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3 green updates for your home

3 Green Updates for Your Home

Remodeling a home is more than choosing colors, knocking out walls or adding an addition. Some changes to a house are about finding ways to live more sustainably while reducing energy consumption. Fortunately, many of these updates are also be aesthetically pleasing and affordable. Green buildings in Portland are a trend. Environmentally friendly updates increase…

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Benefits of Window Tinting for Comfort and Protection

Window film not only makes rooms that are filled with natural sunlight more comfortable, but also protects your furniture and you from harmful UV rays that you might be underestimating. When outdoors in the summertime, most people are aware of the dangers of sun exposure and do what they can to protect themselves. On cloudy…

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Even with double paned windows, you can remove window tint

Is Window Tint Safe For Double-Pane Windows?

  Updated August 28, 2017. Originally published Sept. 2, 2014. Untreated windows can lead to excess heat, glare and sun damage in your Portland home or business. If you’re dealing with any of these issues, you’ve probably considered several solutions. Perhaps you’ve tried keeping the blinds or drapes closed. Maybe you’ve priced awnings or window…

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How To Stay Cool Indoors Without Air Conditioning

  Portland’s mild summers make air conditioning an option rather than a necessity. Many homeowners in Oregon do without the convenience of AC. Saying “no” to AC saves money and electricity. For ten months out of the year, living AC-free in Portland seems like a wise choice. But, when hot weather hits, many Oregonians suffer….

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Make Your Rental Property More Appealing

Portland landlords aren’t exactly hard-pressed to find tenants. If you rent homes or apartments in the city, you may feel like prospective tenants are knocking down your door. While there’s no lack of renters in the Rose City, improving the condition and appeal of your properties may help you attract the type of occupant you…

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