Bridge City: Portland, Oregon’s Other Nickname

Bridge City: Portland, Oregon’s Other Nickname

For anyone who has ever flown into Portland with a view of downtown and the Willamette River, there is no question as to why the Rose City is also known as Bridge City. The year was 1887 when the original Morrison Bridge was completed. At the time, it was the longest...
A Carpet That Is 100% Waterproof

A Carpet That Is 100% Waterproof

Can you believe it, the carpet industry first began in the United States in 1791? It is amazing how far we have come since then with the manufacturing of carpets. With this, chances are, we have seen it all when it comes to both carpet styles as well as the dreaded...
The 10 Portland Gardens You Must See

The 10 Portland Gardens You Must See

For those who live in Portland, one of our best kept secrets is the fact that on any given day, you can literally drive in any direction and end up someplace special. Whether it’s the beach, Columbia River Gorge, Mt. Hood, or Wine Country, Portland is surrounded by...
Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Tile Floor In Portland

Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Tile Floor In Portland

Would you believe us if we told you that you could have flooring that was waterproof, kid proof, pet proof, and has the highest noise reduction rating in the industry for luxury vinyl floors? The Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Floor and Tiles from Mannington is just that, and...
How PDX Carpet Became A Portland Icon

How PDX Carpet Became A Portland Icon

Each year, millions of people will travel through Portland International Airport. For many of these travelers, a stop at PDX, Travel & Leisure Magazine’s Top Airport in America, will provide for them much more than a unique and enjoyable experience, it will also...
How Kitchen Remodels Actually Improve Lifestyles

How Kitchen Remodels Actually Improve Lifestyles

While some studies might reveal that we are what we eat, a recent study on kitchen trends shows that we are as well, where we eat, too. Per the 2017 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study, a third of homeowners report leading a healthier lifestyle after a kitchen...
Portland And Driverless Cars – Are You Ready?

Portland And Driverless Cars – Are You Ready?

unlike a scene from The Jetsons, or some futuristic sci-fi thriller, Portland is prepares to open its streets to driverless cars. Although Portland, Oregon is not the first city to open its streets to this new autonomous technology, it is the first city to do so that...
Remodeling Your Kitchen Adds Home Value

Remodeling Your Kitchen Adds Home Value

Over the past decade, Portland has increasingly found itself on more and more top ten lists. These lists include top ten cities for travel, food, public transit, and many others. But did you know that Portland has also been listed by BuildFax as a top ten city for...
The Willamette River, Not Just A Portland River

The Willamette River, Not Just A Portland River

The Willamette River is something that many of us from the Portland area are very familiar with, as it is a basic part of the downtown PDX experience. Many of us in the Portland area are also at least somewhat familiar with Willamette Falls, if only through pictures...
Kitchen Remodeling: Granite Or Quartz Countertops

Kitchen Remodeling: Granite Or Quartz Countertops

While there are many components that make the kitchen one of the favorite rooms in the home, most often, it’s the countertops that take center stage. While remodeling, selecting a surface that is sustainable, durable and decorative are vitally important....