Frequently Asked Questions

Asking Questions is an Excellent Way to Determine Why Kerstiens Deserves to be Your New Home Company

  • Does Kerstiens build on lots other than those they sell?

    Yes, we will build on your lot or property.

  • Does Kerstiens Custom Builders build homes other than those based on their model plans?

    Yes, we build and design custom homes.

  • Does Kerstiens construct other types of buildings?

    Yes, we build small commercial buildings custom designed for the owner’s use.

  • What if the homebuyer can’t find a Kerstiens Custom Builders Model Home plan that fits their needs?

    Kerstiens Custom Builders will design a custom plan to suit customers’ needs.

  • Can a buyer make changes to Kerstiens model plans?

    Yes, Kerstiens modifies the model plans frequently to suit each buyer.

  • Does Kerstiens charge for custom designing a plan?

    Not if Kerstiens builds the home.

  • How long does it take to build a new home with Kerstiens?

    4 to 6 months.

  • Does Kerstiens provide temporary living quarters during the construction period?

    Kerstiens offers living accommodations if they are available.

  • What needs to be done when Kerstiens is finished?

    The home is ready for you to move in. The yard will need finish grading and seeding.

  • Does the buyer have to schedule any other contractors?

    No. Kerstiens handles all construction management, from utility taps to final cleaning.

  • What responsibilities does the homebuyer have in the construction process?

    The homebuyer is responsible to meet with Kerstiens Preferred Partners to select and approve allowance related products.

  • What is a Kerstiens Custom Builders preferred partner?

    Our preferred partners is a materials and service business partner with proven excellence in customer service, offers discounted pricing, meets schedules, and is committed to pleasing our customers.

  • Why does Kerstiens prefer the home buyer to select products from their preferred partners?

    For several reasons: Preferred partners provide pricing and service superior to their competitors, they adhere to scheduling requirements, and they satisfy our customers’ expectations.

  • Does Kerstiens guarantee the house?

    Yes, a 2 year warranty for any defects in materials or workmanship is standard with Kerstiens.

  • What are the advantages of building a new Kerstiens home versus buying a pre-owned house?

    Every year, we improve our products and services. Building new ensures you get the latest technologies, energy efficient systems, up to date fixtures, but most significantly, your new home is designed and built to suit your preferences!