Design and Build Remodeling Blog

Spaces We Love

July 13, 2018,

Photo by Taylor Smyth Architects - Source:


Photo by Dan Nelson, Designs Northwest Architects - Source:

Read More

Manmade Decking Materials

June 27, 2018,

Capped Composite

As we discussed in an earlier blog post, The Benefits and Drawbacks of Natural Wood Decking Materials, the choices of materials to use on your new deck are constantly expanding....

Read More

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Natural Wood Decking Materials

June 12, 2018,

Western Red Cedar

The trend toward outdoor living is inspiring more and more homeowners to ask for luxurious remodels that bridge the gap between the house and the outdoors. Whether it be an...

Read More

Waterbury Charmer Updated to Meet 21st-Century Lifestyle

April 06, 2018,

The young couple that discovered this charming two-story home in Des Moines’ historic Waterbury neighborhood loved the house but had some ideas about making it more compatible with a 21st-century...

Read More

How a Design and Build Firm Can Make Your Remodeling Project Easier to Live Through

March 26, 2018,

When choosing a general contractor to build your addition or remodel, you must diligently research the options available to you. One of the factors that should carry weight in your choice is how...

Read More

Five Key Points to Kaufman Construction’s Design Philosophy

March 17, 2018,

When you enter a beautifully designed home, you usually get a feel that something is special here. At first, you might not be able to put your finger on it, but you gradually realize that it has...

Read More

Investing in a Lifestyle Upgrade with a Design and Build Remodel

February 23, 2018,

How many “reality” TV shows have you watched that focus on remodeling a home so you can sell it for more? In general, it’s not reality. A significant remodeling project takes a substantial amount...

Read More

How Much Does a Kitchen or Bathroom Remodel Add to the Value of your Des Moines Area Home? [Cost vs. Value Report PDF]

February 17, 2018,

While a major remodel of your kitchen or bathroom should be undertaken primarily as an investment in your lifestyle, such projects also do increase the value of your home. Remodeling magazine’s...

Read More

Why You Should Think About Exterior Remodeling In Greater Des Moines Now

February 04, 2018,

The weather might be bleak right now, and the happy green days of spring impossibly far away, but this is a perfect time to be starting an exterior remodeling project. Depending on the scope of...

Read More

How to Make a Home More Accessible for Aging Loved Ones [Checklist]

February 02, 2018,


Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts