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

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

4 Reasons Panelized Construction Homes Are Eco-Friendly

Posted by Jamie Kline on Aug 15, 2022 9:58:00 AM


What Makes Panelized Construction Homes Eco-Friendly? 

These four reasons: 

  1. Design
  2. Components
  3. Manufacturing 
  4. Durability

 

Green is a popular color these days in the world of custom home building. And it doesn’t seem that will change any time soon. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Floor Plans

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

THE COST TO BUILD A CUSTOM HOME: AN OPEN LETTER

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 10, 2022 9:45:00 AM

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

The Pros and Cons of Panel Built Homes

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 14, 2022 4:07:00 PM

Panel built homes represent a happy medium of the three most common home construction methods. 

A hybrid of sorts, panelized construction combines the customizability of stick building with the efficiency and speed of modular building.

Before making a major investment, it’s not uncommon for prospective new homeowners to take a deep dive into the building methods for constructing their new home. Quite frankly, it’d be irresponsible not to. 

As a panelized home company that’s helped plenty of new homeowners realize their dream home, we’ve compiled a list of the pros and cons of panel built homes as we’ve heard it from past clients. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Price, Site Prep

Financing A Custom Home Build [+ Free Guide]

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 13, 2022 4:07:00 PM

We’ve worked with many customers to design and build their dream home -- one that meets all their needs while staying within budget.

But in our countless discussions with future homeowners, the most common question we get is: “This sounds great, but how do I pay for it?” 

A natural question, indeed. Building a custom home is typically a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Financing the construction is the other half of making it a reality.

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Budget, Technical Specs, Process, Price

Your Custom Home Business & the Barden Sales Pipeline

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM

What’s the #1 thing that stops a custom home dealership from building new homes for new clients?

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Barden Independent Dealers

How Panelized Construction Streamlines Custom Home Building

Posted by Jamie Kline on Mar 10, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The custom home building process is indeed a process. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Panel Built Home, Barden Independent Dealers

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