Organic Gardening

When farmers learned after WWII that they could replace a truckload of manure with a sack ofeasy-to-disperse pellets they gave up on organic agriculture. But who wants to eat traces of toxicchemicals on their broccoli?Chemical fertilizers make growing easy because the...

Building your home with peace of mind

Here in Lane County, Oregon, it takes a special kind of contractor to erect a house. There are factors at work in this area, whether it’s Eugene, Florence, Corvallis or farther afield, such as Salem or Roseburg, that makes a professional company like Red Umbrella a...

Building a Garage on your property

There is a lot to consider when it comes to building a garage on your property. Not only should you know and understand your local zoning laws, you should know what to look for in a contractor and have an idea on how you want your garage to look. Garages can serve...

Why Hire a General Contractor?

Why Hire a General Contractor?

Why Hire a General Contractor? Are you a Homeowner or a Business Owner looking to renovate your property? If so, this blog is for you! Renovations or Remodeling are part and parcel of the real estate business. A property that requires a change is usually where profits...

Remodel Project: Walk-in Closet

For those living in older homes in Eugene, storage is always at a premium. Maybe you’ve acquired more in the past few years and need an organized place to store them? Maybe you’ve been using multiple closets and want to consolidate? Closet remodels are great home...

Garage Remodel: Dog Kennel

Are you at a pivot point in life, a place of change? Thinking about doing something bold and different with your life? Reinvention is the American pastime – we all seek to transform our lives and the way we feel about ourselves. Midlife and quarter-life crises, empty...

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Feeling romantic? Want to do something special for your sweetie this Valentine’s Day? Maybe you’re feeling a little low-key and want to keep it simple but meaningful? Why not host a romantic dinner for two, and while you’re at it – host it right in your garage? A...