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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • 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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  • 7 Ways to Finance a Home-Remodeling Project

    Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in:
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    Owners finance home-remodeling projects in many ways, from using savings to borrowing from a 401(k) to bank loans. Here are some of the most common avenues to pay for your dream remodel.
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  • It’s Tax Time—Can I Deduct My Home Remodel?

    Posted on Apr 12, 2018 in:
    • Buy
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Tax Day is April 17. If you’ve recently remodeled your home or are thinking about renovating in the future, you may be wondering if there is a way to deduct a remodel. After all, you’re looking at a big investment, and it sure would be nice to lower your tax liability to soften the blow.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer