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New Portland ADU Rules

September 10, 2020
Woodlawn ADU

If you’re a Portland homeowner thinking of adding an accessory dwelling unit to your property, we have some good news for. Building that ADU is about to get a lot easier. Here’s a look at some new Portland ADU rules, as well as others affecting the whole state of Oregon. From parking requirements to limits…

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How Much Does a Quartz Countertop Cost?

September 9, 2020
west linn kitchen remodel

When it comes to countertops, quartz is by far the most popular choice with our clients. It’s durable, aesthetic, and can be less expensive than materials like marble or granite. But when figuring out cost, square footage isn’t the only factor. Here’s how to accurately budget for your quartz countertop cost. Quartz is an engineered…

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2020 Bathroom Trends: 6 Smart New Ideas

September 8, 2020
Sellwood-Moreland Master Bath Remodel

One of the most popular spaces to remodel in the home is the bathroom. And for good reason. Not only can it transform an outdated space into a relaxing sanctuary, it’s also one of the best home improvement investments you can make. Here are 6 of the smartest 2020 bathroom trends we’re seeing right now.…

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Budgeting For a Home Addition: 4 Things to Keep in Mind

September 3, 2020
home addition

An addition is a great way to enhance your home’s living space and increase its value. Whether you’re looking to expand a master suite, create a space for extra family, or something in between, here are 4 key things to keep in mind when budgeting for a home addition. Home additions can come in all…

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