Construction Blog

May 27, 2012

Beaverton Ranch Kitchen

Just scrolling through an email and found a few photos of a kitchen I really liked.  The client wanted a functional but attractive kitchen being ...Read more
May 25, 2012

Laurelhurst Traditional Kitchen

Hey we  just finished a new kitchen in the Laurelhurst neighborhood.  There was some water damage and so my client decided it was time for a complete ...Read more
November 2, 2011

Tammy's Moving In!

We've finished the remodeling work on Kerry's home in SW Portland, and his family has moved in.  Kerry was an employee of John Hassenberg Architects, ...Read more
October 11, 2011

Pearl Condo remodeling and more

In the past several years, we have completed multiple condominium remodels in the Pearl District, West Hills of Portland, and on the Willamette River.  The remodels have ...Read more
October 10, 2011

When Duty Calls

Kerry Cooper was an employee of John Hasenberg & Associates, an architectural firm that Petrina Construction works with regularly.  He died unexpectedly from a brain ...Read more
May 12, 2011

A Bright Idea

Since early in the movement to build Eco consciously, recycle smarter, and buy cooler, more efficient toys, the light bulb's been a icon of the movement.  Where light ...Read more
March 29, 2011

Get the Lead Out!

One of the joys of Portland homes is the rich texture of our past: the architecture, the landscaping, the funky wall paper behind the pantry ...Read more
March 8, 2011

ReFit Real Fast

People often ask, "Just how fast are you?"  Well, we're this fast: What is it? It's a handicapped ramp we threw up for a family in Portland ...Read more
March 3, 2011

Fun With Time

This house was great and one of the last empty lots in Ladds Addition. What you're seeing is our first attempt at a homemade time lapse of a ...Read more
February 10, 2011

Good Kitchen Design

We remodeled a spectacular kitchen recently in the Mt. Tabor area.  There were so many unique details, that I thought I’d share a few. I ...Read more
February 9, 2011

Don't Try This at Home

Don’t try this at home! We’re trained professionals. OK – technically, I’m a professional Cost Accountant, but still, I have over 20 years experience in ...Read more
February 1, 2011

We're Getting Our Hands Dirty with ReFit

We’re getting our hands dirty, and we’re doing it for free: To kick off the New Year we thought some volunteer work was in order. ...Read more