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Best Homebuilder & Commercial Builder Denver 2017

Denver Design Build was recently awarded the first place titles of Best Home Builder and Best Commercial Builder in the ColoradoBIZ Magazine 2017 Best of Colorado Awards.

Second through fourth place in the commercial category included FCI Constructors, Adolfson & Peterson Construction, and Brinkman Construction, respectively.

The runner-up candidates for the Homebuilder award were familiar names across the front range: Richmond American Homes, Oakwood Homes, and DR Horton.

The Best of Colorado awards are “people’s choice,” meaning the category winners are decided by popular vote. As a local contractor, the team at Denver Design Build couldn’t be more proud to receive this kind of recognition from our homeowners and partners in the industry.

“We strive to build strong relationships with the people of Denver, as well as those who wish to move here or make their mark on it,” says Ches Arms, director of marketing. “We’re thrilled to be honored with this award and we are excited to push both our residential and commercial building efforts forward.”

To learn more about the work Denver Design Build does, take a look at the project galleries, here:

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The Advantages of Being a Homeowner

Many would say that being a homeowner is a part of the American Dream. However, in the past decade, there has been a steady increase of home renters from all age groups, up to the upper-middle class. Prompted by the recession of 2008 according to some experts, they predict this trend continue, stating that cities with more homeowners are more inflexible to the demands of the knowledge economy.

For supercities and tech hubs like New York, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley, renting seems to be more practical, a necessity even, but other US cities may offer more leeway. After all, wanting to own a home is rarely just about getting a place to hang your hat at the end of the day. To have a familiar and intimate place of refuge where you can grow old and raise a family, and maybe something to pass onto the next generation, the experience of living in a place you call your own is vastly different from one that you just rent.

Now if you’re considering moving to Denver, you might find that buying and owning a home might be more advantageous to your situation. Here are some things to consider:

 

Rent is still going up in Denver

Rent has been rising in Denver and is expected to continue to do so this 2017. With 2016’s short-lived, month-after-month decrease ending last January, rent came back at a 2.7% increase is predicted to go up to 5% for the year. The completion of new apartment units this year versus the momentum of the local economy will be the major determining factor that will affect rent growth.

 

You get tax breaks for owning a home

A Denver homeowner can take advantage of several tax deduction that adds up to a significant sum. Some of these are:

  • Home Improvement Tax Deduction
  • Home Equity Loan Interest Deduction
  • Property Tax Deduction
  • Mortgage Interest Deduction
  • Energy Efficiency Deduction
  • Home Office Expenses Deductions

There can be other deductions aside from these depending on the homeowners circumstances.

 

300 Days of Sunshine

It has been a popular misconception that Colorado is always cold, but Denver actually gets a lot of sunshine, 300 days of it! Aside from the occasional bouts of snowstorms, the nice weather and clean air is something that a lot of other cities in the country envy, and is the reason why a lot of people come to stay for good.

Named U.S. News #1 Best Places To Live In 2016, there are in fact, so many more reasons why you should consider being a homeowner, and a permanent resident of Denver – it’s a craft beer mecca, the assortment of free public parks, the bike culture, the flourishing art and music scene, the world-class ski resorts, the excellent global cuisine… perhaps too many to mention, so if you think this is a kind of town where you’d want to put down your roots, check out the infographic “Five Reasons Why You Should Move To Denver” by Clean Conscience Home Cleaning and Denver Party Ride.

 

 

Building a New House vs. Buying a Fixer-Upper

Deciding on a new home is an exciting, stressful, and sometimes scary event. A lot of time goes into the entire process, between searching new locations, researching prices online, making offers, estimating renovation costs; the list goes on and on. One of the first decisions that potential home buyers go through is whether to build new or buy a fixer-upper.

Some people are accustomed to thinking that newer is always better, but when it comes to home buying, both new and old houses have their own unique characteristics, obstacles, and perks. You may be surprised by just what type of home you land on. It may be that diamond-in-the-rough fixer-upper or the safer, albeit more expensive, new home development by a Denver home builder.

Buying New: The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty

There are without a doubt some serious benefits of building a new home.

First of all, with a new home, you are guaranteed to be structurally sound and free of any structural, roof, or foundation damage.  Even the most experienced DIY person will contact an experienced contractor when it comes to structure, so if you are scared of big problems, a new home is a good option for you.

Next, new, functioning, and typically energy saving appliances will deliver year-round comfort and monthly savings.  There is a reason that energy efficient is all the buzz.  It can save you a great deal in the long run.

Furthermore, Denver home builders adhere to the most up-to-date regulations, which means the house will be both safe and energy efficient.  There are building codes involved in any type of construction project. In a newer build, you can adhere to all the code regulations from the start; whereas, in an older home, you may have to work to get the existing structure up to current code regulations, so a newer build is actually more budget-friendly when considering the time and effort necessary to make the home code ready.

One of the biggest assets to building new verses buying a fixer-upper is a desirable up-to-date style. Contemporary home plans make sense for a modern home and family; with the trending open floor plans, there are no awkward spaces that are hard to utilize.

Then of course there is always the benefit of those modern-day discoveries.  Particularly, there is no risk of asbestos, lead-based paint, or other unsafe materials that were used in the construction of pre-70’s homes.

Lastly, everything is brand new—literally down to the wire.  Sometimes, it’s just nice to have all new things—wiring, plumbing, flooring etc., which means free of rust, scuffs, rot, and other eyesores or damage.  A freshly built house comes with a new home warranty offered by your chosen Denver home builder.

The idea of a brand new house seems idyllic and problem-free, but they too have their own drawbacks

Probably the biggest deterrent for new home construction is cost. A newly built house is expensive, even when compared to the renovation costs of most fixer-upper projects.  So, if you are tight on cash or you are having trouble securing the funding for a home purchase, a new construction is probably not the best bet for you.

Since new homes are often built in developments, they are “cookie cutters” and therefore lack the unique charm of older homes.  Unless you are seeking a custom home builder in Denver, your house will look like everyone else’s—you’ll have kept up with the Jones’, but you won’t surpass them.  Oftentimes, these developments are not always in your desired neighborhood, which may lengthen a commute to school or work.

Lastly, many people have trouble with the amount of time it takes to landscape.  Your house may be move in ready, but the yard and surrounding houses may not be; you could spend the first few months surrounded by noisy construction while seated on a dusty, dirt lot.

Choosing a Fixer-Upper: The Pride and Prejudice

There is a lot of hard work that goes into renovating a home, but like all hard work, it breeds reward.

The first reason that many people lean toward a fixer-upper is the lower upfront costs.  Reduced cost means you can get more with your
money—as long as you put enough aside for the renovations.

Another thing that sways many people towards a fixer-upper is that good-old classic look. Contemporary is nice, but sometimes nothing beats the classic looks of arched doorways, iron-wrought gates, original hardwood floors, and exposed beams.

The truth is, there is more than likely a fixer-upper waiting to be discovered and restored in your dream neighborhood; plus, the lower prices of these project homes may allow you to find a house in an even more attractive location.  In fact, the right fixer-uppers allow for much more creativity, and you can really make the home plans your own creation that includes everything on your dream checklist.

The best part about a fixer-upper is that older homes have certain quirks to them that make for unique conversation topics or just interesting spaces; this could be the house’s history, a hidden nook in the basement, an ancient garden, etc.

Lastly, when it comes to money, a fixer-upper gives you a lot of perks.  Primarily, because property taxes are determined based upon your home’s sale price and fixer-uppers are lower priced, your property taxes will be lower. In some cases, if the house is historic enough, you may be qualified for an investment tax credit towards the costs of restoring and rehabilitating the property.

The bottom line when it comes to fixer-uppers is pride. Tackling an ambitious remodel can be a very rewarding process, and with the help of a professional Denver home remodeler, it’s not as hard as you may think.

Alternatively, buying a fixer-upper can seem like a never-ending mountain of work and problems.  Most of them start with money.  Budgeting a renovation can be tough work, especially when there could be unforeseen problems brewing beneath the surface of the house, including structural problems, sinking foundations, faulty wiring, etc. You never know what you may find, which is why you should always consult an experienced, Denver home remodeler prior to any final decisions.

While there is lots of classic charm in old houses, there can also be a lot of undesirable features, including pastel-colored bathrooms, popcorn ceilings, wall paneling, sunken living rooms, etc.  Then to complicate matters, renovations have their limitations because most neighborhoods have restraints that prevent you from increasing the price of your home too far beyond the values of neighboring properties; your Denver home remodeler or realtor can help you determine these limitations.

One of the biggest frustrations with fixer-uppers is maintaining a normal life while someone is in your home working. Depending on the size of the renovation project, it could take a lot of time, and if you do not have off-site housing arranged, you will be living in your own construction site!

The final reason that many people prefer forgo the remodel is the fact that so much has evolved with regard to homes over time. As previously mentioned, homes prior to the 70s were built with potentially dangerous materials, like lead-based paint or asbestos, which can be a large concern, especially for families with small children. Additionally, older homes were not built with modern technology in mind; there is often a lack of outlet plugs that are in convenient locations and properly wired to protect against electrical surges.

Conclusions

There is no right or wrong answer. There are benefits and drawbacks to both home plans. Some house hunters are willing to get their hands dirty and roll the dice on the busted up Victorian or the colonial cottage with the garden. Others, on the other hand, prefer the amenities, comfort, and low-risk involved in building a new home. After all, everyone’s dream home is different. If you are really torn between these two options, then hopefully this comparison analysis between building new or fixing up old has helped you make your decision and allowed you to move on to the next stage of finding a new home.Whatever your home plans are, always be sure to contact a Denver home builder or Denver home remodeler before making the big decision. They can help recommend where to build a new house or help estimate the costs of fixing up an older style home.

 

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DENVER DESIGN BUILD: C.A.R.E. AWARDS FINALIST

The C.A.R.E. Awards, or Colorado Awards for Remodeling Excellence…

…are the largest and longest running contest recognizing remodeling of all types, including both commercial and residential. Categories are numerous, and include kitchens, bathrooms, green building, and much more. Unlike other HBA-sponsored design contests, CARE is open to all, not just members of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver or its Custom Builder & Remodeler Council. CARE awards are judged blind by local volunteers, making it a fair competition that recognizes excellence in remodeling, no matter the authorship.
Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (http://www.thecareawards.com)

Denver Design Build couldn’t be more excited to be selected as a finalist in the following three categories:

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The awards are presented at the CARE Awards Gala, which will be held September 22nd at The Dome at AMG in Greenwood Village. Tickets are available to the public. If you’d like to see what some of the best remodels look like in Colorado, we’d love to see you there! The event typically sells out, so hurry to get your tickets here!

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Denver Design Build Featured in US Builders Review

As a business to business trade journal, US Builders Review focuses on strengthening relationships in the residential construction industry. Denver Design Build is honored to be featured in the Spring 2016 Edition’s “Western Focus.”

Opportunities like this within B2B networks improve our access to quality products and quality sub-contractors. This type of networking allows us to stay on the forefront of home building in the Denver area — which means building the best home possible for you.

To see a PDF version of the full article, click here: http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk//launch.aspx?eid=4bec001f-7326-4792-9bba-c13f297c1711.

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7 Ways to Invest Your Home Improvement Budget in a Remodel

Chances are, if you have lived in your house for a few years, or even just moved in to a new home, there is at least one, maybe even two rooms, that you sometimes wish you could throw a big sheet over and forget about. Perhaps, it is the spare bedroom that you walk a little faster past on your way to the bathroom, or the kitchen that seems cruelly designed to make you hate cooking meals for your family. The problem may not even been inside the home, but out in the yard. While we all wish we could give our home the total makeover package, there is only so much money in our home improvement budgets for new home designs. Thus, tough choices have to be made. This may mean delaying the kitchen of your dreams, in place of new flooring, or repairing the roof instead of overhauling the front yard’s landscaping. To help you figure out the best way to invest your home improvement budget, here are 7 home remodel ideas to get the ball rolling and put you one project closer to your dream home.

1. Call in the Experts

aa058113-d3ba-4a4b-a91a-7d62fdb6b61dNo, we’re not talking about placing a call to HGTV, but you should start with the right Denver home remodeler. These guys know the best in the business, and will find an electrician, a plumber, a roofer and so on that will do the job right. Before you even start looking at paint samples or begin dreaming of soaking in a new bathtub, your first move should always be to have the general maintenance status of your home evaluated by a member of the Denver Home Builders Association. No matter how nice your new kitchen is, it is not going to mean anything if your roof starts to leak. The worst-case scenario for a homeowner is dumping savings into fresh home designs, only to find out that there are serious maintenance issues that need to be addressed.

2. Open up That Kitchen

If the general maintenance of your house checks out, now you can start thinking about that dream house. The two most popular rooms to be remodeled are the kitchen and bathroom. Given the size of the kitchen, it is typically a costlier project. However, if you have the room in your budget, definitely start here. In the past, homes were built with smaller, enclosed kitchens, which is contrary to the contemporary open-concept floor plans that we see today. Perhaps that small galley kitchen sufficed when it was just you and your partner, but now that the family has grown, so has the traffic in the kitchen. Open concept not only opens up the entire house, but also gives you a lot more area to maneuver in the kitchen. By expanding the kitchen and adding more counter and cabinet space, there is more room to make lunches. Plus, open floor plans let you keep one eye on the kids, even from the kitchen.

3. Update the Pastel-Inspired Bathroom

It is unclear why so many Denver Home Builders Association members were such big fans of Miami Vice, but there was a time when pastels and bathrooms went together like ham and cheese. Fortunately for all of us, that trend is long gone. Yet, many of us still shuffle into our magenta or seafoam green bathroom every morning and begin our day. If that sounds like you, then it may be time to invest in some updates. So, contact your Denver home remodeler and have him or her start tearing up the floral tiles, ripping out the pastel tub and putting some modern appliances and new paint in there!

4. Replacing an Old or Struggling Furnace or HVAC System

While this may not seem like a most glamorous area of home designs, you will feel glamorously comfortable with a new air unit catering to your exact temperature needs. When you add in the rebates and energy savings, replacing these systems is guaranteed to create a positive return, as long as you plan to continue living in that home long enough to offset the costs of the new unit and its instillation. This will usually take at least five years, so plan accordingly. A Denver home remodeler or specialist can help you evaluate your furnace and HVAC needs as well as help you understand when you will begin to see a return from these energy savings.

5. Fresh Landscaping and Exterior Updates

The outside of your home is just as important as the interior. Not only does this add curb appeal and allow your home to stand out, but it also expresses your pride for your house and even the Denver neighborhood you live in. This form of remodel is great if the home improvement budget is too low for the huge kitchen, bathroom remodel or other expensive home designs. It is also a great project that the whole family can get involved in. You will be surprised the difference a few gardens, flowers and minor exterior updates can do to improve your overall mood towards your home. After all, nothing beats coming home to some colorful flowers and a well-groomed front yard. Alternatively, or even in addition, you can also make some major exterior updates, such as adding a new porch or patio. If this is the route you decide to take, be sure to consult a member of the Denver Home Builders Association for recommendations and advice on acquiring any necessary permits or zoning permissions.

6. Add Some Fresh Lighting

This design choice could actually apply to either the exterior or interior of your home. Modern canned lighting fixtures are very popular right now. If you are on a tight budget, there are suppliers that offer them at a low price. Some recessed lighting kits are designed to be extremely easy to DIY install, but alternatively any Denver home remodeler should have the necessary know-how to put them up for you. Add in a few dimmer switches, and you can easily and affordably create some fresh lighting moods across your whole home. Exterior lights are also a great way to add to that curb appeal look, while having the added benefit of illuminating a path or walkway at night.

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7. Out with the Laminate and in with the Real Deal

When it comes to flooring, a lot of homes have laminate; homebuilders rely on this stuff when it comes to designing their floor plans because it’s cheap to use and protect. However, if you are looking for something a little more unique, you will be surprised to learn how cheap real wood floors are. Shop around at different salvage yards or liquidation centers and you are guaranteed to find some great, affordable wood flooring. If you are unsure where to look, a member of the Denver Home Builders Association may be willing to give you a lead. With a coat or two of some wood stain, you can really add a unique look to your home’s floor plans.

Conclusion

There’s not doubt that deciding upon the right path to take with your remodel will take some thought and some serious budgeting, but when you are ready to take the plunge and give your home or part of your home a make over, make sure you reach out to the best Denver home remodelers so the job is done right!

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Metal vs Shingle Roofs—Which is Right for You?

When buying or maintaining a home, there are a lot of decisions to make in your building plans—including those concerning roof maintenance or installation. You may be building a roof on a custom home, or you may be replacing the roof on your current home. Either way, it’s important for homeowners to consult with their builder to understand their options and make the best decision possible.

The Pros and Cons of Metal Roofing

Metal roofing is one option Denver home builders may consider. Amazingly, these roofs can last from 40 to 70 years, making these a potentially smart investment. These roofs are also very durable, withstanding wind up to 140 miles per hour. They do not crack or corrode, and some types of metal will be resistant to many of different impacts it will encounter in Colorado.

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As far as maintenance, metal roofing does not require as much as other roof types. During storms with lightening or fires, this material will not spark or burst into flames, so it is rated very high for safety. Metal roofs are designed to be slippery and will not allow for accumulation of snow or rain. Metal roofing tiles are lighter in weight—ranging from 50 to 150 pounds per square (an area equal to 100 square feet). They can be applied to other roofing structures without needing to tear down the material underneath. They also reflect solar radiant heat; so cooling costs are reduced by 10 to 25 percent. For those who are concerned about being environmentally friendly, metal roofs are made with 25 to 95 percent recycled materials and are completely recyclable at the end of their life.

While there are many advantages of metal roofs, homeowners and home builders must be aware of the disadvantages as well. First and foremost, metal roofs can be up to two to three times more expensive than other roofing options. They can range from $150 to $600 per square foot of material.

Metal roofs will also be noisier than other roofing materials. Rain, hail, and other weather conditions will be noisy; insulation can be added to dull the sounds but that will add to the cost of the roof and building plans overall. Furthermore, some weather, such as hail, may dent the metal. Any repairs that involve walking on the roof may result in dents as well.
Metal roofs can expand and contract if applied in large panels. If they are not installed with the proper fasteners to allow the panels to breathe, they may loosen over time. In addition, if there are repairs needed to replace panels, it may be difficult to find an exact color match given the wide range of metal colors available and the UV damage and fading that is likely to occur over time in the Colorado sun.

Finally, water collection to poorly installed metal roofs can cause damage, especially to thinner metal panels. Some metal materials may rust or tarnish in certain weather climates as well.

Asphalt Shingle Roofs the Good and the Bad

While there are certainly plenty of pros and cons to metal roofing, another option is to choose a shingle roof. One option in this category is an asphalt roof. This is the most affordable type of shingle roof, as well as the easiest to install. They work well with steep-sloped angles and adapt to various applications. Shingle roofs do not require special tools or materials for chimneys, roof edges, or vents. They are very low maintenance and will not break if walked on.

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In particular, asphalt shingles are light weight and work well with most roof types. As far as maintenance and repair, it is easy and most shingle brands are available with good fire protection. Asphalt shingles are available in many different colors and are available in laminate or organic.

Of course, asphalt shingle roofs have their disadvantages despite the many advantages. They are susceptible to wind damage, as they may not be resistant to very high winds. Asphalt shingles can also transfer heat into the home and can be damaged by the heat. In shady areas of the roof, mildew can grow if there are moist areas in the shady locations.Shingle roofs can last up to 15 to 30 years, a duration significantly lower than metal roofing options.

A Look at the Benefits and Drawbacks of Wood Shingle Roofs

Another option for a shingle roof is wood shingles. These are very unique and give a very natural look to a home that can increase the property value. These shingles are available in many different colors, cuts, and thickness. They are light and do not require additional structural support. They insulate the attic and in that way are energy efficient while allowing the roof to breathe. Wood shingle roofs are also very durable, withstanding storms and walking on top of them for repair or maintenance. If properly sealed, they are not as likely to deteriorate.

However, wood shingles also have their downfalls. While they could be a preferred material to use, they are slightly more complicated to install. They are more expensive than asphalt shingles, but just like metal shingles, the investment could be worth it. Wood shingles require more maintenance than other shingle types and are susceptible to insect, rot, and mold damage. They are not recyclable and are not rated high for fire safety.
The Positive and Negative Sides of Slate Shingles

One more option for shingle roofs is slate shingles. These shingles are also attractive and unique. They are available in many different styles and colors, are low maintenance, and fire resistant. They have a very long lifespan, so it would be worth the investment for most cases.
They are, however, expensive to install and replace. They are heavier than other roofing options and require reinforcing structures along with special tools for installment. They are also not as durable as the other options, so it may be difficult to walk on them during repairs or maintenance.

Conclusion

A home builder or roofer will want to carefully research these options for their building plans before installing your roof. Your Denver home wouldn’t be complete without a quality roof; this guide provides you with a some of tools you need to make a decision that will be perfect for your home and new roof.

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6 Tips in Honor of National Remodeling Month

May is a beautiful month in Denver. Hidden between a slew of unpredictable storms, and our first 80+ degree temps, we get to experience three… maybe four… days of spring.

It’s these delightful spring days that inspired the builder community to deem May: National Remodeling Month! The warm temperatures, coupled with long hours of daylight, make spring and summer opportune months for residential construction. So, in honor of May, here are 6 tips from the Denver Design Build Remodel Team for Denver homeowners:

  1. Start at the top and work down! The roof is essential to protecting your home and it’s contents. Whether you see a leak or not, roofing should be inspected regularly for damage winter may have caused.
  2. Below the roof, the arrival of spring and summer is the best time to renovate the exterior of a home as well. After a harsh Colorado winter, it’s ideal to have the exterior inspected. If you’re making repairs, why not also make updates?
  3. When remodeling your home, don’t forget the bathrooms! Updated bathrooms can add significant resale value.
  4. Projects don’t always have to involve knocking down walls. Although this is a ton of fun(!), a renovation can be as simple as updating cabinetry, flooring, appliances, or perhaps adding a few custom pieces to make your space stand out.
  5. Aging-in-place is a growing trend that can improve everyone’s quality of life within their home and does not have to look institutional (check out this gorgeous mid-century home we designed and built specifically for a client with these needs).
  6. Think about how you and your family use your home. Does it support your lifestyle and needs? Updating a floor plan based on how the space is used can make a home more livable than you may have ever dreamed!

Now that you have some ideas, tell us about your project!

What upgrades have you been dreaming about all winter long? Now is the time to make it happen!

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THE HAP AWARDS

Denver Design Build is both humbled and honored to be nominated for Best Custom Home Builder in the upcoming 2015 HAP (Homebuilders and Associates in Partnership) Awards.

These awards were designed to encourage and honor the values of trust, communication, loyalty and ethics with the HBA builder members in their business dealings with HBA associate members. This award recognizes the top builder in each of the three categories who exemplifies this vitally important partnership.

Awards are bestowed by the HBA and ultimately determined by the votes industry partners and professionals. Winners will be announced on Oct 27th, 2015 at the Homebuilders Association of Metro Denver General Meeting.

Thank you to our community partners and everyone who voted.

2015 HAP FINALISTS (in alphabetic order):

National Production Builders
  • Brookfield Residential
  • KB Home
  • Ryland Homes
  • Shea Homes
  • TRI Pointe Homes
Local Production Builders
  • Berkeley Homes
  • Boulder Creek Neighborhoods
  • New Town Builders
  • Oakwood Homes
  • Wonderland Homes
Custom Home Builders
  • Celebrity Custom Homes
  • Denver Design Build
  • Jackson Design Build
  • Larsen Development Company
  • Sopris Homes
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DENVER DESIGN BUILD: REMODEL DIVISION

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We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Josh and Justin, the newest members of the Denver Design Build team.

As the demand for new homes in Denver rises, the resources of home builders grow increasingly thin. Many homeowners with remodel and renovation needs are searching far and wide for a company to aid in the transformation of their homes.

Enter: The Denver Design Build Remodel Division!

Combined, Josh and Justin have nearly three decades of experience designing and renovating homes. The two spent time working together in years past and are settling in to Denver Design Build’s unique culture perfectly!

Josh, our new Head of Remodeling, enjoys modern, contemporary, and industrial design, and has a wealth of experience incorporating these styles into the historical homes of our city. When he’s not helping a client pick out the perfect bath tile, Josh enjoys reading, writing, and being active with his 2 kiddos.

A high-end trim carpenter by trade, Justin knows the ins-and-outs of the industry as well as anyone. Bringing 20 years of experience to the table, he is the primary Project Manager for our remodel team. Also a father, Justin has 4 little ones of his own, and spends time mentoring youth as a soccer coach in the summers.

These two will lead a team of trained professionals, exclusively managing all of DDB’s home renovations moving forward. Welcome to the team, guys!

For questions about your own remodel project, you can drop Josh a line directly, at Josh@denverbuild.com.