15th Annual Tour of Remodeled Homes ™Mirrors Top Trends
2014 Tour Showcases Nine Remodeled Projects in the Portland Area, with Modern, Efficient Designs
The 15th annual Tour of Remodeled Homes™ presented by Standard TV & Appliance brings professional designers together to help homeowners remodel and reinvent their existing homes. The top areas of focus this year are efficient, modern kitchen designs with luxurious, high-end bathrooms taking second place. Visitors to this year’s Tour will notice several unique features geared for entire families and individuals of all ages.
QUOTE: “While the real estate market in the Portland area is much healthier than a few years ago, inventory is still tight,” said Rachel Trice, VP, membership services and events, Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland. “Many homeowners are opting to re-invest back into their current homes with quality home remodeling. The Tour showcases nine, stunning remodels that will inspire anyone looking for the latest trend designs for a new or remodeled home.”
- Dual-fuel ranges with a gas stovetop
- White cabinets for that pure clean look
- Hidden appliances—adding panels to match the cabinetry, makes them virtually disappear
- Solid surface counters remain the counter top of choice for their durability and ease of cleaning
- Glass tiles in the backsplash
- Separate beverage under counter & frig at door for drinks, etc. when entertaining outside
- Smart Technology. Add charging stations, USB and iPad® outlets. Plus appliances that can be accessed with your smart phone or via the Internet
- The resort or spa-type feel in the bath
- Curb-less showers—no curb to navigate or step over
- Heated floors and towel racks
- The living and dining room ceilings at the Neil Kelly remodel use reclaimed barn wood, both the beams (stained) and the paneling
- SLS Custom Homes and Remodeling used two panel-fold doors, large Milgard® energy efficient wood trimmed windows and a custom exterior door to the deck, to make it appear more spacious
- Outdoor living areas remain popular trend
- Increase in landscape design and outdoor lighting
- Plastic and porcelain material designed for durability and lower price point
Tickets are available now online and include both days Saturday, March 15 and March 16.
The Professional Remodelers lineup:
- Cascade Restoration & Remodeling
- Cascade Custom Remodel and Construction/Deb Seeley Designs, LLC
- North West Framing, Inc.
- Neil Kelly Design / Build Remodelers
- Leitner Construction
- SLS Custom Homes and Remodels
- Cooper Design Builders, Inc.
- Cooper Design Builders
About HBA PRO
The Professional Remodelers Organization (PRO) of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland consists of the area’s top remodelers, subcontractors and suppliers who work together to promote quality and professionalism in the home remodeling industry. In the past 10 years, the council has grown to over 200 members and currently is the third largest in the United States. For more information, please visit Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland.