Downsizing leads to upsized lifestyle

Downsizing leads to upsized lifestyle

Small space accomodates two cooks and storage When Roger and Lynn Hennagin of Lake Oswego...

Phantom Screens afford new level of style

Phantom Screens afford new level of style

Retractable screens clearly the way to go Anne Nicoud believes once you’ve seen Phantom...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - This home, located at 2134 Wembley Park Road, was remodeled with concerns for energy efficiency and aging in place.
September 18, 2014

Take the Green Home Tour on Sept. 27

by Randall, Barb
The city of Lake Oswego’s Sustainability Advisory Board is sponsoring a Green Home Tour from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. The tour features two unique homes in Lake Oswego. The first home, owned by…
September 18, 2014

Nest feeling too big? Consider sharing

by Barb Randall
Empty nesters consider sharing houses Once they become empty-nesters, many homeowners get an urge to sell the family home and move to a smaller abode. While downsizing is definitely an option,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Fall is a good time to replace your air conditioning unit. Have it at least checked at the end of the season.
August 28, 2014

Five good reasons to replace old AC in fall

by StatePoint
Before you turn off your air conditioning system for the season, consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it’s older or has been giving you problems, you might want to…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Consider trying Kwikset Kevo, powered by UniKey, which was the first smart lock on the market. It makes it possible to open the door by simply touching the deadbolt - without removing your smartphone from your purse or pocket.
August 28, 2014

What to know about automating your home

by StatePoint
The smart home is one of the biggest areas of technical innovation today. Basically, a smart home is one that has lighting, heating, appliances and electronic devices that can be controlled…
July 31, 2014

Hot weather is perfect for minor painting projects

by Paint Quality Institute
Just because the hot weather’s here doesn’t mean you can’t do something cool with your home’s exterior. Some small-scale painting projects can easily be completed early in the morning or late in…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTOS:  - American Spirit by Westlake Development Group, LLC
July 31, 2014

Dream living at 2014 Street of Dreams

by NW Natural Street of Dreams
Five custom-built homes boast trend-setting designs The 2014 NW Natural Street of Dreams, produced by the Homebuilders Association of Metropolitan Portland (HBA), returns for its 39th…
July 31, 2014

Homes briefs

by The Review, Tidings
Get free dogwood trees by joining Arbor Day Foundation Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white-flowering dogwood trees through the…
August 28, 2014

Learn how to save money on remodels

by Barb Randall
Got the bug to remodel your kitchen or another room of your house? Now is a great time to get started, according to John and Sandy Hendricks of Ovation Design Build in Lake Oswego. The couple…

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