Building Process

Although the specific sequence of construction steps varies and overlaps, generally we build your home in the following order:

Building Process

1. Foundation (slab):
— Lot clearing and building pad preparation
— Set foundation form boards/back fill
— Underground plumbing/inspection
— Footer/inspection
— Pour slab

2. Framing:
— First floor
— Second floor joists / subflooring
— Second floor
— Roof/trusses
— Wall sheathing
— Roof sheathing
— Set exterior doors/windows
— Stairs

3. Roofing:
— Felt paper/flashing
— Shingles

4. Rough-in mechanical systems:
— Plumbing
— Fireplace
— HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning)
— Electrical
— Rough inspections

Building Process

5. Exterior:
— Fascia (boards at ends of rafters)
— Sheathing
— Trim boards/Louvers/Siding
— Finish materials
— Deck, if applicable
— Job site cleaning
— Frame inspection
— Quality Assurance Inspection

6. Insulation

7. Drywall:
— Hang
— Tape and texture
— Wall prime

8. Interior trim:
— Cabinets
— Fireplace mantle / surround
— Doors
— Baseboards, casings, other details
— Countertops

9. Paint interior / exterior

10. Concrete

11. Fine grading

12. Gutters

13. Landscaping

14. Finish work:
— Tile
— Plumbing fixtures
— Light fixtures
— Floor coverings
— Appliances
— Hardware
— Screens

Building Process

15. Certificate of Occupancy

16. Construction cleaning

17. Builder’s Quality Assurance Checklist

18. Quality Assurance Inspection

19. Homeowner orientation

20. Homeowner Compliance Walk, if applicable

21. Closing

Welcome Home!