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The possibilities are endless when it comes to making your home what you want it to be.  We encourage our clients to explore options, create mood-boards, take photos of designs that resonate with them as they go about designing their project.

This DADU was built in the Seattle neighborhood of Greenwood and encapsulates our clients love of skate boarding, legos, diving, music and surfing.  The client wanted a space that he could entertain in and was the primary designer for this project with some oversight from the Harjo design team.  The space is entirely custom-made, vibrant, and every piece has an amazing story. The Harjo Team is most happy when they are bringing their clients dreams to life! Check out some of these blog posts that delve into the endless possibilities home remodeling presents.

Four Trending Countertop Styles for 2020

From quartz to reclaimed wood, these stylish countertops are more than easy on the eyes — they’re practical. Learn more about the advantages of these four countertop styles that we think will be making waves in the new year. Engineered Quartz Countertops A sleek and sophisticated alternative to marble and granite countertops, engineered quartz achieves […]

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10 Questions to Consider Before Remodeling Your Home

For a smooth renovation and to be able to clearly communicate with your contractor, you should carefully consider the following pre-remodel questions.

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What to Consider When Choosing Cabinets

What Is Your Preferred Aesthetic? Whether you’re considering new cabinetry for your bathroom, kitchen, office, or even garage, you’ll want to pinpoint your preferred aesthetic before you come to a decision. Are you trying to conjure up a zen, spa-like environment for your bathroom? A cozy, cottagey feel for your kitchen? An office with a […]

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Benefits of Adding an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) to Your Property

What is an ADU? Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) — also known as mother-in-law units, guest houses, or backyard cottages — are units that typically include their own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, and living space and are built on the same property as the main home. Detached accessory dwelling units (DADUs) are the same concept, except they […]

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Home Additions: Building Out vs. Building Up Part Two – Building Up

When you decide to renovate your home by expanding the size of your living space, you’ll have to choose between building out by increasing the footprint of your home on the main floor, or building up by adding more stories to your existing home. Last month we focused on building out, while this month’s blog […]

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Home Additions: Building Out vs. Building Up Part One – Building Out

Choosing to renovate your home is a huge step, and one that comes with a lot of things to consider, especially if you are looking to expand the size of your living space. The first thing you need to decide is if you are planning on “building out” by increasing the footprint of your home […]

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Working With an Interior Designer Part 2: Psychological Aspects of Interior Design

Last month we discussed the difference between hiring an interior designer and an interior decorator. Designers have formal training and will have various certifications such as NKBA, CIDA or LEED. They focus on the aesthetic and functionality of a space, but are also trained in the psychological aspect of design — the effect the design […]

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Working With an Interior Designer Part 1: Technical Aspects of Interior Design

When renovating your home, you might decide to hire an interior designer or decorator to save time and make your home look the way you imagine. Interior designer and interior decorator may seem like the same job title to a lot of people, but they actually have distinct backgrounds and responsibilities. Interior Decorator vs. Interior […]

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Open Concept Kitchen Renovation

Renovating a home to have more functional space while maintaining its original charm can be a difficult compromise. Our client’s home is a 1916 Craftsman that needed an upgrade and more space. Through our kitchen remodel and porch renovations, we have managed to keep the unique look of this house while improving its layout and […]

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Converting Existing Spaces for Additional Use

When undergoing a major remodel such as gutting a kitchen or finishing a basement, it’s always a great idea to take advantage of having a construction crew in your home to make necessary repairs or to increase the functionality of other spaces in your house. The House Our client’s home is a 1916 Craftsman, an American […]

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