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What Are The Benefits of Building a Custom Home?

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What Are The Benefits of Building a Custom Home?When you are building a custom home you get to be in control. You get to decide on the layout of your home, if you want a four season porch, vaulted ceilings, a or a custom fireplace. It’s your home and you get to design it how you want.

Our designer will take your tastes, and your budget, into consideration.

Baxter MN home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area built one their customers a beautiful home in Baxter, MN. This home has a two-sided custom fireplace to separate the dining room from the living room, wood flooring, and vaulted ceilings.

In The Brainerd Lakes Area, Which Builder Is The Best?

Custom home builder B-Dirt Construction LLC serves the Brainerd Lakes area, Brainerd, Baxter, Crosslake, Nisswa, Walker, the Gull Lake Chain, Staples and other surrounding areas. B-Dirt Construction is not only known for their amazing custom home building, but for their excellent customer service. This is what one of their customers had to say about having Nisswa home builder, B-Dirt Construction build their custom home in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

"We highly recommend B-Dirt Construction LLC as a builder of high quality homes. We found from the very start they made what could have been a very stressful experience painless. They was no pressure as we explored our options and always prompt in presenting drawings, ideas and costs without any fees attached or contract signed. Once we made our decision to go with them we found the whole building process a joy. The team they have is great to work with, each and everyone of them even their subs. As an added bonus they even provide us with a beautiful place to live at no charge while our house was being built. The icing on the cake was they finished our project early allowing us to have ample time to get in before the holidays! We are ecstatic with the end result!! ”

Paul and Sandi | North Long Lake

I Need New Home Construction Ideas

I Need New Home Construction Ideas

I Need New Home Construction IdeasWhat is the first thing you need when you’re actually starting the process of building a new custom home on the Gull Lake Chain? You need ideas and a lot of them. Start by looking at magazines, paint samples, carpet samples, Pinterest, Houzz, or you might even want to take tours of your friends’ and family's homes to get some ideas. Another way to find ideas is to look at your custom home builders previous work. They might have built a custom home in the past that is similar to what you want for your new home.

Gull Lake builder, B-Dirt Construction was able to take all of their customers ideas and build them a beautiful two story home on the Gull Lake Chain. This custom home has white shiplap on the walls and tongue and groove on the ceilings along with reclaimed wood ceiling beams, a four season porch, and a custom wood fireplace. This custom home has a rustic modern elegant look that Gull Lake home builder, B-Dirt Construction is known for.

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.

What Would You Include If You Were Building a New House?

What Would You Include If You Were Building a New House?

What Would You Include If You Were Building a New House?When building a new custom home in Baxter, MN, or any other location that we service, you have the great opportunity to make everything personalized to you and your lifestyle. There are so many options for you to choose from. You have the option of building a one story or two story home, having a custom fireplace, custom cabinets, a four season porch, vaulted ceilings, or even a custom tile shower in your master bathroom. Again there is so much open space for your ideas to be incorporated into your new custom home.

Baxter, MN custom home builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area was able to build one of these custom homes in Baxter, MN. B-Dirt Construction was able to incorporate all of the customer’s ideas. This customer envisioned dark brown stained custom cabinets by the dining area, custom white cabinets in the kitchen, and a patio in the back where they can enjoy the Minnesota summers.

The Best Custom Home Builders Near Me

The Best Custom Home Builders Near Me

Turner KitchenCustom home builder B-Dirt Construction LLC serves Brainerd, Baxter, Crosslake, Nisswa, Walker, the Gull Lake Chain and other surrounding areas. They have built many new custom homes in these areas. They see what you see for your new custom home. B-Dirt Construction LLC of the Brainerd Lakes Area wants to build your personal style, lifestyle, and building ideas into your custom home. They want to take your vision of your dream home to reality and ultimately live in a home you love.

Nisswa home builder, B-Dirt Construction was able to tie in one their customer's personal style, lifestyle, and building ideas into their custom home. This new construction Nisswa home has solid wood flooring, white plank boarding on the walls, wood interior beams, custom white cabinets along with dark brown accents which gives this custom home a modern, rustic, and elegant look.

B-Dirt Construction LLC, Nisswa home builder, was involved in the 2016 MMBA Spring Home Tour and won the "Best of Show" award with this Nisswa custom home. This custom home really has that wow factor and is definitely a prize winner.

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.

New Construction & Custom Homes

New Construction & Custom Homes

Best Show MMBA Award 2018.JPGThis past fall, B-Dirt Construction, LLC was part of the 2018 MMBA Fall Home Tour event. B-Dirt Construction left the event with the "Best of Show" award. This award winning custom lake home, on the Gull Lake Chain, includes two master suites, along with wood burning fireplaces in both the living room, and the four season porch. This two story home also has a tuck under garage to store all of your lake essentials.

This new construction Brainerd home has custom cabinetry, custom tile layouts, wood wall accents, and solid wood flooring, along with white trim, that brings out the rustic elegance that B-Dirt Construction is known for.

What are the Advantages of Hiring a Custom Home Builder?

What are the Advantages of Hiring a Custom Home BuilderBy hiring a custom home builder to build your home they are able to capture your vision of your dream home. Even if it’s just a simple drawing you scribbled on the back of a napkin or in your journal. Having a custom home builder in your back pocket is an excellent tool to carry with you because they know the process.

They will be able to break the process down for you step-by-step and make sure that your vision is brought to reality.

B-Dirt Construction LLC of Brainerd was able to do this for one of our customers that were building a custom home on the Gull Lake chain. The customer came to B-Dirt Construction with a unique design for their custom home. This customer had very specific ideas that they wanted incorporated into their home. B-Dirt was able to capture those ideas and the unique design they wanted while working through a strict budget.

B-Dirt’s customer was very pleased with their work and how they were able to capture everything they want for their custom home on the Gull Lake chain.

"We are very happy with the B-Dirt Construction LLC team and the product they produced for us. We had a unique vision for our home, which was a style they had never built before. Andrew was both creative and patient with us and helped us create the house we wanted within the budget needed while ensuring a quality product. Our project coordinator was very helpful and worked tirelessly by helping us make timely decisions and was always there to answer questions for us. Our house was built on-time and on- budget and we couldn't be happier with the look and quality of the product. I wouldn't hesitate to hire them again and will recommend them to anyone."
-Patrick and Annie, Love Lake- Brainerd, MN

5 Important Questions to Ask When Building a Home

5 Important Questions to Ask When Building a HomeDid looking for your dream home turn you into a ball of frustration?

Everyone talks about how amazing it is to finally have your dream home, but nobody talks about how awful the process is to get there.

Well, good news - you don't have to shop for that dream house. The best way to ensure you have the home you've always wanted is to build it from scratch.

Of course, building a custom home can also come with some uncertainties. So, you'll want to make sure you do tons of research and ask plenty of questions.

Do you want to know what to ask? Keep reading to discover 5 important questions to ask when building a home.

1. What Is My Budget?

Alright, we're going to start with the questions you need to ask yourself.

Building your home is a big investment, and you'll need to set a budget for yourself. However, this may be slightly different from the budget you had to buy a house.

Your newly-built house will not need any renovations or upgrades. So, if you budgeted $170,000 for buying a home and $30,000 for upgrades, you can combine these and spend the full $200,000 on building your dream home.

2. Does This Design Fit My Needs?

This is another question you'll need to ask yourself before you commit to building your home. When you work with a home builder, you'll talk about your needs in a home and they'll come back to you with a design.

Make sure you look over every detail and ask yourself if it meets all your needs. Does it have enough bathrooms and bedrooms? Is the kitchen big enough? Is there enough storage space?

Don't be afraid to ask the home builder to alter or add things to the design. They want to ensure you have the home of your dreams, so they'll work with you on the design until your happy.

3. What Is the Timeline?

Once you've committed to a design, you'll probably be anxious to get the process started. But building a home takes an average of 7 months.

One of the most important questions to ask a home builder is for a timeline. You'll want it to include a start and end date as well as completion dates for different aspects of the home.

4. What Materials Do You Work With?

A huge part of designing a home is picking the materials it'll be made out of.

If you don't know a whole lot about materials, ask your builder what your options are for different aspects of your home. You may also ask if they work with eco-friendly building materials if you want to limit your carbon footprint.

5. What Should We Expect Moving Forward?

When you meet with your home builder, a lot of information will be conveyed on both sides. You may go home and find out that you and your partner have different understandings of what will happen next.

Ask your builder what you should expect moving forward. How often will you need to communicate with your builder? Will you need to okay any decisions in the building process?

This is the best way to ensure everyone is on the same page and the process of building your dream home goes smoothly.

Questions to Ask When Building a Home

If you're thinking about building your next home, you may not know what to expect. Be sure to follow our guide to learn what questions to ask when building a home, so you stay informed and stress-free.

Are you ready to take the next steps? Contact us today to get started on your custom home in Minnesota.

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