Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Match Modern Custom Home Design with a Modern Build Philosophy

Posted by Andrew Barden on Sep 3, 2019 8:44:55 AM

Along with new design philosophy comes a new build philosophy. That’s why it’s important to select a method of building that utilizes this modern philosophy, and techniques to match.

The traditional build method of stick building simply cannot execute modern build tactics are sharply and precisely as panelized building, performed by skilled workers and state of the art technology.

More and more builders are turning to these panel building methods every day. In 2019, efficiency and precision are trumping tradition, and it’s for the better.

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Topics: Panel Built Home, Behind the Scenes, New Home, Buffalo Home Building, Universal Home Design, Custom Home, Accessible Home Building, Budget, Exterior Design

8 Things to Consider During Custom Home Design

Posted by Andrew Barden on Aug 9, 2019 2:23:10 PM

We’ll be the first to admit it -- the design phase of the custom home building process can be one of the most arduous ones, and is one of the most important ones due to the implications in later stages of the project if all of the aspects of design are not carefully considered.

Unfortunately, it seems like oftentimes the smaller design aspects are the ones that are not fully considered, planned for, and budgeted for -- causing unplanned changes, time wasted, and cost to accrue down the line.

We’ve put together some of the most common areas where homeowners get tripped up during the design phase, in the hopes of helping your project flow smoothly.

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Topics: New Home, Universal Home Design, Custom Home, Exterior Design

Exterior House Sheathing Options

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 19, 2019 11:41:49 AM

When it comes to designing a custom home, it can be easy to get caught up in the fun details: picking out the floor plan you like, furnishing the inside, mastering the landscaping.

But it’s even more important to put ample time, energy, and thought into structural elements of your home, such as house sheathing options, that are not only more functional for your home -- but impossible to change later. 

Make sure not to gloss quickly over the house sheathing options that are presented to you, and think carefully about what is best for your build. We’ve outlined the key considerations here to keep in mind when selecting the ideal exterior sheathing.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Built Home, Behind the Scenes, Panel Home Building, New Home, Custom Home, Exterior Design