Barden Building Products Blog Archive

How to Start a Custom Home Building Business

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A career owning and operating a custom home building business is exciting. It’s also challenging. Most importantly, it’s rewarding. How many lines of work let you help people realize the home of their dreams? 

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Topics: Insider, Behind the Scenes, Process, About, Resources, Barden Independent Dealers

What Is a Barden Independent Custom Home Dealer?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Feb 17, 2021 8:30:00 AM

As a company specializing in designing and supplying custom-home material packages, we’ve seen homes of all shapes and sizes. We often joke that we’ve never manufactured the same home twice, as each homeowner builds a house that meets their specific needs. 

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Topics: Insider, Behind the Scenes, About, Resources, Independent Dealers

WNY Modular Homes: My Conversation With the Competition

Posted by Jamie Kline 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, Technical Specs, Process, About, Site Prep, Home Customization, Panelized Vs. Modular Home Building

What Goes into the Price of a Modern Farmhouse

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 23, 2020 9:17:22 AM
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Topics: Budget, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

THE COSTS TO BUILD A BARDEN CUSTOM HOME: AN OPEN LETTER

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 22, 2020 5:00:33 PM

Dear Future Homeowner,

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

The 110th Anniversary Floor Plan Series

Posted by Jamie Kline 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: Exterior Design, Interior Design, Floor Plans, About, Home Customization, History

11 Things You need to know about Barden

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jan 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Home Building, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, About, Resources, Price, Panel Vs. Modular Home Construction

Did You Know that Barden Designs Log Homes?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jan 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Technical Specs, Process, About, Home Customization

Western New York Builder Spotlight: Oehler Homes

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 31, 2019 6:00:00 AM

The lifeblood of Barden Building Products is our network of Barden Independent Dealers. Working alongside us, we’ve helped many families realize their dreams of a new custom home. 

We'd like to give special recognition to our friends at Oehler Homes. Based in Hamburg, N.Y., this company was our 2019 Independent Dealer of the Year. We couldn’t be happier to honor them and are proud to continue working with them. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Process, About, Suppliers, History

Panelized Construction Through the Eyes of a Builder

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 24, 2019 3:21:59 PM

I recently sat down with Will Severyn of Severyn Development for a brief chat about his experience using our process and products after coming to us in early May of 2019. Here’s what we discussed:

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home, Process, About, Price, Home Customization

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