NORTHWEST RENOVATION magazine
A Home Improvement Magazine
From home improvement basics to large-scale remodeling Northwest Renovation is a comprehensive source of information for home owners, landlords, and trade professionals. A free, bi-monthly publication, its feature articles and pictorial how-tos highlighting local products and services inspire and educate both the home owner and professional. Emphasis is on new and proven products as they apply to the unique needs of Portland-metro area homes and apartments.
From dormers to refinancing and everything in between, editorial focus keeps the remodeling consumer in mind. The Portland area’s unique weather challenges, diverse lifestyles, singular architecture, and demographics present an ever-varied lineup of topics.
From a sash cord replacement to constructing stairs, this section will present in a pictorial format the steps needed to complete the job. It includes skill level, tools and materials, permits, codes, price range, and where to purchase.
The following is a partial list of editorial and topic areas that are particular interest to Northwest homeowners and remodelers:
Additions, Architectural features, Associations, Attic heat removal, Bathrooms, Bids – How to get realistic ones, Codes, Converting attics, Converting basements, Dormers – adding and expanding, Equipment rental, Electrical, Featured remodeler, Furnishings, Garage conversion, Gutters and rain removal, Hiring a handyman, Heating and air-conditioning , Historic homes , Infill ups and downs, Insulation and insulting, Kitchens, Landscaping, Lath and plaster removal, Lighting – indoor/outdoor, Mold, Moss, and Dry Rot, Mortgages, New products with a period look, Northwest housing styles, Northwest paint/period colors, Northwest woods, Paint removal; all surfaces, Permits, Porches, Recycling centers, Refinancing, Restoration to period, Roofs, Schools and classes, Siding, The Rebuilding Center, Tracking a remodel job, Waste removal, When to hire a pro, Window rebuild, Wood restoration interior and exterior.
Below is a partial list of subjects covered by our pictorial How-Tos:
Doors; Repairing, stripping, installing, new products, vintage hardware.
Electrical; Repairing, upgrading, new products.
Floors; Repairing, restoring, finishes.
Heating; Repairing, maintaining, installing, incentive programs.
Molding; Repairing, stripping, adding, new products.
Plumbing; Repairing, installing, new products.
Stairs; Repairing, restoring, stripping, installing.
Walls and Ceilings; Repairing, restoring, painting and finishing tips, new products.
Windows; Rebuilding, stripping, adding, new products, weatherizing, types, lead paint removal.