Easy Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tips

Happy first day of spring, Northern Colorado! It’s that time of year when many of us feel the urge to organize our junk drawers and tackle some long-overdue home maintenance. So we’re sharing some clever spring cleaning tips from the fine folks at the Good Housekeeping Institute. They offer smart reminders and cool tricks for […]

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Part 2: Lake Loveland New Construction

The HighCraft crew is making good progress on this new custom home build on Lake Loveland. Additions to the foundation are complete, framing is well underway, and the house is really beginning to take shape. In Part 1 of this blog series, we introduced you to owners Carrie Pelton and Aaron McCurdy, walked through their […]

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The Great Quartz vs. Granite Countertop Debate

There’s no question about it – the two most popular countertop materials on the market are quartz (above) and granite (below). The real question is which is better? HighCraft first wrote about quartz vs. granite pros and cons back in 2017, and granite squeaked out a victory as the top pick. Now we’re back, two […]

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Bold and Beautiful Basement Finish

Today’s HighCraft project spotlight proves that basement remodels don’t have to be boring. This Fort Collins basement finish is a great balance of modern and rustic, reflecting the homeowners’ style. The interior design boasts unique lighting, open shelving, striking accent walls and loads of personality. Check out the custom wet bar, living room, private office, […]

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Part 1: Lake Loveland New Construction

“It all started with an ugly fridge,” says Carrie Pelton, as she describes the journey that led her – with husband Aaron McCurdy and kids Corbin and Blake – to scrape their 1970 ranch house on Lake Loveland (below) and build a new home with HighCraft. “When we shopped for a new refrigerator, nothing we […]

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HighCraft Named Best of Houzz 2019

HighCraft Builders is recognized as a 2019 “Best of Houzz” remodeling and building contractor by Houzz.com – the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. Out of 2.1 million home professionals from across the United States and around the world, HighCraft earned Best of Houzz 2019 in Customer Service, and photos of HighCraft remodeling […]

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Part 4: Family Farmhouse Remodel, Final Reveal

The HighCraft team finished the complete renovation of this circa 1900 farmhouse east of Fort Collins, and we’re delighted to give you a virtual tour. Before we head inside, here’s a quick look at the exterior transformation. EXTERIOR The original front door was removed to create a sunny reading nook off the living room (more […]

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From the HighCraft Design Studio: 5 Hottest Kitchen Trends for 2019

Which kitchen remodeling and design trends will ring true in the New Year? HighCraft designers Jill, Danette and Katie weigh in on FIVE kitchen trends predicted for 2019. UNIQUE SINKS Sinks that make a statement will be big in the coming year. We’re going to see more metallics, including copper and brushed brass, with and […]

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HighCraft Named 2018 Best Home Remodeling Contractor in Northern Colorado

Thanks to everyone who voted for HighCraft Builders in the 2018 Best of NoCo Style Reader’s Choice Awards. It’s such a joy to live and work in Northern Colorado for more than 20 years, and we are deeply honored to be chosen as the Best Home Remodeling Contractor in the region. Thank you! Our team […]

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From the HighCraft Design Studio: 2019 Color Trends

Pantone Color Institute, an international authority on color trends, announced their top picks for home interior color palettes for 2019 – and HighCraft designers Jill, Danette and Katie share a few thoughts about next year’s predictions. Pantone’s forecasted “Cravings” collection (above) tempts the taste buds with culinary-inspired hues that “draw upon memorable sensory experiences,” including […]

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