Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me estimate the cost of my exterior remodeling project?

Yes, we can recommend you the amount of materials needed for your project, and then you can take them to your remodeler to build what we came up with.

Do I need any special software or equipment to use the virtual exterior remodeler?

No, you do not need any kind of software or equipment to use the virtual remodeler.

We just take the images you take of your house or we go out and take some pictures of the exterior and work our magic!

How does virtual exterior design work?

Our specific process to design an exterior for you is:

  1. You send photos of your houses exterior and we talk about ideas
  2. We work to design the home we talk about
  3. You get a detailed design and a recommended materials list

Can virtual exterior design be used for both renovations and new construction?


You can provide us a blueprint that is used for your new construction and we can design an exterior project that looks excellent!

Whats the difference between a rendered exterior design vs. a drawing?

A rendered design is a 3D image including realistic textures, lighting, and shadows to give a full representation of the end of the project.

A drawing is usually a 2D can also represent the exterior design of a home, however it does not provide detailed aspects of the project.

Do you offer virtual consultations?

If you are located outside of Minnesota, we can do a virtual consultation, however we highly recommend an in-person consultation so we can see the entire property and ensure it fits well with the surroundings.

What is digital home exterior design, and how does it work?

Digital home exterior design allows us to create a 3D rendering or visual representation of what your home could potentially look like.

It allows the homeowner to see what a potential renovation could be and it provides an accurate depiction.

Digital design involves the use of specialized software to create aesthetic elements like color, materials, landscaping, and lighting.

This design can be continually adjusted and revised until the desired outcome is achieved.

Can you work with me remotely, or do you only work with clients in a specific area?

We can work with clients that live all over the nation.

If you live within Minnesota we will try and meet up and take a look at the exterior of your home and take pictures of the house.

What is the cost of your design service?

Our prices are determined based on the project's size, scope, and complexity.

Smaller projects and limited budgets can still get an upscale design, advice, and improved value to their home that more than cover our costs.

Often you can get our fees entirely or partially covered by your contractor.

Contact us, and we will gladly give you a free, no-obligation quote.

How many designs or revisions do we get?

We don’t limit the number of designs.

We feel it is very important to explore different ideas and options.

Sometimes it helps to mentally check off some thoughts after seeing them on your house.

We don’t want our clients to feel restrained in asking to see a change or limit them to something like three designs.

Within reason, we don’t charge extra for additional design revisions.

Will you render our house with our own ideas so that we can see if we will like it?


Our philosophy is to create the best design for you, the homeowner.

We love to provide and suggest all sorts of design ideas, but some of the best ones often come directly from the homeowners themselves.

On the flip side, we have also had homeowners who decided to do something entirely different after seeing their ideas in a true-to-life rendering.

They didn’t like what they thought they would like and were so happy that they used our service.

After all, It’s easy to make changes on the computer, and it is not so easy when it is already on the home!

Can we hire you as a consultant?

Yes, we can do consulting!

After re-designing hundreds and hundreds of homes, we have a lot of knowledge of products, materials, and colors and would love to offer our expertise.

While initial consultation meetings are always free, we can be hired hourly afterward.

I live in a different state, can I still hire you and get your design service?


We have recently started to work nationally.

Most of our correspondence and communication is done through phone calls and email anyway, so contact us, and we’ll gladly explain the process.