Factors to Consider when Choosing a Home Builder

Factors to Consider when Choosing a Home Builder

Finding a good custom home builder is the first step in bringing your custom home dreams into reality. You’ve heard plenty of construction horror stories. Use our expertise so that you spot red flags right away and find a quality professional to...
The Inflation Reduction Act & Building Green

The Inflation Reduction Act & Building Green

Green homes often come with a prohibitive price tag, or at least that’s a perception that keeps many homeowners from considering purchasing green homes or pursuing eco-friendly home improvements. The Inflation Reduction Act is not the only...
How Do You Build a Net-Zero Custom Home in Grand Rapids?

How Do You Build a Net-Zero Custom Home in Grand Rapids?

Bring balance into your life every day by building a net-zero home. Whether you’re looking to remove yourself from the grid or leave the smallest footprint possible, net-zero homes are a lofty goal in green residential technology that is becoming...
Parade of Homes 2022

Parade of Homes 2022

R-Value Homes is pleased to promote our 2022 Parade of Homes showpiece.  We cannot wait for you to take in these thoughtful features and detailed craftsmanship. You cannot help but feel the difference when standing inside an R-Value home. Nestled on...
Details Your Insulated Concrete Form Custom Home Needs in Grand Rapids

Details Your Insulated Concrete Form Custom Home Needs in Grand Rapids

You’re planning on triple pane windows; you’re deciding on solar panels; you’re scanning the market for eco-friendly appliances! Choosing to build an Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) home often begins with a maze of decisions about details to include...
How to Reduce Cost on a Custom Home Build in Grand Rapids

How to Reduce Cost on a Custom Home Build in Grand Rapids

If you’re getting ready to apply for that construction loan and you’re unsure about a realistic budget for your custom home in West Michigan. If you are looking for savvy ways to address cost and preserve quality with your custom home build, R-Value...
Myths About Energy Efficient Homes

Myths About Energy Efficient Homes

Your phone won’t work! You’ll constantly be cold! Eco-materials are flimsy! Most things that scare a potential customer off of energy-efficient insulated concrete form homes are complete myths. If you’re interested in a custom home with reduced...
The Custom Home Building Process: Picking Your Design Team

The Custom Home Building Process: Picking Your Design Team

Congratulations! You’ve decided to invest in a custom home. You likely have many questions about the factors to consider when designing a new home. Your early choices and the professionals you consult will steer the rest of your project, and we’re...
Designing a High-Performance Home in West Michigan

Designing a High-Performance Home in West Michigan

A lot of questions about building an insulated concrete form (ICF) home center around the design. Some of our most frequently asked about designing a high-performance home include the following:  Do I need to work with a certain designer? Can I use...
Simple Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Make a Big Impact

Simple Curb Appeal Ideas That Will Make a Big Impact

(Guest Post by Ray Flynn from DIY Guys) Home selling can be a time and labor-intensive process, even when you’re well prepared for all that goes into it. There are a few steps you can take to speed things up, however, and they’re not necessarily...