Remodeling is an affordable way to create the home you want or need in the location you love.


Heritage Hills Estates
Custom homes & neighborhood for the 50+ lifestyle


We are Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS), creating homes for a lifetime.

Providing custom home building and remodeling services to our neighbors in the greater Cedar Valley area for more than 60 years.

Fairbanks Builders has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, is licensed by the State of Iowa, and is fully insured.

Let us help you build the home of a lifetime.  

Experience the Fairbanks Difference

Our price is guaranteed – to be the lowest price possible in the Cedar Valley AND to be the price you pay with no hidden expenses or change orders you have not approved.

We aren’t interested in second best. We will meet or beat any other quote based on our specification and design – guaranteed.

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We stand by our work and are proud to offer a  2 – 10 Year Peace of Mind Warranty for every new home we build. Backed by the National Association of Home Builders Residential Standards Guideline Program, this warranty means your investment is protected.

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Our Client Control Center is the most innovative online project tracking service available, providing an efficient online communication channel and complete transparency between you and Fairbanks Builders. Check in on the progress of your project, make selections, approve change orders, review project files, send and receive messages, and more – on YOUR schedule.

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Our years of experience have taught us how to build a house that’s a joy to call home, to offer the options homeowners want today, and the adaptations they will need in the future.

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Just as we are committed to designing and building a home to support your future, we are equally committed to supporting the future of our environment. As Certified Green Professionals we have earned the national designation for builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green and sustainable building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction.

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Hear from Bob and Nancy Justis about their experience building their dream home with Fairbanks Builders in this brief video.

Fairbanks Builders recently earned recognition for meeting high standards of customer service in home building and home remodeling. “We’re so pleased to award Best of Houzz 2017 to an incredible group of national customer-focused professionals, including Fairbanks Builders of Cedar Falls, IA,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing for Houzz.  “Fairbanks Builders was singled out for recognition  by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts for helping to turn their home building and home improvement dreams into reality.” Learn More

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Custome homes in Heritage Hills, Cedar Valley

Life Simplified at Heritage Hills

We all want to spend more time on the things we enjoy and less on the things we don’t.

I’ve spent a career building custom homes in Cedar Falls and one thing I know, is how to build a house that is a joy to live in.

And, that makes it easier to do the things you love, while helping you get ready for life later on.

Home Remodeling

Not every family is the same when it comes to what they want or need in a house. Home remodeling is an affordable way to create the home you want (or need), or to add features that will make your home life more enjoyable and easier. Whichever stage of life you are in, whatever your renovation needs are, we’ve got you covered! Our full-service design and build services can fit most every budget.

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Cedar Falls home remodeling articles

The joy of living in your accessible home!

  Accessible home, why is it important? I had one of those ah ha moments this morning about why we build an Accessible Home for our customers..  An elderly man came across the street where were working on an exterior project.and asked for our  help. His wife had...

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Home Remodeling Project to Spruce Up House to Sell

Home Remodeling Project to Spruce Up House to Sell

Sometimes it only takes a few small changes to make a big difference. This was a small home remodeling project to help spruce up a home and get it ready to sell. This home originally had vinyl flooring throughout the kitchen and dining area. Also, it had very bland...

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Kitchen Design Ideas to Make Life Easier

Kitchen Design Ideas to Make Life Easier

We’re asked for kitchen design ideas by nearly every customer when we’re planning a kitchen remodeling project for them. Most of them say they find plenty of inspiration online, but sometimes it’s hard to know which ones will work or look right in your home. (That,...

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