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Over the years we have had the privilege to associate ourselves with some of the most reputable leaders in the construction industry. When building a home, there are countless decisions that need to be made from the design of the home, the  permitting process, selection of interior amenities, exterior details and more. We have assembled a valuable Resource Guide to assist you as you navigate through the decision process. As with every client, we are with you every step of the way as you choose the features that will make your house a home. 

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    Home-Appliances

    GE
    Oficial website for GE appliances.

    Maytag
    Official website for Maytag appliances.

    Frigdaire
    Official website for Frigidaire appliances.

    Home-Architect Top of Page

    Architects Northwest
    Welcome to Architects Northwest, your family architect. Architects Northwest is an industry leader in custom and speculative residential design, from efficient starter homes and carefully planned neighborhood developments to spectacular private estates. We create eye-catching designs with great curb appeal, documented by high-quality architectural drawings. From our convenient web site, you can browse hundreds of state-of-the-art home plans, order plans on-line, or ask our experienced architects and designers how to make your dream house a reality. We want to be your family architect!

    Home-Doors Top of Page

    Millwork Outlet
    Millwork Outlet is home to a unique blend of traditional building supplies and extraordinary handcrafted and imported items. At our two convenient locations, North Bend and Maple Valley, we carry an abundant supply of all your building needs.

    Home-Fireplaces Top of Page

    Masco Contractor Services
    Our skilled craftsmen produce standard-size mantels or we'll custom design and manufacture them to meet your specifications. With your ideas, photographs and sketches, we'll design a mantel that complements your home's architectural features. Our mantels are available in your choice of paint-grade, stain-grade, oak and other furniture-grade woods.

    Home-Flooring Top of Page

    Mowhawk Carpet
    Mohawk carpet is designed to fit virtually every purpose, decorating style and budget. Searching for a classic plush frieze? Looking for a luxuriously smooth saxony? Seeking the sophistication of intricate patterns? Mohawk carpet offers thousands upon thousands of colors, styles and textures that will be perfect for your home.

    Shaw Flooring
    The official website for Shaw for an extensive selection of all types of flooring.

    Stainmaster Carpet
    Learn about the advantages of STAINMASTER® carpet. Learn how it resists stains, cleans easily, withstands traffic, eliminates static shock and so much more....

    Home-Garage Doors Top of Page

    Masco Contractor Services

    Today's garage doors are anything but ordinary. With realistic woodgrain surfaces, hundreds of architectural style and color combinations and technological advances in operating drives, garage doors have become an important focal point in new homes today. You need an installation company that really knows the products and the nuances. As one of the nation's leading installers of residential building products, we offer unparalleled efficiency, quality and value and can help provide you with the right garage door solutions for your needs.We feature lines from names you know and trust, like Overhead Door® and Wayne-Dalton®. We also offer a variety of panel designs, window shapes and decorative hardware.


    Home-Hardware Top of Page

    Baldwin
    For an investment in your home that pays dividends for many years to come, Baldwin offers a full suite of entry products and harmonizing locks and numbers, kick plates and bell buttons, knockers and lighting. Choose Baldwin because your front door speaks volumes, and you want guests to like what it says.

    Emtek
    Official website for Emtek hardware products.

    Rocky Mountain Hardware
    Official website for bronze architectural hardware from Rocky Mountain Hardware.

    Schlage
    For over 85 years Schlage has provided homeowners with innovative quality security products. Today, Schlage offers home security solutions from a wide selection of mechanical and electronic security locks and accessories in touch with modern lifestyles.

    Home-Interior Decor Top of Page

    Timber Creek Home
    Our Timber Creek collection has been popular for many reasons. For some, it represents a hot trend, perhaps even an wishful longing for a simpler way of life that appears to have long since faded. But for many, Timber Creek is an answer to a life-long love-affair with nature. They prefer a wonderful day in the mountains to hours in a climate controlled shopping mall. It is for those who can sit and watch the trees turn gold in the fall and know that that is a treasure far beyond their material riches.

    Home-Lighting Top of Page

    Crescent Lighting
    Why choose Crescent Lighting for your needs? In business since 1991 with large, appealing showrooms, inspiring selections and colors, top brands and service after sale.

    Lamps Plus
    Offcial website for Lamps Plus with an extensive lighting selection.

    Lighting Universe
    Official website for Lighting Universe with a vast selection of lighting options.

    Seattle Lighting
    The Pacific Northwest has turned to Seattle Lighting for fine residential lighting products since 1917. Whether you're just looking for a new table lamp or lights for the new home you're building, your nearest Seattle Lighting showroom has exclusive designs you simply won't find anywhere else.

    Home-Millwork Top of Page

    Millwork Outlet
    Millwork Outlet is home to a unique blend of traditional building supplies and extraordinary handcrafted and imported items. At our two convenient locations, North Bend and Maple Valley, we carry an abundant supply of all your building needs.

    Home-Paint Top of Page

    Sherwin Williams
    Learn the science of color and explore our most popular picks. Then mix, match and visualize your palette with our online color tools.

    Home-Plumbing Fixtures Top of Page

    American Standard
    The official website for American Standard products.

    Delta
    The official website for Delta products.

    Grohe
    The official website for Grohe products.

    Kohler
    Offcial website for Kohler products.

    Home-Stone, Tile, Marble, Granite & Brick Top of Page

    Mutual Materials

    For over a century Mutual Materials has been the leading manufacturer and distributor of masonry and hardscape products in the Pacific Northwest. From the beginning when it was just brick to today when Mutual's product lines also include concrete masonry and hardscape products, Mutual Materials is committed to manufacturing the quality products our customers demand.


    Pental Granite & Marble
    Excellent customer service, competitive pricing and a unique variety of material is what Pental Granite and Marble represents. The company began in 1999, with a few selections in granite slabs, and has since become one of the largest wholesale tile and stone distributors in the Pacific Northwest.

    Home-Storage Top of Page

    California Closets
    The official website for California Closets-complete organization for your home.

    Rubbermaid
    The official website for Rubbermaid-storage solutions for you home and garage.

    Home-Windows Top of Page

    Anderson Windows
    Official website for Anderson Windows with an extensive selection oof windows and doors.

    Marvin Windows
    Whether you want replacement windows or doors to deliver a dramatic new look, an authentic replication, greater energy efficiency or a low-maintenance alternative, Marvin has the products, sizes and custom solutions needed to turn your remodeling and replacement dreams into reality.

    Millwork Outlet
    Factory direct sales for Alside, Weathervane, Atrium and Certainteed Windows through our surplus, stock, and special order departments.

    Pella Windows
    Offiicial website for Pella windows with an extensive selection of windows and doors.

    City Information Top of Page

    City of Bellevue
    Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington, with a population of about 120,000. It is the high-tech and retail center of the Eastside, with more than 130,000 jobs and a skyline of gleaming high-rises. The city spans more than 31 square miles between Lake Washington and Lake Sammamish, and is a short drive from the Cascade Mountains. People can kayak within sight of downtown in the Mercer Slough Nature Park, a 320-acre wetland preserve. The population is growing and becoming more diverse. City planners anticipate 7,000 additional residents by 2010, with 18,000 more jobs expected to be available in Bellevue by then. Almost 25 percent of Bellevue's residents in 2000 were born outside the United States, and nearly 50 different languages are now spoken by children in Bellevue public schools.

    City of Bothell
    There are many reasons to call Bothell "home." Charm, heritage, and innovation ensures this 100-year-old city is a place that we can live, work, and raise a family. With recreational opportunities, award-winning educational institutions from kindergarten through higher education, and much more, the City of Bothell offers a rich community spirit that is unsurpassed.

    City of Carnation
    A friendly and safe family-oriented community where a vibrant small town benefits from the natural beauty, heritage and recreational opportunities of the Snoqualmie Valley. Carnation is a rural western Washington community of 1,905 residents that is approximately 1.1 square miles in size.  It is located along SR-203, a 30-mile drive east of Seattle and 15-minutes east of Redmond.

    City of Cle Elum
    The name Cle Elum, which means "swift water" in the language of the Kittitas Indians, was given to a river, a town, and also a beautiful tranquil lake created by the construction of the Cle Elum Dam. According to the 2000 United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 1.5 sq mi. However, as part of the Development Agreement with the Suncadia Master Planned Resort, the city annexed the Bullfrog Sub-Area, which were lands comprising an area of 1.72 sq mi. Therefore, as of 2006, the City of Cle Elum had a total land area of 3.22 sq mi. Also Cle Elum is a neighbor town to Roslyn Washington.

    City of Duvall
    In Duvall and the Snoqualmie Valley, you have the opportunity to experience small town living and historic district shopping at its best! Nestled at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Duvall is a short and beautiful scenic drive from Seattle, Everett or Tacoma and a world away from the clamor of the cities. Bring your bicycle or your walking shoes and enjoy the Snoqualmie Valley Trail, a 30+ mile regional trail that meanders along the Snoqualmie River from Duvall to North Bend. Have a meal in our historic Downtown and shop to your heart’s content!

    City of Kirkland
    The City of Kirkland is an attractive, vibrant and inviting place to live, work and visit. Our lakefront community, with its long shoreline, provides views and access to the lake and is a destination place for residents and visitors. Throughout Kirkland there is a small town feel, a sense of history, and a strong appreciation for quality of life. Kirkland enjoys numerous and diverse parks, festivals, open markets and community events. Kirkland has a dozen healthy, active neighborhood associations and  is dedicated to providing quality services to its neighborhoods and residents.

    City of Issaquah
    Our community of 26,000+ is conveniently located off the I-90 corridor just 16 miles east of Seattle.  As one of the fastest growing communities in Washington, this once logging and mining village has become the northwest destination for living, working, playing and doing business in the 21st Century.  Known as the “Issaquah Alps”, Cougar, Tiger & Squak mountains form the natural wonders at the base of the Cascades for boundless opportunities to enjoy outdoor sports and activities.

    City of Maple Valley
    Maple Valley has its roots in a rural lifestyle with the many wonders of nature close at hand. Mount Rainier beckons in the near distance. Lake Wilderness Park provides residents and guests with canoeing, fishing, swimming, baseball, tennis, and numerous other activities. The area is rich with trails immersed in vine maples. You can hike, bike, or horseback through the City to the Cedar River or take a shorter walk through the arboretum trails.

    City of North Bend
    North Bend is located just 30 miles east of Seattle on Interstate-90.  The City sits at the heart of an impressive array of year-round recreational opportunities including hiking, bicycling, kayaking, fishing, climbing and skiing.  Surrounded by stunning vistas of Mount Si, Rattlesnake Ridge and the Cascade Mountains, North Bend charms with its Historic Downtown and offers an eclectic mix of dining and shopping, including the Factory Outlet Mall and its breathtaking views.  The area presents impressive hiking and bicycling trails and paths, including the most famous and popular hike in Washington State, the Mount Si Trail, a strenuous 8-mile roundtrip hike with an elevation gain of over 4,000 feet. There are many other outdoor adventures and indoor discoveries awaiting you at the gateway to the Cascades—North Bend! 

    City of Redmond
    Located between Washington's dramatic Cascade mountain range and sparkling Puget Sound, and surrounded by towering evergreen forests, Redmond is known for its natural beauty.  In a city with 34 parks and over 25 miles of trails, it's easy to forget that you're within 20 minutes of downtown Seattle and a short ride away from great skiing!  Arts and entertainment are alive in Redmond, too, with live theatre, music, film and literary arts for every taste.  On top of all that, you'll discover an abundance of first-class places to shop or stay and dine...so why not find yourself in Redmond?

    City of Renton
    Renton is a beautiful city located on the south shore of Lake Washington with spectacular views of the lake, the Olympics, the Cascades, and Mount Rainier. The fifth largest city in King County and the 11th largest city in Washington, Renton is quite literally at the center of an extensive regional and international transportation network.  The Cedar River runs through the heart of Downtown Renton and offers an abundance of natural beauty.

    City of Seattle
    Seattle is a flourishing metropolis -- driven by a diverse and resilient economy, strong entrepreneurial spirit and historically vital business sectors.

    City of Snoqualmie
    Snoqualmie is 25 miles from Seattle and yet feels like a world apart. Best known as the home of Snoqualmie Falls and Mount Si, Snoqualmie is nestled in the Cascade Mountains in the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. You’ll find everything you’re looking for in a rural yet bustling small town. In addition to visiting the breathtaking Snoqualmie Falls, there are historic landmarks, visitor attractions and special events, many restaurants, unique shopping experiences, local arts and crafts, and several spas. Outdoor recreation opportunities are never-ending in Snoqualmie, which is in the heart of the Mountains to Sound Greenway. You’ll find walking and hiking trails, mountain and road biking, fishing, kayaking and world-class golf. Only 25 miles east is Snoqualmie Pass with downhill ski resorts and cross-country ski trails. 

    County Information Top of Page

    King County-General Information
    King County provides regional services to all residents of the county, including people who live in cities. These include courts and related legal services, public health services, the county jail, records and elections, property tax appraisals and regional parks and facilities, including the King County International Airport (Boeing Field). With the voter-approved merger of Metro and King County, county government has also assumed the responsibility for public transit and sewage disposal.

    King County Property Informatiom
    Valuable resource for information regarding building and land use permits, mapping, property taxes and assessments.

    Kittitas County-General Information
    Kittitas County is located in central Washington State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and the Columbia River.

    Kittitas County-Building Information
    The mission of Kittitas County Community Development Services is to assist the citizens of Kittitas County in planning for the use and development of land and buildings while protecting public health and safety, sustaining a vibrant economy, promoting the conservation of natural resources, and protecting the environment.

    Pierce County-General Information
    It's hard to imagine a better place to live than Pierce County. We're surrounded by saltwater shores and towering mountain peaks. Our county includes bustling cities with rich culture and active nightlife. And sleepy timber towns where main streets are lined with cottage industries and quaint cafes.

    Pierce County-Building Information
    PALS On-line is your electronic gateway to the services offered by Pierce County Planning and Land Services (PALS).

    Snohomish County-General Information
    Snohomish County is located on Puget Sound, between Skagit County to the north and King County (and Seattle) to the south. Covering 2,090 square miles, it is the 13th largest county in total land area in Washington.

    Snohomish County-Building Information
    "PDS is a service organization that supports and facilitates growth as contained in the comprehensive plan."

    Real Estate Top of Page

    Carol Wright-RE/MAX Integrity Snoqualmie
    Carol brings a wealth of knowledge, confidence and integrity spanning over 17 years of award winning real estate experience to assist you in all aspects of your next real estate transaction. As a lifetime resident of the Snoqualmie Valley, Carol is very active in the community and possesses in-depth insight on the market trends, schools and all that the area has to offer.

    School Districts Top of Page

    Bellevue School District
    Bellevue School District serves students in Bellevue and the smaller outlying communities of Clyde Hill, Medina, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point and Beaux Arts plus portions of Renton, Issaquah, Redmond and unincorporated King County.

    Issaquah School District
    We are the 16th largest district in the state of Washington with about 16,100 students. Our 14 elementary schools, four middle schools, ninth-grade campus, three comprehensive high schools, and alternative high school are spread among 110 square miles in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains.

    Lake Washington School District
    Lake Washington School District (LWSD) is located between Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains, to the east of Seattle. Covering 76 square miles, LWSD is the public school district for the cities of Kirkland and Redmond as well as about half of Sammamish. On the north end of the district, some Bothell and Woodinville residents also attend our schools.

    Northshore School District
    Northshore emphasizes a strong program in basic skills and electives for all students. Schools offer a variety of electives, as well as before and after school programs: math and science clubs, visual and performing arts, computer and technology enrichment, student council, video production, and a wide range of athletic programs.

    Riverview School District
    Riverview School District, located forty minutes from Seattle in the lower Snoqualmie Valley, encompasses the communities of Carnation and Duvall and surrounding areas, and covers approximately 250 square miles in eastern King County. The district schools are easily accessible to Redmond, Woodinville, Bellevue, Issaquah, and other eastside communities.The district, with a K-12 student enrollment of approximately 3,100 includes Cedarcrest High School, housing students grades 9-12; Tolt Middle School accommodating 6-8 grade students; and Carnation, Cherry Valley and Stillwater elementary schools serving a K-5 student population, as well as three alternative programs.

    Renton School District
    Students in our District have realized dramatic results in academic, social and personal achievement. Our highly-qualified teachers are focused on working together to target diverse individual student learning needs and providing every student with a meaningful education. Renton provides safe and respectful learning environments for students and teachers including the time and resources critical to improving learning.

    Roslyn School District
    The CleElum-RoslynSchool District is a welcoming and respectful environment, filled with caring and compassionate people, resulting in social and academic excellence.

    Seattle School District
    Seattle Public Schools is the largest K-12 school system in Washington state, serving more than 45,000 students in 88 schools. We are committed to providing an excellent education for every student. We offer rigorous learning opportunities enhanced by strong support from families, volunteers, and community partners.

    Snoqulamie Valley School District

    The Snoqualmie Valley School District is located in the Cascade mountain foothills in Washington State approximately 40 miles outside of Seattle. It covers 400 square miles and serves the communities of Snoqualmie, North Bend, and Fall City, making it one of the geographically largest school districts in the state.The district serves about 5700 students and families with five elementary schools, three middle schools, one high school, and one alternative school.


    Tahoma School District
    Tahoma School District serves 7,200 students in grades pre-K-12 in and around Maple Valley, WA, a suburban community (20,000 population) in Southeast King County, about 30 miles southeast of Seattle.

    Utilities Top of Page

    Comcast Cable-Internet & Phone
    Subscribe to basic or digital cable service, high-speed Internet, and telephone service.

    Hazardous Waste Disposal
    There are several fixed household hazardous waste collection sites for safe disposal of hazardous waste in Seattle and King County.

    Puget Sound Energy
    A regulated utility, providing electric and natural gas service to the Puget Sound region.

    Verizon Internet And Phone
    A leader in fiber optics, Verizon offers phone, Internet, TV, wireless and service bundles to residential, business, government and wholesale clients.

    Rabanco Allied Waste Garbage Collection
    Allied Waste collects garbage, recycling, organic materials and yard debris.

    Tanner Electric Cooperative
    AA member owned Cooperative providing electricity to over 4,300 homes and businesses in North Bend, Ames Lake, and Anderson Island areas of Washington State.

    Newspapers Top of Page

    Issaquah Press
    The Issaquah Press is the local weekly newspaper covering the Issaquah area.

    Seattle Times
    Daily local news, sports, arts, entertainment and classified ads for Seattle and the surrounding areas.

    Snoqualmie Valley Record
    The Snoqualmie Valley Record is a local newspaper covering the Snoqualmie Valley.

    Outdoor Recreation Top of Page

    Snoqualmie Trails
    Snoqualmie has a approximately 25 miles of trails for your enjoyment. Take in scenic mountain views, lush forested settings and the meandering rivers.

    Whistler Blackcomb
    Whistler Blackcomb has over 8,100 skiable acres on one vertical mile.  Two mountains connected by a pedestrian Village, more than 200 trails, three glaciers, 38 lift and twelve alpine bowls. The numbers speak for themselves.

    King County Parks And Recreation
    Provides information about parks and amenities, regional trails, events, facility rentals, pools, and volunteer opportunities.

    Snoqualmie Pass
    Just 45 minutes east of Issaquah The Summit At Snoqualmie offers a multitude of skiing and snowboarding opportunities with nearby lodging and restaurants.

    Mount Baker
    Premier ski resort located near Bellingham with lodging, spas, resturants and more.

    Crystal Mountain
    Crystal Mountain is the largest ski area in Washington with a total of 2,600 acres (2,300 lift serviced acres) and over 50 named runs. There’s everything from gentle groomed cruising runs for beginners to challenging steeps, backcountry, glades, chutes and unbelievable black runs for the more adventurous.

    Places To Go & See Top of Page

    Cougar Mountain Zoo
    Also formerly known as Washington Zoological Park; focuses on endangered species. Mission statement, funding, contact information, map and directions, admission fees and schedules.

    Museum Of Flight
    The Museum of Flight is home to more than 85 aircraft including the supersonic Concorde and the first jet Air Force One.

    NW Trek
    Northwest Trek is a 723-acre wildlife park featuring a 435-acre free-roaming area tram tour. Pacific Northwest native species are exhibited in natural habitats.

    Pacific Science Center
    Seattle science and educational museum, IMAX theater, planetarium and science exhibits under the Space Needle.

    Pike Place Market
    Pike Place Market is internationally recognized as America's premier farmers' market and is home to nearly 200 year-round commercial businesses; 190 craftspeople and 120 farmers who rent table space by the day; 240 street performers and musicians; and 300 apartment units, most of which house low-income elderly people. "The Market," as the locals affectionately say, attracts 10 million visitors a year, making it one of Washington's most frequently visited destinations.

    Seattle Aquarium
    The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you!

    Services Top of Page

    Jolene's Hair & Skin Care
    Jolene's is an exclusive salon in a unique private setting. Feel pampered and especially cared for in this one on one environment. Services are by appointment only on Monday through Thursday.

    Sports Teams Top of Page

    Seattle Mariners
    Headlines, statistics, photograph galleries and general team information.

    Seattle Seahawks
    Official team site with audio and video clips, team news, depth charts, transactions, statistics, and player profiles.

    Seattle Sounders
    Seattle Sounders FC is Major League Soccer’s 15th team with its debut in March 2009. Click here for tickets, schedules and team information.

    Weather Top of Page

    Weather Underground
    Weather forecasts for the US and the world with fast, easy to use interface. Includes weather maps, graphics and radar images.

    Transportation Top of Page

    Metro Bus Rider Information
    Metro online provides bus, vanpool, carpool, bicycle and related information for King County.

    Sound Transit
    ST Express buses connect Seattle, Bellevue, Everett and Tacoma with the region’s largest urban centers. New transit centers, park-and-ride lots and HOV access projects improve transit speed and service throughout the region.

    Washington State Department of Transportation
    The official home page for WSDOT. Take a look at how we keep people, businesses and the economy moving by operating and improving the state's transportation systems.

    Theatres Top of Page

    5th Avenue Theatre
    Since 1926, the magnificent 5th Avenue Theatre has captivated audiences with music, drama and laughter. In the early days, people eagerly lined up for first-class vaudeville shows, featuring top entertainers. Today, we proudly produce top-quality musical revivals, premieres of bound-for-Broadway shows, and present touring Broadway musicals. We also host a variety of special events, and offer a number of education and outreach programs to school-age children and adults

    North Bend Theatre
    On April 9th, 1941 the North Bend Theatre opened its doors. It has continued operating as an independent movie theater since that day.

    Regal 9 Cinemas-Issaquah
    Movies playing and showtimes for Regal 9 Cinemas Issaquah Theatre.

    The Paramount & Moore Theatres
    Seattle Theatre Group is the 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization that operates the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres in Seattle, Washington. Our mission is to make diverse performing arts and education an integral part of our region’s cultural identity while keeping these two landmark venues alive and vibrant.

    Village Theatre-Issaquah
    Village Theatre, founded in 1979, is a leading producer of Musical Theatre in the Pacific Northwest. Village Theatre provides the area with quality theatre for all ages.  We choose many shows geared toward the entire family and produce musicals and non-musicals that are accessible, entertaining, and educational.



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