Reflections on Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day I want to take a moment to honor and say thank you to our moms. Trying to figure out a new normal during a global pandemic made this last year especially challenging and I recognize that many moms had to balance even more responsibilities …

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The Cost of Construction and How to Get Started

Do you want to build your dream home, but aren’t sure where to start? If this is your first time building a new home you might be wondering about the process, and find yourself asking questions such as how will I know how much things will cost? or, how can I be sure the budget …

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Cheers to Our 20th Year!

An Unexpected Start
It’s 2021 – and for us, this is a very significant year. We’ve hit an exciting milestone, as 2021 marks the 20th year of Patterson Custom Homes. For those of you who may not know our story, we had something of an unexpected start. Building a successful custom home construction company …

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Bringing You the Full Tour of The Farm

In the countryside of central California tucked away on top of a hill in Santa Ynez sits a project that is very close to our hearts. Affectionately known as “The Farm,” Andrew built this 6,265 square foot Patterson Custom Home for his family, creating a place where he, his wife and their three daughters could…

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Traditions & Legacies

While dropping my daughter off at gymnastics practice few weeks ago, I was stopped by a woman who asked me how I’m able to manage everything with so many projects in process, and what motivates me day after day. Frankly, I’m asked these types of questions quite often, and my answer is simple: I’m blessed…

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Reflections on Gratitude

What are you grateful for this Thanksgiving? One of the biggest things I’m grateful for is you, my clients and colleagues, and that you have allowed me and my team to be a part of your life. Being entrusted to build a family’s dream home is a big responsibility – and it’s something that I…

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Achieving Symmetry & Balance the Hard Way

One of the most important details in a Patterson Home is something that you’re not likely to consciously notice: Symmetry. Specifically, everything on the ceiling is lined up perfectly, completely balanced and symmetrical. For example, we install a lot of tongue-and-groove patterned ceilings. When we do, we install the material in such a way that…

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