What is a Demo & Discovery Contract?
Is your home in need of repair? Whether it’s due to flooding, fire, dry rot, earthquake, or any other home disaster, repairs can feel like a Pandora’s Box. It’s often hard to understand the full scope of the damage until after you begin the work. For many homeowners, this is a scary thought. What if…Read More
Top 3 Most Common Remodeling Problems & How to Avoid Them
Remodeling your home is a process that carries risks no matter how you approach it. If not done efficiently, you may end up spending more time, money, or effort than originally planned to complete the project. To avoid costly problems when remodeling your home, it’s important to educate yourself on the common challenges you may…Read More
How to Work with a Design-Build Firm to do Insurance Repair
Dealing with a home disaster can be one of the most inconvenient, frustrating experiences for a homeowner. Whether it’s a flood, fire, earthquake, or any other form of home damage, you’ll likely find yourself filing a homeowner’s insurance claim. If you choose to work with a design-build firm through your insurance company to repair your…Read More
How to set up a Temporary Kitchen for Your Remodel
You’re excited to finally remodel and have the kitchen you’ve always dreamed of. However, while a kitchen remodel will enhance your home and benefit your life for years to come, there’s still one challenge left to face. The remodel process will leave you without a full kitchen for several weeks. Fortunately, you can set up…Read More
Does my Portland Home need a Seismic Retrofit?
You’ve probably heard that the Portland metro area is at high risk for earthquakes. But did you know that in spite of this, not every home in Portland is built to withstand a major seismic event? If you’re concerned that your home may be at risk during an earthquake, don’t panic. A seismic retrofit can…Read More
How to Waterproof Your Basement
Whether used for storage or living space, a basement can be a useful feature to any home. However, due to being located below ground, they can also be prone to water intrusion. For this reason, it’s a good idea to waterproof your basement and keep your home safe from water damage. As one of Oregon’s…Read More