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Costly Kitchen Mistakes

From the Professional Remodeler magazine July issue.  Author: David Weissman General contractors do their best to keep jobs in line and on budget but want consumers to know that the process is a two-way street. A survey of 300 general contractors nationwide published by Consumer Reports in June 2016 detailed seven kitchen remodeling mistakes made […]


Billings Gazette: Get Ready to Renovate

Recently Jeremy had the opportunity to sit down with the team from the Billings Gazette and share his thoughts on home renovation–and why it may be a better option than building from the ground up. Read the whole Billings Gazette article here: http://bit.ly/2a3vRwi


Employee Spotlight: Getting to Know Robert Smith

Robert Smith has been doing construction for almost as long as he can remember.  He grew up in Geraldine, in central Montana and went to work building grain bins and pole barns right out of high school. “I like to build things; I don’t know how else to explain it,” he says. “Someone draws plans […]


Today’s Home Remodeling Trend: The Backsplash

We expect our kitchens work hard. From meeting space to eating space and everything in between, your kitchen is a reflection of your lifestyle. Today’s homeowners are busier than ever, meaning every element in this high-use heart of the home must be stylish, durable and easy to clean. This is especially true for the backsplash, […]


Featured Project: The Simmons Kitchen Remodel

After living in their home for more than a decade, Bill and Marilyn Simmons were ready for a change. But like many homeowners, they didn’t want to move—they just wanted to make their home work for them. According to Marilyn, their more than 20-year-old home was beginning to show its age—especially in the kitchen. “The […]


The Freyenhagen Team: Scott Lueck

Scott Lueck, Production Manager, is a jack of all trades, and construction practically runs in his blood. “My grandfather and uncle were contractors and my father was in plumbing repair,” he explains, then chuckles, “I had no choice!” Scott worked in commercial sales and customer service in the construction industry before joining Freyenhagen Construction in […]


Steel Home Remodel Featured in Yellowstone Valley Woman

COUPLE’S HOME REMODEL PUTS ENTERTAINING CENTER STAGE When Terry Steel walks into the kitchen to grab a bite to eat before heading off to work, she walks into a space bathed in light. Every detail has been thought through. Each bit of kitchenware has its place. The family’s decorative plates sit pretty in a glass […]


In The News: Make Your Basement Your Favorite Space in the House

Years ago, many homes were constructed over cellars: dark, dank, unlivable places where coal was stored. Over the last 50 years, the cellars of old have become expanded living spaces we call basements. Basements are a common type of foundation in areas with colder climates like ours. In fact, the majority of new single-family homes […]


What’s the Best Countertop for Your Kitchen Remodel?

Your kitchen must function equally well for all members of the home as well as the guests you invite to share your space. That’s why choosing the right countertops for your kitchen remodel is a must. But let’s be honest: there are a lot of options to choose from. So many, in fact, that it […]


More Homeowners Choosing to Remodel Instead of Selling

Earlier this fall we had the chance to sit down with the team from Yellowstone Valley Woman to discuss a topic that, unsurprisingly, is near and dear to our hearts: remodeling.  As Julie Koerber shares in the resulting article, more Americans are choosing to stay in their homes rather than putting them on the market. […]