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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Is Your Concrete Sinking? Consider a Polyurethane Foam Solution

    Posted on Jun 13, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Sinking or uneven concrete can be dangerous. If you’ve ever tripped over an uneven section of sidewalk or slipped on ice formed in settled areas of your driveway, you know the risks firsthand. Concrete issues can impact the safety of your home, as well as its value; ignoring them can be a recipe for severe structural damage and serious injury.
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  • Add a Little Privacy to Your Backyard

    Posted on Jun 6, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    As the rainy days slow to a trickle and the sun settles in for the summer months, we’re all heading outside. If you live in a typical Seattle neighborhood, you probably have little yard space and very close neighbors, which can make relaxing outdoors difficult. To help you out, I’d like to present a few project ideas to add a little privacy to your outdoor living space and help you make the most of the warm weather.
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  • Garage Days: How to Turn Your Garage Into the Ultimate Storage Solution

    Posted on May 30, 2019 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    The garage is a very useful space that can serve many purposes other than housing cars, recyclables, and miscellaneous junk. It can potentially be a workshop, a game room, a place to hang out, or a fantastic storage space for organizing your overflow of goods.
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  • When Remodeling, Patience is Key

    Posted on May 23, 2019 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Horror stories usually start with the same misguided approach: we know most of what we want, so let’s just start and figure out the rest as we go. This may work well for some things in life, but improvisation is a terrible approach for a remodel.
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  • Feng Shui Tips for Spring

    Posted on May 16, 2019 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Create a positive experience in your home this spring with a touch of feng shui.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer