Home maintenance definitely pays off

TIP: Budget 1% of your home’s value for annual maintenance to avoid thousands of dollars in repairs when it’s time to sell.          Did you know the average homeowner owns their…Read more

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Plan next year’s remodel this holiday season

Are you planning a remodeling project in the coming year? We think the holidays are a great time to evaluate how your home accommodates you and your guests—or falls short. Small challenges are often…Read more

Kitchen decorated for holidays

Five tips to avoid unpleasant surprises in your remodel

If you are remodeling an older home here in the Seattle area, you never know what you will find when you open up walls. These are the surprises that can’t be avoided. But there…Read more

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Six ways to prep your pantry for fun holiday cooking

Yay! [Or Yikes?!] Fall and winter holidays are right around the corner. Do you know what you have in your pantry so you can easily whip together those fabulous holiday goodies? Don’t be like…Read more

Pantry spice jars for holiday cooking

LiVe HaPpIeR PiX FiX

At Your Total Renovation, we love helping you live happier in your home through inspiring home modifications and remodels that surround you with the people, activities, and relaxing spaces that give you energy and…Read more

"Be so happy that when others loot at you they become happy too." www.yourtotalrenovation.com

Project Showcase: Redmond kitchen and main floor remodel

On occasion, some clients get so excited about their remodel that we feel compelled to slow them down a touch—for their own good! That happened recently to a wonderful family in Redmond, Washington who…Read more


Live happier in your home

Yup, “Live happier in your home” is our tagline. While material things don’t bring true happiness, we do think that a successful kitchen or bath remodeling experience can really put a smile on your…Read more


Creating a kitchen for entertaining

The party is at your house—and specifically, in your kitchen. Ever notice how no matter the size of your kitchen, that’s where everyone gathers? Even if your home has an ample dining room and…Read more

Your Total Renovation showcases a kitchen designed for entertaining

Aging in Place Guest Post: Good Design Works for Everyone

As authorized dealers for the accessible bathing products from Best Bath Systems, Tom and I recently represented Your Total Renovation at the Best Bath headquarters in Boise, Idaho, and spent some time with Esther…Read more

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Top tips for kitchen appliance shopping

After working with lots of clients on their kitchen remodels, we’ve noticed that choosing appliances is one of the most enjoyable parts of the kitchen remodeling process. Dreams of shiny new appliances with all…Read more

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