Cool Oregon Camping – Best Camping Gear and Gadgets

Cool Oregon Camping – Best Camping Gear and Gadgets

Oregon camping is a tradition for many in Portland. The camping season begins once the sun starts to emit its more consistent rays across Oregon hillsides and at the coast. It’s time to start packing vehicles from top to bottom with camping gear as you head into...
Oregon – It’s Where People Are Moving

Oregon – It’s Where People Are Moving

Oregon is again one of the top states that people are moving to. New statistics found in the United Van Lines’ 41st Annual National Movers Study shows that Oregon is the top Western state with 65% of all moves coming into the state, rather than exiting to another...
How Carpeting Has Drastically Changed Over The Years

How Carpeting Has Drastically Changed Over The Years

You either love the idea of carpet on your floor or hate it. Carpeting is pretty much cut and dry like that for most people. But the history of carpeting has a story that few really know or rarely think about. The age-long history of carpets – a textile floor covering...
Oregon Wineries Near Portland [How Many Are There]

Oregon Wineries Near Portland [How Many Are There]

For the average area resident, it wouldn’t be a shock to hear that there are a lot of Portland area wineries and vineyards nearby. It might however be a surprise to you if you knew that Oregon wine country covers an area of the state which is more than 100 miles...
Portland Home Transformation – Wood Floor, Tile and More

Portland Home Transformation – Wood Floor, Tile and More

We’ve all heard the phrase “what a difference a coat of paint can make”, and it often does make a drastic change to the look and feel of a room. The right wall hue in a room can go a long way to transforming a space into something more personally...
Top Home Design Trends That Increase Home Value

Top Home Design Trends That Increase Home Value

The top home design trends that are currently all the rage have impacted both new home builders and homeowners considering a remodel for decades. The kitchen, master bedroom and bathrooms have always taken the top honors for home buyers look when making home design,...
Is It Time To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Upon entering your kitchen, one of the main components that your guests will notice first is almost always the kitchen cabinets. For many, the very thought is enough to send sheer panic up and down their spine. Having a significant impact on the overall look and feel...
Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Huge Smiley Face On Oregon Hillside – You’ve Got To See

Imagine finding a huge smiley face on a hillside in Oregon? That’s exactly what happened. So you’re driving to the Oregon coast on your way to Lincoln City on highway 18 and you’re passing through Sheridan, then Willamina just about to reach Grand...
Everything Pumpkin Spice In Portland

Everything Pumpkin Spice In Portland

First of all, though we have thousands of flooring options in Portland, we are not announcing a pumpkin spice version of wood floors. You’re disappointed, we’re sure. However, here in Portland it seems to be the mecca for anything pumpkin spice. Given this...
4 Home Design Ideas [Old Wood Doors]

4 Home Design Ideas [Old Wood Doors]

Whether your home design style is traditional, formal or modern, nothing quite adds warmth and sustainability to home decor as repurposing. To that end, old wood doors can be the foundation to adding rustic charm to any space. Transforming old wood doors into...
[Countertops] – Eco-Friendly, Recycled and Totally Green

[Countertops] – Eco-Friendly, Recycled and Totally Green

Countertops can be manufactured from many kinds of materials. Today’s most popular countertops are often pulled from the earth in forms of rock, stone or variations of these natural materials. Even wood and concrete component countertops come from the earth and...
America’s Best Multi-Sport Town [Bend Oregon]

America’s Best Multi-Sport Town [Bend Oregon]

Located just about 3 hours from Portland, Bend, Oregon has taken full advantage of its natural landscapes and it’s not just us from PDX that are noticing. Recently, Outside Magazine named the city of Bend “The 2017 Best Multi-Sport Town“. It’s...
Modern Contemporary Portland Home Design

Modern Contemporary Portland Home Design

If you take a look along the skyline of Portland you will see that the timeless and very functional nature of the architecture has a modern contemporary flair. Old mixed with new, yet the quest for form follows function is the cornerstone of Portland contemporary...
Hells Canyon Scenic Byway: Oregon’s Pass To Little Switzerland

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway: Oregon’s Pass To Little Switzerland

There is nothing like the awe and grandeur that is the World Famous Swiss Alps. And for many here in America who have longed to travel and experience such, riding the Matterhorn at Disneyland has been the closest they have come. But, did you know that Disneyland is...
4 Reasons Why Your Bathroom Is Your Most Important Room

4 Reasons Why Your Bathroom Is Your Most Important Room

We have written a lot about the kitchen and how it has become, for many families, the most favorite room of the house. But, if the kitchen is the most favorite room, then perhaps the bathroom is the most important room in the house. American humorist and newspaper...
Hillsboro: The City People Love

Hillsboro: The City People Love

As the City of Portland and its surrounding suburbs are set for a major population boom over the next 20 years, there is one city that stands to see most of this growth and that’s Hillsboro, Oregon. In just South Hillsboro alone, the city is readying for 8,000 new...
Best Floor Types For Kid’s Bedrooms

Best Floor Types For Kid’s Bedrooms

If you’re going to reach for the stars, you better have good flooring. At least, that’s what we like to say. And, for families with young children, what other room in the home gets to play host to imaginations run wild and the activities that would support such, than...
Depoe Bay – Oregon Coast Bucket List

Depoe Bay – Oregon Coast Bucket List

Did you know that just a few short hours from Portland, Oregon is the World’s Smallest Navigable Harbor? That’s right, Depoe Bay, located on the Oregon Coast, is home to this small 6-acre bay where Depoe Creek enters the Pacific Ocean through a narrow channel in...
City Of Portland Is Home To America’s Best Burger!

City Of Portland Is Home To America’s Best Burger!

Over the years, it seems that the city of Portland has been racking up quite a few various “Best of” awards. With everything from our award-winning transit system to being named a top travel destination, the City of Roses, has seemingly something to offer for people...
Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

A lot of research has been done showing the enormous health benefits of eucalyptus. And while we are certain none of them apply to eucalyptus flooring, there is a case to be made that installing this material for your next floor, is indeed, a different type of healthy...