Bamboo Deck Installation Time-Lapse

In this project, the Owners of this beautiful home in the SW Hills of Portland, chose the 1X6 Dasso.XTR Fused Bamboo TWO edge grooved decking. Its both luxurious and durable. The video highlights our detailed work on protecting the joists. For more information on the product used click on the links below: http://disdero.com Dasso XTR […]

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LEAD RENOVATION, REPAIR, PAINTING

In the state or Oregon the Construction Contractors Board requires a special license for contractors to bid or work on pre-1978 residential structures. This special license is given after special training classes and is subject to renewal every two years. Make sure your General Contractor and the Subcontractors have this special license. This certifies that […]

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Carlton Farmhouse

Some of our favorite long-term clients recently decided to act on their dreams of leaving the stressful city life of Portland and moved to the rural country town of Carlton, Oregon. They acquired a lovely farming property complete with an authentic 1950’s farmhouse full of charm. Unfortunately, along with that charm came the many challenges […]

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LAMBERT PROJECT

On this project we took a crouched stair entry to a semi usable second floor and turned it into a fully functioning family room with an upgraded bath. Now there’s plenty of room for even the tallest of guests to enjoy comfortably. All done while keeping with the original style and design of this historical […]

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INTERIOR SHORING

Here is a picture of interior shoring for a project in the West Hills Portland. Careful preparations of the interior floor surfaces were completed. Next was the additional layering of load dispersing panels and floor beams. Large shoring columns were put in place along with lots of flair and column bracing. Outside the large panoramic […]

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Stairs Done Right

This slideshow shows progression of stairs done improperly into stairs done right with proper preparation. Proper preparation yields a solid result. Stair Framing – Take your time and be thorough…Generally speaking, when rebuilding concrete steps, it is imperative to provide a proper foundation. Form supports, placed properly will prevent the frame from bowing when you […]

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