Building With the Future in Mind Since 1955
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A springboard for making your dream project a reality by balancing form, function, and budget.
Do it right or do it over — we save you money by not cutting corners, ensuring the best quality for your budget.
Sustainable, healthier, more efficient — our Green Building is better for you, and the environment.
Remain independent longer by making your home fit your changing safety and comfort needs.

Building With the Future in Mind Since 1955

For nearly six decades we’ve been setting the standard in Whatcom County for remodeling, repairs, and custom homes. Our award-winning team is dedicated to reflecting our community’s commitments to sustainability and the value of long-term thinking.


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A Message of Thanks
July 25, 2015 - No way could we have built this bike and info station without everyone named below jumping in.  It took a village. This village. Donated Their Labor Our co-workers @ A-1 Builders & Adaptations Design Studio: Maggie Bates Patrick Martin Shawn Serdahl Jake Dyrland Wes Wertman Mike Gill John Botts Jordan Simmons Rick Dubrow Chris Hanson Bobbi [...] Read More
Bird of Prey No ‘Happy Chapter’ Here
July 7, 2015 - I’ve heard this term ‘happy chapter’ used to refer to so many a documentary or news report that, although terribly depressing, ends on a happy note.   So, for example, a piece about global warming might end with a description of what’s being done about it.  ‘There’s work being done’, implies the happy chapter; ‘others are [...] Read More
Baboons Hugging Enough Already
June 5, 2015 - Some of our favorite readerboard quotations are submitted by our friends and neighbors, and one of these recent gems suggests that ‘one must break down before one can break through’. This adage surely rings true as it relates to making lifestyle changes seemingly necessary as our environment deteriorates. Human nature appears to require pain in [...] Read More

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