34 S. Vintage Road
Paradise, PA

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B&D Builders—Experienced Designers And Craftsmen For Your Custom Construction Needs


B&D Builders is a full-service custom builder with the experience and expertise to bring your construction project to life. Since 2000, our team of skilled designers and craftsmen have brought creativity and attention to detail to hundreds of buildings, from custom homes to large equestrian arenas.


When we—Ben Esh and Daniel Glick—started our business, we were inspired by our experiences growing up. Our families have worked with animals and the buildings they call home for generations. We were raised with that knowledge, as well as a strong work ethic, and it’s part of everything we do.


We take great pride in our work. We’re not happy until you’re happy, and we’ll do what it takes to get things done. It’s not just a slogan. At B&D Builders, we build it right, or we don’t build it.

Services you offer:

  • Our Specialty Brands Provide You With A Complete Construction Experience
  • Some custom builders can handle one part of your project, but not others. At B&D Builders, we’re virtually a one-stop shop. Our best-in-class specialty brands Mid-Atlantic Timberframes, Mid-Atlantic Steel Fabrication, and Vintage Millwork and Restoration provide a wide range of construction services. Combined with our own crews, that lets us ensure better lead times and quality control from start to finish of your building project.
  • Mid-Atlantic Timberframes provides old-world craftsmanship combined with modern CNC technology for timber frames that are second to none. Their third-generation woodworkers ensure your new custom timber frame home or timber frame barn will stand for generations to come.
  • At Mid-Atlantic Steel Fabrication, superior workmanship meets state-of-the-art technology to create metal pieces such as gates, fencing, stairs, railings, and much more. Whether for homes, horse barns, event venues, or other custom buildings, their products make a statement that lasts.
  • Vintage Millwork and Restoration’s doors, windows, cupolas, custom hardware, and other architectural elements add the final touches that make your project distinct. Whether you’re working on a historic barn restoration, or just want to make a new building look historic, their products will do your project justice.

What is your typical process for working with a new client?

At B&D Builders, we believe that every building is an opportunity to create something special with our customers. Buildings should be more than functional, they should inspire and delight the people who use them every day. To that end, we include you in our building process to ensure the building you’re envisioning is the building we deliver.

1 Initial Concept & Site Visit

We’ll visit your job site to learn about your goals and get the lay of the land. Whether you have a sketch, completed plans, or nothing at all, we’ll discuss how B&D can help.

2. Draftsmen

We’ll take your sketch or idea and form it into a full drawing. Seeing your project on paper can really help determine if it works for your needs—and your property.

3. Architects & Engineers

Once we know we’re heading in the right direction, we work with the best architects and engineers to create detailed plans and designs that account for the space, geology, and local codes of your project.

4. Construction

Using as much local material as possible, our professionally trained crews get to work with a perfect balance of skill and speed. You will have a dedicated job supervisor and project manager to keep everything on track along the way.

5. Your Style

We work with you to reflect your personal style while delivering the everyday function you require. Reviewing photos or websites or even visiting a barn or home you like are welcome parts of this phase! And it’s your colors, style, and ideas we move forward with.

6. Interior Options

From doors to windows, staircases to fireplaces, wide-open spaces to cozy places, this is where form meets function to suit your tastes and the way you live or work every day.

7. Finishing Touches

While we’re sure you’ll be pleased with your new building, we know the project doesn’t end there. From wood staining to landscaping to other finishing touches, we’ll make sure every detail is just as you pictured it.

8. Your Completed Dream

We’ll walk through your completed project with you to ensure you’re satisfied. We’re not happy until you are.

What advice would you give a client looking to find a provider in your specialty?

When choosing a specialty builder, you may find that some can handle one part of your project, but not others. At B&D Builders, we’re virtually a one-stop-shop. We work with best-in-class specialty brands like Mid-Atlantic Timberframes, Mid-Atlantic Steel Fabrication, and Vintage Millwork & Restoration to provide a wide range of services often needed in custom barn and home construction. Plus, we have our own crews, ensuring reliability, better lead times, and quality control from start to finish.

What inspired your passion for your profession?

Customers discover B&D Builders because they’re looking for a beautiful new structure that will last for years to come. But they choose our company because of the personal attention and care we bring to every project.

Our families have worked with animals and the buildings they call home for generations. We were raised with that knowledge, as well as a strong work ethic and attention to detail. With more than 20 years in the building industry, we’ve learned a thing or two more about craftsmanship and working one-on-one with customers. It’s what we enjoy most, and we approach every project as a true collaboration, an opportunity to make your vision a reality.

We take great pride in our work. We’re not happy until you’re happy, and we’ll do what it takes to get things done. It’s not just a slogan. At B&D Builders, we build it right, or we don’t build it.

How many years have you been in business?

20 years

What do clients have to say about you?

They did what they said they would do, when they said they would do it, for what they said they would do it. They honored their contract. They were great to work with, and they are knowledgeable builders. I am happy with the job they did for me, and I recommend them to my friends.

Bruce Jackson, Elkton, MD

I had an excellent experience with B&D Builders, from the design stage all the way through the final construction. They made me feel comfortable and confident that my vision was going to be realized. Some of the extra finishing touches they included added a twist of old-world flair to the beauty and overall construction of the entire structure. I truly have a stable that I am proud to call mine and have made a few new friends in the process. Thanks to Ben and Daniel for making my dream come true.

Cindy Marson, Brandywine, MD

Ben and Daniel truly gave me the ability to make a transition from my old lifestyle that was on a much lower quality to a new lifestyle that is on the quality I am experiencing contemporaneously. They came in not only on time but most importantly on budget. There were no deviations from the original contract price.

Dr. David Guy, Flemington, NJ

Riveredge is a collaboration between our creative vision and Daniel’s expertise in building. He was open to new shapes, new materials, and new approaches. It was a beautiful process to watch, and the project continues to evolve. We make a great team, and to this day, we still talk nearly every week.”

John and Leslie Malone, Chesapeake City, MD

I liked Ben’s knowledge of horses and building craft. As an architect, working with B&D allowed me to achieve the design elements I was looking for. The B&D crew’s attention to detail and work ethic brought the same spirit to my ideas to deliver the stable I envisioned.

Ken & Donna Drake, Ringoes, NJ

Working with B & D was fantastic. They took the traumatic experience of my old facility collapsing and exceeded my expectations with a better arena than I had before. Ben was caring and took something bad and turned it into good! He worked within my budget and recommended things that he felt would be an improvement. They were professional and I felt like they had my back. I would totally recommend them to anyone!

Laura LeRoy, Churchville, MD

This whole project is a dream come true; we have finally built the best ring in the whole area. Ben’s expertise in barn building and my equestrian experience came together to create the perfect riding solution for McDonogh School. I really enjoyed the process of working with Ben one on one for the best building options. Now I enjoy my daily work in the most amazing riding facility.

Streett Moore, Owings Mills, MD

What geographic areas do you serve?

Mid-Atlantic focus, but will travel nationally.


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