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Neil Kelly Kitchen Cabinets: “Built To Last”

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reason:  In many cases the cabinet styles were so faddish (remember—a fad is not a trend) that they are stylistically out of date.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 other cases the kitchen cabinets were so cheaply built they’re simply falling apart. But recently… > Read more

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Mid-Century Modern Windows

Kim Herman lives in a house of windows: 36 drafty, unframed single panes in just 1,150-square feet. It’s a home inspired by mid-century California architectural icon and developer Joseph Eichler, whose style was typified by floor-to-ceiling windows to “bring the outside in.” But what’s perfect for a California climate isn’t as comfortable for Seattle’s cold, rainy… > Read more

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Seattle Neil Kelly Commercial: “Yodel”

What’s home remodeling have to do with yodeling? Watch the video and discover the answer.

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Mercer Street Marvel

Bill and Rae purchased their condo in the lower Queen Anne neighborhood for its walk-ability and vibrant environment.  The condo was a little dated, but it had great open space, and the Seattle couple planned to use it as a canvas for their artwork and photography. (As you can see, Bill took all these photos… > Read more

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Top Five Home Product Trends for 2014

Let the designers talk about the hottest colors, textures, and theories for 2014 home design trends. We’re going to talk about the cool stuff: The funky new products, gadgets, and goodies that we predict will be showing up in your home.  With much fanfare, and maybe a glass of wine, here are the top five… > Read more

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Seattle Kitchen: “New Baby, New Kitchen”

Scott and Avery faced a definite deadline: Their first child. The Seward Park couple knew they needed a new kitchen.  They’d lived in the old one as tenants for four years, and were painfully aware of the cramped quarters, skimpy storage, and dated look. Now they owned the home, and knew changes were needed. Talking… > Read more

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To Build Green or To Remodel Green?

On Seattle’s NW 60th street, a few blocks from the Woodland Park Zoo, centrally located between two Starbucks, you will find a newly completed two-story single-family home. It doesn’t look remarkably different than any of the other Ballard neighborhood home, other than it is about 80-years newer and one of the few “infill” structures in… > Read more

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