Tag Archives : remodel

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!

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

Love your home, but wish you could see more of the outdoors?

Outdoor living space is popular - in spite of pretty much all of us spending most of our lives inside a heated or cooled structure of one sort or another; we are still creatures of nature. Patios, read more...
Love your home, but wish you could see more of the outdoors?

Home remodeling is popular!

And why, you might ask? For many reasons: Finishings wear and need replacing. Your family grew and an addition is needed. You just bought a home, but the previous owner's tastes were read more...
Home remodeling is popular!

How do you use your kitchen?

It is the rare kitchen these days that is used solely for preparing meals. The modern kitchen is a marvel of multitasking; while cooking, parents are usually helping the kids with homework, or read more...
How do you use your kitchen?

Bathroom makeover ideas

Whether your bathroom is large or small, it can be made to be both practical and beautiful. It all starts with quality materials and well-laid out fixtures; after all, bathrooms are primarily about read more...
Bathroom makeover ideas

Ah! Spring is here! Now about your house . . .

Here are some ideas to update your home:  It takes some time for your fav contractor to schedule a full kitchen upgrade, but here are some things he/or she can squeeze in between those big jobs read more...
Ah! Spring is here! Now about your house . . .

Great ideas to incorporate in your kitchen remodel

Stainless steel appliances never lose their appeal, perhaps because they look great with any color scheme.  Natural hues and soft neutrals, with shades of white and cream are the most commonly read more...
Great ideas to incorporate in your kitchen remodel

Do you have summer remodel projects?

Did you know that remodeling is very popular? Hiring your favorite contractor can require planning many months ahead for a large project, such as an addition. Smaller projects, like repairs, can be read more...
Do you have summer remodel projects?

Update your kitchen exhaust hood

Exhaust hoods can be a stylish focal point for your kitchen. If you are unhappy with your current hood, either because of poor ventilation or because the style just doesn't work for you, it may be read more...
Update your kitchen exhaust hood

What would it take to make you happy with your home?

If it has been quite a few years since it was built, and little maintenance has been done on it, you know how frustrating it can be to have various things in your home frequently break down and have read more...
What would it take to make you happy with your home?

Do you hate your powder room?

There's no need to dislike that dark little room! Yes, it's tiny, and probably there is no window, but there is a lot you can do with that little space to dress it up! Powder rooms are a great read more...
Do you hate your powder room?

Kitchen countertops! What’s to know?

Kitchen countertops take more wear than the floor! Accidental whacks with that knife, dropping a cast-iron pan, and don't even get me started on what teenagers can do to a countertop. Cutting board! read more...
Kitchen countertops! What’s to know?

How much maintenance should a home require?

Most homeowners are happier if repairs and maintenance are kept to a minimum. It's a good idea to find out the life-span and maintenance requirements of materials when having your home upgraded. You read more...
How much maintenance should a home require?

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!