Neil Kelly
Apr 07, 2016

[caption id="attachment_934" align="alignleft" width="199"] Before[/caption] The smaller the bath the bigger the challenge.  That may sound like a clichéd mantra, but it's true--just ask Neil Kelly Design Consultant Michael Mahoney. Michael used some small bathroom ideas in a Bend, Oregon bath that…

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Neil Kelly
Jan 28, 2015

COST VERSUS VALUE 2015 [caption id="attachment_8029" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Neil Kelly Designer, Karen Richmond, designed this new door in a totally new location![/caption] Want to install a new entry door?  Well, do it and you’ll get your money back—and more-- when…

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Neil Kelly
Dec 31, 2014

We generally shy away from gadgets. As a long-time, respected remodeling contractor we avoid the fly-by-night faddish do-dads that heat up shaving cream and cook Chinese food at the same time. We side-step late-night TV Hawkers pushing the latest Dump…

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Neil Kelly
Oct 06, 2014

If you can relate a central Oregon bathroom to the stunning backdrop of the Three Sisters, Broken Top, or Mount Bachelor--then you're doing pretty well.  If you can bring some of that majestic outdoors--in--then you're doing better than just "well".…

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Neil Kelly
Sep 19, 2014

[caption id="attachment_6900" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Neil Kelly Designer, Jonathan Hopp, shares design advice at the Neil Kelly Street Fair[/caption] One stop home remodeling:  Sure, the big box stores may  have the goods...but they seriously lack the know how.  Unless you like…

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Neil Kelly
Sep 05, 2014

One stop shopping is a phrase popularized--in the Portland area at least--by grocery chain founder Fred G. Meyer.  That novel approach is fine for dry good and groceries, but when it comes to remodeling it's a little more challenging to…

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Neil Kelly
Jul 23, 2014

Suzie Atkin has a lot of talents.  First of all, she's a Neil Kelly Design Consultant, which means she's the best of the best.  Secondly, she recently was named in Professional Remodeler's "40 Under 40"2014 list. But most importantly, Suzie…

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Neil Kelly
Jul 02, 2014

[caption id="attachment_6353" align="aligncenter" width="1400"] Photo Courtesy of Oregon Tile and Marble[/caption] One of the challenging aspects of being a designer is keeping up with new products, materials, and services for the home.  One crucial venue for checking out the latest…

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Neil Kelly
Jun 30, 2014

[caption id="attachment_6329" align="aligncenter" width="1160"] "Before" shot of one very white bathroom.[/caption] It may sound like a lonely hearts club ad, but in reality it was Mary Jo’s goal of a new look to her Pearl District bathroom. “There was only…

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Jun 17, 2014

"Let There Be Light" It’s a biblical phrase with literal reference for sun-starved Northwesterners. Living in a tree shrouded acre in Portland’s Benton Hill neighborhood, it was a phrase that Connie and Jerry knew well.  They love nearly everything about…

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