Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Explore These Oregon Regions Just Outside Of Portland

Whether you are moving or just moved to the Portland Metro area or you have lived here all your life there are always new adventures to be experienced a short hop from your front door! Are you feeling like you need to get out and explore the beautiful great wide open...
The 3 Best DIY Flooring Options

The 3 Best DIY Flooring Options

You might be considering tackling a home improvement project right now. You might even be potentially stepping into unknown territory by taking on a DIY project, or you may be scratching your head, trying to determine the best type of flooring for that home renovation...
Coronavirus and Flooring – Our COVID-19 Commitments

Coronavirus and Flooring – Our COVID-19 Commitments

So you have been working on your project and it’s time to pick your flooring, then out of the blue, the coronavirus COVID-19 situation hits and you just don’t know what to do. Listen, this is uncharted times for all of us, but we think we have come up with...
How To Pick Hardwood Flooring For Your Design Style

How To Pick Hardwood Flooring For Your Design Style

There are quite a few design styles that have come and gone over the years, and then there are some that seem to last the test of time. A design style can speak to you in a way that just walls, flooring and furniture can’t. The heart of a stunning timeless...
The Best Cities To Work From Home – Portland #5

The Best Cities To Work From Home – Portland #5

It seems that with the continual increase in new technologies and the growing flexibility to run a business from almost anywhere, that the desire to work in a home-based office is becoming increasingly popular. Electronics and software that connect worlds are becoming...
Graphic Tile Patterns Hit Portland – Encaustic Tiles

Graphic Tile Patterns Hit Portland – Encaustic Tiles

Flooring is a key aspect for maintaining your home and keeping its appearance up to date. While some flooring materials can be on the more expensive side, tile for the most part has been a more affordable option and with all the benefits, styles and colors available...
Portland – The “Foodie” Destination Of America

Portland – The “Foodie” Destination Of America

If you’re an enthusiast of gourmet dining than most likely you would consider yourself a “foodie”. The term foodie comes from the appeal of those who crave after adventurous and unique flavors, but overall love the whole discovery of food in general,...
Home Design Trends That Are Inspiring Remodeling

Home Design Trends That Are Inspiring Remodeling

Design trends tend to come and go frequently. They make their way into our home and our lives and as soon as they are adopted they are on their way out. But the current trends are still fun to watch and include in your home interiors. Here are a few home design trends...
Portland Ranked A Top Young Professional City

Portland Ranked A Top Young Professional City

When many think Millenials, Portland often comes to mind. Young professionals in Portland have become synonymous with what we think of today about our amazing progressive city. Nationally, millennials now account for 35% of the labor force and they are becoming a...
Home Design Trends Leaning Toward Functionality

Home Design Trends Leaning Toward Functionality

For the past several decades design trends have been largely driven by visual, color, texture, decor and style elements that are the latest in home design and popular at the moment. Departing from this norm, homeowners seem to be defying what once drove home design...
Portland – Best Coffee City In America Rank

Portland – Best Coffee City In America Rank

Coffee and Portland go together like peanut butter and chocolate, hotdogs and buns and well coffee and more coffee. But many of us in Portland take our coffee love affair for granted, but we really shouldn’t. In fact, Portland is known around the country for our...
The Different Looks Of Laminate Flooring

The Different Looks Of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring has been identified with low-cost value, extreme durability along with significant longevity, but those are just a few of the advantages noteworthy to laminate. They have a unique composite construction that lends themselves to multiple different...
Are Oregonians Happy? Not So Much

Are Oregonians Happy? Not So Much

Oregonians don’t seem to be very happy according to a new study put out by WalletHub recently. Now we are not talking about how much money people in Oregon make, how many toys that they have or how big their home is, it’s about key factors that determine...
What You Thought You Knew About Carpet [IS WRONG]

What You Thought You Knew About Carpet [IS WRONG]

We bet you have heard some things about carpet that you have come to believe is fact. Things like carpet is dirtier than wood floors or carpeting can create or exacerbate allergies. What if we told you that these and many other beliefs about carpeting, just...
Creating The Perfect Laundry Room

Creating The Perfect Laundry Room

In Portland, we tend to do a lot of laundry, given the fact that we get so much rain, our outdoor adventurous lifestyle and because we are quite active. All of these things come together to create piles of laundry that we have to tackle on a weekly basis. So our...
Wide Plank Wood Flooring Trend

Wide Plank Wood Flooring Trend

Wide plank wood flooring is a new trend that is gaining in popularity among homeowners. With literally thousands of styles of flooring on the market today, consumers are frequently looking for styles that will break out of the ordinary or common styles that are found...
Five Things You Should Know About Luxury Vinyl Tile

Five Things You Should Know About Luxury Vinyl Tile

Luxury vinyl tile or LVT is not rolled vinyl flooring. LVT or luxury vinyl plank is a high-end flooring product that is several steps above typical vinyl sheet products or even many laminate floor products for several reasons. So before you discount luxury vinyl...
Fastest Growing Cities In The Portland Metro Area

Fastest Growing Cities In The Portland Metro Area

For most of us in and around the Portland area, when we’re asked where we live, we typically just say Portland. But the Portland metro area is made up of several separate cities that covers from Battle Ground, Vancouver and Camas Washington across the river to...
Amazing Kitchen Remodel Inspirations

Amazing Kitchen Remodel Inspirations

Kitchen remodels in the Portland area have continued to be a trend that has gone well beyond a fad. As we have discussed previously, home remodels and kitchen renovations in the Portland area have been ranked as high as eighth in the country, consisting of up to 7.4%...