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Women In Business

Women In BusinessThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) were proud to be featured last month in the Women In Business publication. Our combined years of expertise have helped us gain our reputation as some of the best designers in the business. We aren't just about crafting dreams, we are about crafting excellent relationships- with our clients, builders, lumber yards, contractors, and realtors. The Design Team comes from all different backgrounds and offers unique perspectives on the wishes of our clients. We go the extra mile to add all your favorite personal touches that make your dream house a home. We custom-tailor our designs for all new construction and remodels to give you the best possible experience. Please enjoy reading our feature article in Women In Business so you can learn a bit more about our amazing team. We look forward to inspiring you!

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We've Got Designs On You

Apr08_InspirationalThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows that building your dream home or remodel is one of the most important decisions you can make. The best builds start with the best designs, and our expert designers at The Design Team offer you the very best our industry and collective expertise has to offer. You may be able to find free home plans, but remember, you get what you pay for! Nothing is more crucial to your dream home than its design. The Design Team has been perfecting our craft since 1997, keeping up on everything from classic designs to the latest innovative technologies and developments. You simply won't find a better team of design specialists for your dream home or remodel. Trust the experts at The Design Team to draft your perfect plans, with all the special touches to make it uniquely your own. Call (320)-252-1517 today to set up your initial consultation.

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Welcome Gretchen!

b2ap3_thumbnail_HomeDesigner_StCloud.jpgThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) is thrilled to welcome our newest member, Gretchen Olson! The Design Team enjoys encouraging new talents in the field, and inviting new perspectives in the exciting, innovative industry of home design. Gretchen is currently enrolled in the Architectural Construction Technology program at St. Cloud Community and Technical College, after completing several Fine Arts classes at North Dakota State University. Gretchen started working part-time with The Design Team in January of 2016, and truly believes that designing homes is its own art form. Though she is still a drafter-in-training, Gretchen is very eager to begin designing homeowners' dream homes! Experience is always the best teacher, and we are excited to offer this to Gretchen by welcoming her to The Design Team!

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Seeing is Believing

The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows that planning a remodel can be a daunting prospect. Never fear, this is where our expertise comes in! We at The Design Team know that it's one thing to look at blueprints, but another thing entirely to be able to see your plans in actions before you remodel. That's why we proudly offer our Home Visualizer tool. Just upload a photo of your home and you can make adjustments and implement ideas before you even begin! This powerful tool will allow you to get a clear picture of exactly what your new remodel will look like. Work directly with The Design Team to get your picture-perfect design before you even start! With so many clear advantages and the very latest technological advances in home design, The Design Team is your clear choice for your next home plan or remodel.

Want to get started? Take a look at some of the videos that will walk you through getting your home uploaded and ready to use.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows set up & masking.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows masking.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Roof

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Door, Windows & Openings

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Snapshots

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Home Shows

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The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) will be participating in spring home shows again, so make sure to mark your calendars! This is a great opportunity to see the Design Team in action, and gather ideas and information for your upcoming home plans. The first one will be in Alexandria at the Home and Garden show on March 5-6. The second one will be in St. Cloud March 11-13. Save the dates and look for us at these spring home shows. We look forward to meeting you!   

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A View To A Thrill

Nov03_InspirationalThe Design Team, (St. Cloud, MN) knows the most key feature of any custom home is location, location, location! We love nothing more than to help you build your vision in a beautiful setting. If you're planning on building your home with a lake or hill view, The Design Team wants to maximize the natural beauty of your setting! We will plan your design with the best views in mind, as well as the best uses of natural light. Landscaping will also really enhance a home, and we design your home plans with that in mind. Call The Design Team today and take the first step toward making your custom dream home a reality!

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Ace of Space

Nov06_InspirationalThe Design Team, St. Cloud's custom home experts, prides ourselves on maximizing use of space. Modern homes are leaning more and more toward multi-functional areas, and The Design Team is on hand to help you get full potential out your square footage. How about some extra drawer space built into your stairs? Hidden cubbies in corners? The possibilities are endless. Got an idea you haven't seen before? The Design Team loves a challenge! We welcome your fresh new perspective and enjoy adding to our repertoire. Call The Design Team today for your free initial consultation. We can't wait to add form and function to your new home or remodel!

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Seeing Is Believing

Nov10_InspirationalThe Design Team, (St. Cloud, MN) knows seeing is believing. This is especially important when trying to visualize your custom build plan or remodel. Check out our newest interactive feature to help you get an accurate, detailed picture of your vision for your project. With our free interactive visualizer, The Design Team allows you the option to experiment with colors, textures & different materials right before your eyes, on any device, anytime! Call today for your free consultation and experience The Design Team difference!

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What's Your Plan?

b2ap3_thumbnail_CraftsmanCustomHome_TheDesignTeam.jpgThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) wants you to make the best possible informed decisions on your upcoming dream home. That's why we offer all our plans right online for you to browse, along with our stunning photo gallery. We give you all the basic outlines to work with. Need modifications? Expansions? No problem! The Design Team offers home plans to peruse at your leisure. Seeing everything in black-and-white to start with helps you to envision what your ideal home will look like. Call St. Cloud's expert custom home designers, The Design Team, at (320)-252-1517 today, to set up your no cost, no obligation consultation. New home plans including loft, cabin over, and cottage are now available online. Click and call!

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Building in the St Cloud Area - What You Need to Know

Bungalow_CustomFeatures_StCloudYou may have noticed the increase in new home construction in the St Cloud area. Building permits are up in the St Cloud area and homeowners are starting or in the middle of building their dream home. If you’ve been considering building in the St Cloud area, below are a few resources you may want to review.

City of St Cloud - Building Safety


"The City of St. Cloud helps ensure construction of safe buildings and protects community character through zoning laws and building code regulations. The Building Safety Department administers these laws through permits and inspections. When you as a homeowner build something in St. Cloud or change the way you use the home or property, you may need to obtain a permit. "

When Do You Need a Permit? (FAQ’s around City of St Cloud Building Permits)


"Building permits are required for room additions, decks (with walking surface over 6-inches above grade), porches, finishing basements, wood stoves, masonry fireplaces, interior modifications (including any work where existing framing is exposed), structure or non-structural renovations or repairs, demolition work, accessory structures over 100 square feet in area, re-roofing, re-siding, replacement windows (including window inserts), and retaining walls over 4-feet high.


Separate electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits are required for the installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement or addition to any wiring, piping, duct alterations, and any equipment, fixtures or appliances associated with those systems."

If you have questions regarding building in the St Cloud area, feel free to give The Design Team a call. We work with the City of St Cloud, local contractors and lumberyards to seamlessly build your new home.

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Does The Design Team Work with Independent Contractors?

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The Design Team (St Cloud MN) does work with contractors if you so choose. There is no designated list of The Design Team (St Cloud MN) approved contractors forced upon clients. We are willing to work with anyone you wish to bring on board the design project.

The Design Team (St Cloud MN) finds it helpful to have lumberyards & contractors involved. They support your efforts in keeping the budget in check, and lend a practical perspective to your project. Sometimes, the homeowner wants to manage the project & get several bids - and that's great too. Whatever direction you want to take your future home construction, the pros at The Design Team are willing to listen to your ideas and preferred approach. Call (320) 252-1517 to schedule a free consultation.

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Contact Information

PHONE:
320-252-1517

TOLL FREE within Minnesota:
888-275-7732

FAX:
320-252-1518

EMAIL:
info@thedesignteam.biz

ADDRESS:
127 6th Ave N
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Appointments are appreciated.

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