Duane West's stake in his construction business is more than just ownership, it's an investment in his hometown of Salem. The three R's in his business's name encompass a holistic approach to household maintenance, calling for repairs, remodeling, and remediation, or the destruction of harmful mold and fungus, to ensure structural soundness. His team's multidisciplinary approach covers stonework, woodwork, demolition, construction, and nearly any other service that could turn a house into a home or a fallout shelter into a walk-in closet.
Situated on 250 acres between Siletz Bay to the north and the great expanse of the Pacific Ocean to the west, Salishan Spa & Golf Resort welcomes visitors into a serene coastal environment surrounded by virgin forest and picturesque highlands. The resort has granted guests a wealth of diversions since opening in 1965, including a par-71 golf course redesigned by PGA professional and native Oregonian Peter Jacobsen. The course’s bent-grass fairways hug the hills that dot the coastline, yielding panoramic vistas of the Pacific on the front nine and the bay along the links-style back nine. Though challenging, three sets of tees per hole make the course enjoyable for every golfer and greatly increase an individual’s chances of making an ocean-in-one.
After a round, players can rest tuckered-out tendons in the spa, where saunas, rain showers, and whirlpools ease the physical self and a rustic-chic aesthetic works on spiritual clarity. Natural stone walls and tree-branch arrangements blur the boundaries between indoors and outdoors, and antler chandeliers present numerous options for hanging golf bags.
Course at a Glance:
* 18-hole, par-71 course
* Total length of 6,470 yards from the back tees
* Course rating of 72.3 from the back tees
* Course slope of 132 from the back tees
* Three sets of tees per hole
Handyman Matters’ multitalented craftsmen can strengthen a property's aesthetic value and fix maintenance issues with an arsenal of home-improvement projects. The prompt, experienced handypersons can add a touch of timber to porches and decks with exterior carpentry or frame the features of a room with planks of crown molding. Inside enclosed living areas, wall whisperers match up the texture of existing drywall before patching holes caused by too much indoor brick throwing. Painting and staining projects are made accurate with the added measures of checking siding, window casing, flashing, and caulking before painters saturate walls, exteriors, or decks with a new coat of color. Weatherproofing windows and siding banishes inclement weather from cozy interiors, just as adjusting dead bolts or installing perimeter fencing banishes lonely meteorologists from crashing family game night. Customers are welcome to supply their own materials for each Handyman Project, all of which are backed by a one-year labor warranty.
For three hours on a Friday or Saturday morning, master dotter of visual is and crosser of aesthetic ts Judith Spychalski will instruct you and four to nine other students in the ways of Venetian-style lime plastering; she will also teach how to apply crackle finishes and the potential uses of glazing and paint. The 10-people-per-class limit ensures personalized tips and attention for each aspiring decorator. Ideal for hardened do-it-yourselfers, this class can help you start on the path to crafting your home to your individual taste, glamorizing walls, ceilings, woodwork, cabinets, and the dog. For examples of the type of garnishes you'll be taught in these lavish lessons, check out the academy's project gallery.
The Dirty Works team blitzes big, small, and reoccurring projects with multi-sided expertise while helping homeowners cross off line after line on their "To-Do" lists. The business, promising to be timely and professional no matter what the job, updates interior spaces to be safer and more organized, whether its staffers are repairing drywall, removing junk, or simply handling general repairs. That same know-how extends outdoors, as well, when Dirty Works is called upon to pressure-wash exterior surfaces or scoop gunk out of gutters. After parties, they're available for major cleanups, and around the holidays, they string lights from roofs and sweep any stray white whiskers out of chimneys.