Rainbow Valley Turns 51!

January 5, 2022

While last year was our 50th Anniversary, there didn’t seem to be any good way to celebrate the milestone. However, we are very thankful to all the wonderful clients we have had the pleasure to work with these past 50 years, and we are hopeful that this year we can have a big celebration to show our appreciation.

South Hills Home Featured in Eugene Magazine

January 4, 2022

Rainbow Valley’s South Hills Home was featured in the Winter edition of Eugene Magazine.

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$50K for 50 years

November 10, 2021

In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, Rainbow Valley donated $50K this year to local organizations to help combat homelessness, support at-risk youth and address food insecurity, among other causes. For more info see the Giving section on our About Us page.

Rainbow Valley Wins Readers’ Choice

October 17, 2021
Rainbow Valley has been selected 2021’s Best Home Remodeling Contractor by the readers of the Register Guard. Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

Rainbow Valley Wins Readers’ Choice

August 3, 2020
Rainbow Valley has been selected or 2020’s Best Home Remodeling Contractor by the readers of the Register Guard. Thank you to everyone who voted for us!

Chip Radebaugh Named a “Happening Person”

July 1, 2019
Rainbow Valley Design and Construction General Manager and partner, Chip Radebaugh, was recognized as a “Happening Person” by the Eugene Weekly. Chip is serving as president of the Eugene Family YMCA board as the organization is undergoing a major capital campaign. Chip’s commitment to the Eugene YMCA is personal.
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Making a Wish Come True

November 1, 2018
We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with Make-A-Wish Oregon to create a very special project for a very special kid. Daniel’s wish was to have a Bowser Castle-inspired playhouse in his backyard.

Stringer Remodel Featured in The Register-Guard

October 11, 2018
A recent Rainbow Valley condo remodel was featured in The Register-Guard’s Home & Garden section.
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Big Collaboration, Tiny Home

September 5, 2018
We are proud to have designed and built this home for, (and donated it to), Square One Villages’ Emerald Villages Eugene, a tiny house community that provides permanent homes for people with very low incomes. Because Square One Villages is working with volunteers in other cities to develop similar communities, the building was designed to be simple to build and uses common, inexpensive materials and systems.
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Building from the Outside In

May 1, 2018
Capturing the expansive views surrounding this new home was a priority to our clients. Now, the home and its breathtaking surroundings are featured on Eugene Magazine's website so readers can take in the sights too.
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Rainbow Valley Wins Readers’ Choice

April 5, 2018
Rainbow Valley has been selected by readers of the Register Guard as the  #1 Favorite Home Builder” and the “#1 Favorite Remodeling Contractor.” The firm has won both of these categories every year that they have been given. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.

Dana Tessler is a Happening Person

February 23, 2018
We know Rainbow Valley partner Dana Tessler is a special person. Now the rest of Eugene does too, thanks to the Eugene Weekly choosing her as a “Happening Person” in a recent issue. Dana started as a once-a-month bookkeeper for us and was made a partner four years later.
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Visit us at the Lane Co. Home Improvement Show!

October 3, 2017
We will be at the Lane County Home Improvement Show all weekend, January 20-22, at the Fairgrounds in Eugene. Visit us at booth #340 any time. We will also be presenting at the Remodel it Now! Stage. See you there!

Goodman Kitchen Remodel Featured in The Register-Guard

August 14, 2017
A recent Rainbow Valley kitchen remodel was featured in The Register-Guard's Home & Garden section.
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Riley Cigar Shack Featured in The Register-Guard

June 20, 2017
Check out The Register-Guard’s article, “Make Room for Man Time,” on the "Cigar Shack" we built for Jack Riley. The client wanted a "home away from home" in his backyard where he could enjoy his pastimes in peace.
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Rainbow Valley Launches Glass Specialty

May 1, 2017
We’re proud to announce that we've hired longtime sub-contractor Billy Vendetti. Billy has been our exclusive custom shower door and mirror installer for 10 years and has 25 years of experience. Contact us for skylight installation and repair, custom glass cutting, mirrors, windows, or any other glass needs in your home.

Rainbow Valley Wins Readers’ Choice

April 6, 2017
Rainbow Valley has been selected by readers of the Register Guard as the  #1 Favorite Home Builder” and the “#1 Favorite Remodeling Contractor.” The firm has won both of these categories every year that they have been given. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.

Two Rainbow Valley Projects Featured in H&G Monthly

March 9, 2017
A custom new home built by Rainbow Valley and a recent kitchen remodel were featured in the Register Guard’s “HG Monthly” in an article about stone countertops. See more photos from each project here and here.
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New House in Veneta

February 10, 2017
The 30′ tall “Great Hall” of this new Veneta residence is really starting to take shape as our crew continues to make progress on framing. Take a look around and don’t forget to look up!
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Rainbow Valley Behind-the-Scenes

February 10, 2017
Ever wonder where to place lights, switches and outlets in your new house or remodel project? Here is a “behind the scenes” video of one part of our process.  
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Visit us at the Home Show!

January 20, 2017
We will be at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show all weekend, January 20-22, at the Fairgrounds in Eugene. Come see us at booth #218 any time, where we will answer questions and share ideas about any home projects you are considering, from remodeling to creating an outdoor “room,”.

2016 Readers’ Choice Award Presented to Rainbow Valley

January 18, 2017
Rainbow Valley was awarded the Register-Guard’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Home Builder” and “Best Remodeling Contractor.”

Tall Timber Patio

March 11, 2016
These homeowners extended the livable space of their South Eugene home and connected the indoors to the outdoors with the addition of a beautiful patio space. Read the story and see additional photos here and a video here.
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A Simply Tasteful Kitchen

January 26, 2016

This story, featured in the Register-Guard’s Home & Garden section, tells how we completely transformed a kitchen from frustrating space to a baker and chef’s paradise. We used Old World elements and crafted them around modern luxuries for a highly functional yet timeless kitchen. Read the article and see additional photos of the James kitchen here.

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From a “Little Cave” to a Functional, Stylish Kitchen

November 5, 2015
This article, featured in the Register-Guard, tells the story of a couple that loved their new home, with the exception of the small, dark kitchen. With our help, the kitchen is now their favorite room: functional, bright, and full of artistic details. Read the article and see additional photos of the Schmidt residence here.
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Scharpf Family Cabin Featured in The Register-Guard

July 27, 2015
Check out The Register-Guard’s article, “Family Cabin on the Lakeshore,” on our remodel of the Scharpf family cabin. The project aimed to design and build a new cabin that respected the memories and form of the original 1930s family retreat. To view more project photos, click here.
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Portland’s 2nd Annual ADU Tour

May 6, 2015
Join us for Portland’s 2nd Annual Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) tour May 29th – May 31st. The two-day self-guided tour features 25 ADUs including Rainbow Valley Design and Construction’s 504-square-foot garage addition for Julie Knoedler and Colleen Sunde. The garage addition will be featured on Saturday’s tour.
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2015 Readers’ Choice Award Presented to Rainbow Valley

April 6, 2015
Rainbow Valley was awarded The Register-Guard’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Home Builder” and “Best Remodeling Contractor.”

Rainbow Valley Named One of 100 Best Green Companies in Oregon

April 1, 2015
Rainbow Valley has been named one of the 2015 “100 Best Green Companies To Work for In Oregon” by Oregon Business magazine. This marks the first time the company has been on this statewide list.

Berner Remodel Featured in The Register-Guard

January 30, 2015
Check out The Register-Guard’s article, “Cozy space between the timbers,” on our remodel of the Berner Master Suite. To view more project photos, click here. This project won the Oregon Remodeler’s Association Outstanding Remodeling Achievement Award for Residential Interior under $100k in 2010.
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Eugene Symphony Guild’s 2014 Holiday Kitchen Tour

November 21, 2014
Join us on Saturday December 6 from 10am-4pm for the 2014 Eugene Symphony Guild’s Holiday Kitchen Tour to benefit the Eugene Symphony. Two of our featured kitchens, the Wong and the West, will be showcased on the tour. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 day of the event at all tour homes. Visit eugenesymphonyguild.org for more information.

Kelly-Rozar Garage Addition Featured in The Register-Guard

October 25, 2014
Check out The Register-Guard's article, "Living large over the garage," on our addition to the Kelly-Rozar garage.
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Pomranky Patio & Spa Outdoor Space Featured

July 4, 2014
The award winning Pomranky Patio & Spa was included in Eugene Magazine's featured article, "Take it Outside" and 1859's featured article, "Backyard Oasis." For this project, Rainbow Valley installed a private spa-like retreat for year-round outdoor living, cooking, relaxing and entertaining.  The project won two awards in 2012.

Rainbow Valley Wins “Favorite Home Builder” and “Favorite Remodeling Contractor” in Reader’s Choice Awards

April 16, 2014
Rainbow Valley Design and Construction received first place in the “Favorite Home Builder” category in the Register-Guard’s Reader’s Choice Awards. This is the company’s sixth consecutive win and the sixth year for the category. This year, the Register-Guard added a “Favorite Remodeling Contractor” category, which Rainbow Valley also won.

Rainbow Valley Backyard Cottage Featured in Houzz Article

March 31, 2014
The Krause cottage was included in a recent Houzz article about water collection. This project represents two things that are increasingly popular among our clients: accessory dwelling units (ADUs), also called backyard cottages and water collection for home gardening.
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Visit us at the Spring Home Show

March 4, 2014
We will be at the Spring Home and Garden Show all weekend, March 6-9, at the Fairgrounds in Eugene. Come see us at booth #340 any time, where we will answer questions and share ideas about any home projects you are considering, from remodeling to creating an outdoor “room,” refinishing floors or even new construction.

Stein Kitchen highlighted in The Register-Guard

February 21, 2014
Check out The Register-Guard's article, "Curbside to Countertop," on our Stein Kitchen remodel in print. To view additional photos of the Stein project, click here.
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Rainbow Valley Wins Contractor of the Year Award

February 11, 2014
Rainbow Valley Design and Construction was named the 2014 Northwest Regional Contractor of the Year by The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) in the “Entire House” category for the Gardner Whole-House Remodel.

Rainbow Valley Wins ‘Best of Houzz 2014’

February 11, 2014
Rainbow Valley was awarded “Best Of Houzz 2014” in the Customer Satisfaction category by the 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. Houzz is an online platform for home remodeling and design, where users can connect directly with local professionals. Click here to follow us on Houzz.
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Visit us at the Home Show

January 20, 2014
We will be at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show all weekend, January 24-26, at the Fairgrounds in Eugene. Come see us at booth #218 any time, where we will answer questions and share ideas about any home projects you are considering.

We’re a Bold Steps Award Finalist!

November 22, 2013
Rainbow Valley is a finalist for the City of Eugene Bold Steps Award! Visit http://www.eugene-or.gov/boldsteps to learn more about the Bold Steps award and the other finalists.

Outstanding Remodeling Achievement Awards Presented to Rainbow Valley

May 1, 2013
Three Rainbow Valley projects won Oregon Remodelers Association's 2013 Outstanding Remodeling Achievement Awards. The Snowhill/Wisbeski sunroom addition won the Residential Addition $100K-$250K award, the Sheerin sport court won the Residential Exterior Specialty award, and the Shoemaker kitchen and family room remodel won the Residential Interior Under $100K award.

Rainbow Valley Remodel Wins National Award

April 1, 2013
The Shoemaker kitchen and family room remodel won the Residential Interior Under $100K award in the National Association of Remodelers Contractor of the Year (CotY) 2013 Awards program. The project had previously won in the same category for the Northwest region.
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2013 Readers’ Choice Award Presented to Rainbow Valley

April 1, 2013
Rainbow Valley was awarded The Register-Guard’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Home Builder.”

Spotlight on Rainbow Valley Outdoor Sports Court Project

March 1, 2013
The Sheerin project, which included the design and construction of an outdoor sports court, was featured in The Register-Guard Newspaper's Home & Garden Monthly.
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Northwest Regional Awards Given to Rainbow Valley

January 1, 2013
Three Rainbow Valley projects win the National Association of Remodelers Contractor of the Year (CotY) 2013 Awards for the Northwest region. The Sheerin sport court won the Residential Exterior Specialty award, the Linton bathroom won the Residential Bath $30K-$60K award, and the Shoemaker kitchen and family room remodel won the Residential Interior Under $100K award.

Rainbow Valley Recognized in Register Guard

January 1, 2013
Rainbow Valley’s Dean Lamoureux and web-based project management system are featured in The Register-Guard Newspaper’s Home & Garden Monthly.
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Chip Radebaugh Acknowledged for Positive Community Impact

December 1, 2012
Chip Radebaugh of Rainbow Valley was selected by Blue Chip Magazine as one of its "20 Under 40" rising business stars. The award recognizes individuals under 40 years old who have had a significant positive impact on the community.

Visionary Award Goes to Rainbow Valley Project Manager

November 1, 2012
Dean Lamoureux of Rainbow Valley has won Constructech Magazine's 2012 Vision Award in the Builder/General Contractor Residential: Less than $5 Million Annual Sales category. The award competition recognizes construction firms that are industry leaders in innovative use of technology in their businesses.

Rainbow Valley Projects Catch Attention

October 1, 2012
The Wheeler remodel was featured in The Register-Guard newspaper's Home & Garden Monthly. The Wong kitchen project was featured in the Fall 2012 issue of Eugene Magazine.

Rainbow Valley is Named Favorite Home Builder

April 1, 2012
Rainbow Valley wins The Register-Guard's 2012 Readers' Choice Award "Favorite Home Builder."

National Contractor of the Year Awards go to Rainbow Valley

January 1, 2012
Three Rainbow Valley projects win the National Association of Remodelers Contractor of the Year (CotY) 2012 Awards. The Walker bathroom remodel won the Residential Bath Under $30K award, the Stoddart addition won the Residential Addition Under $100K award, and the Perry-Pomranky backyard remodel won the Residential Exterior Under $100K award.