Tools To Help You Choose

Home Maintenance Library

Helpful "How To" information to keep your home looking great for years to come!

Sign up for our quarterly newsletter, Your PATCO Home for more great ideas. Available in print or digital format (see above).
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Deck Maintenance
Door Maintenance
Lawn Care
Repair Floor Squeeks
Screw Pop Repair
Window Crack Repair

Online Resources

PATCO utilizes products and materials produced by the industries leading manufacturers. In order to assist you in the selection process and to provide you with the most up to date information on these products, we've put together the resource directory below. The majority of these companies offer innovative online design tools that are both fun and easy to us!
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12 Steps To Your new Front Door!

#1: Your Adventure Begins!
You've already taken it - you're here!
#2: Determine Financing
Establish your personal budget. Remember, PATCO does Turnkey financing, you can build your home and then close at the end. Your downpayment could be as little as $1,000. Use this easy MORTGAGE CALCULATOR to figure out your payments.
#3: Work With PATCO
Commit to working with PATCO within the budget you've established.
#4: Find Your Community
Locate your community, find the perfect lot. You can begin by checking out our community locations HERE. If you don't see a location that suits you, we'll find you a lot. If you already own a lot - we can build there!
#5: Select Your Home Plan
Look through our selection of NEW HOME PLANS for the style and floor plan that best fits your lifestyle. All of PATCO's homes are customizable - you've got choices! Need to figure out square footage? Try this online TOOL.
#6: Plans and Estimates
Once you've selected your plan, our design / build team will draft the plans for your new home and provide you with detailed cost estimates.
#7: You've Got Options!
Review all of the quality products and materials that are available to upgrade or further fine tune your new home.
#8: Review Your Contract
At your sales and contract review meeting all of the details will be explained to you. Ask questions! We want you to be 100% confident in your decisions.
#9: Complete Financing
Complete your financing and appraisal process.
#10: Pre-Construction
We call this your "colors" meeting. Time to pick out your siding, paint, cabinets, flooring, cabinets - the fun stuff!
#11: Build Your Home
Now the excitement really begins! Watch your dream home take shape. Follow the progress 24/7 with BuilderTrend.
#12: Orientation and Closing
We'll walk you through every feature of your new home and fulling explain how all of the electrical, plumbing, and heating systems work.

Read All About It

PATCO maintains a DIGITAL LIBRARY of original online publications offering customization ideas, ways to enjoy your new home all year around, maintenance tips, yummy recipes and more! Your PATCO Home and The Lakefront News are published quarterly and are also available in beautiful print format. Sign up HERE, please put which publication you'd like to receive in the subject line. Include your mailing address for a printed version.
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FREE! Build Without Regrets!

Many of our homeowners have told us that they wished they had considered certain choices more carefully, and, if they could go back, they would have done a few things differently. Send us your mailing address - make sure your new home is perfect right from the start!
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