The luxury of owning a casita on your property has many attractive purposes that we could very likely write an entire novel about.  But first of all, understanding what a casita is can help you determine if it is something right for you to invest in.
A Casita by definition means “little house” in Spanish.  The Casita, sometimes referred to as the “guest house” or “mother-in-law suite”, is most always detached from the main house and usually located in the front of the home or in the back with a private entrance.  Casitas are mainly designed for home offices, art or music studios, hobby rooms, game rooms, home theaters, housing out-of-town family and guests, and even “man caves” and “creative cottages”.  Having the casita separate from the main house allows for a peaceful retreat with independence and privacy.
Casitas usually consist of a main room and bathroom; however, kitchenettes, laundry rooms and extra closet space are also other options. Casitas always have their own separate entry and often separate parking area.
Contractors in Las Vegas find many different incentives that inspire homeowners to build a casita on their property. The Casita is an ideal option for families who wish to remain close, yet still maintain their independence and privacy. Typical situations where a casita would come in handy would be the couple raising a family living in the main house, while the grandparents/in-laws live in the casita.  Grandparents can help tremendously living on the premises and be more involved in their grandchildren’s lives maintaining togetherness, while also experiencing their own independence, privacy and security knowing family is there to help them too.
Another situation that would be beneficial to the homeowner owning a casita would be for a young adult still living at home–perhaps a college student needing some extra space and more freedom to expand their individuality.
Casitas can come to the rescue providing extra space when you have an overflow of out of town guests staying with you. If you find you entertain often and have overnight guests, designing your casita to reflect a luxury hotel suite would be a sensible choice.
Casitas can be useful for additional income to the homeowner.  Using your casita for rental purposes can help you both while you are the owner, as well as increasing the value of your property should you decide to sell. Perhaps your purpose is not to rent it out, but hosting a long-term/live -in companion who can assist you with household chores in exchange for living space can be another purpose where a casita could be put to good use.
Building casitas has become increasingly more popular in Las Vegas, as more and more homeowners are finding their home remodeling needs are including casitas to fit their lifestyles.
The woman of the house may sometimes find her husband’s items, such as sports memorabilia, collections etc, don’t quite fit in with the rest of the home ensemble. Instead of collecting dust in the closet or garage, they can be the highlight of a casita that has been transformed into his magnificent Man-Cave! Add the comfy leather couch, big screen TV, bar, gaming tables and his Man-Cave is ready for action!  Gathering his buddies into the casita for football or hockey games is not only perfect fun for the whole gang, but also saves a lot of wear and tear and clean up time in the main home.  A Man-Cave could be designed more like a home theater in the main room, with the second room becoming a bar area or game room.  With the rising of ticket prices at the movie theaters and the concession food prices skyrocketing as well, home theaters are becoming increasingly more popular.
Perhaps the woman of the house has more need of a “Creative Cottage” to retreat to for her own passions and creativity.  Today’s woman is always on the go like never before with her career and caring for her family, so having a place to relax, unwind and create is where the casita can certainly come to the rescue. Diving into DIY projects, crafting, sewing, painting or creating music are examples to motivate you to transform your casita into your “Creative Cottage.”
Casitas serve many home renovation purposes beyond what we have outlined, all being beneficial to the homeowner. This unique little bungalow can make life both enjoyable and maybe just a little easier. No matter what you decide to use your casita for, your casita will be a perfect addition for the whole family to enjoy!


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Rob Ransom
Rob Ransom
30 January 2024
GI Construction - January 2024 I do not give 5 star ratings – As a process improvement professional, there is always room for improvement. 4 star is fabulous, but since this is an algorism I will deviate from my norm. In 2021 I had gone out to bid, only to find out that most construction and supply houses had prices that I found to be unacceptable. Products such as shower heads, faucets and cabinets were priced extremely high, they were also hard to get. So, we put this on hold and did smaller projects; outdoors, flooring, kitchen, etc. to show you we were getting introduced to construction projects. In October 2023, we went out to bid on renovating our 30-year-old, 2.5 bathrooms in Las Vegas. I reviewed many companies and found 3 that were reviewed well and had no issues with the board of contractors. After review of their costs and discussing how they would work the project, we decided on GI. They started the work when we had purchased all the materials that we needed to purchase, (shower heads, cabinets, basins, tile for the showers and floors, etc. They started their day at 7 am and worked to 3 PM. They take pride in the work and make sure it is done correctly. As an example, Jose (one of the tile guys) did the main bathroom shower and flooring. He worked his artistry in making it extremely beautiful. He would cut a piece for one of the benches, use it on top and take the other piece he just cut and place it in front, so it was a continuation. He did this on each of the benches and step over in the entrance. Just look closely at the main shower enclosure and you will see the quality. Problems yes! We were phasing in the project the main bathroom and ½ bath first, then the guest bathroom. After the main bathroom was completed, I turned on the hot water in the glass vessels we had picked out. I was waiting for the water in the shower to get warm. I turned around and saw the water was hot going into the vessel, so I turned it off – I thermal shocked the glass, it broke, fell to the floor, chipped the new tile and generally made things a mess! I called the team manager (Valentin) and told him what had happened, his response was “No problem - We’ll take care of it.” So, I reordered the glass vessels and got them re-installed. The tile I repaired with a chip kit I had used when we had redone the tile the prior year. The other issue we encountered was we lived in the home during the construction. Dust everywhere and constantly cleaning to keep the house livable. The bottom line to me is the quality of the people that are doing the work and their dedication to the customer’s complete satisfaction is one of the things that made this less arduous. The entire project took 7 weeks; 2 weeks delay due to our buying the wrong products and having to find replacement products. The GI team worked with us, guiding us to right suppliers and helping wherever they could. I will put pictures of GI Construction’s finished work and during the project. Hopefully you will be able to tell their quality. Just a side note: Valentin and his teams kept this project going Monday thru Friday. They don’t work on the weekends, but pulled a half day on Saturday a couple of times to meet my schedule. I can’t say enough of Valentin’s professionalism! The customer is always in the forefront of his mind, making them feel good, lowering their anxiety about the project.
Katherine Long
Katherine Long
20 December 2023
My experience with GI Construction was great. Construction Workers was very pleasant and timely.
kylan becho
kylan becho
14 November 2023
We reached out to GI Construction to do some work for our bathroom remodel and could not be happier with our experience. They were professional from start to finish, always on time, answered any questions I had throughout the project, and just did a great job overall. During our planning stage Isaac really took his time to ensure that the work they were doing was going to be both functional and practical. Both he and Valentin wanted to make sure that they were giving us the best possible product and went over every possible design to help us choose the best one for our needs. In a time where good, trustworthy contractors are hard to find, GI Construction sets a standard that should be held across the industry. Thank you GI Construction for all your work, it was worth every penny!
Rose Carter
Rose Carter
17 August 2023
We hired GI construction to take over a small bathroom remodel of a shower. The first contractor we hired did a horrible job, we lost money and had to terminate his services in the middle of tiling. Issac the owner and Valentin the project supervisor met with us and went over everything step by step giving us confidence that the nightmare construction would be turned around. So glad we chose GI construction, our walk in shower turned out beautifully! Long story short, don’t cheap out, go with a professional! My husband and I would use GI construction again. We love our new shower! Services performed: shower remodel
Jim O'Connor
Jim O'Connor
25 July 2023
We really wanted to have our master bathroom reconfigured to accommodate a nice walk-in shower and have an old jetted tub removed. After contacting several companies with little to undesirable responses we contacted GI Construction. Isaac responded to our house the very next day and observed what we envisioned. He was vey knowledgeable and forthright in his assessment of our project. We contracted with GI Construction and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. Valentin and Roberto came to the house to establish a plan for construction and a timeline. Roberto was a true craftsman and insured every aspect of our construction was done with strict precision. The walk-in shower and associated construction was done in a timely manner and with ultimate concern for our pleasure and acceptance. If you are looking for a "professional contractor" to do your construction project look no further than GI Construction - you won't be disappointed. We would highly recommend them for any project you may encounter. Thank You GI Construction for providing us with a beautiful and functional master bath !!
Gregory Will
Gregory Will
23 May 2023
Went through GI Construction by referral online. They were professional, answered my questions when I had concerns and when we were ready they scheduled the work and stayed on task through out the process. Kept us in the loop regarding any issues and did an fantastic job. They are honest and available when you need to talk to someone. Would highly recommend for their services. ** Thank you Isaac & Valentin for making our bathrooms look amazing!**
Jason Bagley
Jason Bagley
25 April 2023
After searching and obtaining many bids from different construction companies, Isaac with GI Construction provided us with a low cost, complete and solid option that did not hide or leave open any unknown fees. There methods of a simple TI were perfect for our needs as well as saving us thousands on unneeded expenses. I'd personally recommend GI for any project small or big.
Kimberly Allison
Kimberly Allison
9 February 2023
My project manager Valentin was so helpful and very responsive with any issues. Foreman Jorge went above and beyond to make sure I was happy with all the finish work and he and his crew stayed late on a Friday to finish the job. They even moved my very large headboard back in from the garage. All workers were professional and polite. I would definitely recommend this company and will be using in the future. Rodney and Kimberly Allison
Lucy Melugin
Lucy Melugin
6 January 2023
We worked with Isaac, the owner and Valentin, the project manager and their amazing crew. We couldn't be happier with the end project! We had a water leak from an upstairs tenant so the whole bathroom had to be redone and a wall in the bedroom on the other side plus we had some plumbing and wiring done as well. I would love to leave a picture but couldn't see where to add it.
RadBluff 2
RadBluff 2
22 December 2022
Working with G I Construction was one of the best experiences we have with contractors. The attention to detail, care for one's property and getting things right the 1st time is what G I Construction mission is. Top notch!
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