What Type of Fireplace is Best for my Remodel?
A fireplace is a warm, inviting feature to have as part of your home. Though not something that is often top of mind during a home renovation, it’s a good idea to consider how a fireplace can affect the design of your remodel. Perhaps there are things about your fireplace you’d like to change. Or…Read More
How to fix a shower leak
Nobody likes having a leak in their shower, and figuring out how to fix one can be a hassle. While the process of repairing a leaky shower may be inconvenient, the consequences of not repairing it can be catastrophic. But what if you don’t know how to fix a leak? Or worse, what if you…Read More
Why is tile so expensive?
Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of having a custom tile shower in your master suite. Or maybe, a subway tile backsplash is exactly what you need to tie your kitchen together. The problem you’re finding is that tile work can cost a lot. But why is tile so expensive? Every year, our team at Lamont Bros.…Read More
What type of shower pan is best for my bathroom?
If you’re in the process of building or remodeling a bathroom, you probably have a good idea of how you want your shower to look. You’ve probably settled on a size, location, and enclosure material, such as fiberglass, tile, or slab. But there’s one important design feature in a shower that often goes overlooked: the…Read More
How to build a home recording studio
If you’re like most musicians, you’ve probably dreamed of having a recording studio in your own home. While many might think this dream is out of reach, the reality is that nearly anybody can build a home studio when they have the right help. If you want to learn how to turn your home into…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