One of the earliest steps in the building process is
selecting the lot for your new home. We start by finding out what
type of home site you are considering. Do you want a large backyard?
A walkout basement? Lots of trees? Room for a swimming pool?
We will walk lots with you and suggest the ideal
placement of your home to maximize views and the natural features of
Ziegler Custom Homes has ideal home sites available in
our featured neighborhoods across the northwestern Twin City suburbs,
but also can build on your lot.
Choosing the design of your new home once again begins
with the personal wants and needs of you and your family. We know
that today's active families are looking for design styles and
layouts that fit with busy lifestyles. From kitchens that double as
food prep and homework areas to lower level family rooms for the
entire family to enjoy.
Being a custom home builder, you may choose to have us
create a one of a kind, truly custom home that includes any design
and feature you desire.
Ziegler Custom Homes also offers a wide variety of
lifestyle-friendly floor plans from which you may choose. All of
these popular plans can be customized just for you.
Our two-story and rambler designs all feature spacious
kitchens, inviting family rooms, inviting bedrooms and bathrooms,
home offices and entertainment spaces.
With your lot chosen and home style selected, actual
construction begins. Ziegler Custom Homes provides you with a general
timetable so that you can follow the progress of your new home.
The process starts with excavation, foundation and
framing. Then comes plumbing, heating, electrical and low-voltage
rough-ins. Next comes Sheetrock, cabinetry, and interior trim.
Painting and staining comes next, followed by installation of your
flooring and counter-tops.
The last steps involved in the process include the
final installations of your plumbing, heating, electrical and
While all of this work is being done inside your home,
exterior items being completed include siding, brick/stone, well and
At key points during construction, you will meet with
Ziegler Custom Homes’ staff on-site for walk-thrus and approvals.
While watching your home be built is an exciting time,
selecting the products and materials that will make up your new home
is perhaps the most enjoyable step.
You will begin by meeting at our in-house selections
center where we guide your through the process, starting with general
material sections such as roofing, siding, windows, doors, cabinet
types, and more. We then provide you with a listing of our preferred
suppliers of floor coverings, plumbing fixtures, lighting and
You will visit showrooms and meet with consultants that
will work with you in selecting everything you need for your new
With the construction of your new home complete, we
will conduct a final walk-through to ensure that all of your
expectations have been met, prior to closing.
This will allow you to ask questions and get an
overview of primary mechanical features of your new home. As you
settle into your new home, Ziegler Custom Homes, Inc., is there to
address your questions and concerns you may have.