Category : Additions

Maybe you need an addition to your home

Are you not looking forward to winter because the kids will be stuck in the house from 4:30 on (which is when it gets dark in the winter here in Whatcom County)? Then maybe an addition with rec read more...
Maybe you need an addition to your home

Adding a partial second floor

Few city lots have enough room to add onto a home at ground level, so most homeowners opt to go up. Another solution would be turning the garage into living space, but then you wouldn't have a read more...
Adding a partial second floor

Is your house too big, too small or “just right”?

In the fairytale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", the little girl was testing the bears bowls of porridge, to find just the right one! A bowl of porridge is much easier to try out than a house, but read more...
Is your house too big, too small or “just right”?

If your home is feeling too tight, it might be time for that addition

One too many kids for the number of bedrooms? Don't want to turn your home office into a guest room? Then it's definitely time to start thinking about an addition. The two basic ways to add on to read more...
If your home is feeling too tight, it might be time for that addition

Fall in love with your home again!

Remember how you felt when you first moved into your home? Love at first sight! So the years have passed, kids have come (or gone, depending on your age), and the house is in some serious need of read more...
Fall in love with your home again!

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

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!

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?

Is your home just getting too small?

How in the world does a house shrink? Hmm . . . well, it may seem that way, if your family has grown, or if you have taken up some sports that require large gear items, such as kayaking, backpacking, read more...
Is your home just getting too small?

Home additions

No matter how much you love your home, there is always something that needs changing. Oftentimes, the problem is not enough space. Whether you bought the home because you love the neighborhood and read more...
Home additions

Love it or hate it, Whatcom county is still buried in snow

It's all relative, right? What you are prepared for determines whether it's a big thing or not. Many of our Bellinghamsters are avid skiiers or snowboarders, so many are OK with the snow, but for the read more...
Love it or hate it, Whatcom county is still buried in snow

Home feeling too small?

Time for an addition! Or if you have an unfinished basement, that makes a great place to expand into. Some attics have enough head height for useable space there. Otherwise, do what so many of read more...
Home feeling too small?

Remodel your home to make it “just right” for you!

Like most homeowners, you probably have an "if only .  . ." list. Those things you would like to change to make your home "just right". Does your home feel like there isn't enough space? Here are read more...
Remodel your home to make it “just right” for you!
Whatcom Home Remodeler Rose Construction Inc Celebrates 30 Year Anniversary

Is your home feeling too small?

We often get calls requesting additions to homes, and at least half of these are exploring the possibility of going up - adding on a full or partial second floor. We have built many of these second read more...
Is your home feeling too small?

How many ways can you add on to your home?

It can be really frustrating cramming too many family members into too small a space! And don't get me started on the frustration caused by too few bathrooms.  So, what if your homes' footprint read more...
How many ways can you add on to your home?

If your home is too crowded . . .

You need an addition! Did you know that you can have an addition, even if you cannot expand your homes footprint?  Go up! We have added several partial second floors in the last few years for read more...
If your home is too crowded . . .

How to make your home worth more

Refurbish the basement; most basements are plain, dark, unused spaces, not very pleasant to spend time in. Make that square footage work for you; create an entertainment area for your guests. Add a read more...
How to make your home worth more

When it’s time for a bathroom upgrade

Sometimes we want to just replace a broken toilet tank cover or a leaking faucet; but you go into the store, and oh no! They don't make that model anymore! This happen to you? It happens to me a lot, read more...
When it’s time for a bathroom upgrade

What would it take to resolve the “issues” you have with your house?

A complete home makeover? Well, that's a bit drastic, but it can be done! Usually there are lesser, but still annoying issues, such as the house laid out so that guests have to walk through read more...
What would it take to resolve the “issues” you have with your house?

Thinking of remodeling your home?

If the kitchen needs some work, decide just how much needs to be done. Replacing cabinet hardware can make a big difference; updating the sink and faucet have a large impact as well. In any case, read more...
Thinking of remodeling your home?

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

Top home improvement projects

Minor kitchen remodels are a popular home improvement project. It stops short of gutting the kitchen and installing new everything, but includes enough to make that old kitchen sparkle. Refinished read more...

The best home additions

A home addition is one way to get more out of a house and can be a financially responsible alternative to selling and buying a larger home. Additions add value to a home as well, which can pay read more...

A home addition will make your home perfect

  There are many reasons a home can feel too small: A growing family, a need for another bathroom; a new hobby that needs its own room; accumulation of too much "stuff"; or perhaps the read more...