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How to save costs on a kitchen remodel budget

Remodeling your kitchen with limited funds is harder today than has been in the last several decades. But just because remodel costs have increased doesn’t mean that a new kitchen is beyond your budget.  With a little flexibility and some design tips from our team at Lamont Bros., you can find a healthy balance between…

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Good, Better, Best Cabinet Ranking Explained

If you’ve been to a home design consultation, somebody may have presented cabinet options in good, better, and best categories. For homeowners, this is intended to make the selection process easier. However, it is important that you understand exactly what “good, better, and best” actually means in order to make an educated selection. As a…

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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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Painted or Stained Cabinets: Which is best for you?

Cabinetry is the most prominent feature in a kitchen; it makes up the body of the space’s structure, sets the color palette, and dictates the style. While cabinets may come in many different lines, styles, and arrangements, the surface finish options are relatively limited. In this article, we’ll compare the most popular two: painted or…

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