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%...
Bringing Bronze Sculptures To Life In Portland

Bringing Bronze Sculptures To Life In Portland

We all know that Portland is an artistic mecca that fosters an incredible amount of talent in the art world. What many of us do not know is that one of the greatest bronze sculpture artists in the world is located right here in the Portland metro area. It all started...
Portland Remodeling Statistics 2019 – Cost vs Value

Portland Remodeling Statistics 2019 – Cost vs Value

It’s that time of year again, when we take a moment to detail the Portland, Oregon remodeling market. We frequently review the remodeling statistics and provide the relevant data for Portland area homeowners, but also offer our insight into the information on...
5 Things To Do When Visiting Multnomah Falls

5 Things To Do When Visiting Multnomah Falls

Multnomah Falls in crisis? In early September of 2017, Oregonians sat on the edge of their seat. Glued to their television screens, and with bated breath, they hoped for the best. With the forest in and around the beloved Multnomah Falls on fire, and spreading fast,...
Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

There’s nothing worse than getting to a spill a little too late. For homes with well-traveled flooring that lack some of the more recent advances in water-resistance technology, chances are, a little too late can often mean, another all too real reminder that maybe...
A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

A Tour Of Oregon Lighthouses

There is nothing quite like the Oregon coast. With 363 miles of free and open to the public coastlines, there’s countless ways to experience such beauty and landscape. And, for those who’ve made the trek to Oregon’s border to the west, we’re sure you’ll agree that...
Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia wood flooring isn’t the only use for this amazing wood material. Dating back many centuries, acacia has been used by humans in more ways than one can imagine. From woodwork and various tools to actual medicines and baking ingredients, you would be...
Make Your Home More Portland With Biophilic Design

Make Your Home More Portland With Biophilic Design

There is no doubt that Portland, Oregon is one of the most environmentally conscious cities in the world. Surrounded by such natural beauty, a drive into city limits remains seamless. With the city’s abundance of public parks, trails, and everything in between, it’s...