"Edit Design Build studio recently completed a full kitchen renovation and conversion of a bedroom into a master bath suite in our 108 year old St. Paul Victorian home. They did a fantastic job in every way, truly going above and beyond our expectations. We have done several major home remodels and are familiar with the headaches that can ensue-- but the husband and wife team of Zoe and Ryan ensured that the process was smooth from start to finish, and the results are absolutely stunning. We placed a LOT of trust in them, since the majority of the project (90%) was completed while we were living across the country. They sent detailed weekly progress reports and pictures, video conferenced with us on a regular basis, and they were always available whenever we had questions. They made our vision come to life: they understood our desire for spaces that remained true to the home's historic character while adding modern features such as a more open floor plan, a walk-in closet, radiant floor heating, and a steam room. They worked with us to translate our ideas into a great plan, going through several iterations until it was just right and coming up with clever touches we would have never thought of on our own. We were able to relax knowing our home was in such good hands. Ryan and Zoe are creative, communicative, honest, very detail-oriented and well-organized, and are really nice folks to be around, too (important when sharing space in your home during construction!). They are excellent problem solvers when unexpected issues arise during the construction phase, as is inevitable when renovating an older home. Unlike other contractors I've worked with, they stuck to the proposed timeline and finished on schedule. I can't imagine a better experience for a renovation project. We are now enjoying our beautiful dream home thanks to Edit Design Build and we look forward to many years of making family memories in these lovely spaces."
"I highly recommend Edit Design Build Studio! We talked to a few builders before we first talked with Edit Design Build Studio. The builders didn't seem to have a vision for us and our space. They left us feeling confused and uncertain. However, when we talked to Edit, they gave us the important information we needed right away. They also told us what we could expect with the budget we offered them. They helped us understand the whole process and took away our confusion. Not only that, but they also took the time to understand us as a couple and a family so we could get the absolute most out of the space we were adding/remodeling within the budget we had. I am so glad we went with a design/build team instead of just a builder. It was amazing to have a team on our side who stayed with us through the whole process. Edit did a great job keeping to schedule and budget. They were always very open and honest with us about the budget. They let us know right away when something wasn't in our budget. And when there might be some question about the pricing of something, they made sure to give us several options and the prices of all of them, so we could choose the one that made the most sense for us. At the end of the project, we stayed within our budget and there were no surprises. As for our project's schedule, we knew when it was going to start, when each part of the project was going to be done, and when it was going to be finished. Edit always kept us up to date on what was going to happen the next day and the next week. If anything was going to be delayed, they let us know right away. This made it much easier to live with the on-going construction."
"We've worked with a number of contractors in the past, and you are the most responsive, most detail-oriented, most reliable, most trustworthy, most clean, and frankly, most fun ones we've seen. We really appreciated how you listened to our preferences and created a beautiful vision for the exterior of our home. You carried out the plan in a way that was totally transparent to us and didn't disrupt our lives at all. I've never had renovations go this smoothly. If you are in the Twin Cities and need interior or exterior work done, I can't recommend them highly enough. Love 'em."
"Edit is without peer in the business. They have the eye of a great designer/architect, the sensitivity of a restorer and a work ethic and intelligence that exceeds any of the contractors who preceded them. Edit has good subcontractors and communicates well with them. In turn, they said they truly enjoyed working with Edit. I never have before encountered a project completion which didn't have a substantial punch list of issues that need attention. In this project, I couldn't find anything amiss, and I'm quite particular. I can recommend Edit Design Build Studio without reservations. I already am dreaming of the next project I can do with them. Ryan and Zoe, with backgrounds in architecture, restoration and remodeling, have hit the trifecta. I'd worked with several other remodelers prior to hiring them, but now never would consider working with anyone else. They listen. They're creative. They're respectful. They're fastidious. They're conscientious. Every penny is worth it."
"We knew we wanted Edit Design Build to help see our construction dreams become a reality after our first phone call. Edit Design Build was so excited about our ideas and very straightforward with how a project like that would look. Our build involved a music studio that had specific acoustic challenges and Edit Design Build was so accommodating with our wishes and really went the extra mile to research what products were out there for us. Not only were they so family (and dog!) friendly about the project, but they were so great with recommendations and seemingly could get inside our heads and bring our ideas to life. Edit Design Build was the perfect blend of professionalism, friendliness, knowledge, and hard work that we wanted. We would highly recommend them for any project ideas you have!"
"The process could not have been easier and Ryan and Zoe are wonderful to work with. They are honest, responsive, and delivered exactly what they said they would, and on time. Everything was very transparent and they were always willing to answer any questions and go the extra mile. The new space looks like it was built with the original house."
"The remodel was flawlessly executed. Their work was detailed and they really listened to what we wanted. I trusted the team and ended up loving what they designed better than what I originally asked for. The project was completed exactly as outlined and on budget. You can expect responses within hours...the communication is great. We love the new space and couldn't be happier."
"Edit completed two projects for us, including a full lower level renovation, both projects were completed beyond our expectations and on time and budget. Ryan and Zoe were great to work with at all steps of our renovation. They really listened to our requirements and constraints for the upgrades to our spaces and worked to devise a design we never would have thought of on our own. They found vendors and specialized contractors to provide the best, most cost-effective services and components. They managed and supervised the work of a wide variety of tradespeople with minimal interference, mess, and time on our part. We didn't have to worry about a thing - Zoe and Ryan were our true advocates throughout the entire project. We just love the new spaces and are so happy with the way they ran the project for us."
"Just wanted to say what a positive impact Ryan and Zoe have had on my life by being so amazingly good at what they do. I love the level of trust that I have in them -- it means so much to me that I can just be gone and have my place so wonderful looking when I return!"
"We knew our complete basement renovation wouldn’t be simple but Ryan and Zoe made it as easy as possible covering everything from design alternatives to permits to construction to inspection. Their unique and artistic design sense and experiences with older homes really helped us get the most efficiency out of our relatively small basement space. Thanks to their insight, prompt communication, and superb craftsmanship, we now have a great family room, bathroom, master bedroom with a spacious walk-in closet, and baby room!"
"Zoe and Ryan were amazing to work with, and I now have a beautiful, efficient, and fully updated kitchen which compliments my older home. My project was finished on time and within budget, which is nearly unheard of. Edit does great work. You won't be disappointed with the end product!"
"We had a bathroom that needed to be brought out of the 80s. Zoe and Ryan were inspirational, and helped us come up with a great design that made the most of our space. They helped us make the right decisions, and we love the finished product! Every day we get to enjoy the beautiful result."