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Greenhouses

Considering a Greenhouse? Keep These Tips in Mind

During the pandemic lockdown, many homeowners had a renewed interest in greenhouses. If you’ve been inspired to think about owning a glasshouse or greenhouse for the first time, but you don’t know where to start, Hartley Botanic — a manufacturer of handmade English … read more

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Test your new or existing home for radon. It's crucial and easy to do. (©Ridofranz/iStock via Getty Images Plus)

What You Need to Know About Radon Exposure

Radon is present at high levels in a surprisingly large number of American homes, schools and other buildings. While this naturally occurring gas is odorless, tasteless and colorless, it’s far from harmless. Experts are raising awareness about the serious health risks associated with … read more

Incredible Kitchens 2022
Design|Build

Incredible Kitchens 2022

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

Hygge Home

A Hygge Home Balances a Full Life

A Bainbridge Island woman distilled the world into...

Maggie Hansen traveled the world. Then she came to Bainbridge Island, where she put everything she’d discovered about home comfort and convenience into her own little piece of the world. After visiting or living in countries from Spain, Norway and France to Japan, … read more

Successful Remodel
Design|Build

How to Ensure a Successful Remodel Project in 2022/2023

Homeowners and remodeling contractors alike have found themselves in the “perfect storm” as market dynamics for construction and more specifically, remodeling, have changed in recent years. Let’s investigate the causes and effects of this economic phenomenon and how you can develop realistic expectations … read more

Design Trends 2022
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2022

Advice from West Sound Design Experts

Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss some of the hottest design trends. In 2022, expect to see natural-looking finishes, natural materials like wood, and more recycled and upcycled choices for the environmentally conscious. Comfort is the key for … read more

Disney Dream Home

Considering Dream Homes

When is a dream home not a dream home? This sounds like a rhetorical question but in the case of Bob and Heyjin Disney, it’s relevant. Their company, Disney and Associates, builds approximately 25 luxurious, semicustom houses a year. So for Bob Disney, … read more

Beth Hill Home
Design|Build

A New House on an Old Family Homestead

Coming home can mean many things. It can be a holiday gathering. It can be family banding together to help with a temporary setback. It can even be an adult child who’s now back in the basement. But for Beth Hill of Poulsbo, … read more

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garage conversions

A Guide to Garage Remodeling

In many homes, garages are unused spaces that have untapped potential. Renovating your garage takes fewer resources than adding on an additional area to your home, while still maximizing floor space. Garage renovations can improve your quality of life and add value to … read more

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