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Aging in Place: Must-Have Features

We’ve talked about Universal Design and Aging in Place on our blog before but this time we want to discuss a few of the very basic features that can make the aging in place transition simple, cost-effective, and stylish.  Starting

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Storage Solutions for the New Year

Whether you are renting an apartment, remodeling, or building from scratch, everyone has a need for storage solutions. It’s amazing how much of a difference a little organization and a good design can change your everyday rhythms!  Here are some

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2022 Interior Design Trends Forecast

Our 2022 interior design trends forecast has arrived! This is always an exciting time for us folks in the design-build industry. Here are a few of the 2022 interior design trends that have us feeling eager for the new year:

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How to Prep Your Home For Winter

As the days grow shorter and the weather becomes colder here in the Willamette Valley, it’s the perfect time to prep your home for winter. Here are a few basic tips for winterizing your property:  1. Cover Exterior Water Spigots

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CARDV’s Virtual Safe Families Benefit

Henderer Design + Build is proud to be the presenting sponsor for CARDV‘s Virtual Safe Families Benefit. HDB President, Dave Henderer, has a message for anyone interested in attending this must-watch event: CARDV (Center Against Rape & Domestic Violence) exists

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What to Expect During Construction

So, you’ve been through the design process, but now you may find yourself unsure of what to expect during construction. Have no fear! We’re here to make this process as simple as possible. Before any project begins, you, your designer,

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Remodeling: What to Expect During Design

Design is the key component in embarking on any home renovation project. It’s exciting to gather ideas and inspiration for your project but it may be overwhelming to think about what to expect during design and how to actually get

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Top 6 Home Design Styles in 2021

There are endless choices when it comes to design styles and choosing the right one for your own home can be overwhelming. Understanding each of the different types and which of them might best suit your personality is a great

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Open Concept and Prioritizing Spaces

Open concept or traditional, closed room concepts? There is no right or wrong answer to this long-time debate. After all, open concepts or traditional concepts will always be up to the preference of the homeowner. But we do know that

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What is Multigenerational Housing?

What is Multigenerational Housing? Also referred to as “multi-gen” or “next-gen homes”, multigenerational housing is defined as two or more generations living together, typically under one roof. There are many possible living arrangements that can accommodate multigenerational living but the

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Universal Design and Your Forever Home

In our last post, we discussed Universal Design and what it means to create spaces that are accessible for all. Universal design principles apply not only to people with disabilities but to a wide range of people for a variety

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What is Universal Design?

Universal design is the process of creating spaces that are accessible to people of all ages, sizes and abilities. This style of design not only focuses on physical building elements but rather an accessible environment.  Often confused with ADA (Americans

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How to Refresh Your Kitchen

Are you looking to refresh your kitchen but not sure about committing to a full remodel? These tips are sure to give you some inspiration regardless of your budget!  First things first, consider the general theme or feel that you’re

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Hiring a Contractor: What to Consider

So, you’ve decided to remodel your home… Congrats! This can be such an exciting time as you gather ideas and begin to visualize the possibilities of your home’s future. But, first, it’s time to consider hiring a contractor and it’s

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Four Essential Home Décor Elements

When it comes to home décor in 2021, there seems to be an overwhelming need for comfort within our spaces. This makes a lot of sense after a year of lockdowns and extra stress. A cozy space can do wonders

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Spring Cleaning Tips: Natural & Organic

It’s National Spring Cleaning Week! So, we thought it would be a good idea to offer up a few of our go-to natural and organic spring cleaning tips. It’s also been one whole year since Covid came into our lives

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What is a Design-Build Firm?

Earlier this week, I introduced myself here on our blog as the new Marketing Director for Henderer Design + Build. If you had the chance to read that post, you may have noticed that I spent the last 13 years

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