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Can I raise the ceiling height in my basement? Yes. Here’s how.

You’ve found yourself wanting to raise the height of your basement ceiling. Perhaps it’s because the current ceiling height is too low to do anything useful with the space. Or maybe, the basement is the only place where you can viably add square footage to your home. For whatever reason, you now find yourself faced…

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Portland Styles Guide: Current Interior Design Trends

With home prices on the rise, many homeowners are choosing to remodel their current homes rather than buy a new one. Here in the Portland Metro Area, where rich history meets all things innovative and trendy, we’ve noticed a distinctly diverse interior remodel style emerge over the last few years.  At Lamont Bros., our design…

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How do the holidays affect remodel construction?

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner, and if you’re in the process of a big remodel project (or considering one), you might have some questions about how the holidays could affect your construction timeline.  At Lamont Bros, we get a lot of questions about the holidays, and with good…

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How 3D modeling can help you design your remodel

Homeowners often feel like they’re taking a gamble when they remodel their house. They have an image in their head of how they want their home to look. The problem is, the vision is difficult to capture on design blueprints. What if something doesn’t look the way you envisioned? If only there were a way to…

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How to get remodel permits in Portland

You’re ready to get to work on the next big home improvement project. You set aside some money, even had some plans drawn up for the work you want done. But now comes the step that everyone loves to hate: permits. But the truth is, getting remodel permits in Portland doesn’t need to be intimidating…

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Planning a Home Renovation: 5 Key Questions to Ask

A home remodel can be a pretty big undertaking, and it can come with a hefty budget. If you’re planning a home renovation, here are 5 important questions to ask before you get started in order to help ensure you’re spending your money wisely. 1. How long are you going to stay in your home?…

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