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Portland Design Build Remodeling Blog

Fall Home Maintenance Tips for 2023

Posted by Lane Cooper on Sep 18, 2023 2:52:58 PM

As the leaves start to change and the air becomes crisp, it's time to gear up for the fall season. It's not just about fuzzy sweaters and football games; it's also about preparing your home for the upcoming colder months.

Fall home maintenance doesn't have to be a daunting task; in fact, it can be a fun and satisfying way to ensure your home stays comfortable and energy-efficient. So, grab a pumpkin spice latte and let's dive into some essential fall home maintenance tips that'll make your home ready for the season!

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Topics: Home Maintenance

Extend Your Portland Living Space Outdoors to Improve Your Life and the Value of Your Home

Posted by Lane Cooper on Aug 16, 2023 12:00:00 PM

It’s time for coffee on the back porch, gathering around the fire feature, grilling tasty treats, and more. Portlanders cherish our outdoor spaces, especially during the beautiful summer months when the temperatures are ideal for enjoying the natural beauty surrounding us. Adding outdoor living space to the plan during your next remodeling project expands your options for your daily experience and adds value to your home. COOPER Design Build is here to explore the benefits of extending your living space outdoors and provide our insider tips and tricks for creating the perfect outdoor living space for your Portland home. 

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Planning a Remodel, Kid-Friendly, Outdoor Spaces

12 Best Portland Neighborhoods to Invest in a Remodel

Posted by Lane Cooper on Aug 7, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Your location is one of the few things you cannot change about your home without a move. Choosing the right neighborhood to put down roots is crucial. Portland, Oregon offers a diverse range of neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm and potential for modern upgrades. COOPER Design Build is here to explore some of the best neighborhoods in Portland for remodeling projects, highlighting their key features, attractions, and amenities. Whether you're looking for an up-and-coming neighborhood or a well-established district, this guide will help you make an informed decision.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Planning a Remodel, Living in Portland

How to Get More Cost Value Out of Your Portland Remodel

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jul 19, 2023 8:00:00 AM

Remodeling your Portland home is not only an opportunity to enhance its aesthetics and functionality but also a chance to increase its value. Value means a variety of things to each individual, but in this case, we’re talking about the amount of lovely living space you remodel, what you spend, the final result, and your experience in your newly-remodeled home, in addition to the resale value. COOPER Design Build wants you to get the most for your investment of time and resources. We’re here today to leverage our knowledge and experience so you can create a more cost-effective and high-value remodel when it’s time to put your family home under the knife (or hammer). Dig in to see what we mean.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Finance, Planning a Remodel

Find a Dream Home Design Aesthetic for Your Portland Whole-Home Remodel

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jul 11, 2023 9:00:00 AM
Embarking on a whole-home remodel in Portland, Oregon opens up a world of possibilities to transform your living space and create an aesthetic that truly reflects your personal style and supports your lifestyle. With the expertise of a design-build firm, you can revamp every aspect of your home, from layout and functionality to finishes and decor. In this guide, we'll explore the key elements of a successful whole-house remodel and offer valuable tips to consider along the way. Whether you're seeking a bright and bold contemporary look or a cozy retreat with unique spaces for your hobbies and interests, your dream home design awaits.
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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Lighting, Planning a Remodel, Whole Home Remodeling

Timeless Bathroom Designs for Your 2023 Remodel: Finding Your Style

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 14, 2023 9:10:00 AM
In a world where trends come and go, designing a bathroom that stands the test of time is a valuable investment. From classic tile choices to elegant fixtures, we'll explore the essential elements that define timeless bathroom design. Whether you lean towards traditional elegance, vintage charm, or minimalist simplicity, our insights and tips will help you create a space that remains effortlessly stylish for years to come. COOPER Design Build of Portland is your trusted partner on your journey to design a bathroom that never goes out of style.
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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Finance, Planning a Remodel

Outdoor Sanctuary: Elevate Your Outdoor Living Space with 10 Features

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 9, 2023 9:03:00 AM

As the weather warms up, many homeowners want to enhance their outdoor living spaces for relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying the great outdoors. Whether you have a sprawling backyard or a small patio, there are many features you can incorporate to create a stunning outdoor retreat. From covered outdoor living spaces with fireplaces and outdoor kitchens to poolside lounges and stylish outdoor furniture, the possibilities for creating a luxurious and functional outdoor living space are endless. In this blog, we'll explore some of the top outdoor living features to consider when designing your backyard oasis, with a focus on premium design and construction.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Planning a Remodel

Working with a Design-Build Company? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 17, 2023 8:55:00 AM

Deciding to do a home remodel is one of the biggest decisions you can make as a homeowner because of the commitment involved – of finances, time, energy, and disruption to your daily routine. Because of this, it’s essential that you are equipped with as much information as possible to make the right decision for you, your family, and your home. Below you’ll find information on common mistakes to avoid when remodeling your home, the difference between a design-build firm and a remodeling company, and misconceptions about the design-build remodeling process.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Remodeling Tips

Ask a Designer: What Trends Are Here to Stay in 2023?

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 12, 2023 8:00:00 AM

You’re ready to update the look, feel, and perhaps, function inside your home. It’s time to study your style preferences and learn about design options with staying power. There are numerous design trends to consider when it comes to creating a functional, stylish space that stands the test of time. In this blog, we'll explore the latest design trends of 2023 throughout the home, including bold statements, artisan wares, and incorporating abstract designs. Whether you're planning a major remodel or just want to refresh your space, COOPER is pleased to provide inspiration and ideas to help you create a home that you'll love for years to come.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Planning a Remodel

How Much Does a Whole Home Remodel Cost in Portland?

Posted by Lane Cooper on Apr 13, 2023 2:45:00 PM

You love your location, but you're ready for a home that supports your needs and style. The prospect of a whole home remodel can be exciting—even if many aspects are relatively unknown at the start, including the cost. Below is a look at a few average prices of remodeling jobs that are typically included in a whole-house remodel. Keep in mind that the figures below are based on collective data for the Portland metro area; actual figures may vary depending on what you've got in mind and where you're located. A design-build company like COOPER Design Build can give you a more personalized idea of what such a makeover could cost for your home. We have a long history of creatively remodeling and expanding homes in the Portland, Oregon area.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Whole Home Remodeling