Orlando home built by Silliman

Silliman Homes model house in the BayHill neighborhood of Orlando, Fla., shows clients what they can expect from the builder's new CitySide program.

Three custom builders undertake the rebranding and repositioning process with quantifiable results.

Business fitness

Small steps can lead to dramatic improvement in a short period of time.

Two custom home projects take on demolition challenges and opportunities to repurpose portions of the original houses

Porch on a home by Regency Builders

Three builders offer their takes on porches as the vehicle for curb appeal, relaxing, and outdoor living.

Richard Berry entryway/staircase

Photo: Courtesy of Richard Berry

Three perspectives regarding how to treat entryways and focal points.

Business Growth

The more you understand what is the ideal growth rate for your business, the more you can plan and focus on executing.

Jeff Wynne

Josh Wynne, owner and founder

Building Florida homes that work with nature reduces the burden of living in them.

Sea Cliff Cottage

Because Sea Cliff Cottage is located along the coast in La Jolla, Calif., builder Ryan Hill chose treated wood exterior trim boards from WindsorOne that are highly resistant to rot, insects, mold and moisture. The river-rcck wall echoes the main residence, Sea Cliff (Photo: Larny Mack Photography).

These coastal homes are the perfect balance of beauty and durability

Don Farinelli

Don Farinelli, owner and founder

Nineteen in-house carpenters enable Farinelli Construction to satisfy central Pennsylvania's desire for handcrafted home building.

Jeff Santerre

Jeff Santerre, co-owner and founder

Seattle-based builder is comprehensive about communicating and salvaging material from tear downs long before green was fashionable

Design/Build graphic

Some Design/Build business models are more a product of evolution than what is best.

Video

Building Science - LP SmartSide Episode One
Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Gideon Pointe neighborhood
Submitted Video: Habitat for Humanity's Builders Blitz Day 4 - Summit County, Ohio Projects
Building Science - LP SmartSide Episode One

June 2015

This Month in Custom Builder

Products

This dual convection wall oven from Jenn-Air gives users total control of the oven’s functions and performance via a mobile app on their smartphone or tablet.

Features

Three custom builders undertake the rebranding and repositioning process with quantifiable results.

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