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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2017 Residential Construction Design Trends in Siouxland

As we ramp up 2017, there are undeniable home design trends that are taking hold in our Midwest marketIf you don’t know this, we certainly do: Brown Wegher builds a lot of homes in Sioux City and the surrounding area. And with each new house in Siouxland, we start to see different design trends emerging and others fade. It’s what makes our industry and our contribution to it so vibrant and remarkable. [Read more…]

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 Jeremy Sitzmann, Residential Project Manager

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Jeremy Sitzmann has always had an interest in construction, whether he was building stuff out of scrap lumber as a kid or building his career with his own roofing and residential contracting businesses. Now a Residential Project Manager at Brown Wegher, Jeremy brings his passion and experience to every home he touches. Keep reading to learn more about what this Kingsley native loves most about his job. [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…]

Sioux City Bathroom Design Will Never Be The Same

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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…]

What NOT To Do When Picking Out Your Door Style

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

4 Undeniable Reasons To Upgrade Your Siouxland Home To Geothermal Heating

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Geothermal systems are gaining popularity. Perhaps it’s the sustainability, the substantial energy savings, or the incentives that’s drawing Siouxland residents to this socially and environmentally conscious alternative to traditional HVAC systems.  [Read more…]