Barden Building Products Blog Archive

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

Floor Plans We'd Love to See More of in 2021

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 9, 2020 8:30:00 AM

As in past years, 2020 was a busy year for us. Throughout this last year we and our Barden Independent Dealers helped plenty of customers build a wide variety of homes. With our catalog of hundreds of fully customizable floor plans to choose from, it’s almost impossible to see the exact same home constructed twice. 

While each of our floor plans meets different needs, there are a few we love but aren’t often selected. We’ve gathered three of our favorites that we’re hoping to see more of in 2021. 

Perhaps one of these “hidden gems” is your next home?

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Budget, Process, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

Custom Home Building Predictions for 2021

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 2, 2020 7:00:00 AM
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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Downsizing, Process, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

Custom Home Construction Timeline: From Concept to Completion

Posted by Jamie Kline on Aug 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

There’s no one way to build a custom home. But all homes take time to construct. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Construction Timeline

The Modern Farmhouse: Blending Quality and Timelessness

Posted by Jamie Kline 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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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Exterior Design, Interior Design, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Floor Plans, 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

Why the Floor Plan You're Hooked on Doesn't Matter

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM
 
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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Price, Home Customization

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

3 Modern Design Philosophies for Your Custom Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Sep 3, 2019 8:44:55 AM

Modern design philosophies go hand-in-hand with modern construction practices.  

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home, Budget, Exterior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design

4 Parts of Building A Home That You Thought Were Important

Posted by Jamie Kline on Aug 2, 2019 10:52:27 AM

Our team has been working with people looking to build their custom dream home for 70 years. In that time, we’ve become familiar with the thought process of many homeowners before, during, and after their build.

Oftentimes, we see homeowners get hung up on some of the more unimportant aspects of building -- and these small details set the project back and incur additional expenses unnecessarily.

We’ve compiled some of the most common “traps” we see homeowners fall into when planning their project, in the hopes of aiding in keeping your project process smooth and efficient.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Site Prep, Suppliers, Home Customization

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