Neil Kelly
Jan 28, 2015

COST VERSUS VALUE 2015 [caption id="attachment_8029" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Neil Kelly Designer, Karen Richmond, designed this new door in a totally new location![/caption] Want to install a new entry door?  Well, do it and you’ll get your money back—and more-- when…

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Neil Kelly
Jul 23, 2014

Suzie Atkin has a lot of talents.  First of all, she's a Neil Kelly Design Consultant, which means she's the best of the best.  Secondly, she recently was named in Professional Remodeler's "40 Under 40"2014 list. But most importantly, Suzie…

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Neil Kelly
May 01, 2014

"Kitchens! Kitchens! Kitchens!" is all about--you guessed it--bathrooms! Okay, sorry--but we had to have a little fun. The second annual Kitchens event drew over 100 people to the Neil Kelly West-side location last weekend.  It's an entire day dedicated to…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 24, 2014

One of the first home design concepts our designers investigate when starting a design/remodel job is where the design is “trendy” or trend-setting.  “Trendy” designs come and go, and are often outdated shortly after they’re done.  Trend-setting design expresses the…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 14, 2014

Shelly was trapped. [caption id="attachment_1378" align="aligncenter" width="584"] Shelly's Kitchen BEFORE the Wall Came Down[/caption] She is a gourmet cook who was trapped inside her own, non-gourmet kitchen design. There seemed to be no room to move.  Another contractor had already…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 08, 2014

Kitchen cabinets are usually the first target of a kitchen remodeling project, and for good reason:  In many cases the cabinet styles were so faddish (remember—a fad is not a trend) that they are stylistically out of date.  And in…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 03, 2014

If you "fix it to list it", what do you fix first in your home before putting it on the market? Some "fix it" projects may seem like added value to you, but does that value translate to buyers? According…

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Neil Kelly
Mar 11, 2014

[caption id="attachment_1300" align="aligncenter" width="584"] A lone pine tree looms over a forest of juniper trees[/caption] Western Juniper makes a fantastic looking custom cabinet, and at the same time harvesting Oregon’s prolific tree may save the water table and the Sage…

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Feb 11, 2014

You've likely heard the phrase "jelly side down"; the notion that if a piece of toast was dropped on the floor the majority of the time it would land "jelly side down". Well, now consider how to use this phrase…

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Neil Kelly
Jan 29, 2014

Our new Seattle Home Design Center is open for business! And before opening the doors to the public we decided to throw a little party.  In case you couldn't make it, here's the video: The five thousand square foot Seattle…

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