Harjo Construction (SAT ONLY)

This remodel of a 1923 Home features a new kitchen and bathroom on the main floor, along with an all-new basement buildout including new bath and laundry rooms in addition to a bedroom. The kitchen has been reconfigured with a modernized layout that includes an expanded entrance between the kitchen and dining areas. The main floor bath contains a large walk in shower made more relaxing through thoughtful placement of the rain showerhead and controls. Outside the shower, a custom built vanity table awaits, made out of reclaimed wood from a dock. Entering the basement, you will find a media area and exercise space.

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Meet the Builder

Kurt Harjo

Kurt Harjo knows that the building and remodeling processes are full of challenges and can be stressful for clients. He also believes much of that stress can be minimized and possibly eliminated if more emphasis and value are placed on clear and consistent client communications. The smallest of projects has a lot of moving parts, so even with the best pre-construction planning in the universe, “stuff” happens. How that stuff gets handled is where Harjo Construction Services proves their integrity in craftsmanship and communication, with consistent, honest feedback and engagement on every client project.

Where there’s integrity, things just work better – and that goes as much for our human communication as it does for home construction.
— Kurt Harjo

Tenhulzen Residential

Behind the Scenes

Take a tour through the Design/Build process that puts you in the director’s chair from the concept through the final decisions. 

Kitchen Addition

An 8-foot extension of the main floor allowed for a larger and lighter configuration of primary entertaining area. Accessible by a 12-foot wide folding French door system, the outdoor patio becomes an extension of the new space.

Sitting Deck

 Integrated with the existing roof is a new deck surface designed to enjoy morning tea.

Laundry Room

Lighter and brighter with improved storage and functionality. 

Exercise Room

Following completion of the kitchen addition, this sequel performance is scheduled to be complete in time for this event.

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Meet the Builders

Michael Tenhulzen, CGR, CAPS
Traci Tenhulzen, HST, CGA, CAPS

We offer a unique approach to design/build remodeling that focuses on the process required to develop a script. In-house design staff are personable, adaptable and fiscally responsible. Our Design Center is a hub of creativity with current samples of finish materials that are tailored to your vision.

Michael is a Redmond native, raised in a family-owned remodeling company with a strong sense of integrity, professionalism and trust. Traci joined the company in 2010 after several years of owning her own safety consulting company. The Tenhulzens are active in the Eastside communities where they work and live.

Our mission is to turn apprehension into advocacy through performance.
— Michael Tenhulzen, Director
Our goal is to develop each remodeling project as if it were its own live stage production.
— Traci Tenhulzen, Executive Producer

Mighty House Construction

North Beach Artist Lofts

As a pair of teachers and painters, these homeowners decided they needed a studio on site after having their first child. They have a small home and wanted to keep it simple so they chose to build a DADU (detached auxiliary dwelling unit). This project showcases many creative solutions. The two-story unit creates enough studio space for two artists within a minimal footprint. Kyle’s paintings are larger than Melissa’s, so they created a slot in the 2nd floor studio to pass his paintings through. The project also features repurposed barnwood siding and a salvaged circular staircase. The DADU is finished with a bathroom but not a full kitchen - although a functional kitchenette would be an easy future upgrade.

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Laura and Doug Elfline

Mighty House Construction was founded by a second generation, 20-year home remodeling veteran and a green building junkie. Our combined skill and passion give us the ability to see beyond the “need” and create innovative solutions that allow individuals and families to live, work, and play better in their homes. Skilled, responsive and dependable, we bring outstanding craftsmanship and value to every project – from basic renovations to whole-house remodels and additions.

Renewal Remodel & Additions

In this kitchen remodel, our focus is in opening up and updating the current space. We’ll begin by removing the existing chimney, which sits in the middle of the home. This will significantly contribute to the spaciousness the homeowners hope to feel in their new kitchen. A combination of stained and painted cabinets with a marble backsplash will enhance the dynamic yet inviting design in the room. The installation of Astoria Granite with a waterfall edge modernizes the room’s look, and floating shelves with puck lights add warmth in eye-catching fashion. Finally, the portable island allows for larger groups to gather, as it can be transported with ease.

After the remodel, this kitchen becomes rich in spaciousness, design, and convenience for the homeowners and their guests.

Meet the Builder

George Eide

Here at Renewal Remodels & Additions your satisfaction is our guarantee! Based out of Puyallup, WA, we are here to assist you in creating the home of your dreams all while giving you a positive experience in the process. From our very first remodel job we have taken pride in delivering superior customer service and quality workmanship. Building trustworthy relationships with our customers is extremely important at Renewal. We will provide you with an honest and accurate price quote and a clear, detailed contract outlining the work to be done. We are excited to work with you and prove that we are the best in the business!

36th Avenue Design Build

Located in Wallingford, this 1920s craftsman bungalow was last left with an uninspired 90s remodel. The project goal was to increase the overall square footage while modernizing the mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Additional goals were to improve the main floor layout and function to meet today's modern lifestyle, while still maintaining the original bungalow charm and quaintness of the home through specific and attentive architectural details. To accomplish the goals at hand and with extensive input from our clients, we collaborated to design a 500+ square-foot second-floor master suite addition as well as a complete redesign of the main level floorplan.

From the street, the home feels unassuming and fits the tradition of the neighborhood. But once inside, the amount of space, light and function quickly becomes tangible. The project required demolition to bare studs and partial second story removal. Through thoughtful and intentional design, we began crafting a space that works in concert with our clients' desires. The second floor includes three bedrooms and two baths, vaulted ceilings, skylights and large windows to provide open space and ample daylight as requested through client input. Other finishes include hardwoods throughout, heated tile floors, and custom shower glass. On the main level, you find a spacious family room, dining room, informal TV area, and a chef-inspired gourmet kitchen. The hardwoods continue throughout, with an open-rail staircase, douglas fir double hung windows, wainscoting trim paneling and crown molding. As part of the design, we were also respectful of original architectural elements in order to pay homage to the 1920s home. To complement these items, we repurposed the home's salvaged lumber to create a few custom pieces of furniture and built-ins. These include the floating shelves in the kitchen, custom open vanity and mirror in the powder room, as well the Stickley inspired dining room table. This home provides the craftsman-inspired details that have been long celebrated throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Staging provided by Staged by Design.

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Joshua McCaffrey

Joshua McCaffrey

Jeff Pullar

Jeff Pullar

Founded in 2010, 36th avenue design|build is committed to total client satisfaction. Owners Joshua McCaffrey and Jeff Pullar believe that strong and lasting relationships built on integrity and trust, earned through the remodel, are as important as the renovation of your home. We consider every project an opportunity to participate with our clients in a unique and artful design and construction process. To each of our clients, our commitment remains consistent: concise communication, integrity, and pride in workmanship of incomparable quality. Grounded in quality, 36th avenue design|build thrives on variety and working with homeowners to create relaxing and inviting atmospheres from traditional to modern. For the discriminating homeowner who expects incomparable quality and unparalleled service, trust in 36th avenue design|build.

Schulte Construction (SAT ONLY)

Our clients purchased this West Seattle home with the intention to formalize a grand entertaining space on the entire first floor. We brought the space down to the studs and reconfigured the dining, living and kitchen to take advantage of the amazing island view. This included new windows and french doors that open up to a new deck that faces the view. New hardwood floors were installed creating a cohesive look throughout. The kitchen is chef worthy and has all new cabinets with ample storage along with built-in  benches. The master suite includes walk-in closets, updated bath and shower, along with a double vanity.
The results are beautiful and the clients are thrilled.

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Todd Schulte

We’ve been providing the highest quality construction services to the Seattle area for more than 14 years. Todd Schulte, founder and owner, brings more than 30 years’ experience to every job. Projects include residential remodels, new construction and light commercial work.  Todd and his crew of professional craftspeople take pride in creating spaces that turn our clients' vision into reality.

Chermak Construction, Inc.

This project began with friendship. We had just completed another local remodel and were recommended by word-of-mouth. The home was a typical 1950’s era rambler with small rooms, narrow hallways and a sunken living room. Our homeowner wanted an open and contemporary space that would accommodate aging in place. By removing an existing slate floor entry, railings, a living area planter, a wall between the kitchen/living room and the fireplace, we were able to open up the main living area. The sunken living room was raised to be level with the rest of the home. In addition to this new living/kitchen/dining space, we repurposed existing rooms to create a home office, craft room, remodeled bath and luxurious walk-in-closet. The home was updated with hardwood flooring, lever-style handles on all doors, new appliances, easy-to-maintain countertops and new windows. Our homeowner loves that her “new home” is so open and bright!

Meet the Builder

Howard Chermak, CGR, CAPS

Howard Chermak started Chermak Construction with one customer in June of 1980. He soon learned that partnerships and collaboration were a lot more fun than working alone. He also discovered a strong commitment to customers and their families. His philosophy has been to provide a full-service construction company with exceptional employees that thrive in a personable atmosphere. The company directly reflects his commitment to quality and concern for the needs of customers. Thirty-six years in the construction business, in Greater Seattle, Bellevue and Edmonds, benefits clients at every phase of the home-remodeling process.

I take pride in my company’s professional, yet personal approach to the construction business. This creates an environment for successful projects and happy clients.
— Howard Chermak

Remodeling Stop: Dunn Lumber Seattle

Dunn Lumber Co.® is a family-owned supplier of building materials that has been doing business in the Puget Sound region for over 100 years. With an ever-expanding product offering and stores located from Everett to Normandy Park, their friendly, knowledgeable staff are ready to help you with your building material needs. Need a little help getting your materials to your property? Dunn provides local delivery service for just $20. Dunn- More than just Lumber! Visit www.dunnlumber.com to locate a store near you.

 

Sockeye Homes (SAT ONLY)

Come see this $50K is What You Pay™ fixed price, fixed timeframe kitchen package program remodel presented by Sockeye Home. On the move-in date, the homeowners were ecstatic, saying, “We never imagined it could be this easy, go so smoothly and be finished so quickly. This is the best remodeling experience we have ever had!” In addition to its package offerings, Sockeye Homes offers a full custom construction side to its business for custom homes, additions and remodels.    

$50K Is What You Pay Kitchen Remodel Includes  

  • Deconstruction and removal of all existing kitchen items
  • All labor and materials for new kitchen
  • Professional grade appliances including a 36” Wolf dual fuel range
  • High end cabinetry with soft close doors and drawers and specialty storage features
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Solid surface countertops with undermount stainless sink
  • Full height tile backsplash
  • Designer plumbing and lighting fixtures and under-cabinet lighting
  • All designs and labor provided by the most awarded company in the State of WA by the Building Industry Association of WA
  • Fixed price and fixed timeframe guarantee

Meet the Builder

Tod Sakai

Sockeye Homes is a remodeler/builder providing AWARD winning quality at a LOWER PRICE®. Tod Sakai, President of Sockeye Homes, founded the company and team on this very mission. Sockeye Homes is the Most Awarded Company by the Building Industry Association of WA and the only company to offer a fixed price, fixed timeframe package program for both kitchen and bathroom remodeling. With multiple styles and fixed price points to choose from, Sockeye Homes makes the remodeling process simple, fun, fast and affordable. In addition to its package offerings, Sockeye Homes offers a full custom construction side to its business for custom homes, additions and remodels. Visit us at www.sockeyehomes.com to see how our package or custom services can help make your dreams and reality while giving you the most bang for your buck.

Irons Brothers Construction - Ballard

A 1941 Ballard Classic with tons of potential has been fully renovated for a loyal Seattleite. The whole home was remodeled from the inside out. 

The refresh begins on the main floor. An expanded kitchen and revised master bathroom and bedrooms exist with the original architectural details intact, creating visual balance. A widened stairway leads downstairs to a newly reconstructed basement. 

Comprehensive enhancements include earthquake retrofitting. The modernized exterior wows with new siding and windows, a revamped entry with a bay window, and covered stairway. A brand new deck serves as an observation and entertainment area overlooking the yard. The new driveway, garage door and walkways complete the look. 

This remodel was inspired and created for a wonderful homeowner who will enjoy this space and the neighborhood for years to come. 

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JOSEPH IRONS, CGR GMB CAPS CGP

Joseph is the president and general manager of Irons Brothers Construction, based in Shoreline, Washington. His hands-on experience and commitment to the homebuilding industry have helped him build his business into a multi-award-winning design/build remodeling company. A three-time state and local Remodeler of the Year, Joseph currently serves as president of the board of directors at the Master Builders Association of King/Snohomish County (MBA). He continues to be an instrumental part of Rampathon, a signature MBA event where members build, and gift, free wheelchair ramps to our neighbors in need. The best part of going to work every day for Joseph? Making clients' remodeling dreams come true.

Irons Brothers Construction - Capitol Hill

This darling 1905 Capitol Hill home has a lot of charm. To complete its look, the kitchen, dining room and adjacent powder room have been modernized. A new kitchen design and expanded powder room increase the homeowner’s storage space and functionality. 

The kitchen shines with Honey Maple cabinetry and Cambria quartz countertops, along with a gas cooktop, built-in double oven, and mosaic tile backsplash, all set to the backdrop of under-cabinet lighting and Marmoleum flooring. To integrate the original architecture into the kitchen and dining areas, arched doorways were built at either entrance, and new wood windows installed. 

The adjacent powder room features cloud-white stained cabinetry, Cambria quartz countertops, and a glass tile backsplash, plus new plumbing fixtures, a ventilation fan, and Marmoleum flooring. 
The home is now a complete package and an amazing space!

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Joseph Irons, CGR GMB CAPS CGP

Joseph is the president and general manager of Irons Brothers Construction, based in Shoreline, Washington. His hands-on experience and commitment to the homebuilding industry have helped him build his business into a multi-award-winning design/build remodeling company. A three-time state and local Remodeler of the Year, Joseph currently serves as president of the board of directors at the Master Builders Association of King/Snohomish County (MBA). He continues to be an instrumental part of Rampathon, a signature MBA event where members build, and gift, free wheelchair ramps to our neighbors in need. The best part of going to work every day for Joseph? Making clients' remodeling dreams come true.

Gaspar's Construction

This 1926 home had seen a lot of different eras and remodels over the years. Our homeowners wanted to bring some of the original charm back to the kitchen and living spaces while also adding modern conveniences. The charm part is addressed with crown molding, beautiful tile, light fixtures, a farmhouse sink and Shaker-style cabinets. Modern conveniences include removing two walls to create a larger kitchen, as well as to create connection between the kitchen and the rest of the living space. A new range hood is flush with the ceiling so that it doesn’t block site lines in the kitchen. Finally, we converted the wood-burning fireplace to a modern gas fireplace.  

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Sarah Henry

Your home is often the single largest investment in your life and an expression of who you are. It shapes the way you feel and how others perceive you. With 35 years of experience in custom home remodeling, Gaspar's can help you enhance your home’s beauty, comfort, and value with exceptional quality and service. General manager Sarah Henry provides the behind the scenes support that helps Gaspar’s provide the highest-quality work and set the highest standard in design construction. Sarah’s passion is to continue Gaspar’s excellent reputation in all she does from recruiting and maintaining top notch staff to accounting and to running Gaspar’s Handyman Division, “Care & Repair.”

J.A. Ratto Builder

The dramatic Baracatta granite on the island is the centerpiece of this Bridle Trails remodel. Custom cherry cabinetry, honed countertops and professional appliances complement the unique design and brilliant installation of the glass backsplashes, heated porcelain tiled floor, functional and spectacular lighting, leather and recycled wood furniture. These mixed materials combine to transform this 1984 space into a spectacular twenty-first century chef’s kitchen.

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Joe Ratto

J.A. Ratto offers remodeling services in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Mercer Island and the entire eastside of the greater Seattle Metropolitan area. For Joe Ratto, the art of remodeling means envisioning together, creating together, and working together. J.A. Ratto charges no fees for an introductory meeting, the goal of which is to learn about you, your home and your ideas. This is where you begin to tell your story. You lay out your ideas about the spaces that you're interested in changing, and J.A. Ratto begins to formulate a plan for getting your job designed and completed. 

CRD Design Build (SAT ONLY)

You’d never know what exists behind the humble original façade of this small 1906 craftsman house. The near-total remodel is a wonderful blend of vintage charm, comfort and modern luxuries. Inside and out, the Midvale House captures well the trend to monetize one’s home within an updated modern floor plan, incorporating some of the best energy-saving technology, finishes and design concepts while maximizing the connections to the outdoor spaces.

The modern and colorful ADU daylight basement unit, which received the Master Builder’s Awards for Best Basement Remodel and Best Green Remodel at the 2016 REX Awards, was dug out to create an almost eight-foot ceiling height. A new foundation, earthquake retrofitting, and a state-of-the art sound attenuation system between the floors was added, along with many impressive energy-saving features. The more traditional upper unit is full of light and connection to the landscape with windows, windows, windows everywhere and no less than five doors connecting the unit to the upper-level deck, front porch, and private back garden. AND, there’s Rosie’s Roost, the chicken castle and focal point of the yard. 

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Denny Conner

Denny Conner has been helping greater Seattle homeowners transform their homes through remodeling since 1980. Realizing there was often a gap between the designs clients brought him and what they could afford, he began pioneering the design-build service in the early 1990ʼs. He founded his company with the goal of establishing a home remodeling and construction business that treats its customers with dignity and respect. Conner Remodeling and Design, now CRD Design Build, improved the home remodeling process from start to finish. CRD bridges the gap that often exists between architects and builders by working closely with architectural designers. Through a personalized approach to design for home remodeling, CRD is able to produce outstanding results that fulfill clients' dreams and respects their budget.

G.R. Burgess Co.

This English Hill kitchen was built in 1983 and had seen a lot of family dinners. It was pretty basic to begin with and working space was tight. An existing closet was converted into a large built-in pantry, and a beam was installed with steel posts to fit between and be concealed by the new cabinetry in order to eliminate a framed wall and gain more working space in the kitchen. Removal of drywall soffits and enlarging the kitchen window also added to a feeling of spaciousness. Clear-grade Hickory cabinetry and beams, a farmhouse sink, and quartzite countertops made the kitchen into a really pleasant place to be.

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Gentry Burgess

The Burgess family has been immersed in craftsmanship and building since Gentry's childhood. His grandfather was a millwright, a trim carpenter, and was in the Corps of Engineers in WWII. He would describe in detail and show his grandchildren how they made spiral chutes out of wood for flour mills in Kansas or how they hung and installed eight doors a day for new houses in Denver. The foreman would run a nickel around the door to check the gap. If it was wrong, you did it over. It was all done precisely, one at a time, with hand tools. He taught his grandkids to appreciate a job well done. Gentry started his career in carpentry and building at age 10 with 4-H classes, built his first house at age 17 and has been a builder and remodeler ever since, from 1983-1988 in Twin Falls, Idaho, and from 1988 to present in Kirkland, Washington.

City Builders

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Gordon Gregg

Whether you are envisioning your dream home or remodeling an existing one to better suit your needs, City Builders has the experience and expertise to build it right and turn your vision into reality. City Builders Inc is a full service residential Design/Build custom home and remodeling contractor serving the Seattle metropolitan area of King and Snohomish County communities since 1988. City Builders was one of the first members when in 2002 the Master Builders Association launched Built Green in the Northwest and we started building Built Green homes and incorporating Built Green practices in home remodeling projects since then. We are committed to helping our clients make their project as green as they want it to be.