5 Signs You Need a Kitchen Remodel

If it seems like yesterday that you were choosing colored appliances and wood paneling and stenciling roosters across the top of your walls for your kitchen renovation, it's probably time to think about doing another remodel. Even if it's been sooner than that, if you...

Nine Things to Think About Before You Get a New Faucet

You might be in this situation: Instead of commuting into Seattle each morning, you've been working from home for the last few months. You're thankful for the extra time with your family, and as much (drip) as you love your house, if (drip) you have to listen to...

3 DIY Storage Upgrades for Your Kitchen

3 DIY Storage Upgrades for Your Kitchen

It is a well-known fact that kitchens sell homes, and it is no secret what most of us are looking for in a kitchen. The list includes updated appliances, new countertops, and beautiful flooring. Perhaps top of the list, however, is cabinets and lots of them. No matter...

Vinyl, Laminate, and Linoleum – Oh My!

Vinyl, Laminate, and Linoleum – Oh My!

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the market for some new flooring in your home, but you might be just a tad bit overwhelmed by the different choices.  You’re not alone.  As a long-time remodeling contractor, we get this question a lot:  what’s...

Different Countertop Materials and How to Keep Them Squeaky Clean

Different Countertop Materials and How to Keep Them Squeaky Clean

If you’ve recently had a kitchen remodel (or have been looking into one), you known that there are about a million styles and materials for kitchen countertops.  We’re here to tell you that there are just as many ways to clean them. Your countertops are the...

Tutorials for Cleaning Up a Dirty Shower

Tutorials for Cleaning Up a Dirty Shower

Let’s start off today with a little riddle: What gets wet as it dries? A towel! Similarly, you could ask, “What gets dirtier as it cleans?” and the answer would be, “A shower!” Unfortunately, the more your shower cleans you, the grimier it can get, but luckily, there...

The Right Way to Clean Bathroom Rugs

The Right Way to Clean Bathroom Rugs

Your bathroom is the moisture capital of your house, and if you’re not careful, you can run into some pretty stinky and unsightly problems. One major employee of the mildew factory is something you probably rarely think about: your bathroom rug. It gets a little wet...

Four Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens

Four Storage Ideas for Small Kitchens

So you’re walking through IKEA, and you notice a little sign posted: “Better living in 480 sq. ft.” A kitchen, bathroom, washer/dryer, pantry, closet, and living area in 480 square feet? What sorcery is this?! Somehow, IKEA always seems to make everything fit, while...

Bathroom Design Tips for Tiny Houses

Bathroom Design Tips for Tiny Houses

“See a need, fill a need!” – Bigweld from the movie “Robots” When the economy tanked in 2008, few things were hit harder than the housing market. People were losing money hand over fist, and sometimes it even looked like they were giving away their houses for as...

3 Types of Kitchen Clutter and How to Manage Each

3 Types of Kitchen Clutter and How to Manage Each

In a burst of friendly energy, you invite someone over for coffee after gym class. You are chatting with animation as you unlock your front door, but as you walk into your kitchen, your voice wavers. You can hardly believe what you see - where did all this clutter...

7 Tips for Designing an Eco-friendly Kitchen

7 Tips for Designing an Eco-friendly Kitchen

Are you considering a kitchen remodel? Why not make your new kitchen more eco-friendly than it was before? Here are 7 ways to make that happen. 1. Stick to the basic appliances. Yes, there are amazing kitchen gadgets available. You may be able to afford an oven that...

Bathroom Renovation Ideas that Will Help You Save Water

Bathroom Renovation Ideas that Will Help You Save Water

Did you know that about half of all the water used in the home is used in the bathroom? If you have a mind to conserve water, renovating your bathroom is the perfect chance to up your game. How much difference do water-efficient bathroom appliances make? Are they...