Part 2: Historic Ritter House Remodel

Our crew continues to make progress on the whole-house remodel of the Ritter House, a circa 1920 historic home in the Eastside neighborhood of Fort Collins. This is Part 2 of our update, which covers some highlights from the month of May. For additional “before” photos and a little backstory, be sure to check out […]

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Qualified Remodeler Magazine Features HighCraft

Qualified Remodeler Magazine recently talked to HighCraft Builders co-founder Dwight Sailer about the secret to our company’s longevity in the remodeling industry. The latest issue of the magazine shares our origin story, how we made it through the 2008 recession, and our guiding principles, in the article “HighCraft Builders delivers quality workmanship and superior customer […]

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Mudrooms Keep Houses Tidy

Today’s April showers will bring May flowers … and the dirty job of cleaning wet paws, boots and jackets before they hit our clean floors and furniture. A mudroom creates a practical buffer between the indoors and outdoors, and it provides smart storage, a way to contain messes, and a convenient place for pet supplies […]

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HighCraft Recognized As Customer Service Leader

Northern Colorado design-build company HighCraft Builders received the 2018 Guildmaster Award for providing exceptional customer service in the North American residential construction industry. Each year GuildQuality, a third-party customer satisfaction surveying company based in Atlanta, recognizes the top home building professionals in the U.S. and Canada through its Guildmaster Award program. Out of 2,500 residential construction companies across […]

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Part 1: Historic Ritter House Remodel

We all love a good before-and-after renovation story and gallery, and we’re confident this circa 1920 historic home in the Eastside neighborhood of Fort Collins won’t disappoint. People are often curious about what happens during the construction phase of a remodel, so we’re using this and future blog posts to give a behind-the-scenes look at […]

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

The desire to live independently as we age is a common goal for many. Whether you’re an older adult living on your own, or you care for an elderly parent in your home, it’s important to create the safest living space possible for you and the ones you love. Here are some suggested tips and […]

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3 Steps for Choosing the Right Contractor

In our last post “How to Spot a Bad Contractor,” we identified some potential red flags to look for before you start your home remodeling or new construction project. It’s a good idea to read that post before diving into today’s related topic: contractor compatibility. At this point in the planning process, you may have […]

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How to Spot a Bad Contractor

It’s important to feel comfortable with your home builder. With so many contractors to choose from, you want to be sure the one you welcome into your home is highly reputable. According to the Better Business Bureau, complaints against home improvement and repair contractors are among the most common consumer complaints received. Reports range from […]

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8 Creative Bathroom Mirror Ideas

A HighCraft bathroom remodel was hand-picked by the editors at Houzz.com for a story on their popular site. Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and that can lead to some fun, and also to some frustrating, dilemmas. If you’re having trouble coming up with the right bathroom mirror, try reflecting on the following out-of-the-ordinary […]

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5 Remodeling Trends for 2018

If you resolve to update your home in the New Year, here are FIVE interior design and remodeling trends that might inspire your projects in 2018.   COLORFUL, HIGH CONTRAST PALETTES People are growing tired of gray and beige, so get ready to see some bold color choices in 2018. Paint industry giants Sherwin Williams, […]

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