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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!

Long winter nights inspire us to improve home lighting

In spite of the 16 hour nights we have in Bellingham during winter months, we do not want the lights on full blast! What works best is incremental and task lighting, better known as workspace lights read more...
Long winter nights inspire us to improve home lighting

Kitchens and dining rooms need to be family friendly.

Even if your family only consists of yourself and one other person, what did you notice during the holiday? Guests gravitate to the kitchen, and the overflow spill into the dining room! Must be read more...
Kitchens and dining rooms need to be family friendly.

Remodel your home with the future in mind

What future? Your future! Most of us remodel our homes, sooner or later. Often, this is done because surfaces are showing wear, and things just don't work like they used to. Faucets may drip, read more...
Remodel your home with the future in mind

Does winter make us unhappy with our homes?

During our long winter nights in the Pacific Northwest, we tend to spend more time indoors - after all, it gets dark around 4:30! So what this means is, we start to see all the projects we need done read more...
Does winter make us unhappy with our homes?

Kitchen upgrades to spruce up your home

Crown molding on upper cabinets add style to a kitchen, and backsplash tile are not only a great focal point, but are easier to clean than painted walls, and keep the drywall, well, dry! If a read more...
Kitchen upgrades to spruce up your home

Bathroom upgrades for winter!

Have you ever lived in a house where you walk into the bathroom in the morning and as your feet hit the bath tile, you are shocked awake by the cold floor?! Not a great way to start the day. If read more...
Bathroom upgrades for winter!

May your holidays be restful and happy!

We loved every minute of this year, helping homeowners achieve the best home remodels they can! Have a wonderful holiday.     With gratitude and appreciation for all our read more...
May your holidays be restful and happy!

Winter and fireplaces

There are fireplaces, and then there are awesome fireplaces! If yours is just not "doing it" for you, and you just don't enjoy sitting in front of it and gazing at the warm flames like you used to, read more...
Winter and fireplaces

Basement remodel ideas

Transform your dreary,  unfinished basement into a space everyone can enjoy. Even a mostly below grade basement can be brightened up with window wells. These nifty constructions allow you to have read more...
Basement remodel ideas

Fall and winter can be dreary – turn your home into a cheery place

Now that we have had to turn our clocks back, it is getting dark really early! Now is the time to assess the state of your home and decide what it may need to turn winter into a cheery, pleasant time read more...
Fall and winter can be dreary – turn your home into a cheery place

How to get adequate storage in your kitchen

Everything from food prep to paying bills and charging electronics often happens in the kitchen/ dining area. Today's homeowners prefer a clean look with small appliances tucked away in drawers and read more...
How to get adequate storage in your kitchen

The top trends in bathroom remodeling

Who wouldn't want a larger bathroom with walk-in shower? It seems to be the most popular bath remodel project that clients ask for in recent years. Increasing the size of the bathroom allows space read more...
The top trends in bathroom remodeling

How to imprint your personality on your home

What makes every home unique are the details each homeowner includes in their home. Even something relatively minor, like kitchen cabinet hardware (hinges, knobs, pulls) and interior and entry door read more...
How to imprint your personality on your home

Is your kitchen ready for Prime-Time holiday entertaining?

Uh-oh, Thanksgiving is not far away, and right on it's heels is Christmas! If you've been putting off the kitchen remodel you need, and now it's too late for the full-meal deal. But what can you do? read more...
Is your kitchen ready for Prime-Time holiday entertaining?

What about kitchen faucets?

If you like the look of something different, then you may be on the front of the trend to oil-rubbed bronze and yes, even black kitchen faucets. Why are so many faucets chrome? Well, they just are; read more...
What about kitchen faucets?

Grab bars and your bathroom

When we are healthy and have no problems getting around, we don't usually think about what would we need the world to be like if we had mobility issues? We don't have to wait until we are 80 to read more...
Grab bars and your bathroom

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about shower heads

OK, to start with, there is the question of how much water is coming out of that shower head? Do you know? It costs money to provide and to heat it, so let's get a little info to start. Shower read more...
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about shower heads

Happy kitchens!

An open, airy kitchen provides a cheery space for family and guests to congregate before and after meals. Generally, kitchens are becoming less formal and much simpler than in years past. Clean read more...
Happy kitchens!