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Do You Have Home Designers On Staff Or Do I Hire My Own?

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One of the main values of using B-Dirt Construction for your home building needs is that we have two home designers right on staff. Having your building designer and builder in one place has countless advantages, from both a cost and aesthetic perspective. We can tell you up front what home features may add cost but not value, and which features will add value but not necessarily add cost.

Our goal is to design into your budget. We will work closely with you and discuss all of your needs for your home, as well as making your style and square footage goals fit within your budget. We look at every aspect of your experience, from ideal location on your piece of property, to the finishing touches on every design aspect.

We will let you know up front what your costs will be with B-Dirt before you spend a single penny. We will finish your home on time, on budget, and keep in constant communication with you every step of the way. Contact B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN) today 218-821-5243 for your free consultation, and watch our CAD 3D software bring your dream to life!

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The B-Dirt Construction Home Building Approach

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B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN home builders) has a unique approach to home building, allowing you to be part of the process from the very first free consultation. We intertwine house design, amenities, and budget.

    We will walk the site with you, determining:
  • which type of home design best suits the landscape
  • house placement
  • desired proximity to neighbors
    We also go over all the details in the home itself. We will determine your goals as far as:
  • layout
  • house style
  • room orientation
  • lifestyle (entertaining often, large family, etc.)
  • overall budget

The advantage of building with B-Dirt is having both home designers and builders on our staff. The first step is designing the exterior and floor plan. When this is complete we go room by room and discuss finishes such as flooring, wall coverings, cabinets, and lighting. We also discuss energy efficiency and insulation. With all these advantages, B-Dirt Construction is the clear choice for your home building needs. Call us today 218-821-5243 and set up your free, no obligation consultation! We look forward to meeting you.

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The B-Dirt Advantage

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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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Trust Your Builder

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B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN home builders) knows that people pick home builders based on trust. It is important to find a builder who will:

  • work with you
  • keep you within your budget
  • deliver results on time
  • stay true to your vision.

B-Dirt not only does all of this, but we pride ourselves on keeping you updated through every step of the building process. We send you weekly reports on progress and are always on hand to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.

When you build with us, you become part of the family. Call us today 218-821-5243 and set up your free consultation. Let B-Dirt Construction show you what sets us apart!

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How Long Are Home Plans Good For?

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Barring any code changes, B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN) home plans are good forever. We do own the design, and will help you every step of the way to make sure you are staying within your desired budget. This is a point of pride with B-Dirt Construction, and we have built our reputation on it.

B-Dirt Construction plans aren't finalized until right up when construction is about to start, so there is plenty of flexibility for changes. If you are thinking of building your custom dream home in the future and want to get started planning now, give us a call! We will walk you through the process and you'll leave with all of the information you need to make the best decision for you and your family. Contact 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?

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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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What Happens After We Meet?

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B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN home builders) prides itself on our initial free consultations. We like to use this opportunity to get to know you and your building or remodeling goals. We will go over your wants, needs, and budget, as well as using our latest CAD 3D software to give you a clear picture of what your finished project will look like. After our first meeting, you will walk away with a good feeling and a clear sense of which direction you wish to go.

Our second meeting will then go over the finer points of our plans and budget. The third meeting will go over any iterations or changes in plan, and we will finalize our contract and plans. Contact B-Dirt Construction today 218-821-5243 to set up your free, no obligation consultation. We look forward to meeting you!

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Building On An Existing Site...Is It A Good Idea?

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Great question! If you own the property, this is a very good idea.

If not, we can meet to discuss what would make the most sense for your property and your goals. Contact B-Dirt Construction and set up a free consultation to look at your options.

We will discuss your budget and plans, whether this will be a retirement home, a lake cabin, or permanent residence. We will do a complete site evaluation, looking at everything from elevation to the water table, and discuss what your options will be. You may even send us the legal documentation for the property and we can go from there on creating the home of your dreams within your budget.

Call B-Dirt Construction 218-821-5243 for your free, no-obligation consultation. We even come to you so we can get all of the details from your building, the property, and beyond. We look forward to helping you build your vision!

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What You Need to Know About Redesigning A Seasonal Home to A Year-Round Residence

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Redesigning your seasonal lake home into a year-round residence? Great! As always, the best place to start is to set up a free, no-obligation meeting with us to discuss your goals. Contact B-Dirt Construction and we can go over your plans for the residence - whether it will be a place to visit a few times a year, a year-round residence, or something in between! Using the latest CAD 3D software, we will help you envision your project from start to finish. We look forward to meeting with you!

Call B-Dirt Construction 218-821-5243 for your free, no-obligation consultation. We even come to you so we can get all of the details from your building, the property, and beyond.

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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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