Category: Home Addition

West Seattle BBQ Shelter – Before and After

Many of our projects are smaller in nature.  While they take less time and have smaller budgets, they don’t get any less attention from our staff.  Except maybe for me.  I don’t get out there to get the periodic progress photos and get them posted up here on our blog for you to see. Here

2012 BIAW REX Award Winner

It really is award season around here. You’ve heard me say it a dozen times, and you’ll likely hear it every time we get acknowledgement from our peers, industry or clients–it takes a team.  An award-winning project starts with a client who has the vision and assembles an amazing team to see their project through

Best of 425 – WINNER!

Since the awards party isn’t until tonight, I thought I still had to keep this under wraps.  However a peek in my mailbox last night revealed that the issue is out! Thanks to you, our Lakeville circle (clients, trade partners, suppliers, subcontractors and friends), we are being recognized as the Best Remodeler AND Best Home

NAHB Remodeler of the Month

2012 is shaping up to be a great year for Lakeville Homes as far as recognition goes. We were just notified that we’ve been recognized by the National Association of Home Builders (like, THE authority of home building) that Lakeville Homes was selected as their April 2012 Remodeler of the Month.  Yep, out of the

Hiring A Remodeler 101

The Master Builders Association publishes a consumer piece called HomeMatters before each Seattle Home Show.  In this past issue I authored an article for them on how to hire a remodeling contractor.  Really, it’s a handful of the questions we at Lakeville Homes hear most frequently, and generally it applies to every one of our

Press: Qualified Remodeler March 2012

We, at Lakeville Homes are keeping good company these days. Qualified Remodeler, a national industry publication, did an article this month on Women in Remodeling.  Of the entire nation, they interviewed 8 women in the industry.  And of those 8 women, 3 of them come from the Seattle area.  I am honored to be recognized

More Praise

Cindy was referred to us by her architect, Gelotte Hommas.  We not only were able to help her with getting her new home ready for her busy family, but earned her trust enough to assist in getting her previous home ready for sale.  Yesterday, after helping her address some items on the transaction inspection list,

Blush

Our client, on the recently completed West Seattle house as well as the Vuecrest completion, recently wrote me a recommendation on LinkedIn. I’m pretty sure that I am not deserving of all his compliments, but clearly I’m not so put aside by them that I’m not willing to share them here. “On two occasions my