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Serving Clients around the greater brainerd lakes area

Dotty Brothers is a start-to-finish company, which means we’re your one source for everything. We call our process “Design/Build.” It begins with sitting down to discuss your dreams, needs, timing and budget

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The craftsmen who design and build your home are loyal employees of Dotty Brothers, not an assortment of subcontractors. They are true, specialized artisans who live and work by a simple motto: “Build it as if it’s your own.” As a result, there is no other crew with better teamwork, ethic or attention-to-detail.
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TESTIMONIALS

  • "The craftsmen who design and build your home are loyal employees of Dotty Brothers, not an assortment of subcontractors. They are true, specialized artisans who live and work by a simple motto: “Build it as if it’s your own.” As a result, there is no other crew with better teamwork, ethic or attention-to-detail."
    JOANN
    BREEZY POINT, MN
  • "In 2008 I decided to build a cabin at Breezy Point. I met with several area builders, but came away with uneasy feelings. Then Dotty Brothers was recommended. I met with John and knew I had the right person, someone I could trust."
    J. BAKER
    BROOKLYN PARK, MN
  • "A major consideration in choosing Dotty Brothers was their reputation for building quality homes on time and on budget. From the design phase through construction, our experience was rewarding and enjoyable. The quality of Dotty Brothers’ craftsmanship, their professionalism, integrity and exceptional service was truly commendable. They lived up to their reputation!"
    THE SURAS

  • "Dotty Brothers completed construction of my home in July of 2009. I absolutely love the house and am proud of the appearance. Dotty Brother’s approach results in a finished home that shouts quality. The employees were easy to work with and our job superintendent worked hard to address our concerns. Since I moved in, Dotty Brothers has been excellent on taking care of the follow up issues that occur with all new homes. I would recommend Dotty to anyone."
    B. BERTRAM

  • "Building was a new experience for us and we were apprehensive about the process. Dotty Brothers made it all easy. John and his staff helped bring our plans and thoughts together with service before and after the sale that went above and beyond. Top notch people, using the best materials, and attention to detail makes our 2001 home look like it was just finished."
    THE BRODILS

ONE-OF-A-KIND HOMES

Dotty Brothers Construction lives by the saying “every step of the way.” It’s a great way to live, and build. It ensures that your custom home, when completed, is truly one-of-a-kind. But more than that, it’s our promise to you that we’re responsive, accountable, trustworthy and kind – from our initial consultation to your housewarming party.

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We’re experts with all building materials and architectural styles. We invite you to request a tour of some Dotty Brothers’ homes so you can see our craftsmanship for yourself.
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Design Trends

Dotty Brothers
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July 22, 2022
We don’t spend much time at Dotty Brothers chasing trends. Trends come, go, come back, fade again—they’re transitory by nature. And our process is to build generational homes that stand the test of time and use. We custom design and build every home and remodel project, so that it’s tailor-made for the family that lives […]
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Planning for Accessibility

Dotty Brothers
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July 22, 2022
When we design and build custom homes for our clients, we very deliberately take the long view. We want to build generational homes that serve our clients’ families for decades. Because of that, one of the things we often try to account for, that people often overlook, is long-term accessibility. People who have mobility challenges […]
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Is there a right or wrong approach to styling your custom home?

Dotty Brothers
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June 15, 2021
One thing people struggle with when working on the interior design of their custom dream homes is figuring out their own style. Traditional? Modern? Rustic? Modern Farmhouse? Boho? Minimalist? Contemporary? Industrial? Coastal? Scandinavian? Honestly, the list of design styles is almost as long as a list of people who are interested in them, or scared […]
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How do I stay on budget with interior design?

Dotty Brothers
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June 3, 2021
We love talking to clients about their dream homes. We get to hear about their hopes and dreams for their home, of course, but also for themselves, their families, often extending for generations. That’s the kind of home we design and build, and whether it remains a family landmark for generations or not, it’s built […]
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