Tag: remodeling

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This May Quickly Become the Most Enjoyable Room in Your Home

Looking for a great way to revitalize your home? A way to make the time you spend at home more enjoyable? Possibly even increase your home’s resale value? Then consider adding a new, special-purpose room. A special-purpose room is a space dedicated to … read more

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Design|Build

How to Make Your Project Appeal to a Remodel Contractor

As a professional, certified builder specializing in residential remodel, I am engaged by hundreds of potential clients each year. Because of such huge demand and a shortage of qualified remodelers, contractors must be very tactical about what jobs they pursue. There’s just not … read more

Design Trends 2024
Design|Build

Design Trends in 2024

Advice from West Sound Design Experts

Every year, we gather our panel of design experts to discuss some of the hottest design trends. In 2024, 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

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Touring German Haus Fair 2023 with the National Kitchen & Bath Association

Foreign travel is great for sparking a designer’s creative juices; however, mixing business with pleasure can be the ultimate reward. In that vein, I have made a point of attending kitchen and bath industry trade shows on a regular basis in North America … read more

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Tips for Designing a New Nursery

Decorating a nursery can be one of the most exciting aspects of preparing for the arrival of a baby. From deciding on a theme to picking the perfect color palette, there are so many things to consider to make it perfect for your … read more

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Industry Update

Breaking Down the Barriers to Affordable Home Ownership

More than 275,000 people call the Kitsap Peninsula home. Some of them were born here. Others were stationed here. Still others moved here to enjoy our beautiful waterfront views. And our population continues to grow. Like the rest of Washington, population growth brings … read more

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Key HVAC Terminology You Need to Know

As fluctuating temperatures become the new seasonal norm, homeowners begin to seek optimal HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) performance. Many may be surprised to learn their HVAC system should be inspected yearly, as HVAC maintenance is a crucial to-do in order to … read more

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Tips for Tackling Your Home Renovation Project

Taking on a home renovation of any kind can be a stressful process, but it can also be extremely satisfying to watch your plans and ideas come to life. Whether your ultimate goal is to make your home safer for your family or … read more

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Exploring Hybrid Heating as an Alternative for Your Home

As temperatures dip, homeowners are shifting their attention to keeping their indoor spaces comfortable during the cooler months. However, many conventional heating and cooling systems can be very inefficient to operate, causing your utility bill to soar — especially in the winter. What’s … read more

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