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…

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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…

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Do You Own the Land Under Your Home?

A recent prospective customer contacted us to remove 6-feet of their 3rd car garage to ensure the structure was 5-feet from the property line. The prior owner had built the non-permitted garage 1-foot over the neighboring line. After several months of deliberation, the title company is reimbursing expenses to ensure the structure complies with county…

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Intimate Design

Mixing it up:

Most meetings are held in our conference room.

Meeting at the designer’s desk allows for on-the-fly changes with Chief Architect design software. Floor plans are easily converted to 3-dimensional perspectives to help visualize position and scale.

Our magnetic whiteboard has a projector for an enhanced experience of our interactive design process.

2014 Cost Vs. Value

The annual Remodeling Magazine Cost vs. Value Report is available to compare the trending relationship of home improvements relative to home sales. This report is based on multiple data points throughout construction and real estate industries. Individual results may vary. Most categories over the past few years have been trending upwards, indicating the investment in your home…

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Time To Un-Yelp!

The consumer website Yelp.com has been receiving increasing push back from the business community for several years.It has clearly become a convenient way for an individual to humiliate a company without restraint. It’s like picketing a storefront without having to make the sign, create a clever chant, recruit friends or stand out front for hours…

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