25 episodes

Don't stress out about starting your home remodel. Being prepared and familiar with the process and lingo will help you have fun and enjoy the excitement of watching your dream home built into reality.
Emma Auriemma-McKay along with other experts from various building industries will share their experience and perspectives on home remodeling as they discuss current design and building trends that will save you time, money and headaches.

Stress-Free Remodeling Emma Auriemma-McKay

    • Design
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Don't stress out about starting your home remodel. Being prepared and familiar with the process and lingo will help you have fun and enjoy the excitement of watching your dream home built into reality.
Emma Auriemma-McKay along with other experts from various building industries will share their experience and perspectives on home remodeling as they discuss current design and building trends that will save you time, money and headaches.

    • video
    025 Dr. Erin Oskel

    025 Dr. Erin Oskel

    Dr.  Erin give us some great ideas for keeping good communication between spouses and the team for a smoothly run project so everyone can be happy with the results

    • 9 min
    The Importance of a Home Inspection

    The Importance of a Home Inspection

    When we think about doing a home remodel we sometimes overlook an important step and that is getting a home inspection.
    My guest Chris Yancey, the owner-operator of Reno’s Pillar to post, a home inspection company will talk about the importance of learning about the condition of your home by getting it inspected especially before doing a remodel.
    For more information:
    chris.yancey@pillartopost.com        (775) 870-9280
    https://chrisyancey.pillartopost.com/

    • 20 min
    How Furnishings Fit with the Architecture

    How Furnishings Fit with the Architecture

    How to have your furnishings work with the architecture of your home both in style and flow.

    • 24 min
    022 Michelle Pheasant

    022 Michelle Pheasant

    Michelle Pheasant is the owner of Michele Pheasant Design, a distinguished interior design firm located in Monterey, California. Michelle is an exceptionally talented interior designer.  She has the eye of an architect and can see the possibilities in properties which gives her a great sense of the architectural design as well as for finishes and furnishings.  She has completed many projects of the most prestigious properties in Pebble Beach and the Monterey Peninsula with interiors that reflects the clients lifestyle and personal taste.
    Michelle Pheasant Design, Inc.
    51 El Camino Monterey, California 93940
    Telephone
    831-372-1092
    https://pheasantdesign.com/

    • 23 min
    21 Avoid My Mistakes, from a Homeowner

    21 Avoid My Mistakes, from a Homeowner

    A real-life homeowner shares his experience of his home remodel to offer his experiences so you can avoid mistakes he encountered.
    Roger is a professional but not in the building industry. He is a technology marketing consultant providing a broad range of services to domestic and international clients
    He has a love of building from a history of doing projects with his father at a young age on their family properties.  He has done remodels and new construction which we have worked on together and recently did an enormous upgrade in his home to put it on the market to get top dollar.

    • 49 min
    020 Clayton Yon

    020 Clayton Yon

    Clayton Yon is the Energy Auditor and Inspector with CSA (Community Service Authorization Development Corp) in Reno, Nevada which is a weatherization/home performance company. He tells us how to test your home to know if it's at its best performance and the importance of knowing that fact.
    Clayton Yon
    Community Services Agency Development Corp.
    CSADC Weatherization/Home Performance
    Energy Auditor /IECC Inspector
    W/X Technician/QCI Inspector
    https://www.csareno.org/
    Phone: (775) 786-6023
    Fax: (775) 786-5743
    Email: info@csareno.org/cyon@csareno.org
     

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

SusanGPR ,

Emma’s insights bring out the best from a variety of experts

Emma’s vast design and build experience plus her dedication to creating more beautiful living spaces through stress-free remodeling equal a unique inspirational and informational podcast. This valuable information is for everyone, from first-time homeowners to those striving to make their homes more comfortable for retirement. Emma and her guests offer a master course covering the practical how-tos as well as the thoughtful concepts that go into a successful remodeling project.

The Craft & Biz of Acting ,

Love your show :)

Great show! Really interesting. Keep ‘em coming!

AndreaMcKennan ,

Great resource

I really appreciate the breadth of information here. Thanks, Emma!

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