Entries by Josh

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5 Ways COVID Will Change the Future of Home Design

It’s not uncommon to see home design trends change and evolve over the years. Changes in the world – even pandemics throughout history – will always affect how homes are designed. When we look at 2020, we’re experiencing significant changes from the COVID-19 pandemic, altering virtually everything we do — how we work, shop, eat, […]

Denver Historic Home Remodeling: 3 Things to Expect

Denver has grown exponentially since its foundation as a gold mining town in 1858. While much has changed since then, many of the homes built in the late 19th and early 20th century still stand today. Distinct character makes it easy to fall in love with Denver’s historic homes, but living in one does present […]

Basement Finishing in Denver: 4 Things to Know

Remodeling your basement can be a wise investment, not only for the impact on your home’s value but also because more usable space increases your family’s overall happiness.  Here are four things you need to know before launching a basement finishing project in Denver.  What Affects the Cost of a Basement Project?  The first question […]

What Is True Design Build?

What Is True Design Build?   One of the biggest questions we get at Factor Design Build is, “What is true design build?”  In its truest form, design build is a seamless process in which everyone involved with a home remodeling project is on the same team. Everything is connected from start to finish – from […]

Factor Feature: The Ultimate Boulder Backyard Makeover

Factor Design Build was recently featured in 5280, Denver’s Mile High Magazine. The backyard makeover helped to transform the house and the outdoor space into somewhere people would want to hang out. “It created a nice, big space for the family and their guests to hang out in,” says Josh Fiester, Factor’s co-founder and CEO.

How to Reorganize Your Rooms to Improve Mental Health

While many states are working on reopening from the shelter in place order, we all have learned the importance of our home these past few weeks. We’ve learned the importance of having quiet space, play space, home offices, and more. But if you are wondering how to reorganize to improve mental well-being, we have some […]

Design Inspiration: Where to Start

As we continue to navigate sheltering in place and social distancing, you may be starting to realize that there are some areas in your home that could use some attention. Maybe you’re dreaming of a new playroom for the kids, a master suite for you, a quiet home office, or a kitchen remodel for family […]

4 Questions To Start A Home Office Remodel

With businesses working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been hearing many people considering a home office remodel. And if you don’t have an office space at your home, you may be wishing you did right now! This space in your home is a sanctuary at times and becomes very important. While this room […]

5 Tips for Social Distancing with Your Children

With the recent closures many schools, Colorado parents are feeling overwhelmed trying to remain productive with kids in the house. Social distancing with your children and staying productive may seem impossible. But there is a way to make this time useful for you and your children. 1) Make a (flexible) schedule. You don’t want these […]

4 Tips For Remodeling A Kid’s Room

Starting a remodeling process is always difficult. There are a lot of questions and decisions that need to be made. But when you’re remodeling your child’s room, you may have even more questions. How do you pick a theme, the furniture, and everything else when there is a small voice with an important opinion too? […]