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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.

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.

Building Your Custom Home: 10 Tips to Help You Choose the Best House Plan

Building Your Custom Home: 10 Tips to Help You Choose the Best House Plan

If you are considering building a new house, now is the time to get the process moving. You don’t have to wait for spring! To help you move the process forward, here are some truly helpful tips to guide you in choosing the best house plan for you and your family’s needs.