About Builders Diversified Inc., Frequently Asked Questions

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Builders Diversified Inc. is a full service construction company which provides a wide range of construction and remodeling solutions for residential, commercial and industrial projects. We provide the critical service of helping homeowners and business owners with the expertise needed to build, add to, and maintain their homes and business facilities.


Builders Diversified Inc., is proud to announce we now offer the full line of Forbo Products for sale directly to end users or professional installers, we offer the product fully installed or for a fee will train home owners to install the Click Flooring Product themselves.

Marmoleum click is a high quality, easy to install environmentally friendly flooring system made from natural materials. Available in a wide choice of colours, it is ideal for kitchens, living rooms, hallways, bedrooms, playrooms and studies. Visit the Mamoleum Click page for more details.

Commercial space for lease and condos for sale at the Lofts on Lake.

We have recently purchased a former school building in Brady Lake. Currently, we are in the beginning phases of renovation. Our plans include spacious loft style condos, unique commercial space for lease, and our new office location. See The Lofts on Lake page if you are interested in the condos and the Commercial Space for Lease page for commercial options. Want more information? Please contact us at via e-mail [email protected], or by phone at (330) 676-0600.

Award Winning Projects




Our service area in Northeast Ohio includes Medina, Portage, Summit and Cuyahoga Counties. Communities served include Aurora, Akron, Hudson, Twinsburg, Ravenna, Kent, Solon and Streetsboro. Our offices are in the City of Kent, Portage County, Ohio.

Additional Services include Design Build, Construction Management, General Contracting and Green Building.

Award Winning Carports

Pergolas R Us - Melbourne carport design in timberPergolas R Us are one of the leading custom timber carport builders in Melbourne, Australia. They are a family run business, owned by Matt Goodie. Their doors have been open to the Melbourne public for over 20 years (established in 1993). They've forged a solid reputation with their second-to-none workmanship and customer support. They specialize solely in timber carports. You can find out more about this business by heading over to their website www.pergolasrus.com.au.

Award Winner - Whole House Remodeling - Akron

Project includes new windows, siding, new gourmet kitchen, new three car garage with living quarters above. First phase of work was glamour bath and custom built-in in the master bedroom suite. Winner of the 2002 Chrysalis Awards – Best Bath Remodel.  – Repeat Client.

Award Winning Kitchen

Click photo for a larger viewThe new kitchen included custom cabinets in two wood finishes, two types of granite counter tops, Wolf and Subzero commercial grade range, side by side refrigerator, wine cooler and beverage refrigerator, in cabinet lighting, glass shelving, laminate flooring

Award Winner - Basement Remodeling - Fairlawn Ohio

The project features a full wet bar at one end with a custom entertainment center to match, wainscot paneling , custom lighting and shelving, a full bath and a child's play room area.  Winner of the 2002 Chrysalis Awards – Best Finished Basement.

Additional Projects
Decks & Patios

Family Rooms

Sun Rooms

Commercial/Industrial Projects

We have the knowledge base, background and skills at Builders Diversified Inc to manage any commercial or industrial project up to $5 million. We can provide a firm estimate based off of blue prints you provide to us. Alternatively, we can deliver your project using the Design Build Method working with you to arrive at conceptual designs and budgetary pricing and then directing the completion of working drawings, gaining municipal approvals and seeing that your building gets completed to your satisfaction.

West River Medical – Kent Ohio – 2003 Immy Award Winner.

Spearheaded the development and renovation of 13,000 SF - 80 year old blighted brick structure into medical office building.

The project was delivered through the Design Build Method and was completed on time and on budget. Received Immy Award for improvement in 2003 from the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce. References Available – Repeat Client

Solon, Ohio August 2005

Converted 100,000 sq. ft warehouse to Bio-medical warehousing, distribution and manufacturing operation. The project required all new electrical distribution, new lighting and the addition of Air Conditioning units to many areas of the facility. All in all, we constructed over 10 different and unique production and work areas all with specific requirements for each different department. Pictured: Quality Control area.


Design Build Services

We can manage your project from concept through to completion using the Design Build Project Delivery Method where we will work side by side with you and our select group of design professionals to make your commercial or residential project a reality. With the Design Build Delivery Method we can save you time and money.

Green Building

We are emerging as a green builder. Green building consists of using echo-friendly construction methods and materials, recycling or reusing as many resources as possible, emphasizing sustainable living, and focusing on efficiency. Our goal with this transition is to give our customers a healthy and efficient living and/or working space, lower their operating costs, support regional businesses, and to preserve our natural resources.   

General Contracting Services

We will gladly bid your project off of plans and specifications that you provide seeing to it that you get a comprehensive, competent and competitive price. Depending on the project we can self perform much of the foundation, carpentry, and trim work giving us and you more control over the delivery of the project. In our bidding process we seek to clearly state inclusions, exclusions and try to identify any potential problems that would have a negative impact on our client. We are about providing you with the best service possible.  

Construction Management Services

With this project delivery method we provide clients with the expertise to manage their project while still leaving them with the optimal level of control over project cost, quality and timing. With this delivery method you are in control and we act as your construction agent. Photos of recent project.

Have a construction question? Visit our Ask Us page to browse a list of frequently asked construction questions and to forward your question to our construction professionals. See the About Us page to learn more about Builders Diversified and our responses to Frequently Asked Questions.


Matt Testa
1945 Brady Lake Road,
Suite A ,
Kent Ohio 44240.    
Ph: 330-676-0600 Fax: 330-676-0700
E-mail: [email protected]    

Last modified: September 25, 2009

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