What is the best size for a home addition?
If you’re considering a home addition to increase your living space, it’s important to get it right. You don’t want to overspend on space you don’t need, but you also want to make sure the addition is worth your time and money. Determining the best size for your home addition can be a challenge, but…Read More
Should I build my addition up or out?
You know your home needs more space, you just aren’t sure where to put it. Home additions are large-scale, time-consuming, and expensive renovation projects. That’s why when you do it, you want to make sure to do it correctly. One of the first things to decide when planning a home addition is whether to build…Read More
How to waterproof the exterior of your Portland home
The Pacific Northwest is known for its wet climate. While 36 inches of annual rainfall is great for the lush greenery, it can also present a challenge to homeowners. Water leaks in your home’s siding can result in major damage and cost thousands of dollars in repair. That’s why it’s important for you to make…Read More
Can I hire an independent designer to work with a design-build firm?
The design-build process is a great way to remodel your home. By combining your design and construction teams under one roof, the design-build approach keeps you in control of your budget and offers a client-centered remodel experience. But what happens if you want to hire a specific designer for your remodel without giving up the…Read More
How to improve the energy efficiency of your home during a remodel
Let’s face it — nobody likes having a high electricity bill at the end of the month. Fortunately for homeowners who are already planning to remodel, it often makes a lot of sense to improve the energy efficiency of your home during the renovation process. At Lamont Bros., our designers and remodeling experts have worked…Read More
Does a house need a bathtub?
Although used much less frequently than showers, bathtubs are still a standard of the American home. However, not everybody needs or wants a bathtub. During home remodels, many homeowners consider whether or not to keep a bathtub in their house. After all, they take up space, don’t get used often, and require a lot of…Read More