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: Panelized Construction, Budget, Process, Price, Home Customization

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: Budget, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

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, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

11 Things You need to know about Barden

Posted by Andrew Barden 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

Floor Plans We'd Love to See More of in 2020

Posted by Andrew Barden on Dec 25, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Last year, customers built a wide range of our floor plans through our Barden Independent Dealers. We were happy to help so many future homeowners realize their dreams of constructing new customized homes in 2019. 

While each of our floor plans meets different needs -- and are fully customizable -- there are a few we love but aren’t often selected. We’ve gathered 3 of our favorites that we’re hoping to see more of in 2020. 

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

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

Posted by Andrew Barden 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

3 Modern Design Philosophies for Your Custom Home

Posted by Andrew Barden 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

Custom Home Design Process: Simplify with Panel Building

Posted by Andrew Barden on Aug 15, 2019 3:42:21 PM

Panel building, or panelized home construction, can seem like a complicated method to those who are unfamiliar with it. 

But the truth is, when compared to modular or stick building, there are many aspects of the process where panelized construction simplifies the process for the homeowner.

If this article is the first place you’re hearing about panel building, it might be helpful to visit some of our past blogs where we explain the concept in detail:

If you feel comfortable with your understanding of the basis of panelized building, let’s hop into the areas where it helps to simplify necessary build processes.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Process, Price, Suppliers, Home Customization

Guide to Downsizing Your Home

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 12, 2019 9:51:05 AM

Downsizing a home means something different for everyone. 

Whether you’re moving locations to better suit your empty nest, seeking a more accessible home, or looking to build a home that has dedicated spaces for hobbies and interests -- the process of downsizing marks an exciting new chapter.

We’ve put together this guide to help answer questions we hear from people building their downsized dream home and aid in making the process go smoothly.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

What Should Your Custom Home Building Budget Include?

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jun 21, 2019 9:30:49 AM

Most people only build a custom home once in their lives. Because of this, unfortunately some prospective homeowners are blinded by unexpected costs that they failed to budget for before building begins.

We put together this guide to help homeowners expect the unexpected, and account for every aspect of home building that might arise.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Technical Specs, Resources, Price, Site Prep, Suppliers, Home Customization

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