Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Structural Insulated Panels: 7 Questions and Answers

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 28, 2020 9:39:00 AM

In meeting with future homeowners, I’ve found myself fielding an increasing number of inquiries about structural insulated panels (SIPs). 

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Topics: Panel Built Home, Custom Home

6 Home Foundation Myths Busted

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 24, 2020 9:28:49 AM

The base of any good home is a solid foundation. 

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Topics: Custom Home, home foundation

Home Building in WNY: Panelized vs. Modular Home Construction Timelines

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

After my recent conversation with a former WNY modular home builder, I met with two different customers who each had very different circumstances.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Home Building, Buffalo Home Building

4 Scenarios When a WNY Modular Home Isn’t Cheaper or Faster to Build

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM

I recently had the opportunity to chat with a former salesperson for a WNY modular home builder. Check out our conversation here -- it was pretty enlightening. 

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Topics: Panel Home Building, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home

WNY Modular Homes: My Conversation With the Competition

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Barden Building Products is often confused for a modular builder. I’m frequently asked about the differences/advantages of what Barden does vs. other Buffalo modular home companies. (If you don’t know the difference, check out our explanation here.)

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Home Building, Custom Home

What Goes into the Price of a Modern Farmhouse

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jun 23, 2020 9:17:22 AM
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Topics: modern farmhouse

The Modern Farmhouse: Blending Quality and Timelessness

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jun 17, 2020 1:22:16 PM

As a custom home company, our customers are always in the driver’s seat -- if there’s something they want in their 100% customized home, chances are we can do it. 

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5 Orientation and Design Considerations for Your Custom Home

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jun 8, 2020 11:29:26 AM

You’ve found the perfect lot -- plenty of space with great views. You’ve worked with our in-house design team to come up with your fully customized floor plan for your home. 

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What Goes Into the Price of a Barden Home: An Open Letter

Posted by Andrew Barden on May 22, 2020 5:00:33 PM

Dear Future Homeowner,

The first thing on everyone’s mind when thinking about building a new home is obvious: how much will it cost?

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Topics: Panelized Construction, New Home, Financing, Custom Home

The 110th Anniversary Floor Plan Series

Posted by Andrew Barden on Feb 24, 2020 6:00:00 PM

In celebrating our company’s 110th anniversary, we’ve decided to give some special attention to our classic standard floor plans. Our team has updated a few of our most popular custom home floor plans. 

The focus in this modernization effort was to leverage what already made our floor plans great - such as:

  • Simple & charming looks
  • Affordable & flexible designs
  • Functionality 

At the same time, we’ve added new features that are in demand by home buyers: 

  • Open floor plans
  • Convenient entryways
  • Handsome & tasteful exterior details 

Our updated floor plans are a source of pride for our company as we look forward to our next 110 years. Our team is eager to get to work with you and begin building your next custom home. 

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Topics: Panel Built Home, New Home, Exterior Design, Modern Floor Plans