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  • Three Eco-Friendly Building Materials for Your Home

    Posted on Nov 7, 2017 in:
    • Built Green
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    • 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. This summer, the Model Remodel team spoke with Cameron Reith and Pieter Sundgren of Greenhome Solutions (GHS) about their favorite and newest products.
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  • Be Bold: Mix Your Metals!

    Posted on Aug 8, 2017 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    Both modern and traditional trends in home design are mixing metal finishes for a more eclectic and “collected over time” look. Gone are the days of having to match your cabinet hardware to your faucet. No longer must you match your door hardware to your light fixtures. Here’s the inside scoop on how to mix it up successfully.
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  • Get Out! (And into the Hottest Outdoor Arrangements of the Summer)

    Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Remodel
    Looking for the best outdoor deck, kitchen, and lounging arrangements the Puget Sound Region has to offer? You’ve come to the right place. Soak up inspiration for your next outdoor project.
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  • Rainier Custom Homes Interviews Interior Designers

    Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    • Remodel
    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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  • Construction Contracts

    Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in:
    • Build
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    Before proceeding with construction of your new home or remodeling project, you will need to prepare and sign a contract with your contractor. The purpose of the contract is to carefully identify the scope of work and the terms and conditions of construction. You also need to antici-pate the variety of problems that can arise during the course of construction and to carefully address their resolution. Just ask your-self "what could go wrong in terms of the contrac-tors performance or financial stability?" Then, make appropriate provisions in your agreement with the contractor.
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  • Choosing a Builder

    Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    • Builders
    The quality of a new home is largely determined by the skill of the building professional that constructs it. Shop for a builder as carefully as you shop for the features of a home.
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  • Checklist for Finding and Hiring a Builder or Remodeler

    Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    • Remodel
    Use this checklist to help you select a home builder or home remodeler to work on or build your home.
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  • Building Codes: What You Should Know

    Posted on Aug 9, 2016 in:
    • Homeowners
    • Build
    • Remodel
    If you are shopping for a new home, how can you be sure that it was built so that it does not cause health or safety problems for the members of your household? The answer can be given in two words: building codes.
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