hy Flynner Building Company?
As soon as we moved into our new house, the kids could breath better. They were sleeping better. They were living better. I am very content with our decision to build a Certified Green Home and I believe it is helping immeasurably with the health of our children!
-From Kate Stillman's blog regarding her new Flynner certified green home.
You'll hear me say this many times I'm sure, but I am also proud of my relationship with you. I couldn't have had a better building experience start to finish and it just goes to show what little the detractors know. You're truly a man of your word and I have thoroughly enjoyed the journey with you and your outstanding team. You are so far ahead of the rest of the world that it just seems silly now to build anything other than green. I will always be ready to sing the praises of both the house and the process. Congratulations to you on a great job! - Joe Rengel
Dear Scott & Team,
We may still be in the "honeymoon" phase, only having lived in our new home for five months, but not a day goes by without reflecting on the true partnership with you to build it, however. There was a lot of give and take, but we all kept the same vision at the forefront. It was a good experience and we believe that had much to do with the process you clearly outlined up front and followed during construction. Your encouragement for our active participation and feedback was another important factor to the success of this project. We would do it all over again with you, and even better next time! -Warmly, Gwen & Curt Fransen
Here are some emails we received from Connie Butts, one of Flynner's happy clients:
1) I went by the house today and I was really impressed by the siding. I loved the detail in the porch and all around it. Once again you exceeded my expectations it looks awesome.
2) After seeing how beautiful the porch came out I was anxious to see how the patio would be. Once again he did a great job it looks fantastic. Thanks for being picky with your subs, they have all done outstanding work so far. I am sure this is one area where some builders might cut corners and find subs that will work for less especially during these economic times. It meant a lot to us in choosing you that you had subs that were with you for a long time.
3) I went by the house today and once again I was pleasantly surprised. The shelves next to the fireplace look awesome! I loved the wrap around windows and the matching door ways. Thanks again for that upgrade it makes all the difference. Walkway and driveway look great, and even all the concrete in the back came out nice. The guys were still there so I had the opportunity to tell them how much I liked it. Your good! They're good! And its still fun!
4) I went by the house this morning to open all the windows up and was stunned by the beautiful floors. What a finishing touch! I can't describe the emotion at finally seeing our house complete. You truly exceeded our expectations. Thanks again for everything.
5) It truly was a pleasure working with Scott and I would highly recommend him to anyone that asks. He was a attentive to our thoughts and concerns and most importantly responsive. He built us a beautiful one of a kind custom home with in our budget and far beyond our expectations. What more could you ask for?
The Pickett family moved into our new Flynner Home located at 4823 W. Willow Lane in Boise, ID in June 2010, on schedule, having initiated our contract in December 2009. The entire construction process was very smooth, positive and collaborating, from loan origination through home design (multiple changes) and construction and we can state unequivocally that we are proud and pleased to be living in a Flynner Home.
The main considerations in choosing Flynner Homes were the quality and “green”/energy-saving construction practices they utilize, for little or no additional cost as compared to standard building construction. Our home has more than lived up to the pre-construction goals and guarantees that Flynner Homes commits to and that we were hoping to attain. Our home meets NAHB certified green standards (silver level) and we have been 100% satisfied with overall performance and energy-savings to date. Our electric power bills are averaging around $40/mo., while our peak gas bill for winter has been $85/mo., this for a 2100 sq. ft. house. We have had NO problems with any aspect of our house and it is truly a pleasure to live in such a comfortable and solid new home knowing that there should be few if any near-term maintenance needs and that the energy savings will continue to accrue.
Based on our experience, we would highly recommend using Flynner Homes if you are considering either new construction or large-scale remodeling. Other Flynner Home owners that we have spoken with seem to be equally appreciative of the quality, comfort, environmental benefits, and peace of mind that their homes provide. Simply put, why not live in a superior home for the same cost up front and have significantly lower energy and likely maintenance costs in the future.
Thank you Scott Flynn and Flynner Homes. -Sincerely, Steve & Charlene (and kids) Pickett
Thank you for being so great to work with and for making our project a relatively painless endeavor. I told Scott at our first meeting that I didn't like unpleasant surprises when building and you guys did what you said you would do. You are tops on our list to recommend to friends and colleagues. We have told numerous people what a good job we think you did and recommended you whenever they want to build. -Molly O'Leary and Neil McFeeley
Scott took our existing plans and carefully listened to what we talked about and more importantly what we didn’t talk about. He made sound recommendations for changes which greatly improved the overall design and function of our home.
The construction was timely, through and highly professional. All the craftsman took great pride in their work, most especially the cabinet makers from Western Idaho Cabinets (headed by Chris Dewitt) and the tiling craftsman from Majestic Tile & Floor (led by Chris Woods). All of whom far exceeded plain good service, they created true works of beauty that reflect Prairie Style Bungalow we built.
Project Manager Bill Haas, is kind and understanding with a great sense of humor. He was always available to answer any questions and is a great problem solver. On the few times when problems arose, there were 2 to 3 creative solutions presented to us. And remarkably most of the solutions saved us money! Our home is living proof that you can build Green without breaking your budget.
Should we ever decide to build again, there is no doubt in our minds that Flynner Homes would be our builder of choice. We feel very fortunate that not only do we have a beautiful new Green Home, we also made new friends with several of the Flynner Homes team members. How many people can truly say that after building a home?
-David & Janelle Priest
Scott Flynn and his team put together an awesome home. Better than I imagined it would be. The attention to detail shows a real pride in their work. And the energy efficiency of green construction means our utility bills will be reduced, every month and every year, going forward. -Mike Fisch
We first noticed Flynner Homes in other subdivisions and appreciated the attention to detail and "arts and crafts" style of the homes. We wanted to build a custom home with the details Scott uses in his homes. We also wanted an ENERGY STAR certified home, which Scott routinely builds utilizing advanced framing techniques (more insulation in wall surface area). From the beginning, Scott helped us design our custom home. We found a floor plan that we liked, and with a lot of thought and preparation we gave our ideas to Scott, and he and his designer helped us work out the kinks to get the design right. Scott was very open to communication with him, very receptive, and returned our calls or emails very promptly. The house turned out great, we were going for a "Craftsman Farmhouse" and that's exactly what we got! - Matt Helmboldt
I might have graded Flynner Building Company as having "met expectations" because after meeting Scott Flynn and viewing his work, I had very high expectations. I must say, though, that the finished product and the entire process did exceed my expectations. After interviewing several builders in the area, my wife and I were drawn to Scott because he listened closely and did not try to "sell" us on any preconceived notions. He answered all questions thoughtfully and honestly and delivered the unvarnished truth even if it might have meant losing the deal. Scott also differentiated himself by having an obvious commitment to quality. Listed below additional qualities that define Flynner Building Company:
Personal Touch: Scott spent a lot of time at the building site and was always available to talk or meet. It was obvious that he took a personal interest in producing a quality home.
Communication:Scott has great listening skills and always returns calls and emails promptly. He also answers questions and deals with situations in an honest and straightforward manner.
Quality:Scott has a strong commitment to quality in materials, subcontractors and suppliers.
Organization/speed: Work progressed steadily in a highly organized fashion. Our home was completed at least one month earlier than expected.
Sub contractors:Scott has assembled a talented group of sub contractors with whom he has strong working relationships.
The budget Scott developed for us was realistic and provided what we wanted at a fair price. We enjoyed working with the network of suppliers recommended by Scott who helped us stay within our budget for all of the parts and pieces that went into our home. Having entered the home building process with trepidation, I will actually miss working with Scott and watching our home come together bit by bit. Scott was able to deliver the quality home of our dreams within our budget and at least a month ahead of schedule. Though all work has been completed and we are moved in, Scott continues to stay in touch and is committed to seeing that we are completely satisfied with our new home." - Bill Mullane
Strengths include a willingness to listen to the homebuyer and a commitment to complete the job to the best of Flynner Building Company’s abilities. Issues will be resolved through on-going discussions with a non-combative atmosphere. Construction work was never unexpectedly halted and delayed for extended periods of time. This allowed us to move in by the target date first discussed. In short the process was well organized. With Flynner Building Company you aren’t dealing with a builder that signs off your plans with a number in a file of say “182 of 250.” It truly feels like the project is a significant part of the firm’s on-going construction portfolio. I worked with the company founder in the past in areas completely separate from the construction business. I liked what I saw then. I like what he did for me in building our house. A home truly reflects the integrity and expertise of the builder. - Darrin Mehr
Flynner Building Company was great to work with. This was not our first build job so we already knew what to expect and what to watch for. They did a fantastic job planning and organizing. We were always kept up to date on where we were in the phases of construction. They were easy to get a hold of and always willing to meet us on site and go over our questions in person. This is a very personal company, you are not just another number in the long list of homes that is being built. We were taken care of before, during and after construction. - Jennifer Riha