Second Story vs. Ground Level Addition: What’s Best for Historic Homes?

Remodeling a historic home can be an exciting challenge for homeowners. When it comes to expanding your unique space, though, which is better? Adding a second story or a ground-level addition? Here, we share comparisons to consider when considering a second story vs. ground level addition to your historic home.  Why Renovate a Historic Home? […]

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 […]

Design Guide: Embracing Form & Function of Mid Century Modern

So you’ve got your heart set on a mid century modern remodel? Maybe you have a mid century split level home, or perhaps you have a few pieces of furniture or art you find inspiring. No matter what your influences are, we are here to give you a guide to mid century modern design. We […]

Tips For Winterizing Your Colorado Home

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, Denver is in for some crazy winter weather full of ups and downs. Whether you believe in the power of the Almanac’s abilities in meteorology or not, it’s important to make sure your home is prepared for winter. Freezing and thawing can wreak havoc on both modern and historic homes. […]

Create Style and Beauty in Any Space With the Addition of a Fireplace

Adding a fireplace to your home adds warmth and coziness to your home and outdoor spaces. Especially in cold Colorado winters, a fireplace adds style and interest to any space, while the energy efficient warmth of a gas or wood-burning fireplace gives the whole family something to gather around and enjoy a nice night in.

Factor named 5280 Home of the Year

Modern Design combined with Traditional Features transformed this Cheesman Park estate     At Factor Design Build, one of our biggest passions is to breathe new life into an old home. And that is just what we did with a Cheeseman Park estate this last year. We were thrilled to learn that 5280 Magazine loved […]

7 Key Considerations for When You Want to Remodel Your Home

If your home is starting to feel too small or if the layout doesn’t fit your lifestyle anymore, you may start considering a home remodel. Remodeling your home is a big decision and there are a variety of considerations to consider before taking the leap. Here is a guide of questions to ask yourself to […]

9 Signs It’s Time for a Bathroom Remodel

Is it time to remodel or redesign your bathroom? Learn the tell-tale signs that your bathroom is no longer functional and outdated.   Are your bathroom design and features outdated? Is the space and storage no longer functional for your family’s needs? It might be time to consider some updates or even a full remodel […]

Adding A Second Story Pop Top

When Considering an Addition to Your Home, Look Up! Building upward with a custom design for a second story pop top could be your best option if you need more space. Consider a pop top if you love your home and your existing neighborhood, and really have no desire to move, but need more room. […]

Remodeling A Historic Home:  Combining Elegance and Functionality

Historic homes possess a certain grace and sturdiness that is sometimes hard to find in a modern home. From solid building materials to intricately carved details, the elegance of a historic home is hard to match. Historic homes are not a clean slate, and turning an older home into something that you love takes a […]