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What Makes a Great Kitchen?

Everyone knows it when they are working in a great kitchen. I remodeled mine 20 years ago, other than some patina from raising two children in the home, it is as great today as the day it was completed. Mine happens to be a galley kitchen, that is just what fit the...

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Granite Countertops

Mark and Charles at Artistic Tile and Granite have been our stone and granite go to guy  they have been serving us intermittently for the past five years. whether it is bone yard treasures or slabs they have given our clients the choices and service. We appreciate...

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Primary Suite Remodel with Deck

Primary Suite Remodel with Deck

Primary Suite Remodel & DeckThe Challenge Inaccurate plans were provided that had to get updated over the course of the project. The project is on a creek so lots of precautions were needed to keep erosion out of it.  The Idea Create a primary suite that is...

Whole House Remodel

Whole House Remodel

Whole House RemodelThe Challenge The home was in the hillside district and in the WUI which means that the home has some extra requirements as far as firesafe and extra structural requirements. There had been an addition done to the house years prior that was not...

Whole House Remodel

Whole House Remodel

Whole House RemodelThe Challenge The property was occupied during design and the new owners were very occupied with their school aged children. Lots of deferred maintenance items had to be addressed. The Idea The home was purchased in advance of moving in with the...

Garage Remodel

Garage Remodel

Garage renovationThe Challenge The sagging roof caused be removed bracing over the years made it look like a sway-back horse. A chiropractic adjustment and some serious support were needed. Keeping with the historic look and feel of the garage was important. There...