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Portland Design Build Remodeling Blog

Designing the Perfect Outdoor Space

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 9, 2020 11:48:30 AM

The perfect outdoor space is a place where you love to be. And it’s going to look different for each person. For you, it might be a cozy place to gather with friends around a fire pit. Or a lush landscaped yard, or a serious gardener’s paradise, or a gourmet outdoor kitchen, or an alternative living room with all the amenities. Let’s take a stab at some basic ideas that will make the out-of-doors at your Portland, Oregon, home perfect for you.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Custom Home, Luxury Home

Remodel, Move or Buy New: How to Decide

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 6, 2020 9:29:00 AM

You’ve got a home that you aren’t happy with, and you’re trying to make the best decision to solve it. It’s a common problem that most homeowners will deal with more than once in their lives. This is where you have to choose between remodeling and moving. The right choice minimizes your stress and maximizes your investment. Here are several factors to consider as you decide.

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Topics: Custom Home, Planning a Remodel

Practical Upgrades That Will Add Value to Your Kitchen

Posted by Lane Cooper on Nov 22, 2019 11:47:18 AM

Whether you’re thinking of the attractiveness of your home to potential buyers or its value to your family and your lifestyle, the kitchen sits near the top of the list of most important areas in a house. The number of possible upgrades is almost limitless, of course, so you need to think about what you really need, and why you’re upgrading your Portland-area home.

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Topics: Design-Build Portland, Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Investment, Design, Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Kitchen Design

14 Secrets to a Luxurious Bathroom Design

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 24, 2019 9:57:00 AM

The master bathroom in your Portland, Oregon, home can be so much more than just a utilitarian space. When you plan the room’s remodel, think of it as a sanctuary where you can relax and refresh. Think luxury. Here are 14 features to consider working into your luxury bathroom design.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Luxury Home

Outdoor Oasis: One Lake Oswego Family is Ready for Summer

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 14, 2019 10:19:00 AM

COOPER Design Builders took advantage of an acre of level, undeveloped land behind this home in the green Portland suburb of Lake Oswego to create an outdoor playground for all ages last year. Now the family is ready for a summer outdoors.

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Topics: Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Home Additions, Featured Projects, Design, Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Luxury Home

14 Pantry Designs for Your Portland Remodel

Posted by Lane Cooper on Oct 30, 2018 8:12:59 AM

If you’ve got the space, and the stuff to fill it, a walk-in pantry is a nice luxury to include in the remodel of your Portland, Oregon, kitchen. But there are lots of other pantry design ideas that can make your kitchen work smoothly.

Here are 14 designs to consider: 

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

Live Better in Your Home with These Remodeling Details

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 20, 2018 10:15:00 AM

As Remodeling magazine’s annual Cost vs. Value Report shows, most home-renovation projects don’t pay back on resale as much as they cost to complete. So think twice before planning major upgrades right before you put your home on the market. But on the other hand, if you’re going to stay a while, there are plenty of projects that will help you live better in your home.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Design, Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Planning a Remodel

7 Things to Consider Before Beginning Construction

Posted by Lane Cooper on Apr 18, 2018 1:05:00 PM

A home remodel or addition is a major endeavor with countless moving parts, and it just doesn’t make sense to launch into such a project without taking the time to think it through. Here are seven points to consider in the planning process.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Custom Home, Custom Home Design, Planning a Remodel

Finding the Right Custom Home Builder: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jan 10, 2018 3:27:00 PM

The choice of a custom home builder can have lifelong consequences — you want your Portland dream home to be perfect and to last a lifetime — so you shouldn’t cut corners when making that decision. Here are some important steps to take when selecting a home builder.

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Topics: Custom Home, Custom Home Design