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Top 10 Renovation Projects for Return On Investment

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Are you looking to update your home? It can be daunting to decide where to best spend your money and if you will see any of that money in return. Often times clients have to make choices between what they want updated, what they can afford and what will give them the best Return on Investment (ROI). In some cases, a project is completed because…

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Hiring a General Contractor VS DIY

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With so many videos on YouTube showing step by step strategies to update your home, it’s very enticing to tackle projects yourself. The fear of learning something new might be less daunting than choosing a contractor who you don’t have experience with. So what are some things to consider when updating your home and deciding to do it yourself vs. hiring a contractor? TIME  We…

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Off The Rack vs Tailor-Made

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Have you ever wondered why it seems that every new construction or flip house seems to have the same appliances, cabinets, tile and colors? Well, it’s because the builder or investor is speculating. Meaning, they are fully aware of the Pinterest and Instagram photos that consumers are desiring. Since they don’t know who the client is that will be buying their home, they chose finishes…

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Beth’s Home

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How to Avoid a Bad Experience with a Home Renovation Project

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With the increased enthusiasm of HDTV, Pinterest and Instagram, awareness for home renovation projects is at an all-time high. More and more people are looking to update their homes with modern or vintage finishes. In addition to awareness for updating homes, the desire to remodel has also been increased because of the lack of homes for sale. In the Pierce and King county areas, there…

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Full Renovation in Gig Harbor

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The client had lived in the home for over 20 years and they were ready to update space and open floor plan. We were tasked to remove wall dividing the living room from kitchen and wall from kitchen to mud and frame a new mud room in the garage so that space could be incorporated into the kitchen layout. We removed the drop-down ceiling in…

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Full Renovation in North Tacoma

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This home had not been updated since the 60’s and had original flooring, cabinets, counters, lighting etc. We we were tasked to bring this beautiful home in North Tacoma back to its original glory. We started by painting the walls and ceilings a new more modern color. In addition, we sanded and stained all the hardwoods to a beautiful dark walnut color. We completely gutted…

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Open Floor Plan in North Tacoma

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This house was built over 100 years ago and had some beautiful pieces that needed to be brought back to life while many others just needed to be removed and replaced. The entire house inside and out was painted with new contemporary colors. We opened up the entry to the living room. We also removed a wall that separated the kitchen from the living/dining room. We…

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Update Finishes in Bonny Lake

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This house was beautifully built in 2003 but had not had anything updated in the house. We repainted the house inside and out with more modern colors. Painted the millwork and cabinets to bring more light into house. ​And installed new cabinet hardware. ​Installed new craftsman ​interior ​panel doors throughout​ house which really updated home to more contemporary look​. Sanded and stained the hardwood floors…

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Open Floor Plan in Gig Harbor – Kitchen Cabinets Installed

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Can anyone say wow! This kitchen will be incredible! Cabinets are almost completed. Crown getting installed in next couple days. Beautiful quartz counter-tops getting installed soon and tile back-splash right after. The island is 10×5 and will seat 6 people. This kitchen will be the center of the home and where the family gathers! Many memories will be created right here.

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Puyallup Rambler – Interior Paint

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It is so nice to brighten up this house with fresh paint. White ceilings and gray walls bring the house a much needed face lift. Popcorn ceilings are no more. Cabinets and counter-tops going in tomorrow!

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Open Floor Plan in Gig Harbor – Cable Rail Installed

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So exciting to see the progress! I love the contemporary look of the cable rail system. What an upgrade from the original. This home is so beautiful. The stain colors of the rail post go so well with the bamboo hardwoods. Clients are so excited for house to be finished!  

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Puyallup Rambler 3/1.5

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Excited to complete the restoration on this 1960’s Puyallup rambler. This house is on 1/3 acre lot in a quiet neighborhood close to shopping, schools etc. It features 3 beds and 1.5 baths and 2-car attached garage. It will have hardwoods throughout newly sanded and stained a rich dark color with completely new kitchen and bathrooms. New white cabinets with luxurious oversized crown molding, beautiful…

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Open Floor Plan in Gig Harbor – bamboo hardwoods installed

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This renovation is coming along nicely! Bamboo hardwoods are installed across entire living space! They are absolutely beautiful. And since we don’t have cut lines with other flooring types the space seems huge. This space will be incredible for the clients to entertain their family and friends. The cable rail system, base millwork and cabinets will be installed over the next few days.

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Custom in Ruston – Radiant Heating, Plumbing & Electrical

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This house is amazing! The views are breathtaking! Can’t wait for the clients to move in and experience the joy of living and entertaining in this home. The radiant heating tubes are installed. The rough plumbing is in and the rough electrical is in the final stages. Insulation and drywall are next!

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Custom Home in Ruston – Roof and Siding Installed

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This house is beautiful. Its moving along nicely. Roof is on. Most of siding is installed. The cedar soffits are up. The exposed beams with be an instant attraction from guests and they will be visible on front porch, back covered patio and the great room. The clients are so excited by the progress. Electrical, HVAC and insulation over the next couple weeks.

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Ruston Custom “Trusses being Framed”

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Walls are completed, and trusses are being installed. Framing should be completed within the next week or so and then we will have plumbing, electrical and hvac contractors doing their rough installs.

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Open Floor Plan – Gig Harbor “Demo Completed”

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After about a week, we have removed, carpet, hardwood, walls, cabinets and countertops. We have framed the mud room and moved doors. Project is coming along! Electrician, HVAC ducting and insulation over the next few days. Drywall begins next week.

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Open Floor Plan in Gig Harbor

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Exciting new project in the Gig Harbor area. Client is looking to open up floor plan, increase size of kitchen, frame in a new mud room and update finishes. The kitchen will be incredible! Check out the original photos and stay tuned for updates along the way.

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Ruston Custom “Walls are Framed”

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Walls are going up, it is so exciting to start to see this house come together. Clients are excited! They should be in before Christmas.

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