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Is the exterior 1.5 inch rock-wool exposed to the rain screen cavity? If so, it appears the rock-wool get wet...?
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In this video, H&H project supervisor Melissa Peloquin talks about the accessory dwelling unit built for the family's two dogs. Check it out!
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Norwegian Passive House architect Bjørn Kierulf will be presenting his work and the natural building materials and methods he uses to build Passive Houses Saturday, February 21 noon - 2pm at our Glasswood building (Xico's upstairs).
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From gas station to Peruvian chicken eatery - new video gives a behind-the-scenes look at Hillman City's Big Chickie in Seattle.
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Photos from one of our latest kitchen remodeling projects are up! There are also a few of the "ADDU" (Accessory Dog Dwelling Unit) we built. Take a look here: http://bit.ly/14WLeR8
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Take a look at the before and after of our Skyline kitchen remodel project in this video featuring H&H project supervisor Melissa Peloquin.
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From wood studs to steel beams, check out the dramatic difference that material can play in thermal bridging: http://bit.ly/1zGDNM2
A thermal bridge is any component in a building assembly that “bridges” inside and outside thermally, allowing heat and cool to short circuit thermal resistance built into the assembly. Thermal bridges allow heat and cool to bypass insulation (read more about thermal bridges here). A common mistake in the building industry is to assume that... Read more »
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1020 SE Harrison St Portland, OR 97214
1020 Southeast Harrison StreetUSOregonPortland97214
(503) 232-2447hammerandhand.com
Home Builder, Furniture Maker
Home Builder
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Bathroom Remodeler
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Building Restoration Service
Millwork Shop
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Today 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am – 4:00 pmTuesday 7:30 am – 4:00 pmWednesday 7:30 am – 4:00 pmThursday 7:30 am – 4:00 pmFriday 7:30 am – 4:00 pmSaturday ClosedSunday Closed
General contractor dedicated to inciting evolution in building through service, craft & science. Specializing in commercial construction, remodeling, new homes, and high performance green building.
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"Received a bid for a simple handyman job for over $2000."
"We worked with H&H on a whole-home remodel and couldn't be happier."
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"...developing a basement remodel that will hopefully begin next month."
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Rachael Holland
2 years ago
After a nightmarish experience with an unlicensed contractor, I turned to Hammer and Hand to undo a disastrous bathroom remodel. My partner and I had been without a bathroom for 6 weeks! Hammer and Hand mobilized immediately, produced an estimate and began work within a week of my first contact. We enjoyed the relationship with our project manager Kevin and lead carpenter so much that we engaged them to finish a long-delayed bedroom project as well, and are currently developing a basement remodel that will hopefully begin next month. We love our new bathroom and it’s cozy heated floor. Kevin and the crew were professional and reliable. They finished the project under budget and on-time. I highly recommend Hammer and Hand for any project, big or small. Thank you Hammer and Hand!
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Amber Jane
2 years ago
I would never use this company. Their contractor came out to give us an estimate on redoing our deck, and said he would email us within the next 4 days. Almost a month later I called them to see if maybe they had gotten the wrong email adress or something. Their receptionist said that the guy was still working on the estimate. WTF. Either they dont care about doing small (10,000) dollar jobs or their really flaky. Either way I would not reccomend them.
A Google User
3 years ago
Hammer & Hand recently completed a kitchen/powder room remodel in our 1913 craftsman-style house. This involved complete demolition down to the outer wall studs, followed by rebuilding according to a new plan. From start to finish, our experience could scarcely have been more positive. All of the H&H crew were talented, hard-working, and congenial. Mark Johnson, the crew leader, deserves special praise. He made sure the project proceeded at a steady pace, and was extremely conscientious in assuring that the work was done to our satisfaction. Working with Hammer & Hand was a pleasure; our beautiful new kitchen is a testament to their professionalism. David S.
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A Google User
4 years ago
From our first meeting in April, 2000, to the present, I have highest respect for Daniel and Sam, the owners of Hammer and Hand. They have an unsurpassed "we can do this" attitude that leads to the best results for homeowners. They have completed projects for many of my clients, in addition to building my new Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home in Oregon City, which won the Home Builders Association Excellence Award in 2009. They followed my plans to the minutest detail, creating custom details like a perfectly level and square stepped four-foot eave overhang, and crown moulding that enhances every room. It's a joy to work with Hammer and Hand; they know how to get everything done right!
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Cris Tee
2 years ago
It's clear many have had a good experience with Hammer and Hand, but I did not. The subs that worked on my project were top notch, but my project manger was HORRIBLE. I'd love to name him by name, but I'm not sure I wouldn't be sued. The project management was almost nonexistent. My emails and phone calls went days (weeks sometimes) without being answered and out of desperation to get my project done, I ended up working with the subs myself. My project was small, and maybe this is why there was so little attention or consideration giving to it and me over the five long months it took to get it done. My advice, DO NOT use Hammer and Hand for a small project (or at all). My project manager dropped the ball over and over; it was amazing how unprofessional and ineffective he was. I'm extremely resentful that I paid Hammer and Hand's huge prices and in the end, the project got done not because of them, but despite them and their mismanagement.
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A Google User
2 years ago
We used Hammer and Hand to remodel a dangerously steep stairway in our 1924 home. They helped us with every aspect of the project- from finding an architect and working with him to determine the dimensions of the project, to working with us to complete this project within a tight time frame and budget. Everyone who came to our home was courteous and tidy, and made an effort to familiarize themselves with our vision of the project. Any questions we had were answered in a timely and thoughtful manner. Everyone was friendly and helpful. This is a great company and we highly recommend them to anyone wanting to do either a large or small project.
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A Google User
3 years ago
We were introduced to Hammer and Hand through Clean Energy Works of Oregon to add energy efficient updates for our home. Kevin was saintly-patient with us as we determined our best course of action for upgrades. We decided to prioritize our updates with blown-in wall and attic foam insulation. The entire crew was knowledgeable and efficient, clean and polite. I was impressed with the finish work that I was not expecting including paint updates. The results have been cozy and the house feels more like a home. We are looking forward to working with them in the future for additional work.
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A Google User
2 years ago
Hammer and Hand was doing a major remodel at my neighbors and I almost felt embarrassed to have them look at the small projects I needed done in my NE PDX home. The project manager called me the same day I called to inquire about whether they did smaller jobs, and met with me the next day. We put together a small list of projects and he produced an estimate the next day. My three days worth of projects (dry rot at back deck, some electrical work, replace the back door and repair a window) were treated with the same care as the huge remodel down the block. Amazingly, they had staffing sufficient to start my job the following Monday and complete it within the week. I had a great experience and will absolutely call them the next time I need something handled with prompt professional care.
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