Popular Floor Plans for Multi-Generational Families

Ideas and Functional Floor Plans for In-Law Suites and Other Extended Family Living Situations It’s officially a trend…families are consolidating and coming together to share living spaces in ever increasing numbers. Whether to save money, for medical reasons, or just for the pleasure of all living in one location, “multi-generational” homes […] Read more »

Our Compass: The Original Vision That Started It All

Exceeding Customer Expectations is Our Foundation and the Goal of Every Project “What if people could turn their housing dreams into a reality?” That is the question that started our company, and one that the experienced team at R. Tews Construction & Design works to answer with each and every project. […] Read more »

How to Use Lighting to Create a Designer Look

R. Tews Construction & Design Provides Creative Lighting Options for Any Need or Budget    If you “Google” the title of this article, you begin to understand why people hire designers to handle things like lighting in a new home or a remodel. It is far more complex than it looks, […] Read more »

Focus on Energy

Go Energy Efficient to Enjoy Lower Costs and Superior Comfort One of the top motivators to build a new home is the opportunity to improve energy efficiency. Nowhere is that more true than right here in the Chippewa Valley. Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy program partners up homeowners with energy experts, builders […] Read more »

Buying or Building: Starting on the Right Foot

Tips for Finding a Wisconsin Home Builder or Contractor Who Passes the “Gut Test” Buying a new home is probably one of the most exciting things you will ever do, partly because there are so many options and decisions. Whether it’s your very first home or an “upgrade” to a […] Read more »

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Builder or Remodeler

R. Tews Construction & Design welcomes the chance to discuss your project and truly listen to your needs Home buyers and homeowners often find themselves in need of skilled, experienced, and professional help, whether for building or remodeling. If you’ve ever been in this position, you know it can be […] Read more »

Design With a Pet In Mind

Wisconsin Trends for Pet-Friendly Home Plans and Improvements According to pet industry statistics, there are millions upon millions of dogs and cats in American homes. We spend billions (yes, that was billions) every year on pet food, care, and even gifts and treats for our furry friends. In fact, most […] Read more »

Finding the Right Neighborhood for Your Family

Western Wisconsin Offers Many Excellent Communities for New Home Buyers While finding the ideal home is the first important step in creating a wonderful living environment for your family, you also want to choose the right neighborhood. This is a huge key, and even the City of Eau Claire website […] Read more »

Our Business Profile: R. Tews Construction & Design

Business Profile: WI Custom Home Builders, Remodelers, and Contractors   You are ready to build a quality home, or remodel your current one, and you want a contractor who has the professionalism and experience to carry out your vision. You want creative suggestions, respectful crew members, and workmanship that is as […] Read more »

5 Ideas to Save for a Down Payment for Your First Home

Advice for First-Time Home Buyers in the Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and Menomonie WI Area Do you know one of the most common recommendations made by successful people? Choose attainable goals. We might think about goals as these enormous accomplishments and forget that almost any big goal is actually reached […] Read more »