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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.

A surprise in the mail…

We got a thank you note in the mail from a past client that just made our day:

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[…]

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[…]