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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Rainier Custom Homes Interviews Interior Designers

    Posted on Mar 23, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    When it comes to the interior design of your home, where do you begin your planning? When your next custom project looms on the horizon, think through and consider the following counsel from three of Rainier Custom Homes' most active interior design partners.
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  • Finding a Contractor in Seattle’s Hot Housing Market

    Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Here are some suggestions for setting realistic expectations, getting off on the right foot with your contractor, and moving through the process of a home remodel with ease.
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  • How to Restore Your Worn Hardwood Floors

    Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    Hardwood floors take the brunt of many blows, including shoe scuffs, heavy furniture scratches, dust, dogs' nails, and all kinds of assorted blotches, but they don't often get the respect they deserve (heck, we walk all over them!) until it's too late.
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  • What’s Design-Build Remodeling—and Is It Right for Your Home?

    Posted on Feb 2, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Home-remodeling projects don't begin with hammers and saws. They begin with dreams and ideas. But those dreams and ideas need to be developed into concrete plans. That's where using a design-build remodeler can be a huge advantage.
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  • Do Your Research, Set Expectations Before Building a Home

    Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    In today's competitive marketplace, it might start looking attractive to simply buy a vacant lot and build your home. How hard could it be, right? There are several key things to consider before pulling the trigger on a plan to build your own home.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer