A Custom Home Building Project for the Ages — Part 2

In November, we shared with you the beginnings of a new home we’re building in West Des Moines. Mr. and Mrs. Roger decided to relocate from Fort Dodge to be closer to their children and grandchildren and with the move, wanted to create a special space to build memories. Working in collaboration with their specific visions and our designers, we created a beautiful balance of design and functionality.

A Custom Home Building Project for the Ages

A Custom Home Building Project for the Ages

Iowa natives Mr. and Mrs. Rogers knew it was time to move closer to their children and grandchildren, so they decided to plant themselves in a cozy West Des Moines neighborhood,close to entertainment, shopping, and restaurants—they can’t wait for this new adventure. Their universally-designed custom home was the perfect project for J. Thompson Builders.

Selecting Flooring for Your Home

Selecting Flooring for Your Home

There are many choices to make when deciding on finishes in your home from counter tops and cabinets to paint and flooring. And depending on your needs and lifestyle, there may be better options than others when selecting flooring for your home. Read on, to learn about the pro’s and con’s of each flooring option.

Do’s and Don’ts When Designing and Building Your Custom Home

Do’s and Don’ts When Designing and Building Your Custom Home

Building a home exactly how you want it can be a daunting, yet exciting task. There are many things to consider, including finding the right builder, your role during the design and construction of your home, and finding the right financing. But with as many details and decisions that are required when designing and building a custom home, a few tips on what to do and what not to do may be helpful!

Universal Design Home in Woodlands Creek - Part 2

Universal Design Home in Woodlands Creek - Part 2

It’s still a work in progress but this universally designed open floor plan, which allows for wheelchair access throughout, includes a zero-threshold entry and an elevator. We aren’t sacrificing beauty for function. When finished beautiful hardwood floors on the main level will also ensure accessibility is never an issue while still looking sleek and upscale. Take a peek behind the scenes!

Update On Custom Modern Home in West Des Moines

Update On Custom Modern Home in West Des Moines

A few months back we introduced a custom home project with some very unique requests. The homeowner wanted a single family home with a modern contemporary house design in West Des Moines. We wanted to share a few of this unique home’s highlights, some you may never have seen before in a suburban Iowa home.

Universally Designed Home in West Des Moines

Universally Designed Home in West Des Moines

Universal design is becoming a significant choice in newly built homes. Not only does it allow for adjustments to help the aging community live comfortably in their homes, it also can be a good fit for people with disabilities. With universal design, your home is customized to fit your lifestyle.

A Modern House Design in Progress in a West Des Moines Neighborhood

A Modern House Design in Progress in a West Des Moines Neighborhood

This homeowner requested a single family home with a modern contemporary house design. Previously, he lived in a townhome and desired a more private, spacious residence. A main floor living with a large
space to entertain and big volume ceilings were a must on the client’s list. See what sketches we came up with to fit our client’s unique tastes.