Importance Of Building A Custom Home

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Building a custom home or renovating an existing one can be an emotional and stressful time but it can also be one of the most rewarding experiences - provided you know what to expect. The more you know about the homebuilding process, the more enjoyable your experience is likely to be, and the more at ease you will be in surrendering to the process. Before you embark on your next build its important to be informed and consider all aspects of what to expect. We have compiled a list of the most common things to expect when you build.
1. The messy factor!
We always strive to ensure that your project is given the all the love and attention it deserves. During the Building process however you can expect mess, and that is just an unavoidable part
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No matter how detailed the advanced planning or how intricate the contract documents, it is impossible to totally remove the reality of construction delay. Whist we have a programme for your home, and are competent at minimising delays, we know from experience that things don’t always go to plan on a construction site. These can be Internal delays- Shortage of materials, late delivery or wrong delivery, sub-contractors schedule and external causes such as inclement weather, machinery not able to operate due to soggy soil etc., client initiated variations which affect the cost and schedule. It would be wise to allow yourself a contingency of approx. 5% to allow for unforeseen items or …show more content…
We are very strict with entering site without our supervision. We need to ensure your safety whilst on site . Please allow for fortnightly meetings to weekly (where required) anything more than that would mean that we focus more on meetings and less on actual construction time (mmm that doesn’t sound that good).

5. Communication is king
It’s a common mistake, we think we hear something, we misremember a conversation, we focus on one sentence in an email and gloss over the rest, we make assumptions. We strive to always keep the lines of communications open and we encourage you to regularly communicate and address any arising issues directly, a lack of communication is usually at the root of a lot of mistakes or problems. In the event of any mistakes we will always have a backup plan. If we do something that’s incorrect, it’s not the end of the world. We will ensure we make it good.

“It’s a common mistake, we think we hear something, we misremember a conversation, we focus on one sentence in an email and gloss over the rest, we make assumptions.”
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