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Finishing a Basement: Where do I start?

Finishing a Basement: Where do I start?

Finishing a basement, it’s probably one of the best and most rewarding projects you can do for your home. But there are some things you need to know when planning your basement remodel. Coming Clean (Clean your basement) It might not be a surprise but before finishing...
How To Work With Hearth Financing

How To Work With Hearth Financing

June 9th, 2020 – SDB Admin Writer Working with Hearth Financing is a streamlined process for homeowners to work with approved lenders under a single source for financing their home improvement project. Now that Sustainable Design Build has partnered with Hearth,...
Do I Need A Permit for My Remodel?

Do I Need A Permit for My Remodel?

May 29th, 2020. Zachary McKendry, Guest Writer, Owner of Sustainable Design Build Do I need a permit for my remodel? This is a very common question. Permitting a project can cause some delay and added cost. The inspections take time out of the schedule. Permits cost...
How to avoid a ‘nightmare house’ remodel

How to avoid a ‘nightmare house’ remodel

How to avoid a nightmare house remodel The nightmare house remodel. You probably have heard of the horror stories where a homeowner faces an onslaught of maintenance and home improvement problems while remodeling. There are plenty of articles that warn of new build...
5 Rules of Social Distancing and Building

5 Rules of Social Distancing and Building

We are well underway with Colorado’s Stay-at-Home order and with the recent address from the Governor we can expect this to extend past the original targeted date. For homebuyers and sellers, this may seem like a wrench in the works. But no one should despair as there...
5 Rules of Social Distancing and Building

COVID19, Low Rates, and the Refinance Boom

COVID-19  The Coronavirus crisis has wreaked havoc on the entire country.  Each of us has been directly affected in one way or another by this disease. Jobless claims are at an all time high, the economy has virtually shut down, and non-essential businesses are...
Why You Need To Permit Your Remodel

Why You Need To Permit Your Remodel

Why do you need a permit for your remodel? There are many reasons why you need to permit your remodel and they are not only essential for performing work on your home but also after. Remodeling, renovating, or finishing your home is a valuable project that can raise...
Finance Home Purchase and Remodel: CHFA

Finance Home Purchase and Remodel: CHFA

Finance home purchase and remodel with CHFA The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) is a statewide network available to all residents of Colorado. CHFA helps Colorado residents to finance a home purchase and remodel. They sponsor financing assistance for...
Remodel Finance FHA 203(k)

Remodel Finance FHA 203(k)

FHA 203(k) Mortgage Financing There are plenty of options available for homeowners to finance their ideal home renovations. One of which is to finance a Remodel through a FHA 203(k). This loan allows you to buy or refinance a home while simultaneously rolling over...
How To Finance Your Remodel: HELOC

How To Finance Your Remodel: HELOC

How to fINANCE YOUR REMODEL: HELOC We have come across many homeowners who have a great vision on how they can improve their homes. Unfortunately, some are unsure about how they can afford their basement remodel, home renovation or new addition. We always want to...
Transforming Suburbia: Millennial Homebuyers

Transforming Suburbia: Millennial Homebuyers

Millennial homebuyers, according to Denver Post’s Aldo Svaldi, the nation’s largest generation is starting to show signs of interest in suburban living. Trading up fast paced downtown styles, Millennials, born between 1981 and 1997, expect to retire to more pragmatic...
Atari Themed Hotel Coming To Denver

Atari Themed Hotel Coming To Denver

The iconic arcade company Atari has announced that Denver is one of many cities to receive an Atari themed hotel. The concept of the hotel is to introduce the gaming history and promising future in a single destination. “Atari Hotels level up hotel entertainment with...
The Telluride Decision

The Telluride Decision

Andrew Kenney reporting for CPR news covers an article about 20 year old Colorado law which is being set to be lifted. This law, the “Telluride Decision”,protects developers from being forced into offering a portion of their new buildings to include a...
Denver’s EPA Air Quality

Denver’s EPA Air Quality

Denver recorded IN top 10 worst Air Quality Denver EPA air quality has been recorded by a recent study with the EPA noting a concerning result. Accordingly, Federal records of the last two years show Denver has had hazardous air pollution levels at an elevated state....
ADU in Denver: Chaffee Park

ADU in Denver: Chaffee Park

ADUs in Denver On The Rise As we have mentioned on here before, Accessory Dwelling Units are coming back into the market. ADU is Denver offering homeowners an attractive method to generate additional wealth and unlock value within their homes. The Chaffee Park...

Accessory Dwelling Units in Colorado

Additional Dwelling Units and Housing Crisis Accessory Dwelling Units are coming back into the market offering homeowners methods to generate wealth and ease Colorado’s Housing Crisis. According to The Colorado Sun, the popularity of these builds has spiked in this...

1361 Zenobia Sold

Hello all of Sustainable Design Build Family and Friends! We hope you are enjoying the end of the autumn months as November begins to roll through and onto the holiday season! There is plenty of things to celebrate as the year is slowing coming to close. Of those to...

Differences in Design Build Methods

Deciding your project will determine your method Design build methods are something to consider when you are ready to start on your new home Improvement project. Or maybe you are planning a full remodel? It is important to know the different methods involved for...

Denver General Contractor: Zenobia Update 05.29.2019

Hello all! Sustainable Design Build, your favorite Denver General Contractor here with a long overdue update on projects! We are moving right into the heat of things as we get closer to summer. Our latest new custom home build at 1365 Zenobia St. has only two units...

Investor Update Dec. 5th, 2018

Season’s Greetings Sustainable Design Build Friends and Family! I hope we are all doing well and staying warm at the start of this holiday season. As the year is wrapping up so is a lot of items for our current projects. Xavier is finishing its last major items...

Investor Update Nov. 14th, 2018

Good day SDB Family and Friends! We have some great news about 1265 Xavier! Working together we pushed hard to speed up our timeline and successfully completed unit 1261 Xavier! All the interior finishes have been completed and allowed us to show off this unit for an...

Investor Update Sep. 25th 2018

Hello SDB Friends! There has been a lot of progress going along all of Sustainable Design Build’s projects as the Summer came to a close for 2018! 1265 Xavier, is finishing up the last pieces to the exterior trim items making its street appearance that much...

Construction Update 09/05/2018

Hello and good day SDB friends! We hope you are enjoying the change of seasons as the weather is starting to cool even more in Denver. We have some really great progress to note for all of our projects being build in the West Colfax neighborhood. We have just broken...

Construction Update 07/31/2018

Hello SDB Family and Friends! Hopefully, your summer has been a pleasant one so far and you are enjoying the slightly cooler weather these past days. We know we are, even though progress is still heating over here with SDB’s construction! 1365 Zenobia, has...