5 Reasons Building a Custom Home Is the Best Option for You

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Are you tired of searching for your dream home, only to find a bunch of houses that almost check all the boxes? We’re here to solve your problem. Owning your own home can be a wonderful experience, but making your own custom home can be transformative. Here are a few reasons why you should consider building a custom home. 

Fully Custom, Fully You

For starters, a custom home is everything you want and nothing you don’t. You get to decide the ins and outs of the design, the structure, style, and amenities. Unlike already-built homes, you won’t have to worry about future additions or renovations later. There won’t be that one ugly feature you wish you could get rid of but can’t. With a custom home, your home-owning dreams and your vision become reality. 

Your Style on Display 

You could love a neighborhood or part of town, but the homes there may not reflect the style you want your home to have. You may be looking for a more traditional style home, but the area you’re looking at is clustered with classic colonials. 

Building a custom home gives you the option to find an existing development or community and build a home that matches your style. With a custom home, you won’t have to sacrifice your style. 

The Lawn of Your Dreams 

Lawns can make or break a home. Typically, established and older homes can have lawns with worn-out sod, bug infestations, and other problems that can devalue the property and are a constant headache for their owners. When you build a custom home, you can design the lawn of your dreams, complete with state-of-the-art irrigation and drainage systems, making lawn worries a thing of the past. 

Materials: Knowing What Your House Is Made of

When you buy an older home, you don’t know for sure what you’re getting when it comes to materials. This is true even for newer homes, too. Building a custom home means you know exactly what your home is made of. From the floors and walls to the roof and windows, you can choose the highest quality materials to construct your home. 

Move-in Ready, Exactly to Your Specifications 

When you build a custom home, there won’t need to be any retrimming or painting for you to wait on. Your home will be up to your standards on move-in day. You won’t have to replace ugly or moldy trims, make any repairs, or treat any windows. Your home will be exactly the way you want it. 


For four generations, the Burton family has been building custom homes in the Birmingham and Over-The-Mountain areas. If you are looking to build your custom home and don’t know where to start, contact the Taylor Burton Company today! We’ll make your homeowner dreams a reality.