Read endorsements and testimonials from Chuck Miller Consulting’s clients and other industry professionals and from Chuck Miller Construction’s custom home and remodeling clients.
J. Charles (“Charlie”) Hepworth – Hepworth-Holzer LLP
I recently engaged Chuck to serve as an expert in some litigation I am handling. Chuck immediately reviewed the materials involved and responded with a very insightful analysis of the problem that was at issue in the dispute. Each time I reached out to Chuck he was responsive and helpful. He is very enjoyable to work with and he knows the construction business. I recommend Chuck highly based upon my experience working with him.
J. Charles (“Charlie”) Hepworth
537 W. Bannock Street #200
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 328-6998
John A. Bailey – Hawley Troxell
John A. Bailey
333 S. Main Street, Suite 200
Pocatello, Idaho 83204
Austin Strobel – Hawley Troxell
I have used Mr. Miller as an expert in multiple cases, and each one has been a positive experience. He is always responsive, prompt, thorough, and detailed in his analysis, and he has helped me position multiple cases for favorable resolutions for our clients. I highly recommend Mr. Miller as an expert witness in cases with complicated construction issues.
2010 Jennie Lee Drive
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
Richard J. “Tug” Worst – Worst & Associates, P.C.
Richard J. “Tug” Worst
140 River Vista Place
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: (208) 736-9906
Mike Pogue – Gravis Law
460 Sun Valley Rd, Suite 207
Ketchum, ID 83353
Fellow Industry Professionals
J. Bradley Simons – VP Magleby Construction
I’ve known Chuck and attended his courses for years. The knowledge I gained from his Business Planning Course helped me become a planner and to implement my own approach to business planning within the Magleby Companies. Using Chuck as my mentor and his training as my foundation, we’ve created business plans for years helping us to grow Magleby into the company it is today. I encourage business owners, principals, and individuals to take Chuck’s course and implement planning into their lives and businesses.
J.Bradley Simons CGP, MCGP, CGB
V.P. -Magleby Construction Inc
PO Box 708007
Sandy, UT 84070-8001
Jeff Hunt – Jeff Hunt Construction
Over the years, I have had the privilege to serve alongside Chuck at the NAHB, serving on the education committee and several professional designation subcommittees. I’ve seen the wisdom and professionalism with which he handles assignments, and have witnessed the nationwide respect he has earned as a thought leader in our industry. Anyone lucky enough to learn from Chuck should jump at the opportunity!
Chuck is one of those rare individuals who never feels like he has completed his education. Despite his vast experience in the construction arena, he continually strives to stay ahead of the curve in terms of changes in the industry on both the technical and business sides of the business.
S. Robert August – North Star Synergies
Throughout the years one meets very special and talented people who have “it!” Chuck Miller is one of those exceptional people who just happens to be the consummate, trustworthy, knowledgeable, innovative, considerate, and extraordinary construction industry professional!
Having worked with Chuck for more than 30 years on NAHB Councils and Committees, NAHB Educational Programs, and NAHB Local and State Educational Programs, I am pleased to share with you that Chuck Miller is the quintessential speaker, educator, and instructor!
Chuck has mastered every segment of our industry from acquisition, development, construction, finance, operations, management, marketing, and sales!
Chuck is always prepared and presents academic and pragmatic knowledge through his expertise and the prepared NAHB text!
Chuck is an “NAHB Educational Treasure and Asset” who will serve every audience with knowledge, experience, and excellent presentation skills!
It is a pleasure to recommend Chuck to provide NAHB education locally, statewide, regionally, nationally, and globally!
With appreciation and admiration for Chuck’s quintessential instructor capabilities,
S. Robert August BA, MIM, NAHB Sr Life Director, Global Ambassador, Fellow, MIRM, CMP, CSP, MCSP, CAASH, CLIPP, WWYW
President – North Star Synergies, Inc.
2000 S Colorado Blvd, Ste 2000
Denver, CO 80222
Mobile: +1 303-601-5840
Office: +1 303-500-3400
Curt Kiriu – CK Independent Living Builders
When you have been in construction or any industry for 37+ years, like I have, you naturally have a tendency to think you know everything you need to know. Then you meet and listen to Chuck Miller casually speaks about various aspects of construction, such as project management, business planning, etc… and he breaks it down into simple terms for anyone to understand.
I have known Chuck for several years and some presume, he knows things because he has 50+ years of construction industry experience; but we all know that longevity in any career, rarely equals knowledge and experience. I endorse Chuck and his educational products, because Chuck has what I call a “student mindset”, which basically means he has a passion for continuous learning. His shares his passion for knowledge by educating others who want to build or improve their business bottom line.
One of the key factors in building a successful business is to “Invest in your business and NOT spend money on your business”. Which is why I suggest your first investment in your business career, would be read to Chuck’s book “Plan to Profit: Business Planning for Builders and Remodelers”; even if you are not a contractor, because the most important step in starting any business is a business plan. The next step would be to attend Chuck Miller’s online Business Planning classes. The return on your investment is the knowledge that will be beneficial for decades to come.
Curt Kiriu, CAPS, CGR NAHB Certified Aging-in-Place NAHB Master Instructor
President – CK Independent Living Builders
P.O. Box 893856
Mililani, HI 96789
Phone: (808) 258-8158
John Barrows – P3 Builder Group Inc
I would strongly recommend Chuck’s Plan To Profit: Creating A Working Business Plan course, and Chuck’s book, to anyone starting a homebuilding or remodeling business, or, looking to take their business to the next level. Chuck shares his years of experience in both the building industry and teaching for the industry.
John Barrows CGB, CGP, GMB, Master CGP
P3 Builder Group Inc
PO Box 481
Wainscott, NY 11975
Beverly Koehn – Beverly Koehn & Associates Inc.
Ongoing education often means the difference between being good at what you do and being great at it, Chuck is dedicated to improving his own craft — and also encourages others to take the same opportunity.
Exemplary designee holders like Chuck demonstrate their commitment to the tried and true — and also new and proven — methods of home building and remodeling. He is an asset to the housing industry and the federation.
Beverly Koehn CAPS, GMB, CSP, MIRM
Beverely Koehn & Associates Inc.
PO Box 33757,
San Antonio, TX 78265-3757
Dave Yorgason – Tall Timber Consulting
I have known Chuck for several years, most of that time while serving together on the Board of Directors for the local building contractors association (BCASWI). Chuck is always professional and is one who seeks for and is willing to share his industry knowledge. He always seems to have a pulse on the market. As a successful business man, I am confident he will continue to excel in his future endeavors
Dave Yorgason MBA
President – Tall Timber Consulting – Real Estate Consultant
14254 West Battenberg Drive
Boise, Idaho 83713
Steve Hoffacker – Steve Hoffacker LLC
Chuck is an experienced home builder who understands the business of home building, from a demand standpoint all the way through product design, estimating, absorption, construction, and delivery. Chuck understands how to evaluate opportunities and build homes to their best advantage, including using many green building techniques and products. He holds many valued professional designations from the National Association of Home Builders and is involved as a National Director.
Steve Hoffacker CAPS CEAC SHSS
NAHB Master Instructor
BRYANT FORRESTER – Keller Williams Realty Boise
If “Knowledge is Power” than Chuck is Superman. Chuck has immersed himself in education not just for himself, but for the Treasure Valley Builders benefits as well. Truly organized and up to date on best practices and sustainable, energy efficient construction.
Past Homebuilding & Remodeling Clients
Gwendolyn and Ryan Clark
Our home went under an extensive remodel by Chuck Miller Construction two years ago. The craftsmanship of the work was excellent. Mr. Miller was very professional and easy to work with. Most impressive was his creative use of space. He helped us achieve our goals by maximizing every inch of space available and provided us with ideas that we could not have come up with on our own. Mr. Miller is a very ethical and honest man. We could not be more pleased with our end results.
Paul and Kata Matheson
Chuck Miller and his exceptional construction team and staff were able to help us design and build our custom dream home…a process which started while we were living in Virginia.
While visiting the Boise area during the May Parade of Homes in 2005, we met Chuck and many other builders. We chose Chuck as we were most impressed with his homebuilding philosophy and credentials.
At our first meeting, Chuck provided us a preliminary cost estimate and associated methodology for determining the overall cost. The company website is outstanding and the reference material provided upfront was helpful and informative.
Chuck and Barbara Kissee’, Project Manager, kept on top of the process at all times. They regularly visited the construction site, kept us informed via email and phone, and sent us progress photos. All the subcontractors are top notch professionals with whom we found it easy and fun to interact, and who offered great ideas to improve our initial home plan.
The number one reason we are so pleased with Chuck Miller Construction is because of the bottom line…they build a fantastic product. The home we moved into on 03NOV06 is based on solid construction, was built with quality materials and looks wonderful. Our Energy Star home has an unbelievable HVAC system that has quiet equipment, great ventilation, consistent temperature, and produces incredibly low monthly utility bills. We enjoyed the entire design and construction process and are satisfied beyond words with our dream home.
We truly had a tremendous experience. We were extremely fortunate to have the Chuck Miller team working for us.
Ray and Samantha Nelson-Brakefield
We first approached Chuck about building our home in the fall of 2000. He made us feel comfortable and we knew right away that he was the builder for us. When the financial picture inadvertently turned full circle on us, we had to put our building dream on hold. For four years we watched, with envy, CMC homes being built. In the spring of 2004, we were ready to commit and began looking at builders. It didn’t take us long to come to our senses and, again, meet with Chuck. We had a clear picture of what we wanted in a home. We had a unique need for “mother-in-law” quarters and Chuck helped us incorporate a lovely suite for mom without losing fluidity of the floor plan. When our plans went to the Town Design Review Board, Chuck kept our best interest in mind and truly represented us. Having had served on the Review Board, and with his experience building in Hidden Springs, Chuck submitted our home design with a “get ready to break ground” attitude.
Keith and Martha Haga
One of the reasons we selected Chuck Miller as our builder is because he was responsive and well organized during the design and cost estimation phase. The construction phase was no different. Chuck has a good process for communicating selections and change orders. He was flexible in dealing with last minute changes and fair and honest in dealing with issues. The project tracked closely to the schedule. Even with awful weather causing delays during framing, we were able to move in within days of our scheduled move-in date.
Dave and Shelley Baldiga
It has been a great experience working with Chuck Miller on the construction of our house. Chuck made the process from start to finish an enjoyable and fun experience. Chuck’s work standard is the benchmark from which to evaluate others. His attention to detail and the wishes of the homeowner become a reality when it’s time to move in. Chuck builds the house you want. Integrity, Professionalism, Honesty and Straight Forwardness are just a few words to describe Chuck Miller’s work ethic. Once again, we’d like to thank the whole Chuck Miller Team for making the construction of our home a great success!!!!
Darin and Pamela Kennedy
I choose to write this testimonial of the work done by Chuck Miller Construction in the building of our home on East Columbia Road. We approached Chuck Miller apprehensively as an internet contact while we were preparing to move back to the Treasure Valley from an international work assignment. We wanted to build an energy efficient home on bare land in Boise. Few were capable of doing either, but Chuck Miller’s reputation assured us that he would excel at both.After our initial meeting with Chuck, we set out to piece together our dream home. Through long-distance calls and dozens of emails, Chuck provided the knowledge, guidance and patience for us to achieve a design that met our needs. The design was cost effective, efficient and aesthetically pleasing.We are now living in our beautiful new home. We have plenty of space and our utility bills are less here than they were during our temporary stay in a very small apartment. Given the opportunity, I have nothing but compliments and praise to express towards Chuck Miller Construction.
I could not be happier with a home and the process of building than I was with Chuck Miller Construction. Chuck was patient in designing homes as I moved from one lot to the lot I am on now and continued to scale back the project as my budget changed. There was no flexibility in my budget, yet my requirements for a home were well defined. I was looking for something different than the typical Craftsman style home. The design and layout of the home afforded me the opportunity to have a few wants, along with all my needs. My background and knowledge in home construction placed me in more of the ‘challenging client’, rather than the ‘typical client.’ I understood the process of building, schedules, and products more than the average person. I asked tough questions, evaluated every cost as I compared it to the budgets and stayed on top of the schedule, monitoring almost daily the progress. What I found with Tad and Chuck was patience and great communication. They were timely in responding to emails and phone calls. Despite delays that were manufacturer driven, I moved in on schedule, to the day!You may often hear builders claim to turn your dream into reality. Chuck Miller Construction enabled me to have a dream I had let go of. Life brings hard challenges to us all. My house is not just a building, but a true home in a neighborhood that I consider my family. Thank you Chuck, I thoroughly enjoyed the building process and if it were not that I never want to move again – I would be happy to begin the process again.
Joe and Cindy Jordan
Chuck Miller’s services began with finalizing our conceptual floor plan and ended with building completion and landscaping. We chose Chuck Miller because of his leadership in energy-efficient residential design and construction. The work was completed within budget and ahead of schedule, due to excellent management, a strong team of suppliers and subcontractors, and the sustained personal attention of Chuck and his staff. In my 40-odd years of design and construction, I have not seen a better system of controlling costs, schedule, and quality. Cindy especially appreciated the help provided by the subs chosen by Chuck in making decisions about lighting and plumbing fixtures, cabinets, etc.We feel in this highly competitive field, Chuck Miller Construction is a standout firm to be recommended for anyone interested in a quality home incorporating state-of-the-art energy efficiency.
Skip and Margie Davies
Working with Chuck Miller Construction was a great experience. His subs were diligent to do the job right and gave us the house we imagined! He and his team come highly recommended.
Pete and Sabrina Schroeder
We’ve been in our new home for about 9 months, and just love it more every day. The quality of the design, and workmanship shine through more all the time. We are continually impressed with the energy efficient attributes, all those features hidden under the beautiful workmanship. We still are reminded of the smooth construction process your company provided — reminded everytime we hear the stories of stressful and aggravating experiences so many others have with their new home construction. For we had nothing but the best of experiences with Chuck Miller Construction; the few questions or issues that arose were dealt with promptly and completely. We were very impressed with the knowledge and abilities of everyone who worked on our house. So, to yourself and the whole Chuck Miller Team comes our heartfelt thanks for our beautiful new home!
Eric and Jacque McArthur
We are so thrilled with our new home built by Chuck Miller Construction. Our home is beautiful, energy efficient, and meets the demands of our busy family. Chuck’s years of experience, along with his amazing crew, helped us build our dream house.
Chuck Miller Construction built the building which includes the loft that we occupy. The energy efficiency of this 2000 sq. ft. loft is outstanding. We are currently paying $16/month level pay for gas, which includes our heating, our hot-water production and a gas range. This speaks to the quality of space and water heating equipment, insulation and window systems that have been incorporated into the unit. We are very pleased with the quality of construction and the energy efficiency of our unit.
Richard and Dena Green
We are building a house while located in another state. The design phase went smoothly by using email and a few phone conversations. The preliminary selections were taken care of in an organized manner with appointments set up in advance to make the best use of our visit. We are excited that the project is about to break ground. When ever we mention that Chuck Miller is building our home we are met with enthusiastic praise of his work by everyone from lenders to insurance agents.
Chas and Elvira Frode
I had looked around the Internet for two years looking for an energy efficient builder in southwestern Idaho, and I kept coming up with Chuck Miller. I chose Chuck because I wanted an Energy Star house built to federal energy standards with respect to insulation, air infiltration, moisture migration through the walls, etc. I soon discovered that that is how Chuck built. He allowed me to introduce much of my own design into the mix, suggesting and supporting whenever appropriate. I really appreciate his technical expertise and skill, and his suggestions were always to the point and useful. The few glitches that did occur during the building process Chuck made good by following through with fixes, corrections or adjustments in a very timely manner. We love our house now, and the energy savings make me very happy. I appreciate and thank Chuck for his forebearance, patience and good humor through the trying process of building a great custom house.
Just on the fringe of excellent from a tough grader with a technical background. Definitely excellent and more qualified than other builders. Overall provided an excellent energy efficient product. Wish just a few items turned out a little differently. Follow-up on a couple of items could have been better. Greatest weakness is communication but I’d take that with technical expertise over some slick talking salesperson who doesn’t provide the quality.
Chuck, Please know how much I appreciate the time and thought you gave me on my house. You clearly gave me the best in recommending Doug (Ness Construction), Gary (Campbell Siding), and Jay (Stranger Home Services). The only thing that would have been better would be if you were the original builder.You are a credit to your profession, Chuck, and no one is a close second in my experience. Please accept my gratitude for your help on some critical issues.