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March 11, 2022

Ideas for Creating a Backyard Entertainment Space

Imagine summer days basking in the sunshine, watching the kids play. Imagine friends around a cozy fire pit, sharing stories and creating memories. Imagine having a space to enjoy all the seasons in the Pacific ...

February 26, 2021

Seattle Backyard Cottages (ADUs, DADUs) Requirement Changes (2019-2021)

The “backyard cottage,” mother-in-law suite, guest house, accessory dwelling unit (ADU), etc., have become increasingly popular and sought after by a large number of homebuyers in the greater Seattle area. Mayor Jenny ...

July 03, 2020

Patio or Deck: Which One is Right for You

Summer is upon us and we are ready to enjoy the beautiful weather. While it’s great to have wonderful public outdoor spaces nearby, nothing beats having the perfect outdoor space at your own home. Whether you’re ...

May 22, 2020

Backyard Remodeling Projects to do Before Summer

This article is a guest publication by Matt Lee, Copy-editing by Marin Ryles. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, this summer will look a bit different for many people. Safe-at-home precautions will have many people ...