Category Archives: Home Improvement

Planning A Kitchen Remodel

For many, the kitchen is considered the most important room in the house, whether it’s for entertaining, family gatherings, cooking a meal, or enjoying a moment of silence at the beginning or end of the day. Because the kitchen is a such a significant room in the home, renovating it can be daunting and expensive. From minor kitchen updates to a complete kitchen remodel, it is necessary to carefully plan your kitchen remodel. Soliciting the help of professionals who specialize in kitchen design and remodeling is crucial. Read More >>

Roof Replacement or Roof Repairs

When it comes to home improvement, replacing or repairing a roof might not be as exciting as say a kitchen remodel, but what good is a nice kitchen when the roof is falling in, right? Your home is a big investment. Just like a car, proper care is necessary to keep it well maintained and beautiful.

The following describes the many different types of roofs and the pros & cons of each.

The term, “putting a roof over one’s head,” is usually used as a figure of speech, but the saying should be taken literally when thinking about the best type of roof for your home. Whether you are looking to hire a roofing contractor for roof repairs and maintenance or roof replacement, we can help! Read More >>

Aluminum and Cedar Fence

This unique and attractive fencing system is designed to hold up to the harsh Pacific Northwest weather, combining the strength of metal with the warmth and beauty of wood. The support posts and panel stringers are black powder coated aluminum and the panels are constructed of 6” cedar boards. Cedar panels have been finished with Penofin Oil to bring out the natural beauty of the wood and protect against weather and UV radiation. Read More >>

Porch and Stairs Restoration

This is one of the latest projects completed for one of our Greenlake area customers. Restoration of the front stairs and porch flooring (as needed) on this beautiful, 1913 Greenlake craftsman home. Project included removing existing stairs and portion of porch flooring, installing new decking, constructing new handrails and posts, building new stair stringers, and installing new decking on stair treads. To be finished with Penofin RenewAll elastomeric waterproof coating. Read More >>

Biggest Bang For Your Buck

Everyone wants the most bang for their buck, especially when it comes to home improvement, right? Ideally, you want to make improvements or upgrades that benefit you and your family’s needs and lifestyle, while also making smart investment decisions. It can be challenging and time consuming to research the myriad options. Luckily, there is a handy resource available to help. The Remodeling 2017 Cost vs. Value Report ( is a valuable tool for homeowners. Read More >>