99 Barstow, IL Home Builders

What’s the most important step in building a new house from the ground up? Many people would say it’s choosing the right home builder. Constructing a new house is a huge and multifaceted undertaking, so it’s important to find custom home builders you can trust to bring your vision to life, as well as keep the process under control from start to finish. Although a construction job is never without surprises and challenges, a Barstow, IL home builder who’s a good fit for your specific project will make these far easier to handle. More 
Bettendorf, IA, 52722
8 miles from Barstow
Timber Stone Inc. knows homes. We are a family-owned and operated company with a combined effort of over fifty years of experience. Timber Stone Inc. will provide you with... Read More
We have been helping people realize their dreams for over three decades. We understand that your home is a reflection of who you are – a unique expression of your personality and lifestyle.
Hardtwood Homes (563) 528-9248
Bettendorf, IA, 52722
8 miles from Barstow
Premier Custom Homes (563) 340-9863
Davenport, IA, 52722
8 miles from Barstow
Exceptional craftsmanship, design expertise, and lasting customer service are just words to some, but at Premier Custom Homes, they are the foundation for excellence. Premier... Read More
Plum Creek Builders (309) 274-4333
Chillicothe, IL, 61523
50 miles from Barstow
Single Family Custom Homes specializing in design and construction. Read More
Homeway Homes (309) 343-6500
Galesburg, IL, 61401
39 miles from Barstow
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DAN DOLAN HOMES (563) 381-4088
Davenport, IA, 52807
10 miles from Barstow
General Contractor, Home Builder, Developer Read More
Newton Homes (563) 424-5919
Bettendorf, IA, 52722
8 miles from Barstow
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Bettendorf, IA, 52722
6 miles from Barstow
Rock Island, IL, 61201
11 miles from Barstow
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Bettendorf, IA, 52722
7 miles from Barstow
Bettendorf, IA, 52722
8 miles from Barstow
Seaman William (309) 949-2389
Geneseo, IL, 61254
5 miles from Barstow
Blackhawk Builders (309) 496-1376
Hampton, IL, 61256
4 miles from Barstow
Milan, IL, 61264
12 miles from Barstow
Rock Island, IL, 61201
11 miles from Barstow
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What do new home builders do?


For builders who also act as developers, the job starts well before the first nail is driven. They perform Barstow, IL market research to determine whether the prospective homesites make sense in the Barstow, IL market, as well as survey the land on which the house will be built to make sure it is suitable for construction. They also obtain the necessary permits.

A good builder has skills that go far beyond construction — he or she must supervise subcontractors and artisans; keep tabs on Barstow, IL zoning regulations, building codes and other legalities; inspect work for problems along the way; and perform dozens of other roles that are essential in building a quality house. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of home builders: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Kitchen & Bath Designers, Specialty Contractors.

Builders are responsible for ensuring that the home-building project sticks as closely as possible to the specified timetable, particularly in the event of change orders. Custom and luxury home builders also need interpersonal skills to deal with clients of all types, soothe frazzled nerves, negotiate conflicts and resolve problems.

Questions to ask a prospective custom home builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • May I see a current jobsite?
  • Can you give me the addresses of some houses you have built?
  • Are you and your employees licensed and insured?
  • What license(s) do you have?
  • What other training and affiliations do you have?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • How will I be charged for parts and materials?
  • When can your job get done?
  • What is your policy for change orders?
  • What happens when the cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find custom home builders and luxury home builders on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Barstow, IL new home builders. You can also look through Barstow, IL photos to find a house you like, then contact the builder who worked on it. You can find more home builders in Davenport, Moline, Rock Island, Bettendorf and East Moline.
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