Category: Remodel

  1. A Convenient Addition to Your Home: The Butler’s Pantry

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    No longer under lock and key, the butler’s pantry has come a long way from its original purpose of keeping one’s silver safe. With a renewed interest in the Victoria Era, modern homes are now featuring butler’s pantries that are usually located off the kitchen or between the kitchen and the formal dining room. However, […]

  2. Shiplap Makes Its Way to Fort Collins

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    Shiplap is a wooden board that’s used for building sheds, barns, and other buildings that desire a rustic look. Thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines, who happen to love farmhouse styles, shiplap has finally made its way to Fort Collins. This unique look was originally incorporated in beach house and cottage designs, as well as […]

  3. Summer Days Aren’t Too Far Away

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    It’s no secret that we Coloradans live for our outdoor spaces. Throughout Fort Collins, homeowners and buyers are seeking outdoor patios for a variety of reasons, whether it’s for dining, entertaining, relaxing or playing. Patios are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, giving our clients plenty of freedom in choosing the design that […]

  4. Old-Fashioned Meets Present-Day Design

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    Out-of-date features, crowded living spaces and aging fixtures and finishes can cause safety hazards and uncomfortable living, which are two major issues that our ABD team tries to prevent. When the Davison’s called us with a remodeling project for their master bedroom and bathroom due to aged appearances and cramped spaces, we were thrilled to […]

  5. Dave Swinney, Construction Manager

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    Construction managers are a lot like parents. They have hectic schedules that vary day-to-day, keep an eye on finances, ensure there are no safety hazards and make sure everyone is where they’re supposed to be. Plus, construction managers are responsible for keeping everyone happy. At ABD, we hire or promote employees to construction managers who […]

  6. Rustic Home Makeover

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    At ABD, we love a good makeover! When our clients from Westminster called our team to create a charming, rustic space, we were thrilled to take on the job! There are several elements that make a home truly rustic such as an old-school charm, rugged and natural beauty and, of course, a rustic setting. A […]

  7. A Custom Home and Renovations for the Kreikemeier’s

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    It happens. We have kids and need a larger house to help accommodate all of the action. But once the kids move out, we want to downsize. What happens when you downsize just a little too much? Like Jean and Jim Kreikemeier, you call the professionals at Associates in Building + Design! In 2014, the […]

  8. Custom Closets Throughout Your Home

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    What’s on your wish list for your home? Whether you’re building a new home or remodeling, we bet a custom closet is near the top of your list! In 2008, Carrie Bradshaw excitedly toured her future Manhattan apartment with a dramatically remodeled dream closet. Since then the expectations for closets have been raised. However, custom […]

  9. Back in Black

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    A few clicks on Pinterest or Houzz and you’ll start to formulate an idea of what’s popular in the design world. Design trends are as creative as ever and there are a lot of smoky colored paints and black accessories taking center stage. ABD’s representative from Pfister recently visited our office to introduce new products […]

  10. Providing Fido a Custom Dog Washing Station

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    If you’ve ever had to wrestle a dog into a bathtub or chase it around the yard to give it a scrub down, you know it can be quite the ordeal. Wrestling a squirming or unhappy dog, maneuvering the hose, managing to actually bath the dog and then trying to keep them from escaping soaking […]