Home Remodeling Ideas Blog

7 Tips on How to Survive Your Kitchen Remodel

Congratulations, the kitchen remodel you have dreamed of and planned for months is finally going to start. Now what? Here are 7 tips on how to prepare for and survive your kitchen remodel while your home is in upheaval (advice from someone who has been there). Stock the freezer In the weeks prior to the…

Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Kitchen Remodeling & the Design Process: Whether your taste run to modern urban design or cozy country, the options available in kitchen design seem to be limitless and can be overwhelming when you first contemplate a kitchen remodel. Here are some kitchen remodeling tips to make your kitchen remodel a success. Before calling a construction…

6 Tips to Set-up a Temporary Kitchen

What to Consider when Setting up a Temporary Kitchen before your Remodel   Depending on the scope of your remodel, you could be without a kitchen for 4 weeks or more than likely up to 12 weeks. Most of our clients are without a kitchen for 2-3 months because they choose to have custom cabinets…

Countertop Choices in Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

Looking for a fresh look for your home? Whether you are doing a complete home renovation, a kitchen remodel or a quick pick-me-up in your bathroom, countertops are a major consideration in your remodeling plans. The color and materials you choose for your countertops will make a big difference in the look of your kitchen…

Top Home Remodeling Projects: Cost vs Value

Trying to decide where to best spend your home remodeling dollars?  Or perhaps you are planning to sell your home and are considering some home renovations to spruce it up?  Well there is good news!  For the second consecutive year, according to Remodel Magazine’s 2014 Cost vs Value Remodel Report ( www.costvsvalue.com), data shows that…

Spring Home Maintenance & Repairs

Home Maintenance & WIndow Replacement

Spring is the perfect time to do exterior home repair and improvement projects. As we head into spring, many homeowners look forward to heading outside and using their backyard. Before pulling the BBQ out of storage, take some time to inspect your home for damages that the severe winter weather may have caused. Here is…

Energy Efficient Window Replacement

Interested in saving up to 20% on your energy bills? Then it’s time to replace your old aluminum windows with new double pane, low-emissivity (low-e) glass coated windows. Low-e windows reduce the transfer of heat in or out of your home; therefore reflecting your homes heat back into the house in the winter and blocking…

Everett Home Renovation

Carter Construction was the renovation and remodel contractor for this North Everett home that was previously in foreclosure and was renovated for new owners to sell. Check out the before & after pictures below, or on facebook:  Some of the projects addressed: adding an eating bar peninsula in the kitchen installed new kitchen appliances remodeled…

Garage Construction

Of the many home improvement projects you might be considering, a new custom garage is guaranteed to increase the resale value and desirability of your home. In addition to protecting your vehicles, a garage provides a multitude of uses from storage and work areas, to additional living space, and if you plan and build it…

New Construction Home Tips

“Home sweet home.” That’s what most of us think of when thinking about buying a new home — but if you’re building a new home, the process is even a little sweeter, because you’re building a home “just for you” – your dream home. When it comes to new construction, though, there are a few…

Bathroom Remodel Miracle Workers

Is there a bathroom remodel methodology that can be used to significantly enhance the look of your bathroom? Sure, there are certainly ways to improve the look of a bathroom but is it really possible to improve the look of the same bathroom to a significant degree? Here is the answer: it is most definitely…

Basement Remodel Tips

Let’s think of your basement for a minute. Is it just a lot of space, simply sitting empty “down there,” unused? If that’s true, a basement remodel could be for you. Not only will remodeling your basement give you lots of extra room to use for recreation, extra storage, extra sleeping quarters — you name…

Commercial Remodeling & Tenant Improvements

Carter Construction is a full service commercial remodeling contractor ready to quickly respond to your office, warehouse, retail or medical tenant improvement needs in the Everett / Seattle area. Client satisfaction is our number one goal and we consistently achieve this by providing quality construction, optimal scheduling working around your staffing requirements, and competitive pricing…

Green Kitchen Remodel Options

If you think it’s time to remodel your kitchen and bring it into the 21st century, of course, you’ll want updated appliances and the like. However, one of the most important things you’ll need to think about is your ability to make environmentally friendly decisions throughout the remodel. With a “green” approach, instead of using…


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