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 24, 2014

One of the first home design concepts our designers investigate when starting a design/remodel job is where the design is “trendy” or trend-setting.  “Trendy” designs come and go, and are often outdated shortly after they’re done.  Trend-setting design expresses the…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 09, 2014

Furniture design is an art form.  And thanks to the Neil Kelly Cabinet Company, a group of health care professionals in Alaska is about to get a conference table that is a work of art.  And—it’s helping the Central Oregon…

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Neil Kelly
Apr 08, 2014

Kitchen cabinets are usually the first target of a kitchen remodeling project, and for good reason:  In many cases the cabinet styles were so faddish (remember—a fad is not a trend) that they are stylistically out of date.  And in…

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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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Neil Kelly
Mar 06, 2014

The Oregon Business Journal today released their list of the top 100 companies to work for, and--not a surprise to those of us who work here--Neil Kelly is on the list! Here's what our fearless leader, Tom Kelly, had to…

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Feb 11, 2014

You've likely heard the phrase "jelly side down"; the notion that if a piece of toast was dropped on the floor the majority of the time it would land "jelly side down". Well, now consider how to use this phrase…

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Feb 10, 2014

When you think of residential remodeling you probably don't think of the word, "yodel".  But the creative geniuses at Grady Britton--our advertising agency--came up with this super- slick Seattle Neil Kelly Commercial that is drawing rave reviews. Those of you…

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Neil Kelly
Dec 17, 2013

  [caption id="attachment_1169" align="aligncenter" width="584"] That is actually a basement wall![/caption] Dry Rot Repair:  Do You Need It? At some point every Northwest home will need dry rot repair.  The term "dry rot" is a bit misleading, especially considering the…

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Neil Kelly
Dec 04, 2013

New Kitchen Designs can cure a severe case of “Conversatious Interuptus”. Don’t know what “conversatious interuptus” is? Well, don’t feel bad. We just made it up. In our newly acquired dictionary of obscure and most certainly fictitious design terms, "converstious…

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