For many years, we looked for the right house to buy or the right lot to build on. In 2015, we decided to build in Millstadt and had three lots that we were interested in purchasing. We had several friends, that we trust, tell us that the only builder to use was Coy Mullenix, owner of CMI Construction. We contacted Coy and explained that we wanted to build our “dream” house and had 3 lots we were looking at.
First, Coy said, you need to have house plans for this “dream” house, as it is a mistake to buy a lot and then try to fit your “dream” house on it. So, he suggested someone to work with us to draw up the house plans for our new home. After a couple of visits, we had our house plans, and with a few “tweaks,” and we took those plans to Coy.
Coy then spent time with us at each lot, marking an outline of how the house we wanted to build would fit on those lots. Then we found a 4th lot, that he said would be perfect.
Coy, then sat down with us and asked what we specifics we wanted in our new house. He listened closely to everything we said and that was very important to us.
Coy spent all this time with us, prior to any commitment from us to select him as our builder.
We gave the plans to Coy and to another builder and both gave us their “bid,” as close to what we wanted as they could. Coy’s bid was very detailed, with vendors and amounts and within our price range.
We chose Coy because he was honest, caring and paid close attention to detail. He gave names and addresses of where to go for each detail in our new home. The vendors would tell us what Coy “usually” used, and if we wanted something different, there was no problem. We were included in every step of the way during the building process. Coy kept us informed and listened intently to any changes or concerns and made sure they were alleviated. Coy was also there every step of the way to make sure that the vendors built our home exactly as he thought it should be built. He supervised every detail to ensure our house was built to specifications and at the quality we wanted and expected. Coy set high and specific expectations for his vendors/subcontractors and it certainly shows in the quality of our home.
We have now been in our new home for a little over a year. We love everything about it and if there are any small problems, Coy always makes sure they are taken care of quickly and efficiently. He has continued to stay in touch with us periodically, which we greatly appreciate.
We would strongly recommend Coy Mullenix, owner of CMI Construction, to anyone who wants to build their “dream” home. He is an outstanding contractor and his vendors’ respect and always honor him. He is honest, caring, efficient, and, most of all, he became our friend. We certainly made the right choice!