Ames Remodel & Design

Award-Winning, Friendly, and Familiar Home Contractors for Over 25 Years

Taking on a home remodel or addition project can be stressful, but our team strives to make it smooth and manageable. We are an Iowa-based custom remodeling and design firm priding ourselves on our professionalism and craftsmanship brought to each and every home.

Established in 1996 by our President, Larry Joel, what started out as a local plumbing business has picked up passionate team members along the way and transformed into a full home remodel design and build company.

Our Scope of Services


You spend a lot of time cooking and gathering in your kitchen, so you deserve to make it a space you love! Our designers work with you to match your style, vision and needs for functionality.


Unwind and uplift in a serene environment that is all your own. From light and airy to moody and beyond, work with us to build out the bathroom remodel of your dreams!


From home theaters to extra playroom space, we’ve done it all. Significantly improve the amount of livable space in your home with a finished basement with Cyclone.

Decks & Patios

Go as quaint and cozy or luxurious as you please with your outdoor space. Our team can tackle it all to bring you the perfect outdoor haven.

Home Remodeling Partners You Can Trust

Schedule a Consultation

Sit down with our team to discover and discuss your priorities and vision.

Receive & Review

Review a step-by-step plan and cost for your project with us.

Approve & Move Forward

Watch your project develop from start to finish.

See Our work

Professional Remodeling With Pristine Results

Custom Library Remodel

Custom Library Remodel

Cozy Home Library    These homeowners worked with us to create their dream library. Both practical and pretty, this home library remodel fully utilizes the wall it takes up, maximizing storage and display space. Features include:   Fully custom-made built-in...

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Airy Porch Remodel

Airy Porch Remodel

Clean & Bright Porch Remodel These homeowners transformed their porch into a clean, calming, neutral oasis. The large windows throughout allow for natural light to fill the porch and adjoining living space creating a peaceful atmosphere. The new finishes allow for...

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Modern Rustic Kitchen Remodel

Modern Rustic Kitchen Remodel

Neutral-Accent Kitchen Remodel  Along with a new airy porch, these homeowners worked with Cyclone to give their kitchen a cohesive makeover. The mix of bright whites that enhance all the natural light and pops of neutral greens create a stunning balance of...

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What Our Customers Are Saying

More than pulling permits and doing the work, we work hard to make you feel like part of the family. From the introduction to your consultant to the ‘Cy Guys’ working the plan on construction day, our team prides itself on professionalism, passion, and the formation of relationships that last beyond the project.

Cyclone Contracting mitigated our radon (We hired Rathert Radon who is now a part of Cyclone Contracting) and they did a great job mitigating our radon. They guys were great to work with and clean and courteous. I couldn’t be happier.

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A Family-Friendly Workplace

A Family-Friendly Workplace

Cyclone Contracting has been successfully servicing the Ames and Ankeny areas for over 25 years. We understand that excellent workmanship and fine-tuned skills take effort and dedication to develop. The success of our team members is, in some way, a result of their...

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