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Second Story Additions: What to Consider Before You Get Started

June 14, 2021
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Whether you’re looking to add a master suite, a bonus room, or a combination of several spaces to your home, a second story addition can be the perfect solution. Here’s a look at some key things to think about when considering a second story addition, along with a breakdown of average costs and timelines. Second…

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5 Ways to Reduce Home Renovation Stress

June 11, 2021
new kitchen remodel

Most home remodels will disrupt your daily routine in some way. You could be without a kitchen or bathroom for a few weeks. Or you may need to move out altogether for a while. That’s on top of the seemingly countless decisions you need to make. So how do you stay calm throughout it all?…

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Portland Basement Remodel: What’s It Going to Cost Me?

June 9, 2021
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Upgrading or finishing a basement can provide much-needed extra living space to your home. It can also be a great way to increase your home’s value. But are these renovations affordable? Here’s a look at several types of Portland basement remodel projects, along with cost information and tips on how to get started when it…

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Pros and Cons of a Jack and Jill Bathroom

June 3, 2021
jack and jill bathroom

If you have a large family, you may have considered adding a Jack and Jill bathroom to your home. But these shared bathrooms come with a host of pros and cons, and may not be right for everyone. Here’s a look at some things to think about if you’re weighing whether to add one to…

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