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Here you can find out some of the things we have done,
what we are doing and what we hope to do! 

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Is that Oak?

July 12, 2017
Often when you say to a client, “How about using oak?” they will look anything but impressed. Why is this? Maybe this is because they were around in the 1980s when everyt...
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Attic Venting

June 21, 2017
Most people do not think much about attic space in their home. In the old houses of yester-year that we often work on, the attic space typically has a floor of some kind...
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Molding New and Old

May 30, 2017
This is a short transcript of a lecture on moldings and trim that Janette, our architect, and I gave to the Spokane Preservation workshop. Older homes often have unique...
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Members of Spokane Preservation Advocates

May 10, 2017
This past year Hanson Carlen became a sponsor of the Spokane Preservation Advocates whose goal is, “To preserve and enhance the historic character of Spokane and Spokane...
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Darn Grout!

April 19, 2017
Darn Grout! I do not like to swear. But one thing that takes me to the brink is trying to scrape out filthy, dirty grout. You may have nice tile work, but if your grout...
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