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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Construction Contracts

    Posted on Aug 4, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    Before proceeding with your new home or remodeling project, you will need to 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 anticipate problems that can arise.
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  • Common Terms in the World of Building

    Posted on Jul 28, 2016 in:
    • Build
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    From backfill to wall sheathing, this glossary will help you navigate your way through building or remodeling your home.
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  • Checklist for Finding and Hiring a Builder or Remodeler

    Posted on Jul 21, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    Doing your homework will help you have a more successful experience. Use this checklist to help you select a homebuilder or remodeler to work on or build your home.
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  • Buying a Home? Don't Forget To Ask These Questions

    Posted on Jul 14, 2016 in:
    • Buy
    • Homeowners
    Most of us know that it’s a good idea to shore up our credit a few months before starting to house hunt and that it is smart to use a professional agent and get pre-approved for a loan. But there are questions many homebuyers don’t think of asking, questions that often go unanswered during the exciting process of purchasing a new home. Here are a few of them.
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  • Building Codes: What You Should Know

    Posted on Jul 7, 2016 in:
    • Remodel
    • Build
    • Homeowners
    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 you or the members of your household? Two words: building codes.
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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer