Following along with the steps to a custom home

following along

Conception – The beauty in building custom homes is that every client is looking for a unique style and design that will fit their personal lifestyle. We take great pride in working closely with you to develop a home that is a direct reflection of your creative vision. Not only must the home be an Read More >

What sets us apart?

What sets us apart

Peak Construction builds custom homes in a very proactive approach for the customer. Steve Dow, the builder has 40 years of Exquisite Home Building experience. He addresses building custom homes in a very proactive approach for the customer. Everything is built around your budget where all costs are established up front… every component, including management Read More >

What’s Wrong With Competitive Building?

“Competitive bids are just that!  If I shave labor or materials to get your job, is that the house you really want?  There are hundreds of ways to lower the price of building, which often lower the quality and workmanship also.  The best drawings and specifications don’t protect you from poor trade practices.” – The Read More >

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process

Building your new home is exciting, especially when you understand how the process works. The following overview outlines the typical steps in the construction of a home and what happens at key stages. The result? A first-rate new home that is personalized to your style and taste. 1. Prepare site and pour foundation: Often, site Read More >

Different types of construction for a variety of styles

Different types of Consturction

I can’t begin to count how many different styles of homes there are. Tuscan, Craftsman, Southwestern, Tudor, Modern, the list goes on. Let’s explore how each of these styles are built, more specifically, what different types of construction are used what makes each better or worse. There are many more types of construction but below Read More >

Landscape – Thoughts for New Homeowners

There’s a relationship between your home and your landscape—the house exists in reference to its surroundings. Ideally the scale of your new home and its landscape will mesh well initially and over time—one will not dwarf the other. Other considerations as you think about a longer-term landscape plan for your new home are style, function Read More >

Tips for Selecting the Perfect Color Palette for your Home

Selecting Color Palette

Choosing neutral paint colors in and out of your new home will ensure you’re truly happy with it. Our painters use Benjamin Moore Paints. This site will assist you with color:     Exterior The idea is that it all blends together, a scheme that has a certain siding color or stucco color that Read More >

Traditional Stick-Framing

Stick Frames Custom Home

What most likely comes to mind when you envision a new home being built is something called “stick framing.” This building system takes its name from the fact that workers assemble the skeleton of the home – wall studs, floor and ceiling joists, and roof trusses or rafters – stick-by-stick, usually on the jobsite, using Read More >

What is a Construction Loan?

Location is a top factor in the value for a home. You purchased a parcel of land. You have hired an architect, engineer and builder and the blueprints are ready for the next stage of building. How do you fund the building of the home? What kind of loan is available for building a home Read More >