If you can imagine it,We can design and custom build it!

Serving all of Southwest Washington including the Long Beach Peninsula

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BUILD YOUR DREAM

full range of build-on-your-lot services.

OUR FLOOR PLANS

Check out our amazing selection of floor plans available

WHAT WE DO

Started in 1982 - Put experience to work for you.

We are a small custom home builder where you will get personal hands-on-service with volume builder type pricing. 
When you call, Paul Karlsen is the one answering the phone. 

We specialize in building custom homes on your lot and really enjoy the process of helping your start with a raw piece of ground and turning it into your custom home vision. 

Our goal is always to get this done as efficiently as possible. We do this by:

  • Having a highly organized job site.
  • Using only the most professional, experienced craftsmen.
  • Being a hands-on builder personally supervising the job site.
  • Consistently paying all suppliers and subcontractors on time, and in full, in return for the best pricing available.
WHAT WE DO

Started in 1982 - Put experience to work for you.

We are a small custom home builder where you will get personal hands-on-service with volume builder type pricing. 
When you call, Paul Karlsen is the one answering the phone. 

We specialize in building custom homes on your lot and really enjoy the process of helping your start with a raw piece of ground and turning it into your custom home vision. 

Our goal is always to get this done as efficiently as possible. We do this by:

  • Having a highly organized job site.
  • Using only the most professional, experienced craftsmen.
  • Being a hands-on builder personally supervising the job site.
  • Consistently paying all suppliers and subcontractors on time, and in full, in return for the best pricing available.
SERVING ALL OF SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON

See our available pre-designed plans

WHAT OUR HOMEOWNERS HAVE TO SAY

Designing and building custom construction projects since 1982!

Hear what customers have to say about Karlsen Building.

Vince Rogers
Vince Rogers
"Scheduling was seamless and finished product is great. Paul saved us a lot of money in the permitting process due to his knowledge of the building codes and requirements. Paul and his crew went out of there way to meet a deadline with our financing when they did not have too. Highly recommend him!
Tony Collins
Tony Collins
Great home builders!
"The house they built for me was my first home and they were extremely patient and friendly. Couldn't imagine going through this experience with anyone else. Thank you so much.
Leanne Lefebvre
"Paul has built us two houses. Both times were super smooth and he's an absolute joy to work with!"
"Scheduling was seamless and finished product is great. Paul saved us a lot of money in the permitting process due to his knowledge of the building codes and requirements. Paul and his crew went out of there way to meet a deadline with our financing when they did not have too. Highly recommend him!
Vince Rogers
"Great home builders! The house they built for me was my first home and they were extremely patient and friendly. Couldn't imagine going through this experience with anyone else. Thank you so much.
Tony Collins
"Paul has built us two houses. Both times were super smooth and he's an absolute joy to work with!"
Leanne Lefebvre
EXTERIOR
  • Site graded for crawlspace, backfilled.​
  • Solid concrete poured footings and foundation with rebar and venting.
  • 2x6 exterior walls at 16" on center.
  • NO CORNERS CUT ON LUMBER
  • Walls are sealed and stuffed with fiberglass insulation.
  • Windows are an excellent vinyl built for the Northwest.​
EXTERIOR
  • Site graded for crawlspace, backfilled.​​
  • Solid concrete poured footings and foundation with rebar and venting
  • 2x6 exterior walls at 16" on center.
  • NO CORNERS CUT ON LUMBER
  • Walls are sealed and stuffed with fiberglass insulation.
  • Windows are an excellent vinyl built for the Northwest.
INTERIOR
  • Weyerhauser edge gold sub flooring. Glued, nailed, screwed. (No squeaks allowed zone)
  • Silent floor system upstairs on 2 story homes with 3/4" subflooring also glued, nailed, screwed
  • 2x4 interior walls at 16" on center.
  • Painted elite doors, your choice of styles.
  • All painted woord wrapped windows, doors closet doors, and base.
  • Solid Hemlock railings on 2 story homes to top of steps. Clear lacquer coated.
INTERIOR
  • Weyerhauser edge gold sub flooring. Glued, nailed, screwed. (No squeaks allowed zone)​
  • Silent floor system upstairs on 2 story homes with 3/4" subflooring also glued, nailed, screwed​
  • 2x4 interior walls at 16" on center.
  • Painted elite doors, your choice of styles.
  • All painted woord wrapped windows, doors closet doors, and base.
  • Solid Hemlock railings on 2 story homes to top of steps. Clear lacquer coated.

Call for information on available plans or a quote on your dream home.

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