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What Information Needs To Be On Your Project Drawings?

In the design process, homeowners are focused on the layout of the floor plan and the general measurements. Homeowners want to see that their[…]

Moving to Corvallis?

Moving to a new city can be daunting but we can help make your transition easier.

Winter remodeling? Why not!

We don’t let a little rain keep us from working through the winter months, so If you are considering a remodel project, there are several reasons[…]

Kitchen & Bath “Must-Haves”

While working on designs, clients often ask me “what would you do if this were your kitchen or bathroom?”. Even though the answer may be different[…]

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[…]

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:[…]