2018 Color of the Year for Home Decor

Every year, experts at the Pantone Color Institute identify the top color they feel “reflects the mood and attitudes taking place in our culture.” They also announce an additional palette of colors to complement their chosen Color of the Year. These color selections are so powerful they often guide fashion and interior design trends. Intense. […]

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Choosing the Right Stone Countertop: Granite vs. Quartz

   When it comes to kitchen, bathroom and bar countertops, there are so many options to choose from, including laminate, wood, granite, engineered quartz, soapstone, marble, stainless steel, tile, glass, travertine, concrete and more. So we asked local experts Matt Myers at Granite Imports and Corbey Weaver at Weaver Stone Company to narrow the list, […]

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How HighCraft Controls Dust During Remodels

At HighCraft, we care about the health and safety of our clients and crew, so we use the BuildClean air filtration machine during the dusty parts of demo and construction. In addition to using plastic sheet barriers, this dust control system allows our team to control airborne particulates on a jobsite and helps everyone breathe easier […]

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5 Renovations to Make Your Home More Livable or Sellable

Fort Collins Magazine asked HighCraft Builders to share photos and pro tips in the article “Five Renovations to Make Your Home More Livable – or Sellable – Right Now” featured in the Fall 2017 issue. HighCraft’s Kira Koldeway identifies the must-have remodels – those projects that help us max out a home’s livability and also […]

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How to Help Disaster Victims

The recent devastating hurricanes and wildfires have touched countless lives and continue to leave many victims in their wake. Like most Americans, the team at HighCraft is eager to help those affected by these natural disasters. After looking into many disaster recovery funds, HighCraft is making financial donations to the following two organizations, which seem […]

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6 Tips to Remodeling a Busy Bathroom

The main family bathroom, or a powder or guest bathroom used for entertaining, are all high-traffic spaces that need to work for multiple users – from children to elderly houseguests and everyone in between. Here are SIX commonsense things to consider when remodeling a common-use bathroom. 1. Location and Privacy As you plan your bathroom, […]

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Don’t be in the Dark about Lighting

With more than two decades of experience in the Northern Colorado construction industry, we recognize that the most successful remodeling projects are driven by thoughtful design. And one of the most critical aspects of any great interior design plan is GOOD LIGHTING. Lighting is powerful. It has the ability to enhance a room or make […]

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HighCraft Named a Top National Remodeler

Fort Collins-based HighCraft Builders is recognized by Qualified Remodeler magazine as one of the top professional remodelers in the nation. HighCraft is ranked 222nd on the Qualified Remodeler Top 500 list for 2017. In addition, HighCraft is one of only five Colorado companies listed in the top 300 and is the only Northern Colorado company […]

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Pros and Cons of 3 Different Types of Construction Contracts

Before you sign on the dotted line of any construction contract, weigh the pros and cons of the three most common types of building and remodeling contracts used today, and choose the best fit for your situation. Cost-Plus Cost-plus contracts are often used in commercial building and for very large residential new construction projects. There […]

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Apartment Suites Add Value

    We’re back to talk about the in-law suite, also known as a granny flat, mother-in-law apartment, alley house or in municipal planning department language: accessory dwelling unit (ADU). An ADU is broadly defined as a secondary living space within your home or on your property. Square footage varies, but the space typically includes […]

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