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Portland Design Build Remodeling Blog

5 Ways to Make Your Remodeling Project a Success

Posted by Lane Cooper on Feb 10, 2020 10:25:20 AM

Happy New Year! It's a new year and you might be considering a new remodeling or renovation project. If you are, you are probably planning, preparing and researching ways to make it more successful and tips to save money and get exactly what you want. If you want to be successful, (who doesn't) start with these five simple tips.

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

10 Kitchen Design Trends Already Trending in 2020

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jan 6, 2020 10:04:00 AM

It’s January and that means that the kitchen design prognosticators are out in full force! Of course, many of the kitchen design trends you can expect to see in 2020 are already in evidence. And while the opinions of various designers often vary—or even contradict one another—here’s a look at 10 of the trends that already appearing in homes across the country.

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Topics: Design Build Portland, Custom Home Design, Kitchen Design

8 Home Design Trends for 2020

Posted by Lane Cooper on Dec 30, 2019 9:29:00 AM

This time of year, homeowners who are thinking about remodeling are often curious about which new trends will be emerging for the new year. Generally, there are more trends than any normal person can keep up with. It’s helpful to keep things in perspective. There is a significant difference between a fad and a true trend. Fads come and go fairly quickly—and following them too closely can leave you with a home that quickly looks dated.

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Topics: Design Build Portland, Design, Custom Home Design

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

Portland Remodeler Defines Value Beyond Price

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 29, 2019 10:01:27 AM

Contracting with COOPER Design Builders is not just hiring a builder. It’s not just signing up for an architect’s services. Working with COOPER is deciding to begin a relationship based on trust. We pledge to listen to you as you talk about how you live, how you want to move through your house, how you want to feel when you spend time there, and, importantly, how much you can afford to spend on your dreams. And then our design-build team will work with you throughout the process to make those dreams come true.

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Topics: Design Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Home Additions, Custom Home, Custom Home Design

Is Open Plan Living the Right Design for Your Home?

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jun 27, 2018 10:15:00 AM

Maybe it’s a need to feel connected with busy family members who are away from home all day and seldom see each other, or perhaps it’s just a desire to make a small home feel larger, but people continue to seek out homes with open floor plans. What is an open floor plan? As it sounds, it’s a home with few walls breaking up a large open area. Usually, the openness comes in the main living area of kitchen, living room, family room, and dining area. So what’s so great about the open plan concept, and what are the drawbacks?

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Topics: Design, Custom Home Design, Planning a Remodel

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

Design Tips to Increase Your Home’s Value

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 9, 2018 6:33:00 PM

Improvements to increase your Portland-area home’s value generally fall into two categories: boosting the resale value and increasing the livability of the home for your own use. When you start the process of deciding what kinds of upgrades you will tackle, you’ll need decide which of those factors is your main motivator. The types of changes you make to your home will be driven by your motivation.

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Topics: Design, Custom Home Design