Remodeled  Homes

Designing and Remodeling  Homes in Cedar Valley for over 60 years


Kitchens, Bathrooms, Exteriors, Accessibility & More
Specializing in accessible design & remodeling for busy Boomers.


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

 Remodeling in Cedar Valley

We are a full service design build and home remodeling contractor in Cedar Falls, IA. At Fairbanks Builders, we design build and renovate your home to exact specification that you decide on. or condo, or remodel your home, so it is just the way you want it. We help you design and  remodel you Kitchens baths full interior to make your home a place you can feel safe and comfortable for your lifetime.

We are a Certified Aging Place Specialist (CAPS) focused  in remodeling homes for people over the age of 50, who want to live well now and after retirement. If you want to simplify your home and make living there easier and more enjoyable.

Also, we understand you may be concerned about your elderly parents who can be cared for better in the home where you live. That’s why we are multi-generational remodelers as well, designing space maybe for a disabled family memeber or an elderly parent.  We have on site design experts that know how to make all comfortable and each their private space.


Whether you want the kitchen you’ve always dreamed of, a modern bathroom or you would like to make your home easier to live in for the years to come, we can help you accomplish that.

We help you design the home of your dreams your home dreams and convert them into the home that is unique to you.

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Serving the Cedar Falls, IA area

Experience the Fairbanks Difference

The price we quote and the price you pay are guaranteed to be the lowest price possible in the Cedar Valley. We do not have a 2nd best.

We will meet or beat any other quote based on our specification and design.

Our price is guaranteed, with no hidden expenses or change orders you have not approved.

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10 Year Peace of MInd Warranty – One of the best warranties offered by any builder, our 10-year new home warranty every home we build.

Backed by the National Association of Residential Standards Guideline Program, our standard warranty gives you peace of mind knowing your investment is protected.

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The most innovative online project  tracking service – 24/7 service that is secure, easy-to-use, allows you to make selection decisions, approve change orders, reply to messages, check progress, review project files, and more. You’ll never have to guess where you stand on the amount paid or amount remaining.

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One thing I know from my years of experience is how to build a house that is a joy to live in. One that allows us to do the things we love, yet also prepares us for the life we’re going to have when we get a little older.

Sure, no one wants to talk about it. But, your home is the hub for your life. Why shouldn’t it help support your lifestyle now and when you get older?

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About Fairbanks Builders

Fairbanks Builders is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, is licensed by the State of Iowa and insured. We provide custom home building and home remodeling services to our neighbors in Cedar Falls, IA and the greater Cedar Valley area.

Craig is a member of the 50+ Housing Industry Council of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This affiliation reflects Craig’s commitment to responsible business practices, quality construction and reliable customer service. Craig is one of a select group of professionals nationwide to earn the Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist designation (CAPS). This designation identifies home builders and remodelers who have been trained to help Boomers prepare for life after retirement, and help older adults continue to live safely and independently in their homes throughout their maturing years.

Fairbanks Builders has been recognized 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 preident 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

You probably want to spend more time on the things you enjoy and less of the things you don’t.

I’ve spent a career building custom homes in Cedar Falls. 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

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.

At Fairbanks Builders, we specialize in creating just that for you. And, we do things a little differently, by incorporating Universal Design and accessibility into most every project we do.

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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

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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