How To: Cabinet Knob And Pull Installation

How To: Cabinet Knob And Pull Installation

Cabinet hardware installation is a fairly simple procedure in the whole scheme of things, but even the simplest of tasks can become a major headache without the proper approach. It’s one of the last steps in the completion of a beautiful new kitchen remodel or a custom furniture build, so a mistake during this phase is […]

New Featured Project: Sisters For Life Residence

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New Featured Project: Sisters For Life Residence

We are happy to announce the newest member of the Herbert & Stork Homes projects page! This extra comfortable custom two-story home constructed within a quaint Waukee neighborhood setting contains a number of notable features: Spacious, Open Concept Design Custom Quarter-Sawn Oak And Painted Kitchen Cabinetry Oak Hardwood Flooring Contemporary And Traditional Finishes Large Oak Lockers Lining Garage Entrance Capacious […]

New Featured Project: Ankeny Remodel

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New Featured Project: Ankeny Remodel

Herbert & Stork Homes is thrilled to present a brand new addition to our projects page! This extensive remodel set in Ankeny, IA encompasses the entire main floor and most of the basement level. Notable features include: An Open Concept Design Custom Cabinetry And Built-Ins Exotic Acacia Flooring Contemporary And Traditional Finishes Large Theater/Game Room Custom Maple […]

Breathe Life Into Those Dingy Basement Spaces With An Artificial Window

Breathe Life Into Those Dingy Basement Spaces With An Artificial Window

The above image is a basement office space from a new custom home designed and built by Herbert & Stork Homes.   Wouldn’t it be great if all interior spaces were created equally? Main and upper level bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens wouldn’t get all the attention while ‘lesser’ spaces like basements go so frequently unfinished (and […]

Covered Porches – 5 Reasons To Consider This Forgotten Gem

Covered Porches – 5 Reasons To Consider This Forgotten Gem

The above image is a porch designed and built by Herbert & Stork Homes as part of a new custom home in Northern Minnesota.   Many moons ago – before air conditioning, televisions, and computers were household standards – the covered porch reigned supreme as a key entertainment and comfort element in many homes. Families […]

How To Give Your Stairwell That Contemporary Look

How To Give Your Stairwell That Contemporary Look

If you’re interested in updating an old staircase or you’re building new and a contemporary feel is something you fancy, here are a few tips that may help you achieve the look you desire. Consider using ‘industrial’ materials like glass and metal.  In addition to creating a custom, unique vibe, these elements provide  rigid surfaces […]

H&S Blog – A Place For Homeowners And Home Building Enthusiasts

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This blog is a brand new feature on the Herbert & Stork Homes website. Our goal is to use it as a tool through which we might tackle some of the difficult, interesting, or particularly complex questions home owners have about their homes or the home building process. Our plan is to cover a new […]