Plan Now for a Spring Project Start

Earlier this summer, we shared a few thoughts about the hot housing market, suggested some building options, and explained the pandemic’s lingering effects on the construction industry. Learn more in the post “Tired of the Wild Housing Market? Consider Building New.” Now that we’re heading into fall, we caught up with Project Development Manager Zach […]

Tired of the Wild Housing Market? Consider Building New

The Northern Colorado housing market is an absolute feeding frenzy, where bidding wars have been likened to the Hunger Games. According to the Coloradoan newspaper, “Scarce inventory, high demand, increased materials and labor costs, coupled with low interest rates, have sent Larimer County’s housing market into overdrive.” For buyers eager to purchase a new home, […]

10 Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces

Outdoor living areas come in all shapes and sizes. They can be a cool oasis of calm and privacy, or high-energy gathering spaces to entertain friends and family. As we head into the dog days of summer, check out TEN very different HighCraft projects for outdoor living inspiration. 1. SWIMMING POOL PLUNGE These fun-loving clients […]

Interior Design Trends for 2021

What are the top looks and layouts for the New Year? Interior designers Jill Arnhold, Jenny Murphy and Kira Koldeway share the latest interior trends from the HighCraft Design Studio. Pandemic-Driven Design “Everyone put their living spaces to the test in 2020,” says Jill, who notes that many 2021 interior design trends were influenced by […]

Master Bath Remodel: Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series, we introduced you to the homeowner, Barb, and her wish list for this master bathroom remodel. Today, in Part 2, we’re posting the latest progress photos. We’re also sharing a Q&A session with Barb where we asked her about remodeling in stages over the years, living at home […]

Healthy Home Tips and COVID-19 Update

  Feeling bored, stir crazy, unproductive, or all-of-the-above lately? We hear you. Check out these handy ideas and health tips for: homemade face masks indoor activities for kids (to burn energy) spring cleaning interior home maintenance exterior home maintenance HighCraft Builders COVID-19 Update Governor Polis recently extended Colorado’s stay-at-home order and HighCraft Builders is following […]

Interior Design Trends for 2020

Which trends will we see in 2020? Interior designers Jill Arnhold and Danette Handyside reveal what’s happening in the HighCraft Design Studio. MIX IT UP Get ready to see more mixed materials, textures and styles for an eclectic look this year. “Many people are using custom metal accents on fireplace surrounds, range hoods and exposed […]

Part 4: Lake Loveland New Construction

HighCraft’s design and build construction of this custom home in Loveland is really coming together. If this is your first peek at the project, and you’re curious how it all began, check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this blog series for more info. Today we share the latest photos and construction […]

Part 3: Lake Loveland New Construction

HighCraft’s design and build construction crew is on track to complete this custom new home in Loveland by August. The exterior and interior framing is finished, the roof is on, the weather barrier is up, and all windows and exterior doors have been installed. Plumbing, electrical, and HVAC rough-ins are also complete. Check out Part […]

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 […]