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Replacement window ideas

We’ve been doing some more research recently on different approaches on how to replace older double-hung wood windows. As many of you know, this style of window is incredibly common (and looks great) on so many of our older Portland … Continue reading

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East Burnside Kitchen

Some before pics of a light kitchen remodel on East Burnside. Looking into main portion of the kitchen. Somewhat random features (short soffit run, tightly packed appliances) make the modest sized kitchen feel downright tiny. The existing layout was cramped … Continue reading

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Laurelhurst Bathroom Remodel After

Some pictures of our completed remodel of the cramped master bathroom in NE Portland’s Laurelhurst district.   Looking from the pocket door into the bathroom. You can see the new upright, tiled shower enclosure and adjacent inset bathtub. We designed … Continue reading

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Laurelhurst Bathroom Remodel Before

Just a couple pictures of the before. A nice remodel in Laurelhurst of an as-built master bathroom. While part of one of the wonderful established neighborhoods of Portland, this house was built in 1979, making it a unique find. As … Continue reading

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NE Portland Master Bathroom, After

Some pictures of the previous post after we wrapped up our remodeling work. The new clear stained vertical grained fir cabinet clearly ties the updated bathroom into the aesthetic conversation of the rest of the house. Finished with a solid … Continue reading

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NE Portland Basement Renovation After

Here are some after images from the previous post. The above image shows the new set of built in cabinets we used on this project, and the new egress window to allow the space to function as a legal bedroom. … Continue reading

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NE Portland Basement Renovation Before

Another project from last summer, though worth showing off. The basement in this NE Portland bungalow was finished immediately before our clients bought the house several years ago. While the work that was done was overall great, some of the … Continue reading

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Older Moisture Ant Repair

This project is from last summer, though seems like a nice chance to highlight the downsides of our wet climate. What started as a simple replacement of an older set of French doors, with a new set of Simpson doors, … Continue reading

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Upper Free Kitchen

This small project was pretty straightforward, design and build kitchen cabinet shelves to use in lieu of upper cabinets. Of course, like many things, the how was somewhat more difficult than the finished product might show. We wanted to make … Continue reading

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Timbertech Decks

A few years ago we replaced several decks for one client with a number of rentals around town. While the decks we were replacing were cedar, we decided to use TimberTech composite decking, and galvanized steel fencing for the railing … Continue reading

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