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Silent Rivers Design+Build

Silent Rivers Design+Build
Silent Rivers, winner of the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics, is a highly respected design+build company with more than 25 years experience in kitchen remodels and bathroom remodels, custom new homes, additions, outdoor spaces, historic preservation, custom cabinetry and custom furniture. From concept to completion, the Silent Rivers approach is about creating a space that inspires. We connect people to their home, themselves and their family through considerate aesthetics, exceptional craft and a caring experience with our team of makers. Chaden Halfhill founded Silent Rivers in 1993 to elevate "the art of building and the building of art". As an entrepreneur, artist, community leader, environmental and sustainability advocate, Chaden's vision is to shift the paradigm of design and construction. Art and beauty, when part of our daily lives, help people to better understand themselves and their higher purpose. By blending art, remodeling and sustainability, Silent Rivers inspires clients toward a deeper connection between home, community and planet. Our design+build process integrates design, construction, estimating and management services within one comprehensive and caring team to create value that is second to none. This powerfully collaborative approach between our designers and artisans ensures efficient communication, intelligently creative solutions, accurate pricing and detailed completion schedules. Our team collaborates with you to deliver a customized solution to fit your creative vision, budget and lifestyle. The integrity and continuity of this holistic team approach is foundational to our successful history and loyal following. Every Silent Rivers project reflects our core values by incorporating artistry, integrity and sustainability. We are always mindful of ways to make your home healthier and more energy efficient, while creating a space that inspires you on a daily basis.

Services Provided

3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Attic Conversion, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Remodeling, Building Design, Custom Home Bars, Custom Storage, Deck Building, Deck Design, Drafting, Energy-Efficient Homes, Floor Plans, Garage Building, Garage Design, Green Building, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Handicap-Accessible Design, Historic Building Conservation, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, Home Theater Design, House Plans, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Laundry Room Design, Mudroom Design, Multigenerational Homes, New Home Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Construction, Outdoor Kitchen Design, Passive Solar Heating & Cooling, Pool House Design & Construction, Porch Design & Construction, Rooftop Deck Installation, Shed Design & Construction, Space Planning, Sunroom Design & Construction, Sustainable Design, Swimming Pool Construction, Universal Design, Custom Homes, Construction Drawings, Custom Cabinets, Window Installation, Small Projects, Care & Repair

Areas Served

Ankeny, Beaverdale, Clive, Cumming, Des Moines, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Saylorville, Urbandale, Van Meter, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Central Iowa, Ames


Professional Remodeler, Qualified Remodeler, Chrysalis, NARI, Remodeling Magazine, Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics for integrity and honesty. LEED AP, Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR) from the National Association of Home Builders, and Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS).