Understanding the Building Process
It’s an exciting time, launching into a building project. Whatever you’ve got in mind – a new home, a major renovation or just building a fence – you’ll want to be sure you’re getting an absolutely top quality job. Often the building process can be confusing, so to assist you, here is a snippet of the building process:
Where to start?
It always pays to get your builder involved early. Simple advice from a Certified Builder when making critical decisions like choosing a section, architectural style, plans and building materials can save a lot of hassle later on.
What are my options?
A full build contract takes care of everything and we would recommend it for most situations. However, there are other options.
How long will it take?
It really depends on the size of the project and the level of difficulty involved. Your Certified Builder will go over all the issues thoroughly with you before starting and develop a detailed timeline that suits your individual situation. There may be instances where the timeline could change, but the builder should always discuss this with you.
The Building Process – A step by step guide
The following step by step guide outlines most of the key aspects of getting a building project up and running, from consents and inspections to choosing the tiles and taps. You can be as involved as much or as little as you want. One of the many benefits of using a Certified Builder is that you get to work directly with them. You can ask any question at anytime and get a direct and honest answer.
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- Building site
- House design and floor plan
- Building materials
- Construction milestones: services, foundations, framing, roof and windows, lining, electrical & plumbing, painting, landscaping
- Fittings and furnishing
- Moving in
How much will it cost?
There are a number of variables that dictate the overall cost of building. But again some good advice from your Certified Builder will give you a good idea of what you can expect for your budget.
Ready to begin?
In the step by step process above, the first step is to find a builder. Certified Builders can assist you with that task and help you find a builder that is working in your area, trade qualified and ready to begin.. So step one is: