Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Building A Custom Home Vs. Buying Existing in 2022

Posted by Jamie Kline on Nov 23, 2021 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Process, Floor Plans, Price, Home Customization

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

Home Building in WNY: Panelized vs. Modular Timelines

Posted by Jamie Kline 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, Buffalo Home Building, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Price, Site Prep, Home Customization

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

Posted by Jamie Kline 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: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Process, Price, Home Customization, Panelized Vs. Modular Home Building

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

5 Hidden Values of Building a Barden Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Sep 20, 2019 9:37:48 AM

If you’re on the fence about building with Barden and our network of Independent Dealers, or opting to build the traditional (stick built) way, then this guide is for you.

We’ve put together some of the considerations that Barden home owners express as being the more “hidden” or not immediately apparent aspects of opting for panelized construction.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Custom Home, Process, Price, Panel Vs. Modular Home Construction, Accessible Home Design, Suppliers

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

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