Custom Homes

Every family is unique, build your custom homes to reflect your lifestyle, taste and dreams. GNB Builders works with you and your family to ensure your home is customized to meet your expectations and built to accommodate your lifestyle. GNB Builders will help you conceptualize and plan for your dream home to become a reality. You will be provided with the information you need, throughout the process, to assist you in making the choices and decisions that best suit your family. We offer you peace of mind, while protecting your investment, through superior building practices and quality customer service. From your initial vision to the final detail, you can depend on GNB Builders each step of the way.

The GNB Builders “No Surprises Guarantee”, will ensure you have made your personal choices for the ten stages of building your custom home. With twenty years of experience in construction and as a professional journeyman carpenter, Greg Bianchini will be the on-site, hands-on site supervisor ensuring that all details of your home are being carried out with the uppermost care. Greg treats each new home he builds as if it were his own; only the best will do!

GNB Builders will work with you to provide a detailed contract outlining every aspect of the build with specifications so there are “No Surprises”. Any changes that you wish to make, for example, upgrading your flooring, will be discussed, agreed on, and put in writing before any changes are made. You will always be made aware of the progress and the details – it’s your home and it’s your right to know!


The Ten Stages of Building your Custom Home:

  1. Choosing a Professional Builder
  2. Property Assessment
  3. Home Plans
    1. Interior Floor Layout, Features, Style and Finishing
    2. Exterior Style, Features, Finishing
  4. Cost Analysis, Financing, Budget and Contract
  5. Building Permits (incl. Plumbing, electrical, septic)
  6. Ground Breaking – Construction Begins (click for all stages listed below)
  7. Scheduled Site Inspections
  8. Final Home Inspection
  9. Occupancy Permit, Ready for you to move in!
  10. Follow-up

The Stages of New Home Construction:

  1. Site Preparation
  2. Concrete/Foundation
  3. Framing
  4. Installation of Exterior Windows and Doors
  5. LOCK UP
  6. Roofing
  7. Rough-In Plumbing
  8. Rough-In Electrical
  9. Rough-In Heating System
  10. Exterior Siding
  11. Insulation
  12. Drywall
  13. Interior Painting
  14. Interior Finishing begins – trim detail
  15. Cabinetry installed
  16. Complete Plumbing
  17. Complete Electrical
  18. Complete Heating
  19. Flooring
  20. Exterior Decks
  21. Driveways and Walkways
  22. Landscaping
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