Our Construction Blog

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Custom Home Builder, Home Remodeling, Residential Roofing, Home Addition, Home Designs Below are some of our most useful articles that are potential and past clients have rated to be very useful to them. Be sure to check out our About Us page. If you have comments, feel free to use our Contact Page. Enjoy__

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The Purpose of Building Codes

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Home builders can frame a 2nd story addition.

Home builders must always build per code. In other words, our new custom homes we build, or our 2nd story addition, or smaller kitchen, bath or basement remodeling projects must conform to a strict set of rules. [...click to continue reading...]

Any home remodeling project is a good remodeling project

As you know, owning a home comes with the responsibility to keep it functioning safely for your family. So now that the weekend is here why don’t you tackle some of those tasks before the big game gets started. Let’s get to work. [...click to continue reading...]

Is Cost Really that Important?

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An estimate within a home remodeling project is similar to Cost verses Value

Obviously when you have a major remodeling project to complete, a residential roof to put on, or even a new custom home to build, homeowners generally will call for an estimate. While most owners tend to focus their attention to the price of each estimate … [...click to continue reading...]

How to Remodel with Interior Paint

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home remodeling is a way to remodel your life

In many of our home remodeling projects we have homeowners doing some of the interior painting themselves. Often times this is the result of the owner wanting to save a little on budget, so they can spend a little more on the remodel elsewhere. Then others just want to get their hands dirty … [...click to continue reading...]

Home Builder Insights

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A custom home builder with new home designs make your dreams come true.

When you and your family ultimately decide to hire a custom home builder to construct your home designs, this decision can be a little exciting and stressful. The unknown of what to expect during the planning and construction phases can seem a bit overwhelming. Realizing too … [...click to continue reading...]

Weekend Remodel: Home remodeling can have you saving water

We often get asked if there are smaller home remodeling tasks that homeowners can complete that would have a significant impact on saving them money. A couple of those remodel tasks can be completed on a Saturday afternoon when there’s not a good game on. Think of it as … [...click to continue reading...]

Creating a schedule is how we complete your 2nd story addition, home addition, or remodeling project.

BUILDING DREAMS can design a 2nd story addition, home addition or any remodeling project. The ability to effectively communicate with you is critical to our success. Like planning a big wedding, graduation party, or a golf outing, there are literally thousands of details to coordinate. For starters … [...click to continue reading...]

Our home improvement bid includes a credit application for financing.

Microsoft Word OptionPDF Option During our bid, you will hear many ways to obtain Construction Financing for your home improvement project. [...click to continue reading...]

Creating House Floor Plans for Major Room Additions or House Addition

When your house is too small, have you ever wondered what the steps are to build a house addition or multiple room additions are to a home? When meeting a new homeowner who wishes to add more bedrooms or baths, they often describe what the finished addition or house floor plans will look like. [...click to continue reading...]

Roof: Residential Roofing Shingles by Certainteed

CertainTeed offers you the broadest range of color and style choices. But you’ll see it’s not style over substance. You’ll get a roof that’s made from the highest quality materials and backed by a strong warranty program. Its our promise [...click to continue reading...]

Home Remodeling: Preparing for an Appointment before new home bluerpints can be made

Building Dreams would love the opportunity to introduce ourselves. Your request for our free home remodeling consultation will allow us to listen to your construction needs prior to any new home blueprints being prepared. [...click to continue reading...]

As a Home Builder and remodeling contractor we know how to Finance your Construction Project

For a custom home builder or new home builder, there are only a few options for construction financing. Using cash will usually yield a slightly better price for you. Of course if the project is small a credit card or even opening up a line of credit at a material supplier … [...click to continue reading...]

Home Designs and Construction Practices Safeguard your Home Addition Investment

Your home addition project is an investment to your home and will affect your appraised value. Home designs, repairs, maintenance and additions will certainly boost your resale profits if and when you sell. [...click to continue reading...]

Roofing projects are designed around Keeping a Schedule

Our company owner is a long-time professional builder and one who has a degree in construction, business skills from Purdue and have served on many building association boards. He knows that his company has to bring your shingles and residential roofing project in on-time and on budget. [...click to continue reading...]

Any Estimate or Bid keeps the job running safely and smoothly

Now that the estimate and bid phase is behind you in regard to you’re big home improvement project . . . what comes next? For starters, the area around what is being transformed needs to be cleaned. Furniture needs to be moved out and boxes packed. Valuables and wall hangings that could vibrate off the walls need … [...click to continue reading...]