Custom Homes

What Is A Custom Home Builder


A custom home builder helps people build their own custom home, a home that is created just for those people. 

The plans for the house are created, purchased and owned by the homeowners. Your original custom home is exclusively your own.

Why Hire Great Lakes Custom Homes To Help You Build Your Custom Home


We are a family run business that prides it's self on quality, honesty and a high degree of know how when it comes to the complicated world of custom homes.

We stay up to date on all the modern building techniques that makes custom homes function efficiently. We help you create a custom home that functions for your day to day life but also to help reduce your energy consumption and reduce your impact on the world around you.

We believe in  communication with our clients whether it be in person, by phone, text or via email. The more the client knows and understands the more enjoyable the building process will be for them. 

The Process


  1. We can help you get your plans created by an architect of your choosing or you can bring us your already completed plans. 
  2. We budget the house for you. This tells you what your new custom home will cost you, with accurate budgeting you will have confidence that you will not end up house rich and cash poor.
  3. The building process: We help you manage your custom home build;

  • The build is a time and material build.
  • We help organize all your trades.
  • We help you with your interior and exterior choices.
  • We will help you with organizing all the bills.
  • We will help you with the sourcing of all the materials and the options for your home.
  • You can be involved in some of the installation if you want to as well, its your home.