May 2022 Building Insight

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Certified Builder

BIAW celebrates four new Certified Builders The BIAW Certified Builder program continues to expand with four new builders joining its ranks. Here’s your chance to get to know them better. For more information on how to become a Certified Builder, visit or contact BIAW Education at

AMY ECKLUND started their company in 2010 because they

wanted to do great remodeling work for their community and create good jobs for their employees. Ecklund’s focus is kitchen, bathroom and basement remodels. They also enjoy ADUs and DADUs for the potential these structures have to help with housing issues in the Seattle area.

Amy Ecklund AmyWorks

A graduate of the Small Business Administration’s Emerging Leaders Program, Ecklund has 30 years of experience in the remodeling and home repair industry. An NAHB Certified Graduate remodeler, they are a current member of the Greater Seattle Business Association and a past participant of the University of Washington Foster School of Business Small Business Growth Collaborative Cohort. Ecklund is a graduate of Evergreen State College and Lower Columbia College. When they’re not busy with a beautiful remodel, they serve as a member of the BIAW Workforce Development Task Force and co-host a regular podcast called “Let’s Talk…Home Repair.” Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties

BRICE BAXTER founded Baxter Construction in the summer of 1995. He has earned several certifications in construction and restoration, including: n CAPS, Certified Aging in Place n CGR, Certified Graduate Remodeler n Certified Green Professional – Certified Asbestos Supervisor n IICRC Water Technician – State certified to teach Continuing Ed. Brice Baxter Baxter Construction

Brice was named Remodeler of the Year for 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2015 by the Central Washington Home Builders Association. His hobbies are hiking, photography, traveling and reading. He loves spending time with his wife, Melissa, and their five sons. Central Washington Home Builders Association


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