Tag Archives : remodel

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?

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?

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

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?

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 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

Remember last winter?

How cold the floor was in the bathroom and shower? Now is the time to get ready for next winter! Heated floors can be installed in the master bath, and a luxury item we all should have, heated towel read more...
Remember last winter?

Fall in love with your home again

If your home has aged and your tastes have changed as well, it is time for some modifications and upgrades to breathe new life into your home. A designer stainless steel range hood over that range read more...
Fall in love with your home again

How to love your home remodel

It costs your hard-earned dollars to remodel your home. Don't take chances that anything might go wrong! Hire a professional and check their license and references. Have a few conversations, so that read more...
How to love your home remodel

Why renovate your home?

Some people just like new stuff. But there are many reasons to stay in your current home; great neighborhood, close to work, and you just love the house. But homes are living things, and they need read more...
Why renovate your home?

Fight winter blah’s with a fireplace make-over!

Many of our Pacific Northwest homes have fireplaces or wood stoves - because there's nothing cheerier than zoning out in front of a fireplace on a long, chilly evening when the sun goes down at 4:30. read more...
Fight winter blah’s with a fireplace make-over!

Updating your home after the holidays!

Hope to you all had a wonderful Christmas, and here we are, looking straight ahead to new years, 2019! Amazing! We won't require you to fulfill any new years resolutions, but you have had time to read more...
Updating your home after the holidays!

Bathrooms and kitchens should not get all of your attention

Guest rooms and living rooms are as important to the family as the bath and the kitchen. They just don't have as many fixtures and appliances! Fresh paint, a remodeled fireplace, custom bookshelves; read more...
Bathrooms and kitchens should not get all of your attention

How make a small house feel large

Trick the eye! Create an impression of expansiveness by floor to ceiling curtains, see through furnishings, strategically located mirrors, and light colors. Customize storage with built-ins, even read more...
How make a small house feel large

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

Kitchen faucets are where it’s at

Kitchen faucets are a stylish and functional focal point in for the kitchen. With the many stylish options available today, they can draw the eye. With a wide range of finish options and accessories, read more...
Kitchen faucets are where it’s at

Get your basement fixed up; your family will love you for it

So many homes have an unfinished, or partially finished basement. As the fall and winter months close in, we all could use a little more room; why not make this the year you have your contractor over read more...
Get your basement fixed up; your family will love you for it

Kitchen pantry ideas

If you are a well-organized type of person, you must have a pantry in your kitchen! The ability to find just the right ingredients and utensils you want, when you want them, will work wonders for read more...
Kitchen pantry ideas

Uh, oh, Fall is coming; are you ready?

When the nights start to get longer, we tend to turn inward into our homes, as we spend more time indoors. Number one is probably light! In Bellingham, it gets dark as early as 4:30 pm during the read more...
Uh, oh, Fall is coming; are you ready?

6 Elements for a perfect house

Your home will have your unique touches, of course, but most homes would benefit from starting with the listed elements here: Single level. Yes, we admit, we get quite a few calls asking for a read more...
6 Elements for a perfect house

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?

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?

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?

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!