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After having a vacation home for 20 years, we decided to become full time Bethany Beach residents and chose Miken to build our custom home.   Mike Cummings was hands on from the beginning guiding us through the process and ensuring our home was built to expectations.   Our construction foreman Bob was meticulous with an unparalleled attention to detail and craftmanship.  Mike’s commitment to customer satisfaction was reflected by his entire team’s focus to stand by their work and to get things right.   Our home was built on schedule and within budget.  We have received many complements regarding Miken’s work.  We could not be happier with the results.

Dong and Julie K.

MIKEN was so highly recommended by out architect Chris Patty – Becker Morgan Group.
The build process allowed us to get into the house in about 9 months, which is almost recording breaking for the area/scope.
The attention to detail and care for quality makes MIKEN a great builder that we would highly recommend.

Nuvan S.

Not only did they get the house done within a very limited time frame, the craftmanship and details are unparalleled.
We are so happy with the result and would recommend MIKEN Builders to anyone who asks.
The best part was they really cared about delivering everything we wanted in making our dream come true.

Frank & Jessica N.

We are very pleased with the finished product and look forward to having MIKEN be a part of our next project.
Every time we have worked with MIKEN our investment has always been a win win scenario.

Tim & Eileen H.

We worked with MIKEN to construct an addition on our home, we could not be happier with the end project.
The quality of their work can’t be beat.

Neal & Jan S.

Thanks so much for your guidance and partnership in building our beautiful beach house in Bethany Beach. Your team has the best professionals in the business, from Mike helping us identify and buy our lot to Bob’s leadership in building the house to Gina’s expertise in decorating. We couldn’t be more pleased with the people, process and final product. We look forward to spending our summers in Bethany for years to come and want to thank you for making our vision become a reality. We highly recommend MIKEN Builders for anyone looking to build or renovate at the Delaware shore.

Erika and Greg W

Not much is easy when you decide to build a custom home, let alone during a global pandemic. Miken made this process painless and simple. From our first meeting with them, Mike and Jim walked us through what we needed to do to get started and what to expect if we chose Miken to build our home. Once we signed our contract, Sean, Michele, and Martin took over and ensured that every idea we had was brought to reality. All our questions and concerns were quickly met with a “No problem!” and were taken care of immediately. Everyone at Miken Builders is professional, honest, patient and has extreme attention to detail. We couldn’t be happier in our new home and would recommend Miken to anyone looking for high quality contractors.

Cory & Mary Beth H.

We are thrilled with our new home built by MIKEN! It’s a big decision – we searched for a partner we could 100% trust and we found that MIKEN’s commitment to us exceeded our expectations. The quality of the build is so solid – throughout the process our friends who were in the construction business commented on how the quality of the materials used were, there is no skimping and cutting corners. In the process you really get to know the entire MIKEN team with weekly calls and in person meetings and a bond certainly developed. The entire process was wonderful and we kind of wish it wasn’t over. Look no further for an exceptional builder – MIKEN is hands down the best.

Mike & Elise L.

When we decided to build our dream home at the beach, we chose Miken Builders.  Shortly after, they assigned a project manager and, we’d have to say, one of their best – Sean Cummings.  Sean is a hardworking, young professional with a clear focus on customer advocacy.  Sean’s responsiveness and attention to customer needs is second to none.  Building a home in the current environment has added complexity due covid related delays and overall supply chain issues but Sean kept the project deliverables moving forward and with a keen eye toward customer satisfaction.  Miken is fortunate to have such a talent and I know will continue to do great things in his career.

Jeff & Laura C.

MIKEN Builders met and exceeded our expectations throughout the building process from start to finish. A beautiful home to make many happy memories.

Steve & Lynn A.

They build a great product and they stand behind it without question. The bottom line is their word is as good as gold.

Mike C.

“There were many important decisions to be made when we retired and relocated by our best friends in Delaware. Their recommendation was to check out Miken Builders and that surely was one of the Best Decisions we could made in the entire process.  Miken Builder’s  knowledge, expertise, and experience negotiating all the small roadblocks during the pandemic was amazing.  They kept us in the loop the entire time and resulted in our Forever Home exceeding all our expectations.  Mike, Sean . Gary, Ken and all the crews deserve our most sincere thank you for helping to make our retirement dreams come true.”

John W.

“We recently had a elevator installed in Cotton Patch Hills. I want to especially thank you for putting Gary Pitman on our team, he was amazing. Gary added so much to the project during the difficult pandemic. He was unobtrusive, but added great suggestions along the way and never got in our way. He also didn’t get upset with the couple of changes we asked for. Gary was willing to go the extra mile for us on many occasions, and we are just so grateful to have worked with him.

I can’t imagine doing another project without Gary. He’s a nice guy and a terrific builder.”

Tolly & John L.

“MIKEN Builders is an outstanding company – they are a class act in every regard. MIKEN personnel are consummate professionals. From our first meeting with owner Mike Cummings, we knew we were in good hands. We have friends who have observed the steady, on-time process of construction by MIKEN of our beautiful home who are now regretting their failure to use this high quality company. They chose another contractor who does not understand the basics of program management and are woefully behind schedule. From weekly pictures of the construction status, to frequent teleconferences with our program manager (Mike McKone), to daily meetings in the final month with our award winning Superintendent (Bob Craighton), we have been kept completely in the loop on all details of construction. JoAnn Pullin managed all the administrative details and Teressa Smith provided timely and accurate billing information. This has been a very enjoyable experience. We are very happy that we chose MIKEN to build our house.”

Bob & Jenny S.

“MIKEN is a top notch organization.”

Bob R.

“Three years ago Joanne and I bought a quaint oceanfront cottage in the Sussex Shores neighborhood. A renovation was started with good intentions until we discovered there was absolutely nothing worth saving. From the very first meeting with Mike Cummings and his team, it was apparent they knew their stuff. Team Miken was fully prepared and presented with their in-house experts. They walked us through not only the process but the complications of building in the most destructive environment on the east coast… Miken never over promised or under delivered during the entire project. The attention to detail, quality of workmanship and commitment to communication was top shelf. Building at the beach can be complicated, show and expensive. Miken took the stress away and made it fun. Our finished product is a stunning dream come true. If you’re building at the beach you better have faith and trust in your builder. Miken is the only one I’d ever choose.”

John P.

“We appreciated Mike’s experience and involvement when working with the designer and finalizing plans. Frank’s experience was invaluable in finalizing the contract and pre-construction work. Sean, Bob and the construction team worked hard to deliver a fine home. The Miken team stayed in touch though out the project and kept us updated. Highly Recommended!”

John S.

“My husband and I are very pleased with Miken Builders. Everyone we came into contact with at the office and during the construction of our home was friendly and available to us. No matter how many projects they had at the time or how much work they had to do, every person that is part of the Miken team made us feel that our home and our concerns or questions were the most important thing to them at the time. We felt like we were their only customer. Miken Builders is a trustworthy builder and one that you can count on to get the job done and to do it right!”

Cherly Q.

“I want to thank you and complement you and your team for the renovation work at my home in Bethany Beach. I had a vision at the start of the job and you guys enhanced it and executed it to perfection. My wife and I are very pleased with the end result and are proud of the compliments we are receiving from neighbors and passer’s by on the “new” look of the house. From my own business experience, I know how important good people are to business performance. A successful business needs both its own qualified staff and ability to align with qualified third parties. Your team on my job, particularly Jim and Martin, were excellent to work with. As importantly, your third party subcontractors did excellent work and it’s a credit to your company that you’re able to attract such talent to your work.”

Joseph R.

“Miken Builders worked with us from beginning to end and made certain they delivered what they promised.”

PJ Tork

“Miken Builders delivers on time and within budget with a very professional staff. One of the best I’ve dealt with in my 46-year engineering career.”

Michael C.

“Miken Builders did an outstanding job. They have the best people, employ the best subcontractors and use the best suppliers. Extremely professional and responsive, I’d highly recommend them.”

Paul D.

“The quality and craftsmanship of our Miken built home is top notch. Equally important was the approach taken by the Miken team. The team was patient in answering all of our questions, encouraging in helping us make some tough decisions, creative in offering alternative design solutions and overall terrific to work with.”

Polly B.

“We definitely would recommend Miken– they are high quality custom professional builders that are reliable and take great care of their customers.”

Ron H

“We wanted to work with a trustworthy company– Miken did a fantastic job designing and constructing our house on time and within budget. Thank you for a magnificent home!”

Pat W.

“Working with the “right people” to build a custom home is paramount. The Miken team are professional, always available and truly care about the quality of the homes they build and the people they build them for.”

William D.

“The whole experience was amazing from the initial sit down with Mike Cummings until completion. Attention to detail is over the top!”


“My wife and I selected MIKEN Builders to build our dream beach home. They were highly professional, responsive and delivered a high quality home on budget. We are very proud to say that our beach home is a MIKEN-built home!”

John R.