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Going Up and Out!

Going Up and Out!

A few weeks ago we notified neighbors that there would be some construction noise this month at one of the houses in their neighborhood. Kids growing out of space is the official reason to get this project underway, but actually getting started was a dream that was a...

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Groundhog Sees Shadow

Groundhog Sees Shadow

As you have probably heard, Punxatawney Phil has seen his shadow and we have another month and a half of winter assigned to us. Great. It is actually quite a pleasure to be following innocent, non-news about a groundhog and not another emergency. The sun setting later...

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Free Salvaged Cabinets 101 Workshop in February

Free Salvaged Cabinets 101 Workshop in February

By Amanda Harryman Thinking about starting a kitchen remodel this year? We have just the workshop to get your project off on the right foot! Salvaged cabinets are one of the most popular ways to incorporate reclaimed materials into a remodel. Like most salvaged...

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Breathing Cleaned Air

Breathing Cleaned Air

I relish filling my lungs with Northwest air. I can taste how clean and different our air is from rest parts of the world every time I leave our region. The new summer smoke season makes me appreciate when I can really fill my lungs with the good stuff. Especially...

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Mighty House Construction in The Seattle Times

Mighty House Construction in The Seattle Times

Fresh eco-friendly solutions for your pandemic-inspired projects Jan. 28, 2021 at 6:00 am By JiaYing Grygiel “People are spending more and more time inside their homes,” says Laura Elfline, co-founder of Mighty House Construction in West Seattle. “Now, in the middle...

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Much Ado About ADUs – MBA Spring 2019

Much Ado About ADUs – MBA Spring 2019

Consider the humble backyard cottage. Its name conjures up images of a cute grandmotherly abode nestled in  deep green foliage. Indeed, this generally small and unassuming dwelling might seem more like a quaint guesthouse than a permanent place someone would choose to...

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Newsletter July 2020 : Home Offices

Newsletter July 2020 : Home Offices

I miss going into the office. Trapped at home, with my standing desk squeezed up against our dining table – there’s a lot I get to keep track of – between the dogs and the teens – and then again, there is A LOT to keep track of as well as hollering to keep it down for...

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Mighty House Ask Me About Green Home Construction: 4/23

Mighty House Ask Me About Green Home Construction: 4/23

April 23 & 30th 4-5 pm (PST)  Laura and Doug will be holding several Mighty House Construction open office hours via virtual platform on April 23, & 30 (and maybe beyond!). You bring your BHAGs (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) and DIY quagmires and we'll bring our...

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