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A guide to remodeling in Portland Historic Districts

If you’ve ever driven around Portland, Oregon, you might have noticed that some neighborhoods have a high concentration of historic, well-maintained older homes. Take, for example, Lake Oswego, or the Irvington District. As anyone who has ever remodeled one of these homes can attest, a lot of work goes into preserving the aesthetic and historical…

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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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What to know about remodeling old homes in Portland

There is something special about the character of old homes – they are lasting testaments to the artistry and craftsmanship of years long gone by. Fortunately for our fellow historic house enthusiasts, there are a lot of old homes here in Portland, and many are in need of remodeling.  That’s not to say that older…

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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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