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Portland Sights to Inspire Your Next Home Renovation

March 1st, 2018

Portland Renovation Inspiration Powell's Books Rare Book Room - Image Courtesy of Minitime

If you have ever been to Portland, you know that it is a uniquely visual-driven city – from sprawling murals to towering curiosities of modern art, there are countless interesting spots to spark a creative mind. Here are a few of our favorite Portland locales perfect for inspiring your next home or landscape renovation: Powell’s Books Obviously, the entirety of Portland’s famed Powell’s Books is far too massive and labyrinthian to inspire your home or office, but there is one room in particular that could. Tucked away deep in Powell’s is the Rare Book Room, a hidden gem that is 1,000 square feet of warm lighting, gleaming shelves, and beautiful antique books. The Rare Book Room is the perfect inspiration […]

What Makes a Garage Door Green?

April 20th, 2016

From hybrid cars to high-efficiency heaters, green appliances and products have become a regular part of many people’s lives. Manufacturers love to highlight the virtues of their green products and it can give the buyer a good feeling, knowing they’re doing their part to help the environment. If you’re looking to make your home more efficient, a green garage door may be something you want to invest in. What to look for in a new garage door One of the first things to look for when purchasing a green garage doors is the material the door is made of. Garage doors made of recycled products, such as composite wood and steel are readily available on the market. You can also […]