13 Historic Home Features Worth Preserving

Remodeling a historic home is an exciting undertaking with tons of possibilities to breathe new life into remarkable (and much older) features. It can also come with many limitations, restrictions, and questions. At Factor Design Build, we understand the ins and outs of fixing up historic homes. That’s why we’re sharing our thoughts on historic […]

Energy Efficient Home Improvements: 10+ Pro Tips

Winter is finally here, which means it’s time to break out the bulky sweaters, long coats, and snow boots to keep warm while you’re outside. But what about keeping warm while you’re inside? That’s where it gets a bit trickier, and energy efficient home improvements make a difference.  It’s estimated that people will spend an […]

How to Share a Home Office with Kids

  As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly, many schools across the country have begun reverting back to virtual learning environments. For many parents, that means finding a space in the home for remote learning. Or, even more challenging and frustrating, you have to share a home office with kids.  No matter your unique situation, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Family-Friendly Finishes to Consider for Your Next Home Renovation

Family-Friendly Finishes to Consider for Your Next Home Renovation Thinking of giving your home a revamp but clueless on where to start? If yes, then you’re in good company. Whether the reason behind the renovation is a baby on the way or you simply want to breathe new life into your space, these family-friendly finishes […]

7 Essential Winterization Tips for Homeowners as Colder Weather Approaches

7 Essential Winterization Tips for Homeowners as Colder Weather Approaches As summer transitions into fall and winter is quickly upon us in Denver and the Front Range, we start to feel the chill in the air and look forward to the beautiful winter season. For some of us, that means taking advantage of the winter […]

Jenny Murphy, Wins Colorado Homes Five under 40 Design Award

Factor Feature: Factor Designer, Jenny Murphy, Wins Colorado Homes Five under 40 Design Award Colorado Homes recently awarded Factor designer, Jenny Murphy, with the Five Under 40 Design Award for being one of Colorado’s trend setting designers that is shaping the way we live. See what Jenny had to say about designing within the Factor […]

What to Expect During Factor’s Design Phase

Often accompanying the excitement of a new construction project are reservations or uncertainties about how it is all going to come together. These uncertainties are normal, but relief comes from having an understanding of how the various phases of the design-build process will take place. For the moment, we’ll focus on what to expect during […]

The Benefits of Adding a Mudroom to Your Home

A mudroom isn’t the most glamorous space in your home, but if you’re looking to remodel to add functionality for you and your family, the designers at Factor can customize a mudroom that suits your unique needs. Just because it’s not glamorous doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful; plus, knowing you have a dedicated space […]