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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Master Builders Association’s Rampathon 2017 with the MRM Team

Each year since 1993, Master Builder's Association (MBA) members and community volunteers head to homes across King and Snohomish counties to build wheelchair ramps for people in need. This year the Model Remodel team stepped up to the plate and offered to build a south Seattle recipient, Laura, a front entry ramp. Laura spent years on her feet as

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Before & After: Grand Capitol Hill Remodel

Our recent clients, a couple working in Seattle tech, purchased this 1909 home for its spacious interior and grand features. The home, located between Capitol Hill and Eastlake in Seattle, is one of many box-style homes in the neighborhood having features such as: a dormer, covered porch and square columns. Though the home had been

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