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How long should we plan for the build to take on our custom home? The answer may be much longer than you think.

One of the most frequently asked questions we get at Schweitzer Design and Build is, “How long will it take to build our new custom home, and when[…]

Custom Home Contractor Nightmares: Why choosing the lowest bidder can send the wrong signals

Most people in the United States will not undertake more than one major home remodel, or get a custom home built for them, in their lifetime. Most[…]

Understanding the Remodeling Scheduling Process

One of the obvious differences between new home construction and remodeling is that while the new home is empty the remodeled home has a family[…]

Remodeling with a Long Distance Client

Challenges: Our clients were relocating from California to Philomath and needed their kitchen remodeled before they moved. The kitchen in their[…]

Tell me about Trends: Mix and Match

“This is your kitchen. Visually it comes down to what you want to be greeted with every time you wander in for something.” This is a statement we[…]

Tell Me About Trends: Handheld Showerhead Slide Bars

How Much Time Could Planning a Remodel Possibly Take?

If you’ve ever had to plan for an event you know it takes more than just deciding to have an event and showing up (if only it were that easy[…]

Let’s Talk: Remodel Timelines

One of the most commonly asked questions by our clients is: how long will my project take? It’s a valid, but challenging question. The answer is:[…]

Computer-Aided Design Benefits

Using technology to visually understand a remodel Most of us have a difficult time looking at blueprints and picturing what the finished project[…]

Excellence is in the Details

When the details count most When you think about a time that was special it usually comes down to the details. That restaurant was amazing because[…]