Tag: How-to

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

Starting a Remodel on Radio

I was recently invited to join Ben Brashen on his daytime radio show, Brashenomics.  (You never know who you’ll meet at these networking events.)   The show covers a wide range of topics.  The one I participated in focused on home maintenance and real estate. We aired last Monday, and although clearly I’m not a radio

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

Your Home Improvement Project: How to Get Started

You have ideas.  Big ideas.  Maybe an updated kitchen.  Perhaps even a large addition.  Maybe it’s even time to build your dream home.  But the task of how to get started is beyond your expertise.  In an attempt to break down the process and make it more palatable, Lakeville Homes has come up with an