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%...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Is It Time To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Upon entering your kitchen, one of the main components that your guests will notice first is almost always the kitchen cabinets. For many, the very thought is enough to send sheer panic up and down their spine. Having a significant impact on the overall look and feel...
[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...
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...