Barden Building Products Blog Archive

5 Home Foundation Types You Can Choose for Your Barden Home

Posted by Andrew Barden 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

Custom Home Construction Timeline: From Concept to Completion

Posted by Andrew Barden on Aug 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

There’s no one way to build a custom home. But all homes take time to construct. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Construction Timeline

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

Home Building in WNY: Panelized vs. Modular Home Construction Timelines

Posted by Andrew Barden 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 Andrew Barden 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

WNY Modular Homes: My Conversation With the Competition

Posted by Andrew Barden on Jul 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Barden Building Products is often confused for a modular builder. I’m frequently asked about the differences/advantages of what Barden does vs. other Buffalo modular home companies. (If you don’t know the difference, check out our explanation here.)

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Technical Specs, Process, About, Site Prep, Home Customization, Panelized Vs. Modular Home Building

The Modern Farmhouse: Blending Quality and Timelessness

Posted by Andrew Barden 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

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

A Sneak Peek at Barden's Modern Floor Plan Series

Posted by Andrew Barden 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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