BLOG

Should you get rid of the bathtub?

The traditional tub/ shower combination is as old as the indoor bathroom (well, almost!). Certainly none of us remembers a time before every home had one. But that is changing; more homeowners are read more...
Should you get rid of the bathtub?

Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Many of us have suffered through recuperating from a broken leg or seriously sprained leg or ankle. How was that for getting a shower? Not very easy or even safe, I bet. There are lots of read more...
Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Bright, cheerful kitchens

It is spring, moving on towards summer here in Whatcom County, so the days are nice and long, with plenty of sunshine. However, we know that as Pacific Northwesterners, we have to be prepared for the read more...
Bright, cheerful kitchens

Good lighting in the bathroom

Is proper light fixtures what you think of when planning a remodel for your bathroom? You should! The bathroom is the first place people go after waking up in the morning, and it can set the mood for read more...
Good lighting in the bathroom

Kitchen remodel ideas

Kitchens are a hard-working space in the home! The countertops take a beating from spills, dropped pans, and the occasional nick of a misplaced knife. Not to mention water and grease - not that read more...
Kitchen remodel ideas

Minimalist bathrooms

Are you the sort of person who hates clutter, and loves a pristine space? Designing your bathroom to hide everyday items will go a long way towards keeping the space clear. A wall mounted vanity read more...
Minimalist bathrooms

Is your home accessible for everyone?

With the baby boom generation aging, Universal Design is becoming very popular, and not just for the boomers. Everyone enjoys an easily accessible shower, and the peace of mind that if anyone in the read more...
Is your home accessible for everyone?

DyLon McClary Receives BIAW Certified Builder Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DYLON MCCLARY RECEIVES BIAW CERTIFIED BUILDER DESIGNATION   Bellingham, Wash., April 29, 2019 – DyLon McClary, President and Owner of Rose Construction, read more...
DyLon McClary Receives BIAW Certified Builder Designation

Clutter-free kitchens

Do you have a "thing" about clutter? You don't have to be OCD to appreciate a pristine countertop. Whether your kitchen is large or small, that countertop clutter can sneak up on you. Small read more...
Clutter-free kitchens

The lure of outdoor kitchens

With longer days and warmer weather, many of us long to spend more time outdoors, and that includes grilling some veggies and/ or burgers on an outdoor grill and relaxing on the deck. For outdoor read more...
The lure of outdoor kitchens

Is your kitchen user-friendly?

You have probably heard the term "functional" thrown around a lot if you are researching ideas for your kitchen remodel. What it really means is just this; are the elements that make up the kitchen read more...
Is your kitchen user-friendly?

Five things to consider when planning your kitchen remodel

We all love our homes, but deep down inside, we know that someday it will be sold. So when planning the next remodel, think about what appeals to your friends and visitors; you don't want to remodel read more...
Five things to consider when planning your kitchen remodel

Kitchen backsplash tile ideas

It's no fun to scrub bits of food off the painted wall behind the kitchen faucet. Sometimes when you work a bit too enthusiastically on that, the paint even comes off in bits! Then what can be read more...
Kitchen backsplash tile ideas

There’s something about spring . . .

Maybe it's all that sunshine coming through the windows, pointing out any flaws in the walls, floor or counters. It tells us it's time to paint, refinish and maybe . . . just maybe, have that kitchen read more...
There’s something about spring . . .

The Bathroom – a space for personal health and well-being

In every station of the bathroom there is a conscious effort to improve access, ease of use and healthy living. The toilet has been upgraded to a much more functional and pleasant fixture. Comfort read more...
The Bathroom – a space for personal health and well-being

Easy-access bathrooms

Everyone likes a shower that is easy to get into, use and exit; you don't have to have mobility issues to appreciate their ease of use. The popular low-threshold showers of today have a spa-like feel read more...
Easy-access bathrooms

What is your unique home style?

We are all individuals, and so it is no surprise that each homeowner has a desire for a home interior style that will be different from the previous owner, or the builder's style. So it's no read more...
What is your unique home style?

Has our unusually snowy winter got you dreaming of summer?

If you are fixating on spring and summer, to get through all this snow and ice, be assured, summer will come! The days are getting longer; it's nice to still have light outside at 5:30.  Personally, read more...
Has our unusually snowy winter got you dreaming of summer?

Is there a labor shortage in the construction industry?

The short answer is Yes! That is one of the reasons why so many homeowners wait in a bit of frustration for their remodel or new construction work to start. However, at Rose Construction Inc, we read more...
Is there a labor shortage in the construction industry?

Bathroom remodeling things to consider

Bathrooms are typically much smaller than any other room in the house, so one might think they are inexpensive to do a make-over; not so, however! This little room is plagued by moisture, as read more...
Bathroom remodeling things to consider

How to remodel the bathroom

There's nothing like replacing a grungy, moldy shower with the shower of your dreams. How about enlarging it a bit, no need to feel cramped! Whether you want to have professionally tiled shower read more...
How to remodel the bathroom

Favorite bathroom upgrades

A glass shower door lends a luxurious look to any bathroom, but the reason for installing one might just be about more than looks. A curbless shower has no ledge or lip to step over to enter the read more...
Favorite bathroom upgrades

Remodeling the master bathroom

While there are new features making their way into spa-style master baths, some constants remain, notably a continued emphasis on the shower. Multiple showerheads are popular, as are handhelds.  read more...
Remodeling the master bathroom

What to do with a tiny bath or powder room?

Most homes have at least one inconveniently small bath or tiny powder room. You don't have to avoid those rooms due to your claustrophobia! There are solutions that: make the room seem larger read more...
What to do with a tiny bath or powder room?

Every home deserves a beautiful, functional kitchen!

I had family visiting last fall, and I assumed they would want to sit on the comfy chairs and couch in the living room; but no, they all gravitated to the kitchen (which is tiny) and the dining room, read more...
Every home deserves a beautiful, functional kitchen!