The 6 Steps of Building a New Home

Constructing a home can be an exciting experience. To help you understand the process, here are six of the steps involved in a new home single-level construction project.

Foundation

Once the ground is level, the foundation can be completed. Forms are put into place to keep the concrete in the desired shape, and the house foundation is poured. For the next few days, there will be no one working on the site because the cement needs time to cure.

Framing

The next step is the construction of the frame of the house. Also known as the skeleton, the wooden or metal posts are put into place to establish a system of walls, floors, and roof sections. The sheathing is applied, windows and doors are installed, and the house is wrapped in a barrier.

Essentials

The technicians of all sorts appear next to install water, sewer, wires, and everything associated with … Read More