Sequels 2014

Have you ever gone to a movie and told yourself that if there was ever a sequel, you would see that too? That’s what our customers are telling us as we complete their home improvement projects. Not all performances are set up for sequels, and others have as many as 3 or 4 performed over a span of several years. This year, we have performed sequels on 7 homes with 3 more currently in pre-production…

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Kitchen Exposed Addition

An 8-foot expansion toward the back yard made it feasible to integrate a roof deck off the master suite and arrange the kitchen for year-round entertaining. Custom inset cabinetry creates a furniture look for 2-tone quartz and granite countertops with porcelain subway tile backsplash. A 12-foot wide folding door system allow the new interior space to flow into a stone patio. The project included a master balcony nestled into the roof, and an updated laundry room.…

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Carpenters Wanted

Not just any skilled carpenters are eligible for our crew. Because we work in occupied homes, Tenhulzen Residential screens for the traits, behaviors and communication styles that resonate with our customers. We are a non-smoking and drug-free company dedicated to performing on the jobsite as if we were on camera. Requirements include: Reliable vehicle Appropriate tools Residential construction experience Can read building plans Reliable Efficient Self starter Task-oriented Personable If you or someone you know are…

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Perspective On Design

This L-shaped room addition was deisgned to include a mud room and sunspace with retracting doors to a covered outdoor grill. More complicated and detailed improvements like kitchens and specialty rooms are more difficult to visualize.  That’s where perspective renderings like this wireframe help a great deal. Very few people can view and really understand a 2-dimensional set of plans. 3D design software helps our customers and carpenters alike. In 2012, we selected Chief Architect…

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“The Bold & The Beautiful” – Production Release Party

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August 8, 2014

Over two dozen attendees shared in the completion of a production featuring a cheery kitchen renovation characterized by primary colors. The production took just over two months, with some modifications to interior walls and addition of an island. The customers are so happy with the process and results, they brought gifts to our crew.

 

Bold & Beautiful-2Executive Producer: Traci Tenhulzen
Set Designer: Stephanie Lofquist
Location Manager: Ryan McCurdy

 

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Big50 Recognition

Michael Tenhulzen, Traci Tenhulzen Tenhulzen Residential, Bellevue, WA Design/build remodeling Years in business; 6 2013 volume: $2.3 million Staff: 6 office, 7 field Tenhulzen Residential has done away with traditional construction industry job titles and replaced them with film industry titles. Michael Tenhulzen is the director, not the CEO; his wife Traci isn’t a salesperson but an executive producer; on-site superintendents are location managers. The reason for this isn’t just fanciful. Michael Tenhulzen says that…

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Guest Suite

The original 1960’s motif was wearing on this homeowner’s conscience every time his parents visited. So to surprise them for their extended stay, this undertaking began to to take shape with design. Minor changes to the structural floorplan allowed for an enlarged vanity and shower, plus more gracious closet and dressing area. An entertainment center / bar is now nestled into an area previously reserved for an unnecesary built-in lounge. Everything was pre-designed and chosen…

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