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...
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...
What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

Not only is the floor the foundation for life, it is also one of the most commented on and complimented components of any house. Yet, time and time again, if there is one look for flooring that stands head and shoulders above the rest, it’s the wood floor. If you have...
Laminate Wood Flooring – What You Need To Know

Laminate Wood Flooring – What You Need To Know

Capturing the aesthetics of real wood, laminate wood flooring, with its layered construction for durability, is a stylish, affordable and popular choice for many homeowners and businesses. Though laminate flooring was invented in 1977 by the Swedish company Pergo,...
5 Considerations When Picking Engineered Wood Flooring

5 Considerations When Picking Engineered Wood Flooring

When you stand back and visually compare solid hardwood flooring vs engineered wood floors it’s often difficult to even tell them apart. Their color selections, style choices and grains are nearly mirror images to one another. in fact, many times you would need...
Streamline Home Design, A Hot Trend

Streamline Home Design, A Hot Trend

When a new year rolls around a lot of people tend to focus on setting new goals, making resolutions or even improving home elements in their lives. Though many people tend to fall off the wagon with their resolutions, it is possible to work on some of your household...
Portland Veteran Story Will Touch Your Heart

Portland Veteran Story Will Touch Your Heart

So far in our Portland veteran campaign journey, we have shared with you our plans to bless two local Portland veterans with new wood floors this holiday season. We have explained our desire to bring awareness to the many vets in our community who have needs and we...
A Local Portland Area Veteran Story

A Local Portland Area Veteran Story

Just after Veterans Day here in Portland, we are still thinking about our local community of vets. A few weeks ago, we embarked on a mission to bless a local Portland military veteran and also bring awareness to the needs of many of our veterans right here in PDX. We...
Can Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?

Can Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?

One of the most frequently searched and asked questions about home value is if hardwood floors actually increase the value of a home. This is something we are asked quick frequently, as are many real estate professionals that we talk to. It’s important that we...