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Design-Build vs General Contractor: What’s the Difference?

In almost every home remodel, there are two sides to the equation. The design phase of the renovation and the construction phase. In the past, these were often handled by two entities, a design firm and a general contractor. Today, design-build contractors are becoming more popular, but you may be asking yourself, “design-build vs general…

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5 hottest Interior Design Trends 2023

Interior design is an ever-evolving field, with new trends and styles emerging all the time. If you’re considering updating the look of your home, you may be wondering what are the hottest interior design trends for 2023. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the top interior design trends for the home, so you can get inspired and start planning your own design project….

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5 Reasons to Use an Interior Designer

If you’re remodeling your home or just doing a little redecorating, an interior designer can help make things a lot easier! Using a designer will not only improve the look and function of your space, but they can also save you time and money. When considering using an interior designer for your next home improvement…

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4 Ways to Seamlessly Decorate for the Holidays (Inside Tips from a Designer)

Decorating for the holidays can be a fun, family activity we look forward to every year, but as the collection of cheer grows, so can the clutter.  We asked one of our Designers, Kate Grove for some professional tips on how to seamlessly incorporate your holiday decorations into your home. Incorporate your existing color palette….

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Sub Spotlight & Giving Thanks: Fisher Roofing

November marks the season of giving thanks, and we at Metke would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to one of our favorite subcontractors, Fisher Roofing. Fisher has been in business for over 30 years serving the greater Portland metro area.  Current owner Michael Hampton started as a technician for Fisher in…

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Walking The Supply Chain Tight Rope (5 Tips to Protect Your Project)

How Does the Construction Supply Chain Work? The big rain cloud over today’s building industry is all about inflation and the strain it’s been putting on the supply chain. Demand is increasing while cargo ships are circling the waters outside of ports because the docks are so backlogged with inventory. With a global economy, the…

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