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Leaving a Legacy: 50 Years Strong

July 26, 2017 12:03 pm

50 Years Strong Most goals in life consist of financial gain, personal happiness, and the love of family mixed in. Business goals are not that different. Financial gain:sure helps a business stay afloat if you have this. Personal happiness:it is a rarity in today’s workforce to be able to say “I love what I do.”... Read More »

Happy Birthday America! New Models Plus Fireworks

July 3, 2017 8:00 am

Happy Birthday America!  After you’re all done “ooh-ing” and “ahh-ing” over the new models which are open for viewing this weekend, head over to Hatfield Park in New Richmond for the fireworks show!  Because the festivities begin at 6 p.m. on July 4, you will have ample time to enjoy all the games, food, and... Read More »

Family Summer Fun Activities in the St. Croix Valley

June 28, 2017 8:00 am

No matter which side of the St. Croix you find yourself on, there are ample opportunities to get out on the weekends and enjoy the summer season of the Twin Cities and St. Croix areas.  Be sure to check out some of the great activities in our Derrick Custom Homes surrounding areas!  Soak up that... Read More »

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 »