Tag: construction

Farmhouse Restoration
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Farmhouse Restoration

Bainbridge Island landmark stays true to its roots

After months of deliberation and dozens of drive-by trips, a young couple decided to follow their hearts. They stopped the car and fastened a note to the mailbox of the old farmhouse. “We’re looking for a place to raise a family,” the note … read more

Parking in Bremerton

Parking in Bremerton

“Don’t waste your time reading this. I mean, put this down and walk away, and I am serious. This even wastes my own time. It’s more than you wanted to hear, and it’s more than I ever wanted to write, but I said … read more

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Melanie Dressel and Windy Bluff

An Incomparable Home For a Visionary Woman

Melanie Dressel was a banker and the CEO of Columbia Bank. She knew values. She knew the value of small towns like Colville, Washington, where she grew up; and the value of her husband, Bob, and their family. She knew the value of … read more

Trades in Motion Kitsap

Trades in Motion Program Benefits Kitsap-Area Youth

In one week, 24 students learned about the...

Disney & Associates, one of Kitsap County’s premier builders, and the Kitsap Building Association (KBA) recently joined forces for a new educational program designed to make high school students aware of the construction trades as a dedicated career path and an alternative to … read more

Cooking With Class
Design|Build 2020A

Cooking with Class

When a restaurateur brings the kitchen home, good...

Tom and Tessa Aydelotte of Bainbridge Island know their way around a kitchen. The couple own two restaurants, Doc’s Marina Grill on Bainbridge Island and in Port Townsend, and their livelihood is all about food. So, when their thoughts turned to updating their … read more

On-trend, contemporary, grey-textured laminate base cabinets combined with aluminum wall cabinet doors with frosted glass
Design|Build 2020A

More Than Just a Box — Selecting the Right Cabinetry

Choosing cabinetry for a remodel project or a new construction home is serious business. Really, it is. Cabinetry has the biggest impact on a kitchen remodel both visually and financially (for bathrooms, it is usually the plumbing or tile that comprises the largest … read more

Front Porch

America’s Outdoor Living Room is Back — The Allure of the Front Porch

One of the best, most succinct explanations of the appeal of the American front porch comes from an Englishman — actor and editor Dan Stevens — who wrote in the online literary magazine The Junket: “The good ol’ American front porch seems to … read more

Creative Kitchens Design|Build 2019B
Design|Build 2019B

Creative Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

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