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Check Out These Top 5 Home Design Trends Perfect for The Spring Season

Although the groundhog just saw its shadow on Groundhog’s Day, spring is in the air, which means it’s time to consider a new look and presentation for the interior of your home. Nothing feels better than spring cleaning clutter, opening the windows, and really positioning your home to welcome in the warmer and sunnier weather,…

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Why should I hire a Design Build Firm over a General Contractor?

We are often asked to explain the difference between a Design-Build firm and a General Contractor so here goes. A design-build firm such as Metke Remodeling employs a full-time design team who handles conceptual design options, construction drawings, and product/finish selections to finalize drawings and commence with permitting for construction. After viewing the job site…

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How to Make Your Outdoor Space Year-Round Entertainment

We all know and love the beauty of the summer weather in Oregon—letting the day melt away with the company of family and friends, and then watching the sun set in the evening while music plays in the background. What could beat that? Summers are the best time to utilize your outdoor space for entertaining,…

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Give Your Space a Burst of Life Without Lifting a Brush!

Accessories: Adding colorful accessories to an otherwise neutral space can totally change the space, making it much more interesting. A room without some pop of color can feel rather ordinary. Bright colors for spring are very popular this year. Blue is everywhere in many different hues. The great thing about color is you can keep…

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4 Quick Tips to Make Your Holiday Gatherings a Hit!

The holidays are just around the corner, so what better way to prepare you for the festivities than to provide you with some simple advice, to make sure your holiday gatherings are something to remember. 1. Prepare the perfect turkey: Want to make sure your holiday turkey is perfect this year? Chef Jessica Hansen from…

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Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays & Indoor Entertaining

5 Quick and Painless Remodeling Projects New paint: adding a fresh coat of paint can completely transform a space from dull to fabulous! Don’t stop with the walls though. If you are sick of your old oak cabinets, then paint them and voila you have a brand new kitchen! There are so many color options…

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How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Mistakes In Bathroom Remodels

1. Not spending enough time in the design phase. When remodeling your bathroom, you must not only think of aesthetics but you need to consider functionality as well. Is a large shower important or are you a bath lover? Think of how you want to use the space and what the most important qualities and…

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