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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.

Seattle’s Best Kitchen Trends for 2023

Over the years, we have seen kitchen trends evolve in remodeling. While some trends we wish would never happen again, there are some that we’re happy to know that they are making a comeback. As home renovation experts, we at Harjo Construction are sure to stay ahead of the shifting winds of fashionable fads so […]

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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. In a previous article, we focused on building out. For this […]

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Seattle: Should You Move or Improve?

How to Make the Right Decision for Your Family As our families grow and our needs change, our homes can feel a little cramped and outdated. When this happens, it’s time to start thinking about whether you should move or improve your current space. Often, homeowners don’t entertain the idea of renovating because they don’t […]

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Home Additions: Building Out vs. Building Up in Seattle | Part One – Building Out

Choosing to renovate your Seattle 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 […]

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Why Building a Second Story Addition in Seattle is Smart 

Is a second story addition a good choice for you? If you’re thinking about expanding your home, you’ve got two options: build up or build out. Here in Seattle, the housing market is hot, and adding a second-story addition is a smart way to adapt your house to meet your needs. This option allows you […]

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Tips for Small Kitchen Design in Seattle

Kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, especially in older Seattle neighborhoods, but your smallish kitchen can really pack a punch with the right design. By following a few tips for small kitchen design, you can create a functional, stylish, and inviting space. Here are some things to consider when designing your small kitchen space.  […]

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Ground Up Rebuild in Loyal Heights Seattle

BACKGROUND  This project was a complete home remodel. The clients picked this home based on location – the Loyal Heights neighborhood in Ballard (Seattle), but they always intended to rebuild the house from the ground up. Harjo tore the original home down to the foundation. Our scope included external construction, including the siding, windows, roof […]

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A Seattle Wallingford Neighborhood Home is Transformed

BACKGROUND  This home in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood was already a decent size at 2,320 square feet, but our clients knew they could get more from their space. They had a few goals for re-designing their home when they came to us: a new primary suite, a finished basement with one bedroom/office and a kitchen open […]

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The Top 6 Seattle Home Renovations That Add Value and Living Space 

If you’re like most Seattle homeowners, you’re always looking for ways to increase the value of your home. While many home renovations will do just that, they won’t all provide the same bang for your buck. This blog post will cover the top six home renovations that add value to your Seattle home while increasing […]

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Renovating an Old House in Seattle: What You Need to Know

There’s nothing quite like the charm of an older Seattle home, but sometimes renovating an old house can come with a steep cost. A proper home renovation of an old or historic home is more than replacing hardware or updating fixtures. You must consider things like original windows, heating and cooling systems, plumbing, foundation repairs […]

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