Home Design Center

At PortSide Builders, “We Make Building Enjoyable”!  For over 40 years, we have worked hard to accomplish this goal for every client we work with.  We do it by listening to our clients’ needs, making the process convenient, staying on schedule, and building a...

Home Remodel – Painting

The plastered walls of our remodel have dried, and we are now ready to begin painting.  The home owners have carefully chosen their paint colors, and once completed, we can start to see the new vision for this home come to life.  The home is painted before the trim,...
Sump Pump Check

Sump Pump Check

Now that winter’s end is near, it is time to prepare our homes for the spring season.  One of the most important tasks is to check your sump pump, to ensure it is operating properly. Melting snow and spring rains can result in saturated ground, around and under, your...

Steps Toward a New Home – Framing the Walls

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   Now that we have a sturdy, level subfloor in place, it’s time to start framing the walls. Typically, the wall sections are...