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Our Learning Center will guide you through the planning and construction of your house and give you the insight you need to make the home of your dreams a reality.

If Walls Could Talk: Why I Chose Brown Wegher As My General Contractor

Siouxland General Contractor

Every once in a while, we like to sit down with one of our new homeowners and talk about what they love most about their new home, what they most enjoyed about the process, which parts were the most difficult, and what advice they can give other clients looking to embark on the home-building adventure. Today we sat down with Beth Trejo, a local Sioux City entrepreneur who holds the keys to one of our homes in the Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. [Read more…]

Knowing Your Options: Initial Steps to the Building Process

Building Options - Brown Wegher Construction

Want to build a custom home in Sioux City?

If your answer is yes, congratulations. You’ve just answered the easiest question you’ll face in the initial building process. And it’s the first of many.

Rather than overwhelm you, though, our goal with this article is to prep your Sioux City home building experience for success. Like most things, including home construction, the best thing you can do when you get started is to start with a strong base. [Read more…]

Three Questions Your Sioux City Contractor Should Be Able To Help You Answer


No matter which phase of construction you are in, questions are an important part of the process. From “How do I get started?” to “Are we having fun yet?” the questions you ask say a good deal about yourself as a customer. And the same can be said for your Sioux City contractor.

That being said, there are three questions you should always ask your contractor–if only to see just how they’ll answer. [Read more…]

The Three Things Your Sioux City General Contractor Wants You To Know

General Contractor

Building the home of your dreams starts with the best general contractor in Sioux City, and the best general contractor in Sioux City—outside of skill and experience—is the one with whom you feel most comfortable. Two of the best ways to establish that comfort level are to get to know the construction process and to discover the most important ways for it to go smoothly.

To that end, here are three ways your general contractor wants you to know about your new home construction. [Read more…]

10 Kitchen Design Ideas Your General Contractor Knows About, And You Probably Don’t

Kitchen Design Ideas

When it comes to kitchen design, what you don’t know won’t kill you, but it could cause you undue stress, money, time, and hair color. Here are 10 kitchen design ideas and philosophies we use at Brown Wegher to help our clients make the best of the most popular room in the house. [Read more…]

Mesmerizing Examples Of Natural Textures In The Home

Natural Textures
From cedar planks to stone facades, the exteriors of homes have long had a monopoly on natural textures. Bringing them inside can be tricky, however; too much and the home becomes too weighted and earthy, too little and the elements can seem out of touch and out of place. This delicate balance is why our design team works so hard at getting the colors, texture, and fixtures just right.
Wood, stone, and fibers are a great way to add warmth, texture, and color to nearly any room. Want to see how how it looks when it is done well? Keep reading.

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How To Instantly Improve Your Sioux City Kitchen Design

Kitchen Design
Building a home is all fun and games until it comes to what you want in your kitchen, and then it gets overwhelming. We see it all the time at Brown Wegher, and we thought we’d take a moment to break down our favorite kitchen designs so that you can try them on and feel them out. The truth is, the center of good kitchen design is about function. Some kitchens function well for cooking, some for entertaining, and some for visual appeal. And the best ones make good on everything.

Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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Sioux City Bathroom Design Will Never Be The Same

Bathroom design
We love pushing the design envelope for new Sioux City homes and these bathrooms are no exception. As you scour through magazines and idea books, keep some of our latest bathroom projects in mind.  [Read more…]

5 Common Misconceptions About Picking Out Your Wall Colors

Picking Wall Color

The majority of Siouxland residents have made peace with “Builder Beige” walls in every room of their homes simply because the thought of picking a different color was just too difficult. Too dark, too shiny, too light, too dull–with so many color and finish options, painting becomes a mess even before you pick up a roller.  [Read more…]

What NOT To Do When Picking Out Your Door Style

Door Style Tips
Too big, too dark, mismatched, too many conflicting styles.  [Read more…]