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New Construction. New Builds.

New house construction is an exciting journey of decisions and revelations.

It is usually the culmination of much planning, searching, and saving. That’s why when starting new house construction, E.L. Builders is your general contractor of choice in the areas around Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Crosslake, Brainerd, and Merrifield, MN.

Our craftsmanship, customer service, and commitment to quality are unsurpassed, even with unique new home plans. No challenge is too great for our talented team of builders, led by owner Eric Larson, a hands-on owner-builder who believes in the importance of getting a job done right. At E.L. Builders, we stand behind our work and abilities because we believe in what we do.

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Starting Your Custom Home

From our first consultation with you, we seek to form a relationship of mutual trust and respect. We realize that you are trusting us to make your dream home or cabin in the Brainerd Lakes Area a reality; that’s a big deal. And so, when starting your new house, we want you to be confident in the process from the very beginning.

The design phase of your new house construction is crucial, and we want to ensure that your dream is accurately translated into a working plan that will allow us to create what you envision. We can work from plans provided by your architect, or E.L. Builders can partner with you and local design experts to create a complete set of plans. Read articles in our Builders Blog to get more ideas.

With either option, our team of craftsmen will adhere to your new house plan to build the exact home that fulfills and exceeds your greatest expectations. E.L. Builders can even assist you with site planning and crafting the layout of your new house.

Monitoring the Build of Your Custom Home

Our worksites are always organized and kept clean and safe, for the benefit of our team and the homeowner. This ensures a welcoming environment when you drop by to inspect our progress or ask questions. Your E.L. Builders new build team wants you to feel right at home as we create your new home!

We also realize that there are times and circumstances that prevent homeowners from being able to visit on-site frequently. E.L. Builders can provide photos and video of the construction process and even consult with you via phone or videoconferencing to go over details and decisions needing your personal attention. As your new home build partner, we will do whatever it takes to include you in every step of the construction process.

At E.L. Builders, we see ourselves as your partner in building your new Brainerd Lakes Area home. That means we will assist you in every way with monitoring your new build. This project is yours, and we want you to experience every exciting step of the journey as it rises from ideas and paper to become reality. You will always be welcomed and treated with courtesy and respect by Eric and our team of builders.

Completing Your Custom Home Construction

The heart of life and construction are both found in the details. Eric and our team at E.L. Builders pay strict attention to the smallest details that ensure top-tier quality in every aspect of new house or cabin construction. We are more than a team of builders; we are talented craftsmen who take great pride in a job well done that leaves nothing to chance.

For you, this means you can depend on quality construction from the foundation and framing to the smallest trim and caulking. With E.L. Builders as your general contractor for Brainerd Lakes Area new house construction, we are not satisfied until your expectations have been exceeded and you are thrilled with your new home. Just browse through some of the testimonials our clients have written, and you will see that E.L. Builders is the general contractor you can trust with your new house construction.

Call us today at 218-839-4158 or complete the online form to share your dreams of Minnesota new house construction with us!

Blog Articles

Read our blog article on building a custom home of your dreams.

Read our blog article on building a custom home in the winter.

Read our blog article on planning a new home.