These days, it may seem like there are a dozen specialists for every home’s need. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by all the choices out there. That’s why we put together this list of trusted resources. These are the people and businesses we rely on for solutions every day. Each resource has been vetted by our own experience; we only list those people and businesses that have impressed us and are a pleasure to work with. While you’re here, be sure to check out the Green Building Information at the bottom. Your choices can make a very real difference, and it all starts with well-informed decisions.
Lisa and Adam Christie
Holly Moore Design
Howells Architecture + Design LLC
Joe Adrian Repair & Remodeling
Black Cat Plumbing
Elk Country Plumbing and Heating
Anctil Heating and Cooling
On the Level Custom Cabinets
Wolf and Son Cabinetmakers
Hardware and fixture retailer since 1879
CFM - Contract Furnishings Mart
A wide selection of flooring and tile at reasonable prices.
Period fixtures—sinks, tubs, lights, you name it!
Exterior Siding and Decking
Great showroom and catalog for millwork (handrails, trim, wainscot, etc.)
Local and employee-owned supplier of paint and finishes
Northwest's Best All-Round Lumberyard
This is where we send all of our building materials looking for a new life. We can't say enough great things about this place!
Period-authentic lighting and house parts
Sustainable Northwest Wood
Portland's Sustainable Lumberyard
The place to go for hard-to-find hardware
Green Building Information
Portland green building program
Energy Trust of Oregon
Energy efficiency programs with a cash incentive for new and existing residential buildings
Forestry Stewardship Council
Certified sustainable forested wood products
METRO – Find a Recycler
Metro can help you find a place to take your stuff to be recycled.
Partnership between American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and US Green Building Council (USGBC)
Clearinghouse of homeowner-friendly information on sustainable building