Our attentiveness to detail makes us the perfect choice if you’re looking for a custom homebuilding experience. We can ensure your home is unique to you.
This is our niche! If you love the charm of historical homes but need the conveniences afforded by modern construction practices, we can help you.
New Construction & Remodels
We use the highest quality materials to get the best result possible. Let us take the headache and guesswork out of construction.
If you think an expert is expensive, just wait ’til you hire an amateur!
We offer detailed estimating…to eliminate unforeseen costs.
Detailed Estimating is very different from “Free Estimates”.
For years, the standard has been to give free estimates based on the square footage of the prospective project. At Crane Builders, we think it’s a bit more complicated than that.
We pride ourselves on accurate and complete cost estimating. Because of this, we are likely not the lowest bid at the start.
-We do not low ball our bids or estimating in order to be awarded a project.
-We do not square foot or ballpark costs in our detailed cost estimating process. Instead, we collect bids from suppliers and subs, even on allowance items. Because of this – bidding takes time!
Our cost estimating takes numerous hours so we, ideally, prefer to negotiate contracts with owners once we are the preferred contractor for the job, as the time and effort we put into the bid process can be lost to contractors who do not compare to our quality or in our management and oversight. We have found that our time is best spent with clients who seriously want Crane to run their projects and understand the value of our services. For this reason, our detailed estimating service starts at $1,600…the cost of which is deducted from your final invoice, if we are hired as your contractor.