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Whatcom Home Remodeler Rose Construction Inc Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Home Remodeling More Popular in Whatcom County

Bellingham is a popular city due to its proximity to the ocean, the mountains, and Western Washington University. Even those who like a "big city" fix now and then, can scoot up to Vancouver in read more...
Home Remodeling More Popular in Whatcom County

What would your ideal outdoor living space look like?

An outdoor living space can provide great views, an outdoor cooking and entertainment space and much more. Such a space can function as an outdoor retreat and act as an extension of the home. A read more...
What would your ideal outdoor living space look like?

One element of your shower you have not thought of

When designing your shower for the bath remodel, there are so many elements to select, there is one that hardly anyone thinks of; the drain, of course! The cause may be that you don't think read more...
One element of your shower you have not thought of

What’s wrong with your house?

Ah, now that will depend on what you expect from your home, how many family members are living there, and their ages. And a  lot of other things. Do you have enough bathrooms for the number of read more...

Is your kitchen boring?

  And you don't like that? Add a colorful backsplash! Kitchen backsplash tiles can include bold colors and geometric patterns. Even though it is a trend to have colorful, patterned tiles read more...
Is your kitchen boring?

Showers are great!

Well . . . they can be. An old, hard to clean shower, not so much. So what you need is to have that old shower torn out and a wonderful, mildew-free shower built-in, just the way you always imagined read more...

Designing your dream bathroom

If you are updating your bathroom purely to create the bathroom you've always wanted, you are free to focus on just that: your personal desires, unencumbered by what a future purchaser may read more...

What makes a kitchen great?

Anyone who has ever thought about redoing or designing their own kitchen will know that it's probably easier, maybe less expensive (?) and less traumatic just to move to a house that already has a read more...

Luxurious showers are replacing soaking tubs

  For many reasons it has become popular to replace tubs with large showers. For one thing, tubs use more water than a shower (usually!), and a tub bath requires more time. With a shower you read more...
Luxurious showers are replacing soaking tubs

Are you happy with your kitchen?

What would make you love your kitchen? You probably spend a good deal of time in there, so you should enjoy it! Unless you're really attached to your microwave. But, even if that might be the read more...

Home remodeling to make you happier

Here's a good quote for that: "Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to satisfy hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body." The Happiness Initiative has a new handbook read more...
Home remodeling to make you happier

Aging in place for home remodelers

  Bellingham is a popular city for active retirees, with our close proximity to sea and mountains. But what happens when physical challenges make it hard to get around the house? One popular read more...

Making that basement work for you

Do you have an unappreciated and underused basement? Everyone can use more room; make that basement work for it's living. Depending on your needs, you can have it turned into: A home theater - read more...

What’s an effective kitchen remodel?

Getting what you visualized, within your budget, and that functions as you thought it would, that is an effective kitchen remodel. How to achieve that? First determine what you want from your new read more...

Are you ready for Spring?

Spring officially starts on Sunday, the 20th. What could make your home feel more like spring? You might be noticing a dinginess to the walls, now that days are getting longer and more light shines read more...

How to select a contractor for your remodel project

Recommendations from friends are the best place to start your search for a qualified contractor. Before you make a decision, here are some things to consider: General contractors often win jobs read more...

Whatcom County decks

Homeowners love low-maintenance decks; add a roof or partial roof and you have a year-round outdoor living space. Decks make it possible to enjoy the outdoors without getting in your car and driving read more...

Oh, no! Double whammy next week!

Daylight savings (we lose an hour of sleep) and St. Patricks day. What a stressful week! And a wind storm last night. What you need to do to keep your sanity is hire a contractor (licensed, insured, read more...

What’s popular in home improvement for spring 2016?

Open up the home; you don't have to expand the footprint of your home to give it more of that "open" feel. Many are choosing to have a wall removed and having a more functional layout designed, to read more...

What would make your home perfect?

The eternal question. Any home already built was designed to meet someone else's needs, not yours, and over time may have developed some additional quirks and issues. But it's yours now, and in read more...

Spring will be here in 17 days!

Are you looking forward to spring weather and the start of BBQ season? You might be more excited about it if you were confident that your deck is in great shape. It may be time to have some repairs read more...

Remodeling your home brings big rewards

There are two kinds of rewards you can expect from upgrading your home; the one most of think of first is an increased value of our home; the next is a greatly increased enjoyment and satisfaction read more...

Kitchen countertop options

Many types of countertops are available. For the budget conscious, laminate is an excellent option. They come with a gel coating and high-quality printed patterns that mimic almost any natural read more...

Why hire a kitchen and bath contractor?

Before you start planning your kitchen remodel, it would be wise to find a contractor who specializes in kitchen and bathrooms. You don't want to hire a roofer and framer just because they have read more...