Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Floor Plans We'd Love to See More of in 2023

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 21, 2022 8:30:00 AM

As in past years, 2021 was a busy year for us. 

Throughout this past 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 our floor plans are each unique and easily adjusted to meet different needs, there are a few we feel are worthy of a second look as stand-out designs. We’ve gathered our favorite custom home floor plans that we’re hoping to see more of in 2022.

 

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

Custom Home Trends & Predictions for 2023

Posted by Jamie Kline on Dec 9, 2022 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 Designs & The Details You Should Provide

Posted by Jamie Kline on Oct 3, 2022 12:20:01 PM

Even if it’s not by much, everyone’s version of the perfect custom home differs. 

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Topics: New Home, Exterior Design, Interior Design, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

When’s the Best Time to Start Home Construction? (It’s Right Now)

Posted by Jamie Kline on Sep 1, 2022 3:26:00 PM

Congratulations on deciding to build your own custom home! 

Now comes the fun part -- diving headfirst into all the elements to make your next home a reality such as coming up with a floor plan that meets all your needs to finding the perfect spot if you already haven’t.  

Before you take your first steps into custom home building, you may be wondering about one of the most common questions we get: When is the best time to start home construction?

The answer probably isn’t what you think. 

Let’s unpack that question.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Process, Site Prep, Home Customization, Construction Timeline

Custom Home Quotes And 4 Key Elements to Look For

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 15, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if after deciding to build a custom home, you immediately found the perfect contractor?

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Topics: Custom Home, Technical Specs, Process, Home Customization, Construction Timeline

Custom Home Universal Design for Accessibility

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jun 1, 2022 12:20:00 PM

Unfortunately, it seems as though “accessible home” has become a buzzword in the home building community with many misconceptions surrounding the true meaning of universal design and home accessibility.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Buffalo Home Building, Downsizing, Interior Design, Technical Specs, Process, Accessible Home Design, Home Customization

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

5 Home Foundation Types You Can Choose for Your Barden Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Aug 25, 2020 8:45:00 AM

One of the most common questions I get from future homeowners is: “Can I have x foundation type for my Barden home?” 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, home foundation, Technical Specs, Site Prep, Home Customization

Structural Insulated Panels: 7 Questions and Answers

Posted by Jamie Kline 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

6 Home Foundation Myths Busted

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 24, 2020 9:28:49 AM

The base of any good home is a solid foundation. 

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Topics: Exterior Design, home foundation, Technical Specs, Process, Site Prep, Home Customization

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