NEWS & BLOG

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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • How to Bring the Year of the Dog Into Your Home

    Posted on Mar 15, 2018 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    While the Chinese New Year doesn’t exactly have to do with actual dogs, we think this year might be the perfect time to consider how your home functions for your canine and what upgrades you could make to your home to help you and your dog live more harmoniously.
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  • Pro Tips for Choosing New Cabinets for Your Kitchen

    Posted on Mar 8, 2018 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Whether you’re building a new kitchen or remodeling an existing one, here are some tips to keep in mind as you start the process.
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  • Frozen Pipes? Follow These Steps to Get Back in the Flow

    Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    As winter slowly crawls to an end here in Seattle, it’s natural that some of us will stumble upon a frozen pipe. A frozen pipe isn’t the end of the world, but a pipe that has burst can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your home.
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  • Three Eco-Friendly Building Materials for Your Home

    Posted on Nov 9, 2017 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Remodel
    • Built Green
    • Build
    In an era of “green living” and “sustainable sourcing,” it’s only natural to apply those characteristics to your home. Unfortunately, buying flooring isn’t as simple as picking out an earth-friendly dish soap. There’s more to consider and it’s often an unfamiliar territory.
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  • Design-Build Might Be the Best Method for Your Next Remodel

    Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    There are three approaches to home remodel design: you can use design software to create your own model, hire an independent designer or architect, or use the services of a design-build remodeling firm. Let's take a closer look at each of these approaches.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer