Exterior & Outdoor Space
What is a dormer addition and why do I need one?
Your home may have an attic with plenty of floor space — it might even be a finished attic. The problem is that the pitch of the roof makes it difficult to use any more than a few square feet without having to crouch down. Sound familiar? If so, your attic might need a dormer…Read More
How to deal with lead paint during a remodel
With enough exposure, lead contamination can pose serious health risks to anyone. While children and pets are the most vulnerable, adults and the elderly can experience lead poisoning, as well. Due to housing booms in the early 1900s, many Portland homes were built during a time when lead paint was the norm. So what should…Read More
Tree protection laws in Portland: How do they affect my home addition?
If you’re planning on an addition or remodel in your Portland home, you probably already know about the tree protection laws in Portland. Given their restrictions, you might initially think these laws prevent you from being able to build what you want. Fortunately, this isn’t necessarily the case. As one of Portland’s top remodeling firms,…Read More
Architect vs. Interior Designer: What’s the difference?
Almost any home remodel benefits from having a strong design plan. It casts a vision for the scope and characteristics that make your remodel reflect who you are as a homeowner. It also gives you a clear expectation of how the completed project will look and gives your builders clear direction on how to get…Read More