Five Steps to A Successful Remodeling Project, Part Four

Step Four: What to Expect During Design After you select your “remodeling team,” you’ll meet with the designer to start the design process. At the initial meeting, be prepared to discuss your budget, goals, and likes and dislikes. You don’t need to know how to achieve those goals or exactly what the finished space will look like – that’s what

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Five Steps to a Successful Remodeling Project, Part One

A home remodel is one of those things that can breed procrastination.   Many homeowners, especially the uninitiated, put it off like a long-delayed trip to the dentist.   But good things, like a bright, healthy smile, can result from overcoming ill-founded anxieties, making us wonder why we waited so long to get started. Admittedly, home remodeling can be more involved than

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Tips on Preserving your Historic Home

Historic preservation is one of our passions and specialities at Craftsman Design and Renovation. From design to build, we enjoy remodeling and preserving the classic homes of Portland. It may seem like an overwhelming subject for a homeowner who cares for the history of their home, but also wants the space to cater to their modern needs.  Here are some

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