Chris Browne, Builder is a construction company
specializing in unique, quality construction.
Beautiful homes and remodeling are our specialty.
Our success is built on extensive commercial and
residential experience combined with a deep
appreciation of the beauty of wood and other
Since becoming general contractors in 1983, we
have gained extensive experience in commercial
construction. Projects have included shopping
centers, mini storage, concrete tilt-ups, business
parks, office and research buildings, and a
Marriott hotel. The intensity of this commercial
experience has made us extremely cost and liability
conscious. We can keep costs down without impairing
our ability to construct quality homes.
We believe that it is preferable to restore an
old house than to destroy it and start over. It is
this construction philosophy which has gained us
continuing remodel work. We have done extensive
restoration on historical homes, outbuildings, and
century-old barns. We are one of a few companies
who specialize in installing concrete foundations
under buildings that were originally built on wood
Chris Browne, Builder is a vertically integrated
company -- we own our shop facilities and
construction equipment. Here is how this can
benefit our clients, and here is why we are known
as the Builder's Builder.
Owning our own heavy equipment allows us to save
our clients both time and money by doing work
in-house on an as-needed basis instead of relying
on subcontractors and rental yards.
We operate our own wood production facility.
This consists of a sawmill, kiln drying facility
and complete production shop, including the ability
to produce and shape wood in volume. We can make
the finest beams and timbers as well as exotic and
one-of-a-kind wood products such as siding, trim,
flooring and moulding.
We promote the use of salvage wood. Salvaged old
growth and hardwood from exotic sources can give
your home a truly unique touch. Madrone or other
hardwood flooring, fruitwood trim and cabinets are
some of the many features just not available to the
With our portable mill, we can convert the trees
on your site into the lumber for your home, adding
to the beauty of your home with minimum impact on
our resources and your pocketbook. These facilities
are available to our building clients on a priority
If you are planning a home, a remodel, or a
commercial building, please give us a call. Also,
please visit our other site, Sustainable Union
Lumber Company, at: