Farmer’s Markets in Portland

Farmer’s Markets in Portland

Do you love going to a farmers market on the weekend? It’s fun to see what’s fresh and in season. And often there will be food trucks there as well for takeout. You probably will have worked up an appetite walking the stalls. But did you know that there are...
A Fresh Look at Carpeting for Your Home

A Fresh Look at Carpeting for Your Home

Carpeting has evolved from wall-to-wall carpeting in every room of your home. There are many new carpet materials that are very eco-friendly. Carpet is great for rooms where the family hangs out like a tv room where people are done on the floor a lot. It’s also...
Best Types of Natural Wood Flooring for Portland

Best Types of Natural Wood Flooring for Portland

Let’s be honest. We get a lot of rain here in the Pacific Northwest. Some natural hardwood flooring is better suited to a moist environment but other hardwoods are prone to moisture damage. There are many types of wood flooring. You can get natural wood,...
Most Dangerous Animals In Portland

Most Dangerous Animals In Portland

In 1969, the American beaver became the official animal of our state. The beaver is a peaceful creature, with their dams increasing biodiversity and maintaining a healthy ecosystem. As we know, in our city, wildlife is plentiful in Portland. Not all creatures are...
Finding the Best Flooring When You Have Uneven Surfaces

Finding the Best Flooring When You Have Uneven Surfaces

Whether your home is new to you or you’ve been in it a while and are ready to make some upgrades, there are always some surprises. And you learn what they are when you start pulling away from the old to get to the new. And rarely is it the good kind of surprise....
Kite Surfing In Portland Oregon

Kite Surfing In Portland Oregon

Your intrepid blogger was visiting Utah and met another Portlandian who loves kitesurfing by the Columbia river gorge. If you haven’t tried this yet, I’ll have all the details for you to find kiteboarding lessons, and the differences between kitesurfing,...
Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Car Camping 101 in Portland Oregon

Have you noticed the weather is getting warmer? If you love the great outdoors, it’s time to pull out your camping gear and make sure it’s ready for the season. Car camping is where you pack up your car with your ice chest full of food, tent, sleeping...
Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

Cost vs Value Portland Remodeling Statistics 2022

It’s been a while since we evaluated remodeling statistics. A lot has changed since 2019. And with more people working from home, there has been a surge in remodeling. Being home all the time, people also noticed that the little things needed to be done like...
The Benefits Of LVP Floors

The Benefits Of LVP Floors

Luxury Vinyl Planks (LVP) and Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) are wonderfully affordable flooring options. And they’re trending hot if you look at home remodeling sites. Vinyl in general is trending because you can get the look of quality wood and stone for a much more...