NEWS & BLOG

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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Add Serious Charm to Your Home With Beautiful Reclaimed Wood

    Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    While it may seem like a daunting task, adding reclaimed lumber can be quite easy. Even a small piece can dramatically add to a space’s character and charm—and the best part is that it’s functional.
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  • Saving Energy With Smart Home Technology

    Posted on Dec 12, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    With a little prep time and homework, you can gather the information and resources you need to take full advantage of the money- and energy-saving automation options available for your home.
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  • Decorating Rules Everyone Should Know

    Posted on Dec 5, 2019 in:
    • Maintain
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    Redecorating your home is a great way to give it a quick and easy upgrade without the cost or hassle of a remodel. As you begin to think about how you want to redesign your space, consider these cardinal interior design rules to help you in your planning.
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  • A DIY Guide for Patching Drywall

    Posted on Nov 28, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    I usually recommend hiring a drywall professional. However, it can be difficult to hire one for a small project or on short notice. But you can do it yourself.
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  • Stave off the Winter Chill, and Save Money, With This Fall Checklist

    Posted on Nov 21, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Winter is fast approaching and it’s time to start giving serious thought to preparing for the rain and chill of winter. If you do everything I’ve listed here, you will save time and money on your home. Not only that, you will stay warm, dry, and thrifty through to spring.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer