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How Much Will It Cost?

How Much Will It Cost?

This is the biggest question on every homeowner’s mind, and we know it’s a subject that can feel confusing and stressful. There are a few reasons for this: You get different bids from different contractors and aren’t sure what kind of value each one offers.You don’t...

How to Choose the Right Contractor for You

How to Choose the Right Contractor for You

Let’s say you want to remodel your kitchen. You meet with three different contractors, and gather different perspectives and estimates from each. Each of the estimates is different, and they all word things differently. How do you figure out which one is offering the...

What is Design-Build?

What is Design-Build?

What is the design-build model of construction, and what does it mean for your home project? Design-build means that you work with one company for the duration of your home project: the design phase and the building phase of your project are integrated from the...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is design-build? Design-build is a form of construction in which the design aspect and building aspect of a project are done under one roof, as opposed to hiring a separate designer and builder. The design-build model features one point of contact for the...

A Guide to Good Design

A Guide to Good Design

Many homeowners are new to the design-build process, and there can be a lot to navigate⏤from working with designers and contractors to choosing materials, appliances, and finishes.   We’re pulling back the curtains to show you what kinds of things we...

Behind the Scenes

The Resplendent Bathroom

The Resplendent Bathroom

What do you do with an eighties-style bathroom?  Jodi was finding that her bathroom felt cramped, outdated, and inefficiently designed.  Ready to create a new setting for starting and ending each day, she wanted the bathroom to feel modern and zen--a space...

The CraftsZen Home

The CraftsZen Home

Eager to bring new life to their 1924 Craftsman home, a Minneapolis family of five wanted to update their exterior to: modernize the look while preserving the original Craftsman feelcreate the feel of a beautiful zen sanctuary, incorporating stylistic elements that...

The Urban Cottage

The Urban Cottage

A little mold can change everything!  When this family smelled mold in their home, they asked us to come take a look.  We opened up the walls and had one of those “Holy ****!” moments when we discovered that...

Reclaimed Sanctuary

Reclaimed Sanctuary

Leila wrote to us, “I’d like to replace my roof and turn this attic into a livable space without making the house look too big . . . any ideas?” Great question! Many people love their homes but want to expand their available living space.  Leila’s 2-bedroom...

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