Our New Build Homes

Serving the Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin areas

We Don't Build Houses, We Build Homes

Stepping Stone Homes has the unique position of having most of our team members come from many years – and in most cases – decades of new construction build experience.  From our Construction Manager and Purchasing Manager to our Design Team and Project Manager, each has a unique perspective of how quality is essential to our approach of building homes.  As a tight-knit team, we produce houses that not only look beautiful, but also stand the test of time. Learn more about the detailed approach we take when building new homes in Wisconsin or explore our communities.

Our New Home Construction Standards

Smart Homes

Technology is all around us and always evolving, don’t leave your home behind. Always on the cutting edge of technology, we equip all our homes with Smart Technology to make your life a breeze. Ask our sales representative for a list of exciting current tech installations. 

2x6 Construction

Whereas most builders use 2×4’s for their outside walls, we use 2×6 studs to create stronger, sturdier walls.  

Also, all the walls in our new homes are built 16” on center instead of the typical 24” on center others use to save on lumber and labor costs. This creates a much sturdier wall and makes it easier for you when searching for studs to hang shelves in the future.

Eight Foot Garage Doors

Whereas many new home builders use seven foot high doors to save money, we always install eight foot high doors to make sure any size family vehicle can fit inside the garage.

 

Kitchen

  • Soft close kitchen doors and drawers provide a cleaner look with far less noise.
  • Quartz countertops are installed instead of granite. Quartz is sealed and has a far more durable surface.
  • Kitchen drawers are a solid wood dovetail construction to last longer.
  • Crown molding and hardware on cabinets for a more detail-rich kitchen.
  • Upgraded garbage disposal to break up extra-tough food waste.
  • Under cabinet lighting to illuminate your kitchen workspace.
 

Insulation & Windows

  • Exterior walls – R-19 batt insulation
  • Ceilings – R-50 blown insulation
  • Foundation – R-5 foam full wall height insulation (minimum)
  • Low-E double-pane insulated windows, blocking 84% of the sun’s fading ultraviolet rays

Water

  • Pre-plumbed water softener loop is built in at construction allowing you to add a water softener at any time
  • 65 gallon heat pump water heater
  • Water line for icemaker
  • PEX water distribution lines

Basement

  • Lower level features a full bathroom rough in for future finishing
  • Sub slab venting system in basement – active radon mitigation system
  • Sealed sump pump pit with submersible pump
  • MERV 11 media filter in the furnace

Flooring

  • Solid core inside doors (vs hollow core) which are sturdier and help with sound
  • 3/4″ standard sub floor
  • Wider baseboards and casing than most new home builders

Bathrooms

  • Towel bars and toilet paper holders are installed
  • LED Lighting
  • Every home is certified by an energy expert
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Nothing Left to Add But the Memories

By adding these protocols as standard building practices, we continue to add to our reputation of being able to build quality homes at a great value, with beautiful results. Get started on building your dream home today.

Find A Dream Home Near Milwaukee

Stepping Stone Homes is proud to be awarded and trusted as one of Southeast Wisconsin’s top home builders. We believe in building excellence into everything we do, including the cities we create neighborhoods in. Our communities are built across the following cities:

  • Oak Creek
  • Menomonee Falls 
  • Germantown
  • Pleasant Prairie
  • Burlington
  • Franklin
  • Muskego
  • Oconomowoc
  • Kenosha
milwaukee suburbs

Milwaukee, and it’s surrounding suburbs, offers an exceptional living experience for those seeking a new home. With its thriving economy, rich culture, stunning natural surroundings, and excellent education system, the Milwaukee area has all the ingredients for a fulfilling lifestyle, whether you are looking to move your family or just for you. Here’s why choosing a suburb near Milwaukee as your new home and Stepping Stone Homes as your builder is a winning combination:

  • Thriving Job MarketThere are numerous career opportunities across industries like manufacturing, healthcare, technology, and finance. The presence of Fortune 500 companies offers stability and growth potential, making it an attractive destination for professionals.
  • Cultural Delights: Only a short drive away, immerse yourself in Milwaukee’s vibrant arts scene, world-class museums, and lively festivals. From exploring captivating exhibits at the Milwaukee Art Museum to enjoying the renowned Summerfest music festival, the city’s offerings are bound to make life more fun.
  • Outdoor Beauty: The Milwaukee area is blessed with picturesque parks and the stunning Lake Michigan shoreline. Embrace the outdoors by indulging in activities like boating, fishing, hiking, and biking.
  • Education Excellence: Milwaukee boasts top-tier educational institutions, from universities to public and private schools. Families moving to the area can be confident in the quality of education available to their children.

With over 13 years of experience, we have gained an in-depth understanding of what families want and need – from responsive communication to innovative home design and top-notch quality that stands the test of time. Get in touch with us today and unlock the possibilities of creating your dream home near the vibrant city of Milwaukee.

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