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,...
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...
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...
Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

In the classic film, The Princess Bride, fictional character Inigo Montoya made this famous quote, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” For most, outside of the industry, the same just might apply to the understanding of the use...
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...
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...