NEWS & BLOG

Breaking news and resources from across the industry.

Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • When Less Is More: Living Like Tiny Royalty

    Posted on Aug 8, 2019 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Having hundreds of square feet of wasted space can mean less opportunity to enjoy the space we have. Here are some tips for downsizing—a lot.
    Read More

  • Building Character With Reclaimed Wood

    Posted on Aug 1, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    When building with wood, consider using material with a little history.
    Read More

  • What New ADU Legislation Means for Seattle Homeowners

    Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    If you’re looking for extra rental income or a private space for out-of-town guests or aging parents, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are a great option. ADUs—an umbrella term for mother-in-law suites and backyard cottages—are additional residences built on the same property as an existing single-family home.
    Read More

  • Make Your Home One With the Outdoors With a Big Door

    Posted on Jul 18, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Big doors are a great option for bringing the outdoors into your home and these days they come in all shapes, sizes, and price points.
    Read More

  • Hiring a Contractor: Fixed Bid or Time and Materials?

    Posted on Jul 11, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Choosing the right type of contract for your remodel project is every bit as important as choosing the right materials and paint colors.
    Read More

RESOURCES AND GUIDES

Help us build a sound future.



Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer