Building A Custom Home In Central Texas


Building a custom home requires thorough considerations as it involves a lot of time, effort and money. Thus, before starting the process of building your custom home, it is important to understand the steps involved in doing so. Getting an insight into the entire process helps with planning and budgeting for the project in advance.

Essential steps involved in building a custom home are:

  1. Envision Your Home: By envisioning your dream home, you lay the foundation for every other step involved in the process. It also sets the tone for the internal and exterior elements of your house.
  2. Choose The Location: The next step is to choose the right location as per your needs by taking into consideration points like acreage, property orientation, views, length of frontage, etc.
  3. Choose A Builder: Make sure to choose a team of builders that have knowledge, experience and staff to help you build a custom home. We, at Flintrock Builders, are an experienced team of architects, builders and interior designers.
  4. Create A Design: Our architects will design a floor plan of your house based on factors that are important to you such as the size of your home, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, your budget, etc.
  5. Prep The Site: This step involves clearing debris, rocks, trees, etc. from the site, putting wooden forms, leveling the site, installing footings, fitting utility runs, etc.
  6. Rough Framing: After the approval of the foundation components and their installation, our designers will create the shell of your house including floor systems, roof systems, application of sheathing on exterior walls and so on.
  7. Hardware Supplies: While construction, our team takes care of the installation of pipes and wires, water supply lines, bathtubs, shower units, sewer lines, vents, HVAC vent pipes, etc.
  8. Insulation: Our team will assist you in choosing from various types of insulation materials depending on your requirements and budget.
  9. Choose Exterior Finishing: Our construction team will carry out steps where drywall is hung, taped, textured and painted. Exterior finishes such as brick, stone, stucco and siding are installed.
  10. Surface Flooring And Counter-tops: After selecting suitable materials, our builders work towards hard surface flooring and counter-tops installations.
  11. Mechanical Trims And Bathroom Fixtures: This involves the installation of HVAC equipment, sinks, toilets, faucets, switches and electrical panels.
  12. Mirrors, Final Flooring And Landscaping: The last step involves installing mirrors, shower doors and finishing the flooring. After a final cleanup of the house and landscaping, our builders conduct final inspection of the newly constructed home.

Flintrock Builders assist customers in building a custom home in Central Texas. We have an experienced team of in-house architects and designers. For more information on building a custom home in Central Texas, visit 105 E FM 2410, Harker Heights, TX – 76548. You can also call at (254) 393 – 1412.
 

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