Aaron Ziltener
Nov 03, 2016

Walking into Mrs Teapot’s Tiny Tots preschool, located in a 1950s-era bungalow in Portland’s Kenton neighborhood, is a very different experience now than it was before the home’s indoor air quality was tested and improved. It all began in January…

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Neil Kelly
Oct 30, 2016

Halloween festivities for many signify the arrival of fall: Kids are back in school, leaves are coming down, and storms are starting to roll in off the Pacific. As summer vacations fade to pleasant memories you may want to take a…

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Neil Kelly
Jan 13, 2015

A "Healthy Home" is a term we started hearing over a decade ago, and as more homeowners become concerned with the overall health of their home it’s a term we’re hearing more often.  The recent Houzz.com study is a great…

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Neil Kelly
Sep 26, 2014

Energy Star is an international standard for energy efficient products and services in the U.S. But you already knew that, didn't you? What you may not know, is that the Neil Kelly Company this week is honored as one of…

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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 04, 2014

[caption id="attachment_6769" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] The Kelly-Woodford Home in Parkdale, Oregon was the first LEED certified residential structure west of the Mississippi.[/caption]   Oregon green homes bring value to their owners—this much we know is true.  We know it because the…

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Neil Kelly
Sep 02, 2014

The passing of the Labor Day Holiday for many signifies the end of summer: The kids are back in school, leaves are just starting to turn color, and there’s that lovely “crispness” in the air. As those summer vacations fade…

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Neil Kelly
May 27, 2014

Spring Home Gardening season is right around the corner, and now's the time to think about what you're going to plant, how you're going to plant it, and where your garden will grow. For a number of us urban gardeners,…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 29, 2014

Solar power is derived from solar panels usually located on the roof.  But what happens when you want to buy a solar power system and you don't really have the roof for it?  In the Northwest, where we love our…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 03, 2014

If you "fix it to list it", what do you fix first in your home before putting it on the market? Some "fix it" projects may seem like added value to you, but does that value translate to buyers? According…

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