Category: Whole House Remodel

2012 Builder of the Year!

The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties is the oldest and largest home builders association in the country.  Among their esteemed membership (that includes 1000 home building/remodeling companies), they recognized Lakeville Homes as their Builder of the Year.  That’s right, even with the guys who do hundreds of housing starts a year, work

Professional Remodeler – 40 Under 40

Wow!  Lakeville Homes’ President Jamie Hsu is at it again.  This time, the national trade magazine Professional Remodeler has included her as part of their 2012 40 Under 40 class. Besides showing up in the mailbox of many of the nation’s top remodeling companies, Professional Remodeler (PR) magazine put on a terrific awards event at

What do you mean, CAPS?

I spent the greater part of last week getting Lakeville a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) designation.  This would more aptly be named a “stay in your home” certificate. Known as the baby boomer generation, over 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65 A DAY.  You read that right, 10,000 people a

Rustic Chic Remodel – Professional Photos

How’s this for a little Friday fun? We had these photos taken a couple of months back with the intent of submitting the project for the Remodeling Excellence (REX) Awards.  Now that the judging is complete (all those judges follow this blog, I’m sure!), I’m excited to share the images with you. We love how

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

Our First Caption Contest

I have a Kindle e-reader to give away.  So here’s our first caption contest. The rules:  Find Lakeville Homes on facebook (here’s a link to make it easy) and add your caption as a facebook comment.  Then, share the post and ask your friends to like your comment.  The comment with the most “likes” will

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