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Building Good Contractor Relations

There are many kinds of home improvements and many types of contractors, so finding the right company to work on your home can feel overwhelming. The scope of your project will help determine which kind of contractor to choose. If you’re looking for a whole home remodel or major addition, that’s going to lead you… Read more

Add New Life to Older Homes

Upgrading and weatherizing an old house can seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? Do you tackle windows first or begin by insulating the attic? Are you prepared for an earthquake or even just allergy season? Whom do you consult? What tasks can you do on your own? Why older homes? State of Oregon… Read more

Every Oregon Home Should Be Tested for Radon

Discovery of radon in schools a reminder to test homes, experts say Odorless, colorless gas is responsible for lung cancer and prevalent in Multnomah and Clark Counties (Portland, Ore.) Recent reports of radon being discovered at schools around the Portland Metro area are a good reminder to test your home for radon, according to air… Read more

Enhabit Announces New, Low-Interest Solar Program for Oregon Homeowners

Innovative financing tool, ‘SolarFlex’ will deliver substantial savings for customers  (Portland, Ore.)— Enhabit (formerly Clean Energy Works) announced a new program today that offers low-interest, long-term financing to Oregon homeowners installing solar panels. In collaboration with Enhabit’s partner lender Pacific Continental Bank, SolarFlex provides homeowners with low-interest financing for 18 months to pay for the… Read more

Last Blast of Summer 2016: 9 Ways to Beat the Heat

A cooler home is possible using these simple tips (Portland, Ore.) Many Portland families are gearing up for the sound of the school bell later this month. But don’t put that sunscreen away just yet. Temperatures are expected to shoot back up to triple digits through the weekend, starting today. Portlanders without air conditioning will… Read more

Enhabit Partners with ENERGY STAR

Enhabit Announces Partnership with ENERGY STAR® Organization enhances ability to tap strong homeowner recognition of ENERGY STAR label (Portland, Ore.) Enhabit today announced plans to become a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR partner. Enhabit, through its voluntary partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, will continue its… Read more

Professor Schooled in Energy Efficiency

A Drafty, Cold Home As a Black Studies professor at Portland State University and producer of the film Sista in the Brotherhood based on her experience as a construction worker, Roberta Hunte is a woman of many trades. Despite being well-versed in many fields, she did not know that her home was unreasonably cold. “I… Read more

From Drafty to Dreamy: 1925 Home Gets Modern Comforts

Love at First Sight For Amy Ruiz and her partner, Sonia, they fell in love with their 1925 Northeast Portland at first sight. “We looked through the windows and fell in love with this home,” Amy says, “It was a little bit over our budget but we just fell in love with all the built-ins… Read more

One Less Worry with a Seismic Retrofit

“We have two small children, so keeping them safe is always top of mind. Now that we’ve had the home seismically upgraded, it’s one less thing to worry about. Enhabit matched us up with a great contractor, and we got the upgrades done really quickly. The entire process went really smoothly.” –Elma, SW Portland Elma… Read more

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