Barden Building Products Blog Archive

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

Building A Custom Home Vs. Buying Existing in 2021

Posted by Jamie Kline on Nov 25, 2020 6:00:00 AM
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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Process, Floor Plans, Price, Home Customization

4 Ways Panelized Construction Homes Are Eco-Friendly

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 8, 2020 9:48:07 AM

Green seems to be a popular color these days in the world of custom home building. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Floor Plans

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

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

5 Orientation and Design Considerations for Your Custom Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 8, 2020 11:29:26 AM

You’ve found the perfect lot -- plenty of space with great views. You’ve worked with our in-house design team to come up with your fully customized floor plan for your home. 

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Topics: Exterior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Floor Plans, Site Prep, Home Customization

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

A Sneak Peek at Barden's Modern Floor Plan Series

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jan 21, 2020 6:00:00 PM

As our Western New York-based company moves into our 111th year of operation, we’ve gotten to work making modernizing floor plans for a few of our classic, custom homes. 

While still a work in progress, we’re excited to share a sneak peek of what we’ve come up with. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Downsizing, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Floor Plans, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

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