5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Home Remodeling Company

Jake Thayer Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Remodeling, when done right, can be a fun and creative experience. However, if you get stuck with a bad remodeling company it can be a nightmare of overdue deadlines, over-budget projects and low quality work. So, how do you avoid partnering with an unscrupulous company? By the end of this article you are going to know how to vet out your potential remodeler so that you partner with a company that will treat you fairly. 1. Do you have a license? The first question you should ask a potential partner is whether they are licensed. This will help weed out …

When to DIY vs. Hire Out your Home Remodeling Project

Jake Thayer Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Once you have decided you want to begin a remodeling project on your home you then have to decide who will do it. There are 3 options, you can do it all yourself (ie DIY), you can contract out the work or you can hire a remodeling company. Each comes with its own unique pros and cons. By the end of this article, you will be able to discern which method will be best for you so your home remodeling project goes smoothly.  Doing It Yourself For many people, part of the joy in owning a home is that they …

5 Upgrades to Increase the Value of Your Existing Home

Jake Thayer Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

In today’s sellers market it’s easy to find a buyer for your home but, if you sell as-is, you could be leaving money on the table. Below are the 5 upgrades you should consider doing to increase the value of your home so you get the best valuation possible when selling. Touch Up High-Use Areas One of the quickest and easiest ways to increase the value of your home is by freshening up areas that show wear and tear. High-use areas tend to show the most wear, so consider refreshing those areas first to get the most bang for your …

3 Ways to Maximize Bathroom Organization

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Possibly one of the most cluttered rooms in your house is the bathroom. Trying to make space and organize everybody’s preferred products like toothbrushes, shaving tools, hair products and whatever else could possibly go in a bathroom can be too much to handle and lead to a disorganized, chaotic and cluttered bathroom. With limited space in the bathroom, you’ll likely need some creative solutions to keep everything tidy and clean, which is why we’ve come up with our three favorite ways to maximize bathroom organization.   1 | Add New Storage Spaces One of the best ways to maximize your bathroom …

double vanities are a top 2020 bathroom design trend

3 Master Bathroom Remodel Essentials

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

When remodeling your bathroom, it can be an exciting time of considering new options in adding features to the remodel that may not have been in your original plan. Unfortunately, whether it’s a budget or space consideration, deciding on needs versus wants is a must. So, as your friendly Alderwood bathroom remodeler, we’ve come up with three things you should definitely include in your master bathroom remodel. 1. Double Vanity We recommend including a luxury, double sink vanity or counter-top in any master bathroom remodel plan. Having two sinks can make a big difference in how efficiently you can use …

Lynnwood bathroom remodeler recommends plants in bathroom decor

Top 2020 Bathroom Design Trends

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Tile and flooring, Tips, Uncategorized

Need some inspiration for your outdated bathroom? We’ve collected some of the latest 2020 bathroom design trends to spark some creativity for your bathroom design!      1| Brass is back! One of the most popular design trends in bathrooms for 2020 is the return of brass finishes. From the light fixtures and mirror frames to the finishes on the faucets, brass has made a popular return to the bathroom. Brass adds glam and luxury to your bathroom. It can also provide a rustic design element if the finish is distressed. 2| Deep-soak tubs Deep-soak bathtubs are a 2020 bathroom design …

5 Common Home Remodeling Myths

Rebekah Bathroom remodel, Kitchen remodel, Tips, Uncategorized

Just like the myth that you can only balance an egg on a full moon, myths exist about home remodeling. But addressing five common misconceptions and putting these myths to rest.  1 | Your project will never come in on-time and on budget. One of the most common misconceptions is that every remodeling project will always run past the expected finish date. On most televised home remodeling shows, there’s a major cost issue that is overlooked and it pushes back the finish date past what was originally expected. Usually done for the dramatic effect, it makes the show more captivating …