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Energy Efficiency and the EPS Score

Energy Efficiency and the EPS Score

  This basement remodel, featured on the 2013 Tour of Remodeled Homes,  had a Home Performance Test conducted on it before the remodel began so we knew how to improving it's energy efficiency.   After adding  (2) new high-efficiency furnaces, all new windows, all...

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Kitchen Trends for 2013

Kitchen Trends for 2013

As we enter a new year,  adding  personal touches to your kitchen and your home in general is increasing in popularity because we are spending more time in our homes and especially in the kitchen.   Integrating you own style can be as easy as displaying a favorite...

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Intergrating Travel into your Decor

Intergrating Travel into your Decor

Here are some useful tips to make the most out of your memorable travels this holiday season and throughout the year. Plan Ahead:  If you know you will be traveling, plan ahead by discussing which spaces you will be purchasing items for and why.  This is particularly...

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Capturing Your Design Inspiration

Capturing Your Design Inspiration

  Storyboards, binders and online pinboards can organize design inspirations for your next remodel project. In the midst of winter, we naturally spend more time indoors.  This usually means we become more intimate with our home’s interior -- the good, the bad and...

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Remodeling Benefit:  Improving Lifestyle

Remodeling Benefit: Improving Lifestyle

A kitchen remodel, family room or bath is the perfect time to reconsider not only the aesthetics and function of that space, but the way you want to live in it.  Simple changes, like new paint color, and structural changes - like opening up to another room or raising...

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Family Friendly Basement Remodel

Family Friendly Basement Remodel

    Our homeowners, a pair of busy doctors, were in desperate need of extra play space for their two pre-teen children.  This 1,700 square foot daylight basement in Southwest Portland went virtually unused except to store Christmas decorations and...

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