If you and your family decided that building a home is a better choice than purchasing one, you might have decided to go the custom route instead of working with a semi-custom builder. Now, you might be looking for some basic insight and advice about working with a custom home builder. These are some of the top things that you will probably want to know about working with the builder who is going to be assisting with building your custom home. [Read More]
Should You Use Steel or Timber Wall Frames?
When you plan to build a home, it can be tempting to concentrate on the inside of the building. You will want to plan the size of each room and how you will use each room. You should also take an interest in the exterior of the property, to ensure that it fits in well with the surrounding homes. However, before you can make any of those decisions, you must consider which wall frames you should use for the home. [Read More]
Have You Called In The Certifiers Yet?
Are you considering building a structure of any sort? Whether it is a single home, an apartment block or a big commercial venture, there will be many stages of the project that will all require careful planning. You will need to remain in constant contact with all stakeholders to ensure that the final building will meet everyone's needs and that the project progresses safely and legally. No doubt, you will be bringing in qualified experts to complete the work at each stage. [Read More]
Why Is a Land Survey Required Before Construction?
You may already know that a land survey is required before purchasing a piece of land to get an accurate measurement of the piece of land and where the property lines lie. This is crucial in preventing disputes in the future or at the time of purchase. Here is why a land survey might be required before construction work begins: Boundaries and Building Design Just as you identified the boundary lines of the property before purchase, building designers also need to survey to identify these boundary lines in relation to the building design. [Read More]