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From the Ground Up


B-Dirt, Brainerd's top custom-builder, is proud to demonstrate our difference in every aspect of your dream home from the ground up. We use ICF (Insulating Concrete Forms), which are not only sturdier, but more energy-efficient than traditional concrete block foundations.

The key to any quality construction is a solid foundation. When you build with B-Dirt, you become part of our foundation. Join the B-Dirt family and experience the difference you won't find anywhere else.

Call 218-821-5243 today and set up your no-cost consultation.

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From Our Family to Yours

Crosslake Lake House

A customer recently enquired, "We are wondering if you would be able to look at our home and give us some advice as to how we can proceed in making our home a better functioning place. Please let us know if you can do this and if there is a fee."

Not only can B-Dirt Construction, Crosslake area's finest home builders, come out to do a walk-through with you next week, there is absolutely no cost or obligation to you! We are happy to visit your home and have our on-staff experts determine which areas can maximize not only the value of your home, but bring it up to its peak energy-efficiency. Call 218-821-5243 today and join the B-Dirt family.

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Year-Round Home Remodel Project

A client recently contacted us after hearing of us through a friend. They have a year-round home on Mille Lacs (Cove Bay) that was built in 1970, and they are looking to remodel. They wondered if we serviced that area and if we would be able to come look at their home.

The answer is yes! B-Dirt services Crosslake, Brainerd, Gull Lake, Baxter, and other surrounding areas. B-Dirt is always expanding our reach, as well, so please don't ever hesitate to call us with your specific questions for your particular area! Last winter, B-Dirt built 4 cabins for Eddy's resort, and we are currently working for a client in Wahkon Bay.

The best place to start for any remodel is always to call us and set up a meeting with B-Dirt at your home. That way we can assess what you already have, and what your needs are going forward. Then B-Dirt's expert staff can advise you on the best plan of action and give you some ideas on how best to proceed. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by calling B-Dirt today and setting up your free consultation!

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Featured MMBA Home: North Long Lake


MMBA Fall Home Tour #6 - North Long Lake
21416 Paradise Drive
Nisswa, MN 56468

B-Dirt Construction encourages you to allow plenty of time to tour this custom-built North Long Lake home. The main floor has many unique features including a hand-troweled, faux painted texture on the walls and ceiling of the great room, as well as the tray ceiling in the master bedroom. The custom tiling, cabinetry, granite and rough sawn oak floors intertwine to create a unique living area. The second floor is a mix of work and play. The spacious office has a breath taking view of the lake while the theater room provides hours of family entertainment.

Directions: From Highway 210 in Brainerd go North on County Road 3, go West on Country Road 127, go South on Paradise Drive, Nisswa.



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A Real Family Name


Have you ever wondered how B-Dirt got its name?

B-Dirt Construction, LLC, got its name from one of the owner's sons. Joe Ranweiler's son, Nicholas, was at a job site with his dad when he was about 18 months old. He saw the big piles of dirt that are common at the beginning of a project after the basement is dug. He told his dad to look at the "B" dirt. He couldn't manage the word "big" came out as "B dirt." So B-Dirt got its name from Nicholas. Nicholas is now a teenager, and he works with us in the summer. It must be fun to work for a company you named yourself! B-Dirt is a real family name...from our family to yours.

Call today and join the B-Dirt family!

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The B-Dirt Advantage


Maximizing the value of your home is what B-Dirt Construction does best. Some of our impressive list of features that we offer include:

  • ICF (Insulating Concrete Forms). These are sturdier and much more energy-efficient than traditional concrete block foundations.
  • Blown-in blanket insulation. This is superior to traditional insulation, filling all the hard-to-reach areas, providing much better energy-efficiency.
  • Dual-heat systems. This allows you to switch between gas or electric heat, and offers lower kilowatt rates at most local utility companies.

Are you considering building a new home in 2015? Wondering if energy efficiency is in your budget? We walk you through the options, the costs, and the results of energy efficiency - leaving you feeling informed and sure of the energy efficiency of your new home.

With all of these advantages, B-Dirt maximizes the energy efficiency and value of your home. Call us today 218-821-5243 for your free, no obligation consultation.

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Planning Your Retirement Home - When Is The Right Time to Build for You?


Planning your retirement home? Working the numbers and figuring your dream home into your portfolio or investment planning is wise - and increasingly common practice for some of our homeowners.

But when do you start your portfolio or investment planning for your retirement or dream home? That depends on a lot of factors, but anywhere between 18-36 months before you plan on starting construction is a good time to start portfolio and/or investment planning for a future lake house or retirement home.

Now is the perfect time for your free, no-obligation consultation with B-Dirt Construction, to figure out how much the lake house or retirement home is going to cost, and what financial investments are needed to make your dream a reality!

Contact B-Dirt Construction 218-821-5243 to get started today.

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Crosslake Lake Home Cabin


b2ap3_thumbnail_CrosslakeCustomBuilder.jpgThe combination of cedar siding and stone accents give this "up north" cabin a real rustic feel. The interior, however, has all of the comforts of home, including a floor to ceiling living room fireplace and custom tile shower.

B-Dirt Construction (Crosslake, MN) prides ourselves in well built, well insulated, and well heated custom homes. We take out the guesswork, so ultimately, you get what you want.

Custom home construction is all in the technique. How we build our homes is key to our success. Here are just a few ways B-Dirt stands apart from other builders.

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B-Dirt Construction-Growing to better serve you!

B-Dirt Construction-Growing to better serve you!


All of us at B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN) are very excited to announce that we have moved to a new location!

We have expanded our office space to be able to display special building features such as; a custom tile shower, tile floors, painted and stained wood work, custom drywall textures, electrical features, and exterior stone pillars with cedar posts and beams.

Please visit us at 4706 Wilderness Court, Brainerd, MN 56401 (Off of County Road 77/Pine Beach Road).

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Testimonial from Crow Wing Chiropractic-Baxter


Thanks for doing an awesome job putting our clinic together. We really appreciate that you made it a priority to get it done so we could open on time! We look forward to working with you again in the near future."

~ Crow Wing Chiropractic

B-Dirt Construction is your best builder for new home construction, remodeling and yes, even commercial!

B-Dirt Construction serves several communities in Minnesota, including; Brainerd, Baxter, East Gull Lake, Nisswa, Aitkin, McGregor, Miltona, Detroit Lakes, and many more!

Please contact us today 218-821-5243 and let us know what we can do to help fill your needs!

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