minimalist kitchen

Have you ever looked around the house and wondered how you accumulated so much stuff? Yeah. We’ve all been there. But, if you’ve had enough and are considering a minimalist lifestyle, the kitchen’s a great place to start. We tend to clutter this room the most with tchotchkes, pots, pans, mugs, and more. Meanwhile, it’s…

laminate vs vinyl

Have your floors seen better days and they are now in need of replacement, but you’re not sure what flooring to choose? Or are you looking to sell your home and looking for some reasonably priced flooring options to add value to the purchase price? If so, smart move! Experts say flooring is one of…

home addition ideas

Home remodeling can be tricky. Whether you’re looking to sell or just update your living space, adding an addition to your house can be daunting. Unless you’re a handyman, its best to leave the construction up to the experts, but that doesn’t mean you can’t brainstorm! You might know exactly what your house needs —…

repair or replace

Your gutters are an integral part of your roofing system and should not be neglected. Gutters protect against leaking, mold, and even foundation problems. But how do you know if you should repair or replace your gutters? Let’s take a look at what you need to look at. Signs You Need Gutter Repair In some…

flooring replacement

As you walk into your bathroom, your foot squishes down into the floor a little bit. You’ve been noticing these soft or squeeking patches around your home for a couple of months now. Your carpets are also looking a bit dated and you have no idea where that stain came from or how to get…

kitchen trends

Whether you’ve just moved into a new house in Tacoma or Pierce County or you’ve resided at your current one for decades, you may not be completely happy with how your kitchen looks. You and your spouse have been dreaming of a new kitchen, so why not consider a kitchen remodeling project? For some inspiration,…

yard grading

According to the National Gardening Survey, more of us are gardening than ever before. With 77% of Americans taking an interest in our gardens, landscaping has also reached a new high in sales. Thinking about yard grading? Learn why you should grade your yard and the top benefits in this guide. What is Yard Grading?…

types of gutters

Your old gutters are starting to fall off your home. It’s about time because you haven’t gotten new ones since you bought the house. Better late than never. There are many materials that you can choose from for your gutters. There are durable types like copper and zinc, and colorful ones like vinyl. You could…

excavation contractors

Considering a major remodel to the landscaping around your house? Or did you find the perfect piece of property and are ready to develop it and build your dream home? If you’re reading this article, the answer is probably “not yet” or, “maybe”, or even “working on it.” Perhaps you’re thinking about having that dream…

construction companies in seattle

The construction industry always has new and exciting trends coming out. Having construction work completed in your home can sound overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be.  It can be a pleasant and sometimes exciting process. If you’re tired of the appearance of your home, you can follow some of these construction trends below to…

bathroom remodeling

Did you buy your house already knowing you wanted to change the bathroom?  Tired of paint, tile, and fixtures that aren’t to your taste? Now may be the time for you to start your much-needed remodel! But even if you know what you like and don’t like, planning out a bathroom remodel can be a…

The global DIY tools market will grow to almost $14 billion by 2021. But while the DIY craze is exploding in popularity, there are some things you really shouldn’t try to tackle as a novice. Planning a home remodeling project? Check out our list of five things you should never DIY to avoid getting yourself into any…

remodeling near tacoma

Remodeling your home can be an exciting time in your life. However, if you’re unprepared, it can also be an inconvenient headache! With remodeling on the rise, it’s important that homeowners know how to prepare for it!  Check out our pro tips for remodeling near Tacoma! Hire a Reliable, Reputable Contractor There are a lot…

pacific northwest construction

Whether your house is five or 110 years old, home remodeling and renovations are essential to keeping everything in your home functioning properly and to modern needs. But you can’t just hire any Pacific Northwest construction contractor to undertake such improvements. The success of your project depends on the construction company you hire. At Delano Construction,…

general contractor in pierce county

If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll know that we’ve already published some very helpful advice on how to find the best contractors in Pierce County.  Now we’re going to tell you why Delano is the top general contractor in Pierce County. We’ve saved you the hassle of searching for reviews, looking for references, and comparing estimates….

gutter repair

The average price to repair damage to your home caused by water is over $4000 and can easily climb into the tens of thousands.  Even with homeowners insurance, your deductable can be significant. What is standing between that considerable expense and your wallet? The answer is probably quality working gutters. Gutters and downspouts channel water…

Tacoma Builder

To accommodate the world’s growing population, it’s estimated that more than two billion new homes need to be constructed in the next 80 years. That’s a lot of homes! If you want to be one of the lucky ones that gets to build your own custom home here in Pierce County, then why not learn…

gutter service near tacoma

How often do you think about your gutters? You probably don’t, but a properly functioning gutter system is essential for a properly functioning home, so your gutters are definitely something you don’t want to neglect.  And when it comes time to hire a gutter company, you should take your time to choose the right one. …

remodeling project

When it comes to starting a remodeling project, it’s important that you make sure all of your plans and budgets line up before you begin construction.  A construction project comes with dust and debris, and occasionally a bit more stress.  Having your project in order can save a lot of heartache and additional time.   To minimize…

basement bar

Are you considering setting up a bar in your basement? This is more common than you might think. Whether you’re a bachelor or just want to add some fun to your weekend parties, there are many different ways to remodel your basement and one of those ideas is to install a bar. Here are the…

Seattle Remodeling Contractors

Are you addicted to HGTV or general home remodeling shows? And now you’ve built up the motivation to try some remodeling of your own?  If so, you’ll need the help of local Seattle remodeling contractors if you want your project to get done right. But how do you find the best one out of the…

shower remodel

Of all the possible rooms in your home, on average American’s remodel their bathroom 25% of the time. That means it’s a very popular room to remodel, and you would not be alone in your venture. And that’s a good thing, because it means you can get your bath and shower remodel inspiration from everyone else who has…

Simple Landscape

According to one study, 71% of potential buyers consider how the landscaping looks before buying a house.  Even if you’re not selling your house, appealing landscaping brings curb appeal to your house, makes it more inviting to guests and hopefully brings a smile to your face each time you drive up to your own house!  …

home additions

We all want a nice house, perhaps nice enough to impress our neighbors. For some of us, nice means big. Perhaps it has nothing to do with reputation or your neighbors. Maybe you want a big house because you just need more space. Either way, home additions might be the best option for you. There…

gutter services

Did you know that homeowners spend around 90 minutes on average doing household maintenance activities each day? Whether you’re a new or well-seasoned homeowner, everyone can agree that there seems to be a never-ending list of chores, like fixing or cleaning your gutters. Want to make your life less stressful while keeping your home safe and beautiful?…

heated flooring options

Studies have shown that women are up to 9 times more likely to suffer from cold hands and feet than men. And we’re talking about physically cold hands and feet, not the cold feet of relationships.  That’s for another blog.  Ahem. As for either gender, the prospect of getting out of bed on cold, winter mornings is an unpleasant…

mid century modern kitchen

Are you tired of your drab old kitchen? Maybe some upgrades are in order. And, depending on your style, we’ve got some ideas for you! Designing a mid-century modern kitchen is especially easy in a home with an outdated kitchen because the ‘guts’ are already in place. All you have to do is add some modern…

marble countertops pros and cons

If you’ve thought recently about remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, you’re not alone. Kitchens and bathrooms get remodeled more than any other rooms in U.S. households. And they usually start with updating their countertops. And many choose marble! Some Americans spend up to an hour or more in their kitchen every day. The kitchen is…

how much to clean gutters

Gutters may seem like a minor feature of your home, but they serve an important purpose. They play a vital role in filtering rainwater away from your property. Unfortunately, when fall leaves start dropping, many of them end up in your gutters. It doesn’t take long for them to become completely blocked and become a…

install gutters

Nearly 58% of Americans planned home renovation projects in 2018. Renovation projects are a great way to breathe new life into an existing home. If you’re working on remodeling your home, or if you’re building a new home, you’re probably going to need to install gutters on the roof. Although not exactly a glamorous project…

how to find a good contractor

After years of thinking about it, you’re finally ready to do it. You’re finally ready to start your home remodeling project. Now, it’s time for the planning.  Perhaps the most important thing to consider when planning for a home remodeling project is which construction contractor you’ll use. After all, not all construction contractors are created equally.  The question…

local gutter company

Some home improvement projects are fun, like replacing a garage door or painting. The work is minimal yet the overall effect on your home is stunning and can even affect the value of your home. Other projects are a little more mundane. You know they are important for the proper functioning and maintenance of your…

home builder

Building a custom home is no small thing. There will be countless conversations with your contractor to make sure everything turns out the way you want it to. This means you’ll need to choose a home builder that meets your needs and expectations. They also need the technical know-how to get the job done. Choosing…

construction experience

Are you considering building a home in Washington? Or do you want to add on to remodel the one you already have? If so, you’re probably looking for a builder. Washington State has some special characteristics you should keep in mind. Your builder should have construction experience appropriate for where you want them to build. So…

remodeling contractor

While it’s difficult to calculate the exact cost of home remodels, the average cost of renovating a bathroom can be between $1,000 to $16,000. Keep this in mind when you’re trying to pick a contractor for your next home remodeling project.  If you want to know what to look for in a remodeling contractor, check out…

Contractors in Northwest

When it’s time to build, you need to find a solid contractor who can get the job done right the first time. But, there are hundreds to choose from in the Greater Pierce County area.  Contractors in Northwest aren’t all the same. When you’re looking for a contractor, there are certain steps you should take…

gutter companies

Here’s something you might not think about often: your gutters. But it turns out, it’s something you should actually be paying attention to. But there are hidden dangers when it comes to cleaning your gutters. Most gutter cleaning jobs require a ladder for access. And there are about 500,000 falls from ladders that cause injury every…

gutter repair near Tacoma

Clogged or leaky gutters are more than a cosmetic concern. They can cause mold, rotting fascia boards, roof stress, and foundation problems. Those are expensive problems! Foundation repair alone can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Mold remediation can be anywhere from $500 to $6,000. Don’t let water damage sneak up on you. Get to know…

Do you have a minor household project that you’ve been avoiding? Do you have a small budget for home repairs? You may want to consider hiring a handyman. These professionals are perfect for jobs like installing light fixtures, patching up drywall, and painting. Handymen charge by the hour and materials used, so you may end…

The landscaping business is huge. In fact, it generates an annual revenue of $82 billion dollars. To get your landscaping done right, you’ll need to expect a significant estimate. So as you’re looking for a company to help you with your Tacoma landscaping needs, you’ll want to make sure you’re hiring a reputable business. That’s…

garage remodel contractors

Many homeowners allow their garage space to be underutilized. In addition to housing your cars, your garage can be used for storage, recreation or a workspace. A garage remodel can help you better utilize the unused space in your garage. Proper planning and construction can help you bring this space to life for you and…

Want to transform your home into an entirely new place? Consider hiring remodel contractors! There are many clever ways to remodel your home that can give it a new feel and vibe to freshens things up a bit, without requiring you to move into a new place. But changing the look of your home is…

general contractors tacoma

With consumer confidence skyrocketing and unemployment down, American citizens are becoming homeowners at the fastest rates we’ve seen in the last half-decade. While being a homeowner carries with it a tremendous sense of pride, it also carries with it the need for regular maintenance. Roofs, gutters, floors… You name the item and at some point,…

According to a recent article in the Seattle Times, certain types of home remodeling in Seattle have better returns on investment than others. For example, the top remodels are adding manufactured stone veneer and replacing the garage door. If you are thinking of a home remodel in the Seattle or Tacoma areas, then you have…

gutter installer

What if hiring the wrong person caused major damage to your home? For those hiring gutter installers, this is a serious concern. New gutters are a great investment for your home, but everything hinges on finding the best installers in town. Don’t worry, though: we’ve put together the top five tips to find the best…

questions to ask a general contractor

You need a contractor for a remodeling job in Tacoma. Do you know what questions to ask a general contractor? Asking the right questions is a critical part of your projects’ success. First of all, congratulations on your decision to remodel. It’s a big step towards personalizing a home that is truly yours. And it’s…

gutter repair cost

Having a gutter repaired is a common home maintenance item for homeowners. The elements can be harsh on a gutter and buildup from debris can damage it. A gutter repair cost may intimidate you. Don’t worry! In this article, we are going to go over the factors that influence the overall price of a gutter…

NW construction

In 2016, Millennials spent an average of $60,400 on home renovations. This makes sense. Remodeling adds value to your home and also helps create a living space you and your family can truly enjoy. However, when approaching a remodeling project, it’s important you find the perfect contractor for the job. Simply hiring the first company…

gutter replacement

Gutters need replaced every 20 to 40 years. You may need a gutter replacement if you recently purchased an older home or ignored gutter maintenance. Read below to discover five obvious signs you need a gutter replacement. 1. Sagging or Uneven Gutters Take the time to inspect the gutters from all sides of your house….

home renovations

The average cost of home renovations in Pierce County, WA is $39,172. That’s no small number. You need to know how to prepare for a remodel like that before making any decisions. Knowing how to pay for renovations can be a difficult task. But you can control the cost if you know how to budget….

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