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Throwback Thursday: A Lasting part of the New Richmond Community

June 22, 2017 8:40 am

Although we are celebrating a pretty major milestone this year with 50 years in business in the New Richmond community, we are proud of every single year we’ve been able to help our clients build their dream homes.  We love our community and are blessed to be a long lasting part of it. This picture... Read More »

Making your Home Beautiful with Summer Gardening

June 8, 2017 3:03 pm

Elements of Garden Design Guest post by Cynthia Jackson “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece” -Claude Monet Working to make our home beautiful is a goal for many, not only on the inside, but the outside as well.  Landscape and garden design is the process of developing a practical and pleasing outdoor space.  It is... Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Original House Plans

May 4, 2017 8:40 am

Digging through some old files, we stumbled upon these gems from 1967.  Take a trip down memory lane when newspaper ads and typewriters were major players in how business was done! While many things have certainly changed over the years, it’s nice to know the Derrick Built Difference has carried through!

Thank You For Touring Derrick

April 13, 2017 3:02 pm

We want to thank everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to stop by and tour our Derrick Custom Homes in the spring parade.  We appreciate each and everyone of you and are honored to share our craftsmanship with you.  We hope you were able to take away some ideas to use in your... Read More »

Derrick Companies Annual Safety Meeting

March 31, 2017 9:00 am

Safety is a topic taken very seriously at Derrick Companies. Construction sites are full of potential hazards, but the risk associated with them can be minimized significantly with proper training for situations, use of safety equipment, and safety standards and policies.  On March 22, 2017, Derrick Companies held its Annual Safety Conference at Wisconsin Indianhead... Read More »

Tour the new Derrick Custom Home in Woodbury

March 27, 2017 4:32 pm

If you haven’t had a chance to get out and see the Derrick Difference in person, we’ve got a snippet of what you’ve been missing.  Pictures and videography only capture a small portion of the craftsmanship, detail, and heart that goes into each home we build so be sure to carve out some time this week... Read More »

Interest Rate Increase and How it Affects Home Buyers

March 17, 2017 10:00 am

The Federal Reserve just increased its benchmark interest rate by a quarter point. This is the second time interest rates have increased in three months. What does this mean if you’re planning a project? According to Mark Mitchell, our Director of Project Development for Derrick Building Solutions, it is best to arrange for financing early.... Read More »

New Stillwater Bridge brings New Wisconsin Development

March 3, 2017 8:38 am

The highly anticipated Stillwater/Wisconsin bridge is nearing completion.  On February 9, the crews completed the final closure pour creating a COMPLETE bridge deck structure, inching the greatly anticipated completion of the new bridge closer to the public’s use!  The Wisconsin department of Transportation representative,  Beth Cunningham, informed the St. Croix County Board of Supervisors that... Read More »

Spring is in the Air

March 2, 2017 7:35 pm

If you haven’t heard yet, it is going to be a glorious weekend here in the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin region!  The winter hermits should be surfacing from their hibernation and ready to spend some time in the fresh sunshine and warm outdoors.  If you haven’t made plans for our first “Spring-ish” weekend, we... Read More »

Throwback Thursday February 2017

February 23, 2017 8:15 pm

Our team stumbled upon this little nugget as we were gathering memories for our 50 year Anniversary.  Hard to believe this was 38 years ago! Happy birthday Mike Derrick!