Welcome to Straight Ahead Construction!

A trusted and award winning custom home builder for over 18 years in Fairbanks, Alaska.  

“Great job, wonderful communications, great crew. On time and on budget. Was a fun project, and we are very happy.”

-Charles Bettisworth, Bettisworth North Architects and PlannersFairbanks, Alaska

“…Straight Ahead Construction worked with us to help make our custom dream home a reality…Mike clearly communicated with us… offered excellent suggestions and we are overjoyed with the outcome.”

-Toni and Aaron Hawkins Fairbanks, Alaska

I have built seven homes, and quality is always my main concern.  Mike delivered the quality I expect, timely…and affordably.  My highest recommendation.

-Robert Fox, Alaskan Realty, Fairbanks, Alaska

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Please call (907)978-3344 or email Mike at info@straightaheadconstructionllc.com to discuss your project now.

Mike Knoche is also a contributor at Fine Homebuilding Magazine. Read his article on cold climate building here!

Construction services we offer in Fairbanks, Alaska:

Custom homebuilding

Custom homes on properties we have available

Septic installation and septic system replacement

Shingle roof replacement

Steel and metal roof replacement

Roof upgrade packages

Steel siding installation

Light Commercial kitchen & bathroom

Residential kitchen & bathroom remodels

Universal design accessible ADA bathrooms

Exterior painting and staining

Homebuilding, remodel, and customized residential consulting services

Please call (907)978-3344 or email Mike at


to discuss your project now.

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“We want to compliment you on the excellent job your company did in replacing the shingles on our roof in the summer of 2019. Your workers were professional…they were meticulous in their cleanup operations along our driveway… We would freely recommend your company to any of our friends looking for shingle replacement.” – Mike and Ritchie Musick Cripple Creek, AK

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