Category: Blog

MBA – Remodeler Member of the Year

We spend a lot of time volunteering at the Master Builders Association.  We’ve found it is a good way to get involved with a number of philanthropic opportunities through their foundations.  It’s a great way to be involved in our industry.  And honestly, it’s good business to know and collaborate with other outstanding professionals in

Kirkland Presale – SOLD

We completed and closed the Kirkland Presale back in October.  Because the home was sold by the time it was completed, and we didn’t have the opportunity the develop the kind of relationship we do with our custom home/remodel projects, we likely won’t get photographs of the house furnished.  Here are a few quick snapshots

Seattle Times – My Hot Home!

Out of respect for the current weather we’re experience, I thought I post this timely article just a tad after it’s publication.   If you’re like me, you live in an older home.  Mine is Lakeville remodeled (several times over) but that does nothing for the building envelope.  As a result, my 1978 home seems

Ravenna Bathroom – Before and After

You know how pockets of Seattle have those insanely adorable, quintessentially Seattle bungalows?  Our clients live in one of those.  The doors are what manufacturers are trying to replicate with modern day, but affordable options.  The door hardware has to be found in reclamation shops.  And sometimes, the bathrooms just need to be updated again

Press: Seattle Times HomeWork Article

The Remodelers Council of the MBA has an ongoing relationship with the Seattle Times where RC members answer the questions sent in by Seattle Times readers or questions frequently heard by the remodeler him/herself from clients.  The weekly column that shows up in the Sunday issue is called HomeWork. Last week, Lakeville Homes’ article on