Barden Building Products Blog Archive

Custom Home Cost: Modular Vs. Stick-Built

Posted by Jamie Kline on May 8, 2024 10:00:00 AM

There are plenty of ways to build your dream home. 

Regardless of construction method, the #1 thing future homeowners want to know from the start: How much is this going to cost me?

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Topics: Financing, Technical Specs, Process

5 Home Foundation Types to Choose for Your Barden Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Apr 3, 2024 10:50:00 AM

When we say Barden homes are 100% customizable, we really mean it – they are indeed completely customizable from top to bottom. 

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

New Home Orientation Checklist: 5 Considerations for Your Custom Home

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jan 30, 2024 2:54:00 PM

You've got the ideal plot of land -- it's spacious with a great view. You’ve worked with your Barden Independent Dealer and internal design team to create a floor plan tailored to your needs.

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

[Evaluation] Custom Home Building With Floor Cassettes

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 21, 2023 1:32:28 PM

Ask any client who has committed to building a custom home when they'd like their project to be completed, and there's a good chance they'll say, "Yesterday."

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Topics: Custom Home, Technical Specs, Home Customization

Modern Farmhouse Custom Homes: Blending Quality and Timelessness

Posted by Jamie Kline on Jul 3, 2023 2:21:00 PM

There are some styles of home that withstand the test of time. 

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Topics: Panelized Construction, Behind the Scenes, Exterior Design, Interior Design, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Floor Plans, Home Customization

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Modern Farmhouse?

Posted by Jamie Kline on Nov 1, 2022 11:18:00 PM

While increasing in popularity, modern farmhouses do fall on the more expensive side of custom homes. 

Why? 

With a distinct appearance and unique interior features, modern farmhouse design does step a bit outside of standard conventions in custom homes. In other words, the defining elements of this custom home style require a future homeowner to make more of an investment for them.  

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Topics: Budget, modern farmhouse, Technical Specs, Process, About, Price

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

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

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