2012 Trade Contractor of the Year

Bellevue, WA – TR honored Trade Contractor of the Year during the annual Trade Contractor Breakfast at the Master Builders Association. Each year, voting is conducted by the TR production department, relative to TR standards. Tallies were totaled from 6 categories ranging from accuracy to response time. Congratulations to Tenhulzen Painting, Inc. for 2012 Trade Contractor…

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Universal Design Training

Sean Gallagher and Traci Tenhulzen attended CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) training earlier this week. The 2-day professional designation program includes negotiating doorways, elevators and barriers in a wheelchair while wearing dark glasses smeared with petroleum jelly. Since 2001, the CAPS designation has established professional means for adapting homes to accommodate mobility challenges. Associated…

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Lakeside Master Suite

This mid 1970’s daylight rambler has been transformed to accommodate a simple lifestyle. with intentionally designed spaces. Cabinetry panels create warmth of the vertical surfaces while elements of stone, metal and glass add subtle and accessorizable personality. This bathroom was once a lower floor kitchen directly below the upper floor kitchen. Modern conveniences include heated towel…

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Customer Service Goals

As Tenhulzen Residential began re-training personnel to perform to improved standards, staff agreed on the following list of features and benefits offered to our customers: Respect for the home Trustworthy Family friendly Performance-oriented Integrated process Creative environment Stress reduction Convenient location Timely response Quality workmanship Respectable crew Professionalism Trade partners Quality control Award-winning Jobsite safety…

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Compact Kitchen

With less than 130 available square feet, the tight budget limited the new design to keeping all plumbing, electrical, and appliances to their original locations without affecting the existing hardwood flooring. Through proper space planning, maximum storage was achieved, thus allowing the client to customize two of the upper cabinets for display storage with reeded…

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