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               A Little Bit About Us

Hanifan Builders is the preferred custom home builder in northwest Ohio. Operated out of historic Waterville, OH, we are a family-owned company that has been proudly building custom homes since 1971. We take terrific pride in our excellent craftsmanship, building personal relations, and using the highest quality material.

Building a new home is a big, exciting decision, and we’re proud to be part of your experience! Every house we build is unique, never out-of-the-box, and designed to become a home!

We know that building a new home can feel intimidating, but our team is here to guide you through every step of the process. You can be as hands-on as you wish, or simply check in from time-to-time. From the very beginning, you’ll have an opportunity to work with our architect, or choose from a previously built floor plan, and conceptualize your dream home!

We’ll provide designers to help guide you through the details of choosing paint color, fixtures, flooring, and even your kitchen cabinets … everything you could imagine! And, of course, our owner and general contractor will oversee every aspect of the building process, ensuring every detail is perfect. Building your new home should be fun and memorable, and our team will do everything they can to make sure you enjoy the process!

John Hanifan (left) and John Hanifan Jr.
Our original logo - hand drawn by John Hanifan

A Trip Down Memory Lane