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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Who Says You Have to Suffer Through Your Kitchen Remodel?

    Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    From the very the first step of demolition, your kitchen immediately loses functional amenities. Dishes and appliances become inaccessible. Simple tasks like pouring a drink of water or toasting bread are almost impossible. But there is a way to keep your house running smoothly during a kitchen remodel.
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  • Is Repairing an Appliance on the Fritz Worth the Effort?

    Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Your washer is leaking, food in the freezer is thawing, the clothes in the dryer are damp, and the oven refuses to bake. When should you replace an appliance?
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  • Taking on a Major Remodel

    Posted on Feb 28, 2019 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    If you have a whole-house renovation on the horizon, there are tips you can follow to make it as quick and painless as possible.
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  • Is ‘Visitability’ Included in Your Home Remodel Goals?

    Posted on Sep 27, 2018 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Articulating a clear goal and vision for your home space will help clarify what you want to get from your remodel project when it’s time to talk with design and construction firms.
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  • 6 Ways to Prep for the Change of Seasons

    Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Pick this weekend or next to perform basic outdoor maintenance like smoothing driveway cracks and cleaning out the gutters.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer