Orono Home Remodeling

Your Trusted Orono Home Remodeling Partner

Living in Orono provides access to top-rated schools, charming neighborhoods, and a vibrant community. But what about your home? Shouldn't it reflect the same level of excellence.

As a premier Orono home remodeler, we understands the unique needs and desires of Orono homeowners.  We're passionate about transforming  houses into dream homes, crafting spaces that seamlessly blend functionality with stunning design. Let's discuss your vision and explore the possibilities of creating a home you'll love for years to come.


Your Vision, Our Expertise

Create Your Perfect Space

Why Choose James Barton Design-Build for Your Orono Home Renovations?

For over two decades, James Barton Design-Build has been the trusted choice for homeowners in Orono and the Twin Cities area.  From start to finish, you can rely on our expert team and proven process for your home remodel project in Orono.

Our commitment to quality, craftsmanship, and personalized service sets us apart. Here’s why we’re the best choice for your home remodeling project:

> Local Expertise: We have experience with interior and exterior projects in Orono, meaning we know local building code and understand the local design trends and preferences.
> Personalized Designs: We work closely with you to create a  spa like bathroom oasis that perfectly suits your needs and lifestyle.
> High-Quality Materials: We use only the finest materials to ensure your remodel stands the test of time.
> Experienced Team: Our skilled designers and craftsmen bring years of experience to your project.
> Customer Satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we strive to exceed your expectations.


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Dream. Design. Delight

Experience the joy of stepping into a beautifully remodeled home that perfectly reflects your style and needs. With James Barton Design-Build, that dream becomes a reality, leaving you with a space that not only looks stunning but feels like it was designed just for you.


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Home Remodeling Services

  • Living spaces with custom built-ins, premium fireplace and finishes.
  • Master Suites with expansive layouts, walk-in closets, and luxurious bathrooms
  • Outdoor Living Spaces for entertaining and relaxation,
  • Expansive additions such as sunrooms, home gyms, or a personalized studio for hobbies and crafts.
  • Design a functional and inspiring workspace with custom cabinetry, ample natural light

Expertise in Home Remodeling for Homeowners in Orono

At James Barton Design-Build, we take pride in our expertise in transforming homes through our premier remodeling services. With a rich legacy spanning over two decades, we have become synonymous with excellence in Orono and the greater Twin Cities area. Our mission is to craft luxurious and functional spaces that are tailored to the unique needs and desires of each homeowner. Our approach to home renovation is comprehensive and meticulous, ensuring a seamless journey from conception to completion. We believe in paying attention to every detail, no matter how small, to deliver outstanding results that surpass expectations.

In Orono, our portfolio of home renovation experiences speaks volumes about our commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Here are some of the services we specialize in:

> Custom Kitchen Remodeling: Our innovative designs seamlessly blend elegance and functionality, utilizing high-end materials and state-of-the-art appliances to create stunning culinary spaces that inspire.

> Luxurious Bathroom Renovations: We excel in crafting spa-like retreats with custom vanities, premium fixtures, and exquisite tile work. Our goal is to transform your bathroom into a sanctuary where you can unwind and rejuvenate.

> Custom Living Space Remodeling: Our bespoke designs combine aesthetic appeal with practicality, creating tailored living areas that reflect your unique style. We transform spaces like living rooms, home offices, and basements into functional, inviting environments that enhance your daily life.

> Expansive Home Additions: Whether you're looking to add a new room, a second story, or an outdoor living space, our additions seamlessly integrate with your existing home. We prioritize continuity in design and functionality to ensure a harmonious transition.

>Living Space Updates: We design and construct exquisite outdoor areas, including patios, decks, and pergolas, that extend your living space into nature. Our focus is on creating versatile and stylish outdoor environments perfect for relaxation, entertainment, and connecting with the outdoors.

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Your kitchen design should perfectly complement your family’s lifestyle.



Your bathroom should be a place of relaxation where you can prepare for the day or escape the stress your day can bring.

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The interior of a home should represent the taste and style of the family that lives there.

Finishing Your Basement with JBDB

Lower Levels

Your home’s lower level is where you can indulge in your dreams and design a space that is uniquely fit for your family.

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Your home’s exterior design should be as welcoming as the family that lives inside.

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Home Additions

A home addition enhances your home’s livability to complement your family’s lifestyle.

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Outdoor Living Spaces

Make the most of Minnesota’s warmer seasons by escaping to an outdoor oasis that’s all your own.


Aging in Place

Your home should make your life easier and more convenient.

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Transforming Your Minneapolis Bathroom: Should I Replace My Tub With a Walk-In Shower?

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During a bathroom renovation, you may decide you’re ready to replace your tub with a walk-in shower. With its blend of functionality, accessibility, and style, a sleek walk-in shower has become a popular choice for many. But is it the right option for you? The experts at James Barton Design-Build explain what you need to […]

Rosemount Remodel: Modernizing a 2000s Home

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Modernizing your home can make a big difference to its aesthetics and functionality. These Rosemount homeowners loved where they lived but were ready to bring it out of the early 2000s, when maple was all the rage, into the 2020s.  Modernizing a Maple-Forward Kitchen  From the beginning, the homeowners made it clear they wanted to […]

Should You Insulate a Basement Ceiling?

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JBDB Featured in the 2024 Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase

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Relaxing Outdoors: Adding a Screened in Porch in Eagan

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Spending time outdoors in Minnesota can be tricky; if the weather isn’t freezing, the bugs are out in spades. When these Eagan homeowners reached out to James Barton Design Build, they didn’t feel like they could relax outside their 2011 two-story home, even though it had an existing lower-level walkout. They were looking for a […]

Ten Tips: Choosing Bathroom Flooring

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If you’re planning a bathroom remodel, chances are you’re sorting through all kinds of flooring options. Flooring can make a big difference in how your bathroom looks, feels, and functions. Here are the best ways to think about which bathroom floor is right for your space and needs.    Ten Tips for Choosing the Best […]

13 Kitchen Remodel Mistakes to Avoid

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Remodeling your kitchen takes planning and passion. Here are tips from the James Barton Design-Build team, known for creating stunning Twin Cities kitchens, to make the most of your upcoming project.  Schedule a consultation.  What Should You Not Do in a Kitchen Remodel? When undertaking a kitchen remodel, here are a few common kitchen remodel […]

Welcome Home: An Apple Valley Home Gets a Modern Exterior

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A dynamic exterior home remodel can reap all kinds of benefits, from modern aesthetics to improved functionality and increased property value. These Apple Valley homeowners were looking for a pretty drastic change, so they turned to James Barton Design-Build to remodel the outside of their 1990s single family home.  Modernizing a 1990s Apple Valley Home […]