How To Build A House In Siouxland (And Love The Process)

How To Build A House In Siouxland

Building a new home in Sioux City has never been easier, thanks in part to technology and the experienced teams at Brown Wegher Construction. We sat down with Dan Feste, one of our Residential Project Managers, to give us his take on his favorite parts of the construction process.

What is your process for beginning a new residential project?

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Why I Love My Job At Brown Wegher: An Interview with Dan Feste, Residential Project Manager

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After two years of pre-engineering at Iowa State, Dan Feste moved to the Chicago suburbs after he realized that he preferred to understand construction from a hands-on perspective. Twenty-three years later, he had worked his way up the ranks and back to his roots in Sioux City. Dan has been a Residential Project Manager at Brown Wegher for more than five and a half years now, and today he tells us a little bit about why he loves coming to work every day.

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5 Things Your Project Manager Wants You To Know About Your New Home Construction

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Ready to start building your new home? Not so fast, says Jeremy Sitzmann, Residential Project Manager for Brown Wegher. To make the home-building process go as smoothly as possible, he has some tips for clients.

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Why I Love My Job at Brown Wegher: An Interview with Hilary Hawkins, Interior Design Assistant

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Interior Design Assistant Hilary Hawkins wrapped up her first year with Brown Wegher at the end of September. With several design projects under her belt, the Iowa State graduate took a moment from her floorplans and finishes to talk with us about herself, her background with Interior Design, and her experience with the Brown Wegher team. [Read more…]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…]