lows of the remodeling rollercoaster of emotions. 

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A Home Remodeling Guide for Phoenix
A Home Remodeling Guide for Phoenix

A Home Remodeling Guide for Phoenix

Remodeling your home can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Sometimes just getting started is the hardest part. When you hire a contractor like Hochuli Design and Remodeling Team to do the job, we make it our mission to walk with you every step, so your renovation process is smooth and as stress-free as possible. Together, we'll make sure your Phoenix, AZ remodel looks exactly how you'd envisioned it, without any surprises.  

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How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Phoenix? [Updated 2022]
How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Phoenix? [Updated 2022]

How Much Does a Home Addition Cost in Phoenix? [Updated 2022]

If you feel like your home does not give you the room you need to get around or live comfortably, investing in a home addition is a worthy consideration.

There are several benefits to a home addition. Physically expanding the size of your house in Phoenix is an opportunity to create more space for an extra bedroom for your growing family, a functional multipurpose room for work and play, or much-needed storage space. With proper planning and execution, expanding your house or adding an extra room can change how you use—and see—your residence and allow your family to live comfortably and enjoy your home for years.


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8 Essential Features of a High-End Home Renovation in Phoenix, AZ
8 Essential Features of a High-End Home Renovation in Phoenix, AZ

8 Essential Features of a High-End Home Renovation in Phoenix, AZ

There is a difference between a home with a handful of high-end upgrades and a true luxury home. The distinction comes from the very beginning, in the quality of the design and the finishing touches.

At Hochuli Design & Remodeling Team, we bring luxurious elements into even the most ordinary aspects of life, making them extraordinary. From highly practical upgrades to the splurges you make for yourself and your hobbies, these eight essentials can showcase your style.

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Best Arizona Road Trips To Take This Spring [2021]
Best Arizona Road Trips To Take This Spring [2021]

Best Arizona Road Trips To Take This Spring [2021]

Arizona is a beautiful state characterized by wide, open blue skies, empty landscapes, distant rock formations, and prickly cacti standing silhouette along mountainous ridgelines. Nothing compares to the beauty of Arizona's wild and wonderful landscapes, and of course, our state has a lot of excellent vacation spots as well. If you're itching to take a road trip and wondering what to do in Arizona this spring, here's what we suggest.

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6 Arizona Stairway Remodel Ideas
6 Arizona Stairway Remodel Ideas

6 Arizona Stairway Remodel Ideas

From an interior design perspective, stairways are places of great potential, yet many homeowners think little of their staircase. Taking steps to beautify your home's staircase is one way to make a relatively low-cost, high-value home improvement in the coming year. If you're seeking a home improvement that requires relatively little financial investment and a great opportunity to get creative, don't miss this home improvement opportunity.

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8 Holiday Design Tips for Your Guest Room
8 Holiday Design Tips for Your Guest Room

8 Holiday Design Tips for Your Guest Room

The holidays are one of the most enjoyable times of the year. This is the season when friends and family gather together to share time, meals and relaxation. If you have many people planning to attend, creating cozy guest bedrooms should be at the top of your fall to-do list. These tips will help you identify possible concerns with your guest bedroom and find the best ways to ensure your visitors have a wonderful time.

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Fallen Out of Love with Your Kitchen? It May Be Time for a Remodel
Fallen Out of Love with Your Kitchen? It May Be Time for a Remodel

Fallen Out of Love with Your Kitchen? It May Be Time for a Remodel

When you bought your house, you bought it because it included the space you needed in addition to a great kitchen. However, with the growth of your family or the desire to entertain with friends and family, somehow the kitchen just isn't right anymore. Have you taken a look around your kitchen lately to assess its use and the quality of its functionality? If you want to find the love again, consider hiring a design-build kitchen remodel contractor.

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How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?
How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?

How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?


Ask About Scheduling Restraints

Although remodeling contractors may not necessarily have a “slow season,” there certainly are times of the year that you can expect the most delays. The busiest times for remodeling professionals are typically in the summer and in the few months before the holidays. If you’re trying to remodel your kitchen during this time, it may take longer. This is because it’s harder to get subcontractors on the schedule and shipping materials may also take more time due to demand.

This is why you’re usually better off to start planning a kitchen remodel about a year in advance with kitchen remodeling contractors. You get the opportunity to choose a time that works best for you, and you receive the benefit of being one of the first people on the schedule.

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