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How is the Coronavirus Impacting the Residential Construction Industry?

blog / April 12, 2020

The first few weeks of the Coronavirus may seem like business as usual for the construction industry.  The long term will impact in a different fashion.  Construction has been deemed essential, but new projects are being put on hold.  Some of the changes that may happen will as a result of this may be; lower […]




How To Identify If You Are The Right Client For Your Contractor

blog / September 10, 2019

By Ryan Siebert When building a home building and remodeling business contractors need to pay attention to the type of client that works for their business.  Early on there is a tendency to take on every client that asks for a quote.  At some point there is a realization that certain clients work for certain contractors.  Here are a few of […]




To Bid or Not to Bid? A Home Builder and Remodeler's, Dilemma

blog / March 12, 2019

By Ryan Siebert As a remodeling and home building contractor in Naperville one of the most significant dilemmas that I find myself in is making the decision on whether or not to bid a project or to walk away from it.  I’d like to discuss a conflict that goes on when it comes to pricing […]




Bathroom Renovation Trends in 2019

blog / February 6, 2019

As 2019 rolls on the bathroom renovation trends are starting to stand out. Our Naperville remodeling inventory is hot and so are the bathroom finish materials. This article will examine the top Naperville bathroom remodeling trends from SG Home Builders perspective. Tiles, Lots of Tiles When I first entered this industry in 2007 the market […]




How Important Is Your Lender When Building a Custom Home?

blog / October 3, 2018

By Ryan Siebert As a custom home builder and remodeler I know how important your lender can be for you to have a successful transaction. My business has made multiple shifts over the 12 years of existence and without a banker who understands me, I would have had a much more difficult time.  The same […]




How to Select Interior Trim Packages for Your Custom Home

blog / September 22, 2018

When he comes to selecting interior trim for your home this simple little task can become very complicated. My custom building and renovation clients in Naperville know all too well what I am talking about. Today I want to give you a few tips on how you can take the bull by the horn and […]




How Many Contractors Does it Take to Complete My Renovation Project?

blog / January 23, 2018

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] How Many Contractors Does it Take to Complete My Renovation Project? By Ryan Siebert This article is for all of you out there that are looking to take on your next renovation project on your own.  Coming from someone that knows about the renovation project […]




Custom Built Home in Naperville, IL

blog / January 2, 2018

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] Custom Built Home in Naperville By Ryan Siebert We recently wrapped up on our latest custom built home in Naperville.  I wanted to give you a tour of my favorite rooms of the house so you can keep your eyes open when custom building your […]




Chicago Development Projects Start With Marty Paris

Podcast / January 2, 2018

What Does It Take To Dominate Development Projects In Chicago? Marty Paris Founder and President of Sedgwick Development [powerpress] As the leader of one of Chicago’s top development companies Marty Paris knows his way around the block.  In this episode of Secrets of Homebuilders Marty gives an up close look into being a Chicago Development […]




How to Prepare for Coffered Ceilings

blog / December 21, 2017

[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” admin_preview_bg=”] How to Prepare for Coffered Ceiling Installation By Ryan Siebert If you think installing a coffered ceiling is a simple task you can wait for the last second, you may find yourself in serious trouble.