Houses Under Construction
When you are building a new custom home, the more you know about the homebuilding process, the more enjoyable your experience is likely to be. The following overview outlines the typical steps taken in the construction of a home and will help keep you abreast of what happens at key stages.
Prepare site and pour foundation
Complete rough framing
Complete rough plumbing, electrical and HVAC
Complete drywall; primer coat of paint and interior textures; start exterior finishes
Finish interior trim; final coat of paint; install exterior driveways and walkways
Install hard-surface flooring and countertops; complete exterior grading
Finish mechanical trims; install bathroom fixtures, mirrors, shower doors and finish flooring
In addition, your home will be inspected periodically during the course of construction for code compliance.