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From Kayla’s Desk: The Heated Floor Debate Rages On

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in From Kayla's Desk, Product Info, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

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This is the time of year when every day I find myself checking the thermostat and stepping carefully over puddles. Snow, rain and cold weather follow everywhere I go, making me aware of every draft and cold spot in a room and causing me to wonder why isn’t heated flooring a more popular heating source for homes in the Mid-Willamette Valley? It’s a topic debated at Dale’s Remodeling and one I’d like to explore with you. A Radiant Floor System Primer Designed to work with heat’s natural path, subfloor radiant heat is the most...

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Protect Your Home Before, During and After a Flood

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

It’s been a wet month. Every day heavy rain continues to change the Mid-Willamette Valley’s landscape, threatening our homes and property. Take back control with Dale’s Remodeling’s list of recommended actions to take before, during, and after a flood. Before the Flood The best protection against flooding is prevention, and that begins by assessing the vulnerable points of your home. Raise buildings for the best protection. Stop floodwater in the yard with floodwalls, levees, French Drains or a flood sensor. Install raised platforms,...

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What’s on Your Home Remodeling Wish List?

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in Remodeling Tips & Articles, Trending Topics | 0 comments

Home renovation projects are usually part of every homeowner’s wish list, but where to start? From a total renovation, to mundane upgrades, you can whittle down that list quite a bit over the next twelve months if you take it room by room. Here are the top five remodeling projects Dale’s Remodeling’s clients want to tackle each year. Bathrooms Topping most homeowners’ remodeling lists are updates to their bathrooms, one of the most frequently used rooms of the house. With the goal of creating more storage space and updating the look...

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Preparing Your Home for Winter the Easy Way with Outdoor Electrical Outlets

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Product Info, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

If the heavy rain that’s dropped on the Mid-Willamette Valley in the past few weeks is any indication, there’s a good chance we may be blessed with a white Christmas this year. At the very least, we’ll probably have a wet one. So, if your holiday decorating plans include installing outdoor lighting on your home you’ll want to keep safety in mind as you crawl up ladders and run cables along high gables and around trees. Most importantly, you’ll want to evaluate the way you power those beautiful displays so that you can rest easy and...

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Frame Your Fire with A Custom-Made Fireplace

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Product Info, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

Fall has finally arrived in the Mid-Willamette Valley! Fog draped mornings, colorful leaves and the scent of wood smoke in the air has us daydreaming about snuggling up in front of a roaring fire with a cup of warm apple cider. If you find yourself fantasizing about spending time in the warm embrace of a fire why not make it happen by co-designing a one of a kind, custom-made fireplace with a designer from Dale’s Remodeling? Our showroom features the latest in beautiful, high-quality materials that will spark your artistic talents and help...

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Tips to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

Fall has arrived in the Pacific Northwest and with it comes the freezing temperatures and days of rain that can compromise the structure of our homes. So use these last golden days to get caught up on home maintenance chores that will help keep your home clean and prevent damage.  Even better?  The good feeling of snuggling inside with hot chocolate and peace of mind, while the Northwest storms roar outside. Get a jump on your Fall maintenance with Dale’s Remodeling’s “10-Step Fall Maintenance Checklist”. EXTERIOR...

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 “Paint Pink” for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Our News, Remodeling Tips & Articles, Trending Topics | 2 comments

This year there will be an estimated 2.8 million breast cancer survivors living in the United States, with more being added every day. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dale’s Remodeling wants to help spread their message of prevention by doing what we know best; Dale’s will Paint It Pink! Early detection plays a large part in successfully beating this dreaded disease, with a 100% 5-year survival rate if caught during the first stage. To do our part in spreading awareness Dale’s Remodeling wants to help women remember that they...

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A “Cheat Sheet” for Back to School Home Organization

Posted by on Sep 14, 2015 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles, Trending Topics | 0 comments

The supplies are bought, new shoes are waiting by the door, and parents all over the Salem-Keizer area are anxiously awaiting the sound of the school bus coming down the street. With changing schedules and stressed out kids, it’s going to be a busy time of year but you don’t have to let the start of a new school year overwhelm you when you prepare your home for the crazy mornings and extra homework to come. Photo by Cory Connor Designs – Search home office design ideas Build a command center for the whole family With every member of...

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Perfecting the Project Process with “Dale’s Seven Steps”

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

Sweaty palms, racing heart, and details, details, details! Don’t let a remodeling project overwhelm you. Dale’s Remodeling’s Seven Step Process is the stress-free way to remodeling. We’ll work together, step-by-step, to achieve the room of your dreams. Meet and Greet Our process begins by getting to know each other. An on-site visit to your home will give us a chance to share ideas and address barriers before work begins. You’ll be invited into our studio to meet with a project designer to go over the goals of your remodeling...

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Open Up Your Home’s Possibilities With an Outdoor Room

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Remodeling Tips, Remodeling Tips & Articles | 0 comments

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The sun is shining, the air smells sweet. It’s summertime and we all want to be outside, but in today’s world our lives are too often played out behind closed doors. With an “indoor outdoor” room you can throw those doors wide open and experience this beautiful weather from the comfort of your favorite chair. To create a room that can cohesively blend an interior and exterior space requires careful planning. Just as with any room in your home, architectural style, space requirements, and styling options must be considered, but special...

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