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Built by Blue Sound Construction, designed by MaKe Design, photos by Alex Hayden
  • Thinking Big on Bathrooms

    Posted on Mar 28, 2019 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    A combination of practical renovations and visual trickery can transform a cramped bathroom into an airy and welcoming space.
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  • The Greatness of the Gabion Basket

    Posted on Mar 21, 2019 in:
    • Remodel
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Maintain
    • Homeowners
    If you want a retaining wall that drains well while looking great, put away the concrete blocks and get yourself a gabion basket.
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  • Who Says You Have to Suffer Through Your Kitchen Remodel?

    Posted on Mar 14, 2019 in:
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Remodel
    • Homeowners
    From the very the first step of demolition, your kitchen immediately loses functional amenities. Dishes and appliances become inaccessible. Simple tasks like pouring a drink of water or toasting bread are almost impossible. But there is a way to keep your house running smoothly during a kitchen remodel.
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  • Is Repairing an Appliance on the Fritz Worth the Effort?

    Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in:
    • Maintain
    • Seattle Times HomeWork
    • Homeowners
    Your washer is leaking, food in the freezer is thawing, the clothes in the dryer are damp, and the oven refuses to bake. When should you replace an appliance?
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  • 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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Photo courtesy Blue Sound Construction, builder; MaKe Design, architect; and Alex Hayden, photographer