Designing a home of your dreams can be an enthralling and confusing experience at the same time. There are many things that need attention and more ideas worth considering, and more importantly, you have to find a system-built home builder, who can put those ideas in action. For the uninitiated, a “system-built home” is the one that’s designed using a specific construction process. In case of stick-built properties, the house is constructed on site, with one step at a time. All system-built homes are assembled as required, and that kind of automates and simplifies the process of home building. In this post, we have a few tips for selecting the right system-built home builder.
- Review their work profile. Talk to the builder to know more on the range, size and scale of projects they have completed so far. Experience and expertise in designing system-built homes are aspects that matter. Many companies may share references on request, so call up a few of their clients to know more. Also, check pictures of their recent projects.
- Ask about time and costs. One of the may reasons why homeowners often go for system-built homes is reduced time and budget. Since the home building process is automated and structure, components are manufactured at a factory, getting the project ready takes a lot less time. The budget is an equally important factor, because you would want to work around a price.
- Commitment to quality. Opting for a system-built home doesn’t mean compromising on the customization. Find a company that can engineer and design modular homes to specifications and also complies and adheres to the relevant building codes. It goes without saying that the quality of construction is of utmost importance.
Designing a system-built home is a different process compared to a site-built home, but it doesn’t mean you cannot harness the benefits of the latter. Note that a good builder not only adheres to the building codes and other relevant zoning regulations, but also ensures that the process remains focused on quality and the client’s need for customization is taken care of. As such, we recommend that you take time with a builder to discuss your requirements, what you expect from the project and the final budget. Get the contract on paper with the relevant terms and conditions, so that there are no disputes or points of contention in the future.