Why Are Designers’ Fees So Distressing? 5 F-A-Qs Answered

    We Can't Afford To Pay Designers' Fees! Designers' fees can be frightening. "Sticker shock" is not uncommon for homeowners. I've got answers to five frequently asked questions about how much a designer may charge you for their services, and how their fee...

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How Can You Avoid Construction Horror Stories?

How can you avoid construction horror stories? You can do it! These are not the typical ghost stories you hear around a campfire. But you may have heard your family and acquaintances talk about construction horror stories at social gatherings.  Exceeding the budget....

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Recent Topics: An Astounding Mashup!

Recent Topic #1: Appliances Recent topics are being revisited in this blog, starting with appliances. I was excited to visit the largest appliance store in Oregon, Standard TV & Appliance, to see the new Whirlpool “Sunset Bronze” appliances. They are elegant! The...

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