Homeowner Tips

August 7, 2017

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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December 7, 2016

9 Places to Buy Unique Home Gifts in Seattle This Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to start making your shopping list so you can avoid the last-minute rush. If you know a family member or friend who has recently purchased a new home or completed a remodel, you may consider gifting them something for their new space. Buying for someone else’s home

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August 12, 2016

Going up! House Lifting 101

No, we’re not talking about a Disney movie—homes can actually be lifted using manpower and modern technology, as opposed to balloons. It’s actually a fairly common endeavor for homeowners. Typical reasons for house lifting include: repairing the foundation, adding a basement or protecting against water damage. Last week, we lifted—with the lead of talented lifting

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