D.B. Homes marks success
D.B. Homes, Inc., 706 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite 1, Johnstown, specializes in “turn key” modular construction. This means that D.B. Homes can handle every aspect of the construction process, from the excavation process all the way through to handling you the key to your new home.
D.B. Homes also offers flexibilty throughout the entire construction process by allowing customers to manage any part of the process on their own. Their Owner/Builder Program enables homeowners to save thousands of dollars by using their knowledge and knowledge of others to complete their new home. Homes are built from 1,000 square feet to 4,000 square feet and bigger. There are many different styles available, from split-entry, ranch, cape cod, two-story, duplexes and townhouses.
Dick Burke, Jr. founded the company in 2000. The first office was an unmarked, family-owned garage in Dale Borough in the Johnstown area that offered no parking. In 2006, D.B. Homes opened its 1,600 square foot design center with four luxurious kitchens and endless other samples on Eisenhower Boulevard in Johnstown. There are eight employees.
Currently, D.B. Homes has no plans to expand in 2010, however in addition to building residential homes, they are now offering commercial construction. In 2009, D.B. Homes’ sales remained the same as the previous year, despite the recession and the most challenging market in the last 35 years.
In August 2008, D.B. Homes built its first 2,428 square-foot, two-story model home at their corporate office and design center on Eisenhower Boulevard, in Johnstown. In addition, D.B. Homes’ newest spec home and two residential homes have been tested and recieved 5 Star Plus Rating for energy efficiency.
The home is 34 percent more energy efficient than site-built homes. D.B. Homes is always a “green friendly” builder by using environmentally friendly building methods and materials.
With the completion of their newest two-story model home, D.B. Homes is now able to show different options and the types of quality, care and craftsmanship that goes into each of their homes.
In August 2009, D.B. Homes raised over $200 for the Young Professionals of the Alleghenies (YPA) at their Open House and Car Wash Fundraiser.
In the summer of 2009, D.B. Homes launched a brand new Web site at www.db-homes.com. Visit the Web site to get more information about D.B. Homes and take a look at recent projects, floor plans, testimonials, products and options and much more.