Design: Timothy Fuller Architects
Photos: Troy Thies
Our experience with Ben Quie & Sons has been, in a word, fantastic. Construction began in March, 2011, but before then we had met with Ben many times, going over plans and budget. Ben has an excellent eye for design, materials, and also knows when to ask the right questions. When we asked him to help find solutions to architectural issues, he found them. And he found solutions that made sense for our budget. Also, we were able to make major changes to the house, while keeping its “soul” intact. The new work blends in perfectly with the original design of the house, while accommodating our needs as a modern family. Read More
Throughout the construction phase we had an excellent project manager from Ben’s team, Kate Post. Kate met with us every week and we had a chance to communicate what we were thinking, and she always let us know ahead of time if there was any issue that might incur additional expense. Kate had the respect of the construction team and was always ready and able to resolve any issue. For example, when we were debating whether or not to re-stucco the entire house versus just certain areas, she was able to give us estimates of the costs and help us make a good decision. Ben and his team also did a great job finding a solution for air conditioning in our home. A perfect solution for us, and again, met our budget.
I think what is very important is that whenever we had a question or a problem, we could pick up the phone and get an immediate response from Ben or Kate. In addition, we felt we had the HIGHEST quality woodworkers, carpenters, and cabinetmakers on our job. EVERYONE on that team was upbeat, obviously liked their job, and did excellent work.
Finally, we were pleased to see that at the end of every work day, the project areas were neat and clean. Each person on that team had a personal work ethic that made sure we, as owners, didn’t have to worry about safety, cleanliness, or waste disposal.
We would highly recommend Ben Quie and Sons to anyone contemplating a home construction project. Working with such ethical, committed, and budget-conscious people was a true delight, and we are living in our dream house thanks to their hard work, vision, and commitment to customer satisfaction.
Mary and William Baker
Craftsmanship and Character
We are completely satisfied with both their solid craftsmanship and character.