Our craftsmen, subcontractors and suppliers are among the best in the area and appreciate our process, style and reputation for excellence.

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Frakes Construction is an Iowa City based custom home building firm with over twenty years of experience. Gary Frakes collaborates with a wide range of clients regarding site planning, project management, on site decisions and follow-up. Ann Knoop manages accounting and assists with clients’ monthly project budgeting. We are proud to have earned multiple Parade of Homes ‘Builder Excellence Awards’. Our homes and remodel/renovation projects have also been featured in regional custom home magazines.

Our Services

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Architecture Design

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Design Process

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Design Process

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Custom Homes

Building homes from concept to construction to completion.

REMODELS/ADDITIONS

Remodels: updating kitchens to baths to porches.
Additions: carefully integrating existing spaces with bedrooms, family rooms and garage

Renovations

Whole house reimagining and revitalization.

Building character

Our versatility and clients’ inspiration guide us to create homes with distinctive style and character.