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Five Tips for Selecting Your Building Lot

Five Tips for Selecting Your Building Lot

When planning your new home, choosing the right location is just as important as designing the ideal structure. Mike Shetler begins his custom home-building process with this in mind, and starts each project by first helping his clients evaluate potential building lots to ensure that their dream home facilitates their lifestyle, preferences, and needs. Below are five of the most important guidelin ...[Read More]

Drone Photography and Dream Homes

Drone Photography and Dream Homes

History as a Helicopter Pilot Mike’s fascination for flying was ignited in his youth by his grandfather, a farmer and helicopter pilot. As a reward for helping with the chores his granddad would take Mike up in his helicopter, where they would explore the land from above—like birds in flight. At the age of 12 upon sighting a radio-controlled helicopter flying over the farm, Mike’s immediate respon ...[Read More]

2016 Parade Home

2016 Parade Home

Thank you Magic Valley for coming out to the 2016 Parade of Homes, it was great to see all of you again. This year we took 2nd place in the People’s Choice category. We love showing people what we do every year and raising the bar. A special congratulations goes out to James Ray on winning this year with a great home! We can’t wait for you all to see what we have in store for you next ...[Read More]

2016 Parade of Homes – Progress – Apr-12

We are installing the back deck on our 2016 Parade of Homes entry this week. These huge I-beams are 55 feet long, 22.5 feet tall and weigh 1000’s of pounds each. There was a little trouble when raising the first I-beam as you’ll see in the video. The I-beam actually swung back and hit the crane but we finally got it secured into place. One of the interesting features about this deck is ...[Read More]

Mike Shetler’s Home Building Process

Mike Shetler’s Home Building Process

A Uniquely Positive Experience Mike Shetler is one of a kind! There is no other builder around that utilizes this uniquely intimate process of designing and building your dream home. In Mike’s own words, “My building process is organic.” Mike’s passion for his work is self-evident as he lives and breathes each project. From conception to completion, Mike remains personally involved in every phase ...[Read More]

2016 Parade of Homes – Progress – Apr-01

Our 2016 Parade of Homes entry is moving along nicely. We are finishing up the roof this week. Next up, is building the deck that will span the entire back of the house. Also finishing installing the windows and doors. Located at Rock Creek Rim Estates, Twin Falls Idaho.

2015 Parade of Homes Winner!

Adding in the landscaping, stamped and colored concrete, and fresh sod finished everything off perfectly.

Thank you Magic Valley for voting Mike Shetler Homes as the 2015 Twin Falls Parade of Homes Winner in the Best of Show category $449,000 and above. Seeing this home come together from digging the foundation to a one-of-a-kind dream home was so exciting. Our clients envisioned a modern house with a contemporary feel and we delivered! Most importantly, we made their dreams come true…and that&# ...[Read More]