Lifetime Achievement – Bob Scheefer

We’re thrilled to share that the legendary Bob Scheefer has just been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Harvest Homes. Honoring Bob is Harvest Homes’  Sale Manager – Deb Harrington. Lake Placid, New York   What an incredible milestone, 30 plus years and 100’s of project with Harvest Homes. Scheefer Adirondack Builders is well-deserved […]

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Dream House Design 101

People looking to build a new home struggle with the design stages of the project.  Whether it’s a family’s vacation home or that once in a lifetime Dream Home, it’s something people want to make sure they get it right.   How do you even start to design your own home project? In this digital age, […]

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American Hero – U.S. Marine Ret Melroy Cort

On a regular day, my job is very gratifying and fulfilling. I have the pleasure of working with builders from all over the Northeast. However, this project was something even better. It was amazing and awe-inspiring. We were a part of an incredible team, fueled by “Tunnel to Towers” and “A Soldier’s Journey Home.” Together, […]

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Coming Through COVID-19

Working through the Covid-19 shut down.   When the year began, the construction industry was riding high on some of the most promising predictions for the 2020 season.  Then, enter the world-wide Covid-19 pandemic shutting down Governments, Businesses and essentially all the construction industry.   None of us really knew what the future would hold.  When would […]

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Timing is Everything

  One of the first questions any prospective customer asks is, “How long will it take?” It’s a question you cautiously answer by carefully laying out a best-case scenario, when you know any number of things can easily disrupt the schedule.   Panelizing your projects with Harvest Homes can help you set and meet your schedules.  […]

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Important Qualities for Selecting a Great Custom Home Builder

  There are a number of things to consider when selecting a home builder to help you build your dream home. Finding the right home builder will make all the difference in a smooth home building experience. Here are some thoughts on qualities you should look for from a custom home builder:     1. […]

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Harvest Homes addresses “Construction’s Seven Deadly Sins”

Structural Security  Dating back to ancient Egypt and the Laws of Hammurabi, builders have been held responsible for the structures they build.  In those days, the warranty was literally “an eye for an eye”.  If a structural beam fell and killed the occupant’s dog, the builder’s dog would be put to death, etc. Today’s model […]

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Looking Through the Crystal Ball

  As you look back over the last 25 years the building industry has seen its fair share of ups and downs.   In order to navigate through these cycles of recession and building booms we as builders must adapt and look into the crystal ball for what the future may bring.   It’s important to be […]

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How Can We Improve Your Project Margins?

Making the choice to integrate the Harvest Homes panelized building system into your project management means more than just changing suppliers. Panelization brings much more to the process and in so doing absorbs some of the actions that you performed. Many of these actions were necessary and accepted, but they have time and expense associated […]

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Benefits of Panelized Homes

The most frequently used systems-built technology today is the panelized building system. A panelized building system is a form of construction in which all components of a house are prefabricated at a climate-controlled factory, and then shipped to the building site for construction. In most instances, the builder can have a weather-tight shell within a […]

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