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Would you remodel just to sell your home?

Why?!! For heavens sake, remodel now, and enjoy it! It's not unusual for home buyers to tear out parts of a home just purchased, simply because they have different tastes than the previous owners. read more...
Would you remodel just to sell your home?

Turn your backyard into an outdoor room!

Whew! We are having a very dry, warm summer here in Bellingham - instead of being unhappy about the heat (Bellinghamsters are not used to heat - temperatures over 75 for more than a couple of days read more...
Turn your backyard into an outdoor room!

What will you eat while your kitchen is being remodeled?

Whoah! There you were, dreaming of granite countertops, gleaming new appliances, and gorgeous cabinets that will finally allow you to get everything off the countertops. Did you know - it will read more...
What will you eat while your kitchen is being remodeled?

Will your pets like your updated home?

Let's face it. You have likes and dislikes, preferences in your home color scheme, flooring material, etc. But what about Fido and Cat?  I think my cat likes my house just because she can race me read more...
Will your pets like your updated home?

The quality of your bath remodel will depend on the quality of your contractor

The ultimate results of your bath remodel project will depend on the quality of the company you choose. Right from their industry experience, planning skills, expertise, knowledge, workers, the read more...
The quality of your bath remodel will depend on the quality of your contractor

Fixing a big ugly bathroom

OK, enough complaining about the trials and tribulations of small, even tiny, bathrooms (although the difficulties are real). What if you have a humongous bathroom, but it looks awful? Now that's a read more...
Fixing a big ugly bathroom

What to do with a small bathroom

So many homes have small bathrooms - either the main bath is small or there is a guest bath that just seems way too small. No matter who uses it, they can feel cramped and a little creeped out by a read more...
What to do with a small bathroom

Why should you renovate your basement?

One great reason that comes to mind this time of year (our hot weather months), is that basements are spectacularly cool, compared to the rest of the house! You don't even have to turn on the read more...
Why should you renovate your basement?

What you need to know about decks

Homeowners are increasing the size of outdoor living spaces so they can enjoy a wider variety of activities outside. Especially here in Whatcom County and Bellingham areas, summers are the long days read more...
What you need to know about decks

Outdoor kitchens are awesome!

A kitchen is the coziest space in a home and we all love gathering together there and eating something delicious. But summer is the time to enjoy fresh air and sunlight in gardens and on patios. read more...
Outdoor kitchens are awesome!

Is your bathroom getting you down?

Bathrooms put up with a lot of use and abuse - and all that moisture is hard on surfaces and finishes. At some point, it becomes difficult to properly clean the corners and cracks where tile, read more...
Is your bathroom getting you down?

Five ways to improve your home’s appearance

Replace the garage doors. There's an amazing range of styles for garage doors; check them out and pick something that enhances your homes style. It will make a big difference, as garage doors read more...
Five ways to improve your home’s appearance

What makes a great deck?

You can have a simple deck built for your home - and there is nothing at all wrong with that! But what if you long for something more elaborate?  Decks can be clean, rectangular affairs and some read more...
What makes a great deck?

What defines a great kitchen?

Indeed. What is the difference between a nice kitchen and a great kitchen? Two things, basically; a great kitchen is one that works for the way you use it, and it will be both practical and read more...
What defines a great kitchen?

Adding a bedroom

If your house is perfect, except that you could really use another bedroom, we totally understand. Sometimes you need a guest bedroom (because you hate giving up your bedroom for the in-laws visits), read more...
Adding a bedroom

Bathroom update ideas

Bathrooms suffer from a lot of exposure to moisture, and so require repair or updating more frequently than most parts of the house. When it is time for you to start planning your next bathroom read more...
Bathroom update ideas

Pantry ideas for difficult kitchens

Not every home has an ideal spot to plop a kitchen pantry in; however with some thought, there are many clever ways to create pantry space.  Reclaim room from a hall closet that is next to the read more...
Pantry ideas for difficult kitchens

Are you a gourmet cook?

If you are serious about how your food is prepared, then you are no doubt meticulous in selecting your kitchen layout and appliances. An epicurean's kitchen is usually equipped with read more...
Are you a gourmet cook?

Kitchen range hoods

Practical elements of kitchens can be easy to overlook; something you need, but not exactly exciting. How many cfm, where to exhaust it to . . . ho, hum, are you getting sleepy? Turn that boring, read more...
Kitchen range hoods

Small house, great solutions!

If your house suffers from small house syndrome, be assured that it can be remodeled to be the house of your dreams. Kitchen cupboards can be designed to go all the way to the ceiling; even if the read more...
Small house, great solutions!

Update your bathroom!

There are many ways to upgrade a bathroom, here are some that you might like! Have your shower replaced, and include glass shower doors to open up the bathroom and make the shower itself brighter read more...
Update your bathroom!

Great kitchen remodeling ideas

There are so many ways to customize a kitchen, it might seem overwhelming at first. Here are some ideas to help narrow down those cabinet options: Kitchen cabinets can have a contrasting color in read more...
Great kitchen remodeling ideas

Could your home be improved with an addition?

Many homes would perform better as living spaces if they had a carefully designed addition. Homes can have an awkward flow due to poorly thought out original design or previous additions that just read more...
Could your home be improved with an addition?

What works in laundry rooms

What are the must-have features of the modern laundry room? No long used simply for washing clothes, the laundry room has been redefined as a multifunctional space designed with style and read more...
What works in laundry rooms

It’s all in the details

Well, maybe not all, but mostly! No one wants a glitzy appearing home remodel, only to find out that on close inspection, cabinets don't open and close properly, or floor tile wasn't sealed well, or read more...
It’s all in the details