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  • Seeing the Light: Considerations for Your Home Lighting Environment

    Posted on May 14, 2020 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Good daylighting is essential to a well-designed home; if not properly balanced, lighting can make an otherwise good space very unpleasant, either from too much glare or by being dark and gloomy. Understanding how to manipulate daylight allows you to maximize comfort, reduce energy consumption, and enhance special architectural features and furnishings.
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  • Starting a Remodel Remotely

    Posted on May 7, 2020 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Nonessential construction may be restricted now, but for those just starting a remodel, much of the design process can be handled remotely.
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  • Change Orders: Your Defense Against the Unexpected

    Posted on Apr 2, 2020 in:
    • Build
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Change orders are also one of the best tools for communicating with your contractor.
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  • Stuck at Home? Hunker Down With These DIY Paint and Repair Tips

    Posted on Mar 26, 2020 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    There are plenty of DIY projects that can make your home a more welcoming, comfortable environment, and now that you’re stuck at home you can complete a few. If you need a quick refresh, consider repainting your boring old walls and fixing a few of those small annoyances that accumulate.
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  • LVP: The Best Flooring Product You’ve Never Heard of

    Posted on Feb 27, 2020 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    In the past, flooring options were limited to carpet, vinyl, hardwood, tile, or laminate, each with their distinct pros and cons. But there’s a new product that can serve a wide range of heavily trafficked, potentially wet spaces: luxury vinyl plank (LVP) or luxury vinyl tile (LVT).
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