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Portland OR Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in Portland, OR

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:

Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:

Portland Home Improvement Programs & Loans

3) Check to see if your improvements qualify for US tax credits or incentives:
Tax Credits for Energy-Saving Improvements 

4) Get free estimates from local prescreened contractors:
Prescreened Local Contractors

5) Find out whether your project requires a permit:
Portland Home Improvement Permits

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
Portland OR Better Business Bureau

Get general information about this area here: Portland OR Information

A Closer Look at Portland, OR

Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: earthquakes, frequent rain

Elevation: 50 ft. 

Population: 1,266,372 

Average Temperature: 53 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 36.3 in. 

Average Snowfall: 3 in.

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