Bob The Builder's Blog

Energy efficient building, R-Value, insulation, etc.

You've heard about energy efficient building, R-Value, insulation - here is what it looks like when it's done right... A 'behind the drywall' look for you!

Fireside Chat: Electrical Wiring

Behind the scenes look at how we achieve proper planning and budgeting related to Electrical Wiring in the home. Details can be seen here:

Our Homeowner Seminars Featured in National Magazine

Coming up on October 15th, we will be hosting a free Kitchen, Bath, or Addition Homeowner Seminar. Learn more and RSVP.

We also wanted you to read a quick article on our Homeowners Seminars that was featured in a national Remodeling Magazine. Click here to read the Remodeling Magazine article.

We look forward to seeing you on October 15th or at one of our future homeowner seminars!

Home On The Range: More Outside Progress & AZEK Trim

In this video Bob reviews with you some of the materials that we are using on the outside of the Home On The Range. Including AZEK Trim and Sherwin Williams Super Paint.

Watch the video below:

Putting in Septic System & Other Outside Progress

Video showing some of the Septic work, preplanning, and some of the additional outside progress:

Interest rates are at historic lows!

As this is being written, 30-year fixed rates are under 5% and 15-year rates are well below that number. Those are the lowest rates in the past 40 years. True, credit is tighter than it was five years ago, but that only affects those with marginal credit. The vast majority of home buyers will not be impacted by more stringent lending standards. Low mortgage rates, combined with the lowest land costs we’re ever likely to see, mean that right now you can build more house for the money than you will when the housing market recovers.

For years, we have worked closely with Todd Philpotts of 1st Place Bank up in Grand Blanc, MI. We have a lot of trust and respect for Todd - don't hesitate to give him a call to learn more about your mortgage and financing options: 810-444-0211.

Laurence Smith Window & Door. One of the keys to our success.

One of the keys to being a successful builder is who you work with.

In the video below Bob tells you about one of our suppliers, Laurence Smith Window & Door. As a homeowner and Fireside client this is important for you to know:

Why Choose Fireside