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...
Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

We’re getting old. Did you know that in less than twenty years, one in 5 people will be over the age of 65 years old in America? But, as we’re getting older, we’re also living longer and healthier lives. So, does this mean that there will be mass migration from homes...
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,...
[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...
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...
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...
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...
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...