Process for Building a New Home

Mumm’s have been building homes since the late 50’s. We are now in our third generation of builders. We have evolved over the years and have kept up with the current trends and technology. Brad is the third generation and we keep up with the new building products, information, trends, and energy savings ideas by … Read more

Zerolot homes in Fisher Illinois

Remax and Mumm Construction are offing affordable, quality-built zero lot-line homes! These homes feature many upgrades only seen in higher priced homes! Upgrades include 2 x 6 Exterior walls and extra Attic insulation for lower utilities. Whirlpool Stainless Steel Appliances. Family Room w/Hardwood Floor and Cathedral Ceiling, Kitchen with Island Bar that easily seats 3, … Read more

Five Basic Ways to Build Green

Energy Efficiency from Insulation Better wall insulation systems.  Sealing up box sills.  Foamed basement walls and crawlspace walls.  R-50 cellulose in the attic or a foamed conditioned space.  Sealing all walls and plates helps seal the house.  Pay a little more to the insulator now or pay the power company Forever!! Windows Always use a … Read more

Home Construction Steps

It’s important to understand the order of the basic steps to building a home so that the process can be planned and anticipated according to your wants and needs. Generally a home construction project follows these important steps: Decide on the general or specific location of the new home. Locate possible building sites in the … Read more

Construction Advice

Building a home is a project that can be exciting but it requires several steps of careful planning.   The handling of the lot preparation and layout, the house plans and all of the other options can be daunting. If you’re planning to build a new home and would like to speak with an experienced builder … Read more

Understanding Green Building

There are hundreds of websites devoted to green building. Many sites show how to insulate using different material, recommendations on how to heat and cool a new home, and everything else you need to know to build a new home.

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Energy Star Information

Home builders and home buyers across the country are increasingly interested in green building and energy star efficient homes.

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Green Building Case Study

Mumm Construction conducted a case study on a 1500 square foot home that featured cathedral ceilings, a finished basement and geothermal heating.

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