• Golf Anyone?

    Well, maybe not, at least not for future home builders. Last week I was nerding out in one of my builder magazines and I came across a rather surprising article: They are saying that, “the prestigious trend of living on a golf course is losing its appeal!” I have to be honest up front and

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  • Not All Pricing Is Equal!

    Pricing Out a Custom Home I just ran across this interesting situation, when a friend of a friend asked me to price out their home they wanted to build. They had purchased plans from a site that sells floor plans. They are generally good plans just lacking detail (I’ll explain later). They asked me along

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  • Making the New Home Building Process Easy for You

    Patti and I are recent empty nesters. So we decided it would be a good time to build a new home that accommodates our newfound lifestyle better. We decided on a ranch style with an exposed lower level, that way we still get the benefit of the lower level space, with a rec room, bar,

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  • Jeff Burg Named Builder of the Year by Lakeland Builders Association Second Year in a Row

    Contact Information Phone: 262-278-7587 patti@jfkdesignbuild.com www.jfkdesignbuild.com ELKHORN, Wis. – Lakeland Builders Association (LBA), a non-profit professional trade organization serving the building industry in and around the Southeast Wisconsin area announced Jeff Burg, Owner and President of JFK Design-Build Inc. in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin as their Builder of the Year for the second year in a row.

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  • Roseburg I-joists

    We just talked about the sub flooring we use in our homes, now let’s talk about what that flooring sits on: I-joist beams are below the sub floor. We use Roseburg RFPI® LVL Flange floor I-joists in all our homes because they will not warp, twist or shrink and are highly engineered for straightness and

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  • Advantech Subflooring

    There is a big difference in the quality of the products JFK Design Build uses to build a home, especially the products you can’t see. Luxury you can see is beautiful, but luxury you can’t see is QUALITY! Subflooring is a critical part of your home as it is arguably one of the most used

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