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Smashbox Powder Studio

Main Street Ames, Iowa

Dohlman Home

O’Rourke Home

Eldridge Home

Eldridge Home in Boone, Iowa

Main Street Salon

10-Year BBQ Recap

Thank you to those of you who came to our shop last Friday to our 10-year celebration! We are grateful for all of the support from the Ames area community. Everyone had a wonderful time enjoying the delicious food, desserts, and giant Jenga! Check out some of our photos from the event below! Congratulations to […]

We’re Hiring!

Leiht Restoration is in search for a¬†carpenter with 8-10+ years of industry/related experience. This position offers a wide range of tasks and opportunities to succeed. Our projects consist of mostly residential additions, renovations, and some local commercial remodels. Applicant must excel in the ability to read construction documents, understand typical construction concepts and methods, and […]

Ames 4th of July Parade

We hope everyone enjoyed their 4th of July surrounded by family and friends! Our team had a blast at the parade. It was great seeing the Ames community having a fun time on Main Street. Here are some of our pictures from the parade:  


Free community BBQ! Food, drinks, desserts, and plenty of entertainment. Fun for all ages!

Leiht Design Media Launch

The Leiht Design website is now live! Don’t forget to follow @leiht_iowa on Instagram and @LeihtDesign¬†on Twitter!      

Cutting Boards for Sale!

We are partnering with our Main Street neighbor, Lindsey Loo’s, to sell our hand crafted cutting boards by our lead carpenter, Mike Montag. Each board is made out Iowa-sourced wood types making it a unique piece to showcase in your kitchen. There are many different sizes and styles to fit your functional needs and aesthetic […]

Follow us on Instagram!

Leiht Restoration now has an Instagram account! It will feature current projects, past projects, and our day-to-day life on site, in the office, and in the shop. Share and give us a follow @leiht_restoration, thanks!

EXPANSION: Leiht Design Services

We are expanding our company scope and offering design services to clients, contractors, construction companies, and design firms in the area. Our new service includes, but is not limited to: Conceptual planning and design: Discussion about project goals, budget, and ideas Space planning: 2-D plan drawings of project Renderings: Photo-realistic 3-D images of project, interior […]

Bringing American Gothic to Life: Complete!

This early 1900s home is finally finished! The transformation from start to finish is significant, and we are pleased with the final product. Below are some images of the completed interior. The daylight floods into the open living, kitchen, and dining space making it feel bright and open. The fireplace mantel, kitchen island counter top, […]

THIS WEEKEND: 2018 Ames Home + Garden Show

This weekend is the 2018 Ames Home + Garden Show! Leiht Restoration will be there Saturday 10-4 and Sunday 11-4. Stop by our booth at the 2018 Ames Home + Garden Show! We will be showing a slideshow featuring our latest design and construction work. Our team will be there to answer any questions about […]

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