3 Eco-Friendly Building Materials for Your Home

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 dishwashing 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

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Built Green Conference 2017 Recap

It’s no secret we’re active members and proponents of the Built Green program by Master Builders Association. They define themselves as “an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program of the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties, developed in partnership with King County, Snohomish County, and other agencies in Washington state to set standards of

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Too Much HGTV? Reality TV vs Remodeling Reality

We’ve become regular contributors to the Master Builders Association’s Seattle Times column: HomeWork. You may have seen our most recent post, but just in case you missed it, we’ve added it here (because it’s an important difference to draw attention to!) We explain how some TV shows, particularly on HGTV, can set up unrealistic expectations

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