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Building high performance, luxury homes in northwest Alabama


The Grove Farmhouse

The Grove Farmhouse

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Enjoy a tour of this custom home that was drafted and designed in-house! This new construction home is located in The Grove subdivision near Florence, AL.
Take a look at 5 quick tips from Will on building your custom home! 


Beginning with drafting and design to land clearing and construction, we've got you covered during the entire process of building your new home.

Modern farmhouse kitchen deisgn with double island, custom built cabinets in white, black and natural stain
Custom home plans drafted in house

Design your perfect home.

We have a dedicated home designer that works with our team to create a custom set of plans for your home. 

Our in-house interior designer is available to guide you in your home's design and selections to ensure the final product is beautiful and cohesive.

Building with superior products and techniques.

Sloped window sills and advanced framing techniques are a few methods we use to ensure our homes are high performance and energy efficient. Our ZIP System weather barrier and insulation packages provide a solid foundation for delivering comfortable homes.  

New built custom home using ZIP System weather barrier with a green membrane and tape for better air tightness

Ensuring quality in our builds.

Blower door testing a new custom home with negative pressure fan to check for air leaks

We use blower door tests to assess the air tightness of our homes. This gives us a measure of the quality of the building envelope and allows us to find leaks and energy losses. Also, to improve budget clarity, all of our clients are given access to CoConstruct software during the build so they have records of the investments and timeline. 

CoConstruct building software website for custom home builders and remodelers

Southern Living Custom Home Builder

As a Southern Living Builder, we have access to plans, resources and an incredible network of builders! Visiting the Idea Home and the annual Southern Living Home Summit provides us with fresh ideas and insights into the newest trends. 

Southen Living Custom Builder Program logo on top of a brick fireplace in a new built custom home


402 S. Cedar Street
Florence, AL 35630.

Please give us a call before you stop by! 



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Will had the opportunity in July to speak with FoxWeather on behalf of Build Show Network to help those experiencing storms and heavy rain in the northeast. Take a look as Will addresses the first few steps of beginning recovery efforts after a flood. 

We were thankful to bring home two first place wins at the Home Builders Association of Alabama Remodeling Excellence Awards in April! Our renovation of the historic House of Vacuums building in east Florence won in both the Historic Preservation and Commercial Renovation categories. The AREA competition celebrates the best of remodeling craftsmanship, innovation, and attention to detail. We were honored to receive recognition in both of these categories! 

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In September 2022, Will became a regular contributing expert to Build Show Network.  Build Show is a one stop shop for building education, and Will's weekly videos will focus on different aspects of custom home building. Take a look at his page here!

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Will was recently featured as part of a Builder Spotlight for the ROCKWOOL R-Class program. This program connects builders throughout the country and serves as a resource for ROCKWOOL products. We appreciate the shout out from R-Class!

What a fantastic day filming with Matt Risinger and the local fire department to test how our roof system would perform with 1,5000 gallons of water. When we got the opportunity to bring Will's two careers together, we couldn't say no!

Check out the result in the video below:


St. Florian custom home builder, home contractor St. Florian, AL, custom built new home

"Wanted to give a big Thank You and much appreciation to High Cotton Homes for building our house. They are knowledgeable about any questions that you’ll have and great to work with and talk to. If you're looking for someone to build your home, we would highly recommend High Cotton Homes."

Leslie Whittscheck