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Shelter Alternatives

Shelter Alternatives

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About Us

Custom design-build company. The Shelter Alternatives' team embraces building science with creativity and intention, serving the New River Valley of Virginia since 1988. We are guided by these core values: We do the right thing because we believe. Take responsibility for our actions and our impact on the environment. Stand by all commitments and follow up until it's right. Cultivate trust through clear communications and expectations. Take pride in the details. Embrace creativity, new ideas and growth. Focus on people and planet, not just profit. Foster teamwork and community involvement. Find music in every day – and play it!

Services Provided

3D Rendering, Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Architectural Design, Attic Conversion, Barn Design & Construction, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Remodeling, Bicycle Storage, Building Design, Carport Installation, Custom Home, Custom Home Bars, Deck Building, Deck Design, Dock Design & Construction, Energy-Efficient Homes, Garage Building, Green Building, Greenhouse Design & Construction, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Handicap-Accessible Design, Home Additions, Home Remodeling, Home Restoration, Home Theater Design, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, New Home Construction, Passive Solar Heating & Cooling, Porch Design & Construction, Site Planning, Space Planning, Staircase Design, Sunroom Design & Construction, Sustainable Design, Universal Design, Workshop Design & Construction, Custom Homes, Remodeling

Areas Served

Belspring, Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Fairlawn, Lafayette, Mc Coy, Merrimac, New River, Newport, Pembroke, Prices Fork, Radford, Roanoke, Shawsville, Riner, Floyd, Pearisburg


2019 12x NRVHBA Design Excellence Winner, 2018 Best of Houzz - Customer Service, 2017 Virdiant Single Family New Construction Project, 2017 Top 3 High Perf. EarthCraft Homes in VA, 2014 Green Co. of the Year – MCCC, 2012 VSBN Green Innovation Award, 2011 EarthCraft Single Family Project of the Year


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44 Projects

Project Portfolio 2020


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Business Details

Business Name

Shelter Alternatives

Phone Number

(540) 951-0358


701 Progress Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Typical Job Cost

$100,000 - 700,000

everything from pet door installation to multi-million $ luxury estates. Shelter Alternartives embraces building science with creativity and intention, serving the New River Valley of VA since 1988.

License Number

Va. Class A Cont. 2701-038441A

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