Cornerstone is an Irvine-based home remodeling and new build contractor, with over 35 years of experience here in Orange County. Cornerstone has completed over 20 projects In conjunction with Cornerstone, the homeowners designed and built a custom garage. Custom epoxy floors that look like real marble, custom black lacquered cabinets, custom lighting, car lift which allows for 6 car parking, sports memorabilia, drop- down ladder for massive attic storage, custom elec- tric lift for Jeep cover, professional Matco toolbox, and 2 televisions.
in Coto de Caza alone over the last several years; ranging from as small as a couple of bathroom remodels, to complete ground-up construction of beautiful custom homes.
The history of this home’s renovations includes a major renovation in 2003, when the entire interior and exterior of the home was renovated, including the addition of 2 bathrooms, laundry room, 1 office, a bonus room, 1,100-bottle wine cellar, expansion of the master closet, and all rooms updated. In addi- tion, major renovations of the outdoor space were completed, which included a beautiful, new outdoor kitchen with high-end appliances and a wood burn- ing outdoor fireplace. The homeowners also added a built-in spa, pool slide, children’s playhouse, and fully irrigated garden. Combined with major land- scape renovations the once “plain house” became a fabulous “outdoor oasis” for entertaining.
Along with the major kitchen, outdoor room and garage remodel in 2016, the entire home was once again upgraded with updated bathrooms, new hard- wood floors, new carpet, new paint, wainscoting Between 2003 and 2016, various modifications were made to the home, including the addition of the full half-court sport court with lighting and Bluetooth sound system, 56 palm trees, new slate pool decking, outdoor deck and staircase, 8 fully plumbed natural gas tiki torches, lighting, and hardscaping.
This home is the culmination of years of work by Cornerstone working closely with the homeowners. The homeowners continued to use Cornerstone because they learned that Cornerstone kept its word, delivered exceptional work, and was always responsive if small post-construction repairs were needed. The relationship ultimately became so strong that the homeowners, Keith and Renece Duggan, approached the president of Cornerstone, Frank Erichson, and asked if they could become partners, which they did in 2017.
In 2016, the home went through another complete major renovation where the entire home was updat- ed to give it its current beautiful and contemporary look. These renovations included a completely new kitchen/great room. The family room was raised 10 inches and was remodeled with new beamed ceilings, a huge fireplace, 85” TV/Entertainment center, home automation and completely automated “disappear- ing” glass wall doors were installed, which now open to the 2nd outdoor room which includes, outdoor
This home is an exceptional example of the type of quality work, creativity and exceptional “finished product” that any homeowner can have if they are willing to spend the time designing their “dream home.”