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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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What Are People Saying About Baxter Builder, B-Dirt Construction LLC?

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 Baxter home builder, B-Dirt Construction build their custom home in the Brainerd Lakes Area.

"This is our second house with B-Dirt Construction LLC. They are on time and on budget. B-Dirt Construction LLC makes the building process enjoyable."

Alan and Peggy | Baxter, MN

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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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The B-Dirt Difference

The B-Dirt Difference When you build with Brainerd's custom home builder, B-Dirt Construction, you begin a relationship with our locally-owned business. You become part of the B-Dirt family! What makes us different? For starters, B-Dirt Construction provides you with a preliminary design and price total at no cost to you. B-Dirt Construction also:

  • Utilizes the latest CAD 3D software to bring your ideas to life.
  • Has over 25 skilled employees that build our custom homes.
  • Uses Insulating Concrete Forms (ICFs) for your foundation, cutting down on heat loss.
  • Uses blown-in blanket insulation, providing an R-24 value and filling hard-to-reach areas.
  • Installs dual-heat systems, allowing you to switch between gas and electric.

Building with B-Dirt Construction means your home will be well-built down to the last detail, well-insulated, and well-heated. Call today for your free consultation: (218) 821-5243. We look forward to meeting you!

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North Long Lake Home

North Long Lake HomeDid you see B-Dirt Construction at the MMBA (Mid-Minnesota Builders Association) Fall Home Tour? We at B-Dirt love to watch your dreams come to life with our signature interactive CAD 3D software, but nothing compares to taking a walking tour of one of our most popular model homes! B-Dirt was proud to offer a model of our stunning North Long Lake home in this Fall Home Tour. B-Dirt is proud to have a long-standing relationship with MMBA and offer a home to tour in both the fall and the spring.

This beautiful home boasts many unique features, including hand-troweling, faux painted texture on the walls and ceiling of the great room, as well as tray ceiling in the master bedroom. The living area contains exquisite custom tiling, cabinetry, granite, and rough sawn oak floors. The second floor is a luxurious combination of work and play. Spacious office space overlooks a breathtaking view of the lake, while the theater room offers endless hours of entertainment for you and your family.

Set up your free consultation with B-Dirt today and see how your dreams can come to life in your new home!

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from B-Dirt Construction!

As 2013 winds to an end we pause to give thanks for a successful year of building houses and relationships throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area and Beyond! 

B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd MN) looks forward to what the New Year will bring and we hope that we can make many more dreams become realities from cabins to retirement homes to first homes!

B-Dirt Construction (Brainerd MN) is here to help you realize those dreams and work with you to make them come true.

Thank you to all of our customers, employees, sub-contractor's and suppliers for an amazing year!

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