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Dreaming of Summer

Dreaming of SummerB-Dirt Construction, Crosslake custom home builder, invites you to take a break from the cold and snow to think about why we live in Minnesota…
The fabulous summers!

Now is the perfect time to start planning your new cabin build.
Whether you are looking to demo an existing cabin and start over again, or utilize a lake lot that you have been camping at for years, B-Dirt can help make your summers even better with a new cabin!

From Crosslake to Mille Lacs Lake, and everything inbetween, B-Dirt can help you and your family make new memories on the lake!

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A Room With A View

home builders crosslake mnB-Dirt Construction, your Crosslake custom home builder, understands what is important to you and your family.

There are not many houses that we build that do not have a porch.

Whether you love the open air of a screen porch, or the panoramic views that you achieve all year from a 4 season porch, B-Dirt Construction will help design this additional living space into your new home, just as we did for our very satisfied customer in Crosslake, MN.

We love bringing your vision come to life!

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New Construction & Custom Homes

New Construction & Custom HomesCrosslake home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area, was able to build one of their customers’ dream homes. B-Dirt was able to capture the customers ideas and the design that they wanted. This new construction Crosslake home has custom cabinets, granite countertops wood flooring, wood ceilings, and a custom fireplace.

Let B-Dirt Construction help to make your lake home dreams come true!

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B-Dirt Construction was honored to receive the Best of Show Award from the Mid-MN Builders Association Spring Home Tour!

B-Dirt ConstructionB-Dirt Construction was honored to receive the Best of Show Award from the Mid-MN Builders Association Spring Home Tour! Even better, a third generation B-Dirt Ranweiler, Andrew's daughter Mia, accepted the award on our behalf!

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How Would You Search For The Best Home Builder?

How Would You Search For The Best Home Builder?

How Would You Search For The Best Home Builder?When searching for the best builder in Crosslake, or surrounding area, you want to make sure you pick a custom home builder that is going to listen to your ideas and makes the process of building a custom home stress free and enjoyable. What better way to start searching for a custom home builder than by talking to the people closest to you. Start with seeking advice from relatives, friends, or people in the community who have experience with custom home builders building their new home.

You may turn to the Web to look for your new custom home builder. When you find one that you like, find out what type of construction they do, or specialize in. Check out what people are saying about them on their reviews section. If they have a great amount of excellent reviews from their previous customers, that is a good sign. Another thing you want to do is look at pictures of homes they have built to get an idea of what styles are trending, what styles they specialize in, and what kind of elements you might want incorporated into your new home.

Crosslake home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area, was able to build one of their customers’ dream homes. This two story Crosslake custom home has exterior Trusses, custom stone pillars, a custom fireplace, wood floors, and wood ceilings. Crosslake home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC really made this custom home a head turner.

Go to https://www.b-dirt.com/our-story/testimonials to check out what customers are saying about their custom home building experience with B-Dirt Construction.

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What Are Some Helpful Tips When Starting the Process of Building Your Custom Home?

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When starting the process of building your custom home, it is exciting, stressful, and fun, all at the same time. You may ask yourself where do I start?

Here are some helpful tips to get you started with your custom home building ideas. One tip is to talk to friends, relatives, or people in your community who have experience working with a custom home builder. Ask them questions to get some advice on building a custom home. They might have ideas to help you get started on the process. Another helpful tip would be try to picture what features you want inside your home. That way you can have a general idea, and then you can start adding in the details.

When you have chosen your custom home builder and it comes time to meet with them, it may be helpful to bring pictures, samples of materials, or sketches of what you want your custom home to look like, from the inside out. Another thing to discuss with your custom home builder is changes. Changes when designing your custom home is nothing out of the norm. You may want a fiberglass shower in your master bathroom, then later you might decide you want a custom tile shower instead. Find out their process of changes and make note of it.

Crosslake home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area, was able to build one of their customers’ dream homes. B-Dirt was able to capture the customers ideas, and the design they wanted, while working through a strict budget. This two-story Crosslake cabin has custom cabinets, a custom fireplace, and an open loft, which makes this house unique.

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How to Find a Good Builder for Your Custom Home

How to Find a Good Builder for Your Custom HomeBuilding a house from the ground up can feel like a dream come true, but it can also turn into a nightmare if you're not careful!

You need to invest in the best resources if you want the planning and building process to be as stress-free as possible. This means choosing the right architect, interior designer, home builder, and property inspector for the job. You may also have to work with other kinds of contractors to get every detail just right.

At the end of the day, the quality of your new home falls on you and the decisions you make.

Here's how to find a good builder for your new home.

1. Look at Different Portfolios

A home builder's portfolio helps you get a feel for the quality of work they can create. It shows you their attention to detail and the way they put different spaces in a home together, and the eye for the design they have, too.

Most builder's portfolios will be pretty impressive if they've been in this business for a while. However, only one or two of them will really stand out and speak to you.

2. Read Reviews and Testimonials

Once you've found a few home builders who've caught your eye, take a closer look. Check out their client reviews.

Notice if a builder went above and beyond expectations or if they only provided an average level of service.

Pay attention to the reviews that talk about conflict resolution during the building process, professionalism, and timeliness. These are the details that can make or break how well you and a builder work together.

3. Meet a Few Builders in Person

To really get a feel for how you'll be able to work with a home builder, meet with them.

Set up a few consultations and talk to each company's representative about your vision for the home and the ideal amount of time in which you'd like everything to be done. Notice how receptive each company is to your ideas and their willingness to make your vision come to life.

Ask yourself if you feel like you'll be able to collaborate or if you get more of a sense that the builders will take the lead. Both possibilities create good results, but you want to go with the one that makes the most sense for you.

4. Consider a Builder's Availability

Make sure you ask about a builder's availability during your consultation. The thing about finding the best home builders is that they won't exactly be able to start on your project tomorrow. You may be waiting a month or two until your project can officially begin depending on how busy the builders already are.

5. Ask for a Timeline

Keep in mind that there's a big difference between a project's starting time and it's date of completion. Get an estimated timeline from your top choices of builders to work with.

The rate at which their work can be completed matters just as much as the quality of work they produce. The difference between a few projected timelines may be the detail you need to help you make your final decision.

How to Find a Good Builder in Your Area

It's not every day you decide to build a new home, so you want to make sure you've hired the best people for the job. Use the tips above to help you do just that, and remember - the sooner you figure out how to find a good builder in your area, the better.

If you're looking to build in Brainerd, Minnesota, you've come to the right place!

Click here to discover everything we can do for you.

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A Style All Your Own

A Style All Your OwnAt B-Dirt Construction, Brainerd and Crosslake home builder and contractor, we stay on top of the latest trends in home building. Our goal is to give you a classic home that will never go out of style, no matter which way trends swing. This will increase the value of your home as time goes on. Mixing materials is a way to blend different looks that will withstand changing trends. B-Dirt Construction will sit down with you and discuss options such as:

  • Security system
  • Solar panels
  • Wall coverings
  • Room dividers
  • Outdoor furniture

and all other considerations of your build. What are you waiting for? Now is the perfect time to plan your 2018 build. Call us today for your free consultation: (218) 821-5243.

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Brainstorming in Brainerd/Crosslake

Brainstorming in Brainerd/CrosslakeSure, winter is upon us, but that doesn't mean time off for B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd, MN). In fact, winter is the perfect time for brainstorming and strategy sessions for your upcoming build. We will:

  • Finalize plans
  • Make any needed adjustments
  • Plan your build
  • Utilize our unique 3D CAD software to bring your plans to life.

Whether you are looking to build in Baxter, Brainerd, Crosslake, Gull Lake, Nisswa, Alexandria, Fifty Lakes, or beyond...B-Dirt goes where you need us to go. Call today to set up your consultation: (218) 821-5243.

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Seamless Construction

Seamless ConstructionBrainerd custom home builder, B-Dirt Construction, has the skilled employees on staff to get your project completed. We take great pride in making sure every detail is done correctly. This ensures seamless construction from start to finish, both inside and outside your custom home. B-Dirt Construction has:

  • Our own cement crew, with extensive experience in everything from ICFs, masonry blocks, and footings to cultured stone accents and fireplaces.
  • Our own framing crew, offering quality craftsmanship and solid construction.
  • Experienced, reliable contractors in mechanical, electrical, drywall and plumbing.
  • The best subcontractors in the Brainerd Lakes area

Find out what sets B-Dirt Construction apart from all the others. Call today for your free consultation and experience the B-Dirt difference: (218) 821-5243.

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