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...
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%...
Home Size: Is Bigger Really Better?

Home Size: Is Bigger Really Better?

By now, we’re sure we’ve all found ourselves flipping through channels late at night and stopping for a few moments to watch some show that we came across about tiny houses. And, as we sat there with remote in hand and dog faithfully at our side, we pondered. “Could I...
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...
Walk In Showers Sing Loudest In Bathroom Design Trends

Walk In Showers Sing Loudest In Bathroom Design Trends

What’s not to like about the privacy one enjoys when taking a long hot shower while simultaneously singing like you just don’t care? As a matter of fact, experts have found that actually singing (also in the shower) has a positive impact on your heart rate to the...
What’s The Best Floor For Uneven Surfaces?

What’s The Best Floor For Uneven Surfaces?

When doing a home renovation or remodel, there are many considerations. Some of the choices that need to be made are structural, some are general design and still others are flow and the visual perspectives that you are trying to achieve. But when it comes to deciding...
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,...