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Tree protection laws in Portland: How do they affect my home addition?

If you’re planning on an addition or remodel in your Portland home, you probably already know about the tree protection laws in Portland. Given their restrictions, you might initially think these laws prevent you from being able to build what you want. Fortunately, this isn’t necessarily the case.  As one of Portland’s top remodeling firms,…

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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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Should I file a change order for my remodel?

Picture this: You’re three weeks into a home remodel when a sudden stroke of genius hits you at 3 am. Instead of a 200 square foot addition for the kids’ playroom, you want a 500 square foot addition for a home gym. The solution? Submit a change order to your remodel team. As a home…

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What happens if cabinets get damaged during a remodel?

A few weeks into your home remodel and you’re already excited to see the finished build. Everything seems to be going smooth – that is until your remodel superintendent opens the box of newly delivered cabinets to find that they’ve arrived damaged.  Although it isn’t common for cabinetry – or any other remodeling materials for…

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How to make the most of outdoor living space in Oregon

The Pacific Northwest’s wet season more than makes up for itself in the greenery we get to enjoy when the sun comes out.  However, unpredictable weather does create a challenge for some homeowners. What if you want to have an outdoor living space in your home, but don’t know how to justify only being able…

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What is Lamont Bros.’ COVID-19 safety plan?

At Lamont Bros, we believe that you shouldn’t have to risk your family’s health to achieve a great remodel. As your guide through the remodeling process, the team at Lamont Bros takes on the responsibility of implementing a COVID-19 safety plan so you can have peace of mind. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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