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Trends in Residential Construction for 2020

Trends in Residential Construction

blog / July 19, 2020

By Ryan Siebert When I think of trends in Residential Construction, home remodeling and home building, I don’t think in terms of design and colors.  My mind goes to the type of projects and the hurdles that are present that impact the way that the business is completed.  What changes have taken place in my […]




What Comes First, The House (Chicken) or the Lot (Egg)?

blog / May 7, 2020

By Ryan Siebert or When it comes to building a custom home what comes first, the House or the Lot? Common sense would say you cannot build a home without a lot to build on.  But, how can you purchase a lot if you don’t know how much the house is going to cost? Let’s […]




Custom Built Home You Won't Want To Miss

blog / April 14, 2020

Are you looking into the options of having a custom built home built for you? If so you are going to find yourself looking for pictures of how to finish your home.  You may browse Pinterest, Houzz, or even look at your Facebook feed for the latest trends.  What we recommend looking at this photo […]




How a Bloody Mouth Turned Into a New Home

blog / January 29, 2020

By Ryan Siebert I’d love to be telling you that a late night bar fight turned into a great relationship with clients that we eventually built a home for.  That would be stretching the truth a bit.   My first meeting with that clients that would eventually build their home with us started at one of my […]




A Story of a Custom Built Home

blog / December 27, 2019

By Ryan Siebert Every home has its own story.  This story is about the custom home that we just built in Naperville.  So it back and relax and envision yourself going through the home building process with us one day. The Lot Having a lot means all of the ideas that you have can actually […]




How Long Does It Take To Build A New Home?

blog / September 30, 2019

When prospective clients first reach out to us one of the first questions they ask is, “How long does it take to build a new home?” Honestly, it’s a loaded question. Here’s some factors that effect the timeline for building your custom home. How big of a home are you building? Commonsense says that the […]




How To Hire A Contractor

Uncategorized / April 29, 2019

Few people like to go through the steps to hire a contractor.  Then again, should you be looking for a contractor or a partner?  The philosophy at SG Home Builders is to partner with our clients. Your project isn’t just another check of the box, it is a partnership in making the right financial and […]




What Are the Upfront Costs for Custom Home Building?

blog / March 27, 2019

By Ryan Siebert Whether you are building a multi-million dollar home or a $500,000.00 home there will be upfront costs involved.  Today I am going to break down those costs for Naperville and surrounding suburban areas.




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 […]




Are Cost Effective Subcontractors Really Cost Effective?

blog / November 9, 2018

By Ryan Siebert As a general contractor I find myself often and the dilemma of choosing the best subcontractor and making my clients budget work. Often times when building a custom home we have to make a decision that fits the clients budget, or we do not get the business at all. Today I’d like […]