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  • Portland Kitchen Cabinet Remodel – Out with the Old, In with the New

    Sitka Projects, LLC took on a remodel of cabinetry in a residential kitchen.  Among the required conditions, it was requested to use the same layout of the original cabinetry but create more economic and useful space.  Using a lazy susan, roll out storage, and other modern amenities, the required space is accomplished.  As seen in the…

  • Kitchen Remodel – Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Sheet Rock

    The installation and the location of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing components in a complete kitchen remodel are vital to the project’s success.  Sitka only uses licensed specialty tradesman to perform these tasks.  Over the years Sitka has developed a fantastic team of sub-contractors and vendors while staying true to what we do best; general…

  • Traditional style kitchen remodel during demolition

    This kitchen remodel takes place in a nearly 100 year old Portland, Oregon home.  Working on older homes has its advantages and disadvantages.  From Sitka’s perspective the advantage is the shear character that homes of this period possess.  The disadvantage is that that the technology during the original construction is not what it is today.  Energy efficiency, electrical,…

  • Drywall Repair–When to Hire a Professional

    Drywall damage is a common occurrence among homeowners. When it comes to drywall repair and drywall ceiling repair, should you do the repairs yourself or hire a drywall contractor? To answer these questions, consider the following. When Drywall Damage Should be Handled by a Professional: When you want the repair to look seamless. A drywall…

  • Interior Painting Ideas to Beautify Any Room

    When you need a new look in your home, consider adding new paint. Few home renovation projects can be completed as easily or quickly as adding a new layer of paint. For the best interior paint jobs, hire a painting contractor or a home remodeler in Oregon. If want to complete a DIY paint project,…

  • Bathroom Cabinet Designs to Make Your Bathroom Seem Bigger

    A small bathroom can seem even smaller if you do not use the right fixtures, such as bathroom cabinets that fit the space. Just switching out old clunky bathroom cabinets for new ones that make your bathroom seem bigger can save you money and time when compared to a complete bathroom remodel. Contact a remodeling…

  • Commercial remodeling: Retail Space Remodeling Tips

    Remodeling is a great way to give any retail store an updated look that is more customer-friendly. A successful commercial remodeling project should make the retail location look more attractive and welcoming, while also increasing efficiency and comfort for employees. That’s a pretty big goal, but it’s quite achievable once you find the right resources.…

  • What to Keep in Mind for Portland Basement Remodels

    Basement remodels can increase the amount of space you have to roam in your house, as well as its resale value. A basement finishing remodeling project can also save you money compared to constructing an addition to the main floor of your home. When it comes to remodeling services, Portland, OR has some of the…

  • Tricks to Building in the Northwest

    Thinking of building in the Pacific Northwest? Oregon home renovations should not be done without serious forethought, due to building requirements that are unique to this state. If you have a major home project in mind, consult with a contractor that provides remodeling services in Portland to make sure your dreams are feasible, considering the…

  • Update vs. Move: How to Determine Whether to Renovate or Sell Your Home

    Many homeowners face the dilemma of whether to move to a bigger, better home, or renovate their current home. It’s not easy to move, especially if you like your neighborhood. On the other hand, sometimes it makes more sense to start over with a fresh slate, rather than tweaking an existing structure. Fortunately, as with…