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Portland Design Build Remodeling Blog

A True Transformation: Inside this Whole Home Remodel in Portland

Posted by Lane Cooper on Mar 9, 2020 8:23:26 AM

Sometimes a house needs to be more than it is. In that case, a whole house remodel might be the best choice. The original layout of this Portland home was boxy. Lots of smaller rooms and cabinetry made the spaces feel cramped and cluttered. With a remodel of the entire interior space, the results are striking. Each space feels fresh and open. Featured on the 2020 Tour of Remodeled Homes.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Planning a Remodel, Kitchen Design

Remodeling Your Kitchen for Maximum Storage

Posted by Lane Cooper on Mar 9, 2020 8:08:48 AM

In certain areas of the house, who doesn’t want more storage? The kitchen is a major gathering point in the homes, so you may need a lot of variety in storage options here. As you get ready to remodel your kitchen, plan to maximize every inch, limited only by your budget and your square footage. Take a look at these options.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Home Additions, Planning a Remodel, Kitchen Design

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

Stay Organized with Houzz During a Renovation

Posted by Lane Cooper on May 21, 2019 12:45:38 PM

If you’ve spent any time on Houzz.com, you’ll know how great Houzz ideabooks are for gathering up photos and ideas for your next remodel. You also can use ideabooks to help you stay organized during the renovation of your Portland, Oregon, home.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Planning a Remodel

Designing the Perfect Outdoor Space

Posted by Lane Cooper on Apr 22, 2019 10:46:00 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, Remodeling Tips, Custom Home

Can I Have a Modern Home with Textured Walls?

Posted by Lane Cooper on Apr 15, 2019 9:32:00 AM
The easy answer is you can have whatever texture you want in your new or remodeled Portland, Oregon, home—it’s your house and your style. But if you’re watching trends, it’s true that the look in modern upscale homes is sleek and smooth walls.
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Topics: Design Build Portland, Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Design, Historic Home Remodel

Ten Kitchen Designs Already Trending In 2019

Posted by Lane Cooper on Feb 17, 2019 12:12:00 PM

As every Portlander knows, this city has its own style. But that doesn’t mean that its new and remodeled kitchens won’t borrow some ideas from designers in other parts of the world. Here are some kitchen design trends that have been showing up in 2019.

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Topics: Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Kitchen Design

Your Master Bath Addition: Dos and Don'ts

Posted by Lane Cooper on Aug 8, 2018 8:56:00 AM

These days, it’s hard to find a new home that isn’t built with at least one master suite. But if your home is old enough or humble enough to not have a master bath, you could be itching to add one. Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind as you consider your options.

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Topics: Design Build Portland, Bathroom Remodeling, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Design, Planning a Remodel

Using Pendant Lighting in Your Kitchen Remodel: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jul 18, 2018 11:22:00 AM

Pendant lights, which hang from the ceiling by a wire, chain, or pole, can offer so much to your kitchen: overall illumination, task or accent lighting, and a visual focal point. When you’re planning a kitchen remodel in your Portland home, keep the following considerations in mind.

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Topics: Home Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Lighting, Remodeling Ideas, Remodeling Tips, Design, Kitchen Design

8 Things to Establish When Planning for a Master Bathroom Remodel

Posted by Lane Cooper on Jul 11, 2018 1:12:00 PM

Taking the plunge, so to speak, into remodeling the master bathroom in your Portland home? Make sure you’ve thought through these eight major considerations.

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling, Remodeling Tips, Planning a Remodel