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Get to Know Dale’s Cabinetmaker: Jim Briedwell of The Cabinetmakers Shoppe

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in From Kayla's Desk, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

  Working with highly skilled contractors has always been business-as-usual for Dale’s Remodeling. We have longstanding relationships with many of Salem’s best craftsmen and women and we recently did a little Q&A with the local Jim Briedwell of The Cabinetmakers Shoppe about his craft and the trends he sees in cabinetry coming our way. 1. What is your background in woodworking and cabinetry? I’ve always enjoyed working with wood and learned cabinetry on the job years ago while living in New Zealand. I learned a lot about the...

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Livin’ Large in a Tiny House

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Trending Topics | 0 comments

Photo by Cummings Architects – Look for garage design inspiration   With the freedom and simplicity inherit in a “minimalist” lifestyle, it’s no surprise the popular trend has taken off in a big way throughout Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. Tiny houses play a significant role in that equation, but who wants to give up the comforts found inside a traditional home? Downsizing your living arrangements doesn’t mean sacrificing the high-quality products and beautiful design of a modern home. At Dale’s...

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Fathers Day Q & A with the Dads at Dale’s Remodeling

Posted by on Jun 16, 2017 in From Kayla's Desk | 0 comments

In honor of Father’s Day, we surveyed a few of the dads at Dale’s Remodeling and asked them to share their personal truths about fatherhood. Here’s what they had to say. What is the best part about being a dad? DALE: Standing back and watching your children grow into being responsible, beautiful people. TROY: It’s all great. MIKE D.:  Having someone to blame. MIKE A.: Watching my kids grow up. GENE: Seeing your children grow and making a living at what they like to do.   What is your favorite past time to do with...

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6 Floor Plans for a Perfectly Modern Kitchen

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Every homeowner has their own dream of a modern kitchen, but included in each design are three key elements—beauty, safety, and functionality. No matter the shape or size of your room, working with a design-build remodeling team like Dale’s Remodeling will incorporate all these fundamentals into your kitchen. Check out these six common floor plan to see how Dale’s design team can create a beautiful, efficient, and perfectly modern kitchen for you! Horseshoe One of the most common kitchen designs is based on the “work triangle”...

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5 Secrets to Amazing Curb Appeal

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What your home looks like on the outside tells people a lot about what they’ll find inside. Whether you’re selling your home or just want to create the right first impression in your neighborhood, you’ll need to step outside your front door when you want to create great curb appeal. Exterior home improvements can make a significant difference in getting potential buyers interested in your home and can oftentimes increase its value, too. Dale’s Remodeling recommends these five home improvement projects to help you get started creating...

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7 Home Improvements Realtors Say Buyers Want Most

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

May is National Home Improvement Month, and the perfect time to complete those home improvement projects. For homeowners with plans to list their homes in our very active Salem-Keizer real estate market, an upgrade might be just what puts them at the top of a buyer’s list of “dream homes.” But what exactly are they looking for? Dale’s Remodeling has researched this question and we’ve come up with agents’ top seven most requested home improvements that pay off big for today’s sellers. Low Maintenance Our lives...

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Cheat Sheet for Warm Weather Home Improvements

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

Get your pencils out, because warm weather has finally arrived and it’s time to put together that home improvement list you’ve been waiting to tackle! Homeowners know each year offers new opportunities to make those long awaited updates every home requires, and Dale’s Remodeling wants to help you get those tasks underway with our “Cheat Sheet for Warm Weather Home Improvements.” Upgrade Your Windows Bring safety, comfort and light into your home by replacing old windows that have withstood harsh weather and extreme temperatures...

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6 Home Improvement Projects that Earn Energy Incentives

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the top home improvement goals for many people is improving the overall energy efficiency their homes, but with so many innovative products and government sponsored energy incentives available today getting the project started can seem too complicated and time consuming to take on. Don’t let the details derail your plans for your next home improvement project. Dale’s Remodeling is on your side and we’ve put together a list of six areas of opportunity for energy efficiency cited by Energy Trust of Oregon, along with a run-down of...

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Dale’s Remodeling Answers Your Top 9 Re-Roofing Questions

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

One of the worst things a homeowner can see is water damage resulting from that leak. It’s an unexpected crisis but one that can be prevented if you know what signs to look for when checking your roof for wear and tear.

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5 Upgrades to Take Your Bathroom to the Next Luxurious Level

Posted by on Feb 21, 2017 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Trending Topics | 0 comments

Luxury bathrooms are at the top of many of our remodeling wish lists. Large showers and deep tubs, layered lighting and room for all the items you use throughout the day—these features don’t have to be the stuff of dreams. You can take your bathroom from plain to posh with five luxury upgrades and a professional perspective from Dale’s Remodeling’s design team. 1. Bathtubs and Showers as Art Creating a luxury bath begins with the most prominent feature in the room; the tub or shower. Designers have created such a broad range of...

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