Staircase Remodel Before and After Photo

Staircase Upgrade Project

By Andrew Young //

Here is a before and after example of a staircase upgrade. This is a great example of how a few design elements can turn your staircase from bland to beautiful. With just a modifications, this staircase went from a dated, kind of tacky look to a timeless classic design. Staircase design trends ebb and flow, […]

Staircase Overhaul Before After Photos

A Sophisticated Staircase Remodel

By Andrew Young //

A full staircase remodel transitioned this Bethany area entryway stairway to stained oak treads, new painted skirt boards & risers.  Custom stained oak box newels with iron balusters completes the look.  A sophisticated overhaul that updates this early 90’s home to a modern look. Looking for Staircase Solutions? We’re happy to help you find the […]

Staircase Skirt Boards

What a Difference Stair Skirt Boards Make

By Andrew Young //

What a difference stair skirt boards make! This Tualatin staircase got a complete overhaul that included new skirt boards, full treads and tread caps plus a whole new balustrade with custom box newels and stained oak rail.  The new look is clean, crisp, sophisticated and makes a great first impression as you walk in the […]

Before & After Built-Ins Around Fireplace

Built-Ins Around Fireplace Mantel

By Andrew Young //

After installing a new wood burning stove and elevated hearth, the owner of this Irvington home wanted a wall of custom built-ins to finish out the fireplace space. Young & Son worked with the homeowners to design, build and install a full wall of hutch style storage with a connecting mantel. A New Wall of Built-Ins […]

Before & After Staircase Remodel

Bungalow Staircase Remodel

By Andrew Young //

A compact entry way staircase in a turn-of-the-century SE portland home gets much needed staircase remodel. Once slated to be torn down to make way for the ill-fated Mt. Hood Highway, this charming 2-story bungalow’s stairs were in rough shape. The new look includes: White oak treads with stained oak handrail and newel cap Painted […]

Rasement Remodel Before and After

Basement Remodel: From Scary to Sunny

By Andrew Young //

We can’t think of a better way to launch our blog than to share with you a recent Young & Son woodwork project that was featured in the Oregonian’s Home & Garden section! A dramatic basement overhaul packed with tons of custom cabinetry, built-ins, stairs and more. The basement was quite typical for a house of […]