Protecting Your Family from Lead & Asbestos When Remodeling

While there are plenty of fun and glamorous aspects to home remodeling, if your home is over 40 years old you’ll need to proceed with a bit of caution. That’s because most homes built before 1980 contain lead paint and/or asbestos.

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Remodeling Precautions During COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty, we want to do everything we can to take some of the uncertainty out of having remodeling professionals work inside your home. Below is a brief update from the Model Remodel team on how we’re approaching our work moving forward.

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How to Brighten Up a Dark Basement

Basements can be dark, dreary, seldom-used places, especially in older Seattle homes. A basement renovation is an opportunity to create a living area that’s brighter and more inviting.

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Adding Space: Second Story Home Additions vs. House Lifting

For those living in the Seattle area, home prices over the last 5 years have been rising fast. As of October 2019, the median home price in Seattle had reached $775,000. For that reason, many King County homeowners are choosing to stay put and do a home renovation in order to add living space.

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Smart Home Tech for the Modern Homeowner

With the arrival of 2020, the future is officially now. Self-driving cars are hitting the road and lunch deliveries can be scheduled via app. Smart technology is making a place for itself inside the home, too.

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