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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. […]

Kitchen Remodeling Project? Ask 2 Questions First

A century ago, kitchens were a place of toil, occupied by servants and meant to be hidden from the view of household members and guests. The industrial revolution and the rise of the middle class brought kitchens closer to the living quarters of families, many of whom were living in apartments; however, the spaces were […]

Home Remodeling: It’s All in the Details

Whatever business you’re in, odds are you’ve seen some pretty fantastic (and some pretty unusual) things over your career. As remodeling contractors, that’s certainly held true for Freyenhagen Construction. Over the last 20 years we’ve had the chance to see a lot of great work get completed here in Billings—and the opportunity to “fix” a […]

The 1,2,3 of Home Remodeling

Not long ago a friend of mine was telling me about her nephew who’d been in the process of doing some home improvements. He got approved for a home equity loan based on the current size of his house and the detached garage in the back, which he planned to remodel. Anxious to begin, and […]

Harrington Kitchen Remodel Featured in Yellowstone Valley Woman

Teresa and Scott Harrington offered a unique approach to the recent re-design and remodel of their home of 25 years. The couple combined their engineering skills. They put them to good use, warranting the praises of Design Consultant Jennie Kolk of Freyenhagen Construction. “It made the process so smooth. They showed up with a list […]

Rebuilding Together Assists Teen with Cerebral Palsy

Jeremy Freyenhagen, who serves as Chairman of the Board for Rebuilding Together in Billings, has been involved in the organization for many years. Recently, the group donated $10,000 to 16-year-old Cole Barnes’ family. The money will help the family remodel their home to be more wheelchair accessible. Read the full article here.

5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Home Siding

Summer is right around the corner and if you are like most people, you are probably making a list of improvements to be done outside the home. One such item to consider updating is the outer protective barrier on your house: the siding. Making the decision to replace your home’s siding might not feel quite […]