Category : Additions

Expand your homes square footage

It comes a time in many families lives, when they realize the house is just too small; maybe grown children have moved back for a time, maybe grandma needs a little extra help, or maybe your young read more...
Expand your homes square footage

Closets too small?

This can be very frustrating, if you have any quantity of clothes or perhaps a family of more than 1 person. Solutions range from taking space from a room on the other side of your wall to create a read more...
Closets too small?

Home additions to make your house more enjoyable

If  you need more space in your home, consider an addition, rather than searching for a larger home. For many homeowners, it is a smart investment that increases livable square footage while read more...
Home additions to make your house more enjoyable

Why build a sun room?

Sunrooms are perfect additions to homes that are starved for sunlight. Typically less expensive than conventional additions, these built-ons offer more window space than wall space to bring in as read more...
Why build a sun room?

Bedroom closet too small?

Many homes have pretty small closets, makes one wonder what the designers were thinking. If you are craving a larger closet, it can be done. There are several ways to make that closet bigger; one read more...
Bedroom closet too small?

Are your closets too small?

This depends on how many clothes and shoes you have, doesn't it? There are some of us who prefer keeping our supply of clothing minimal, but for the majority, we need clothes for specific activities, read more...
Are your closets too small?

Home additions

Whether its a small bump-out addition with a remodel, or a full blown addition project, house additions are investments. If you do not plan on moving from the home, you have more incentive to make it read more...
Home additions

Is it time to have an addition built onto your home?

Additions come in many forms; bump-outs, single rooms, large multi-room additions. Bump outs are built sometimes to increase the size of a kitchen or small bathroom, or even to add a walk-in read more...
Is it time to have an addition built onto your home?

Why add on to your home

It's not unusual for families to need an extra bedroom with bath to accommodate company or a growing family. And while you are at it, why not take over the brand-new bedroom and bath for read more...
Why add on to your home

Does your home need a sunroom?

We built an addition on the second floor of a home in the Blaine area; it had been a second floor deck, looking out to the  bay, but the owner wanted more enclosed space, and what could be read more...
Does your home need a sunroom?

Small closet woes

Does your home suffer from "small closet syndrome"? Really, what were the home builders thinking of? It's not unusual to find many homes (usually a bit older) with those tiny bedroom closets. There read more...
Small closet woes

Home additions

More space can be added to your home by several different methods, depending on your existing home: Finish the basement. Add on a partial second floor. Extend the house out into the yard, read more...
Home additions

What you should know about outdoor kitchens

Here are some things to think about before getting too far into this project: Exactly where the outdoor kitchen will go in your yard. The ideal size and layout of the space and the overall read more...
What you should know about outdoor kitchens

Home remodel trends for 2021

We probably all know what most homeowners desires are for this year - a private office in the home, and a bigger kitchen! To achieve this, additions can be built, or underused space can be carved read more...
Home remodel trends for 2021

Home feeling too cramped?

Time for an addition! So many of us are working from home, home-schooling, and just spending a considerable amount of time at home. What would make your home a happier place? Since the movie read more...
Home feeling too cramped?

Adding on to your home

Sooner or later nearly everyone wishes they had more room in their home. Nowdays with so many of us homeschooling the kids and/ or working from home, it's hard to find a place to work quietly. Not read more...
Adding on to your home

What is the effect of Covid-19 on home renovations?

You may have already guessed, based on your own preferences and experience in the last 6 months! Many homeowners who have been compelled to spend a lot of time at home have developed newfound read more...
What is the effect of Covid-19 on home renovations?

Make your next remodel an addition

There's nothing like staying home for a few months to make the house feel too small. Square footage can be added to a home by the standard method of building out into the yard; adding a second floor read more...
Make your next remodel an addition

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!