Custom homes broken around out today. I would like to go over some of the options that we offer here at Shaw with some custom home broken Arrow options. Um, so yesterday we kind of, earlier we had gone over the steps in our process, um, what we go over in a model home tour, what we go over in our process and things like that New Homes Edmond.
I’d like to tell you what the 10 step construction processes. New Homes Edmond, so there are within the construction process there’s going to be 10 steps. So step one is going to be the preliminary matters. So after the purchase agreement is signed, but before we begin moving dirt, many things are beginning to happen. Uh, we will create a plot plan of your lot showing the location of the home of the property. The building plans will be submitted to the developer architectural committee for their approval. Other plans will be submitted to the appropriate city or county permit office with our application for a building permit for custom homes, broken arrow. The banks will require building plans and specifications for a property appraisal prior to closing our construction loan. Also, at this time, we will order windows, doors, and brick due to the nature of government bureaucracy. New Homes Edmond It is not unusual for a these processes to take three to four weeks.
Uh, the second step is going to be the design studio for custom homes, broken Arrow within three days after the execution of your purchase agreement, you should schedule an appointment with our design consultant to finalize the selections for your new home. This appointment should take place within two weeks from the signing of the purchase agreement. A timely selection process allows us to prepare the necessary purchase orders to start the building process as fast as possible. Please refer to your design studio addendum for complete details. New Homes Edmond Once all selection’s been made, we will schedule a plan review with your construction manager to review all the details.
Step three, the foundation. This stage begins with the creation of a level pad site. That elevation is very critical and ensuring proper water drainage away from the structure next to the signs or stopped out on the lot and accordance with the plot plan. And then the footing is doug. New Homes Edmond Steel bars are installed throughout the flooding. A city inspector will then approve the footing prior to pouring concrete once the footings for wood forms will be erected around the perimeter of the structure. These forums determine building size and finished floor elevation. Another critical step in ensuring proper drainage for custom homes, broken Arrow step for the process after the forms are in place in the footing, plumber, so rough and all water and drain lines. At Shaw homes, we only use Wirsbo New Homes Edmond water, which are far superior to copper and freeze protection. The plumbers will run the main water, sewer and gas lines to the appropriate tie in locations at this time upon the plumbers completion and city inspection folder is brought in and installed inside the wood forms and leveled off approximately four inches below the tops of the forms.
Any electrical lines that were underneath the slab are installed at this time. Next post tension cables are installed and the steel bars extending from the flooding are bent over into this five area to tie the full footing and slapped together. The footing is cleaned to ensure proper placement of concrete and the full structure is treated with a warranted chemical termite protection. Another city inspection is done prior to pouring concrete and upon inspection the slab is poured and the forms are removed. New Homes Edmond Seven to 10 days after the slab is poured. That post tension cables are tightened. Twenty 8,000 pounds of pressure per square inch and then cut flush with the slab.
This is the one of the most important parts of the process for custom homes. Broken Arrow to ensure that you are getting a structurally sound product, New Homes Edmond which is why we are able to offer a 10 year structural warranty on your home. Step five, the exterior. Once the slab is poured, carpenters will begin the framing process. During this stage, substantial progress is made very quickly. Walls, headers, beams, floor, trusses, and rafters are engineered to ensure proper structural properties throughout the dwelling. Many interior items and changes are left until the final stages of the framing process called punch out windows. New Homes Edmond Doors and fireplaces are installed and cabinets ordered at this time. Dupont tyvek house wrap as installed on the walls to protect your home against moisture penetration. Brick ties are nailed on all surfaces that will receive masonry to ensure that these walls are held tightly to the framing.
Roofing shingles are applied and the house is in the dry as we call it, a very important step and process in New Homes Edmond Now that brings us to step six. Mechanical matters. After the roof is on, the plumbers will return to top out the home running additional water and drain lines as well as vent pipes and gas lines. They also installed certain tubs and showers at this time. All lines are pressurized to protect against possible leaks. Later on. New Homes Edmond The furnaces are set and the duct work run throughout. The house. Provision is made for return airflow to the furnaces and air handler and also for the condensing units which will be installed outside later on. Bathroom fans are vented to the exterior. This time, the electricians will rough in the wiring for the breaker box switches, receptacles and lights have you gone to wire, will be run for the cooking equipment and air conditioners. Recess. New Homes Edmond Light fixtures are installed at this stage as are your cable, TV and telephone outlets. All mechanical trades will have their rough in work inspected and then a frame inspection is done to make sure no boards have been cut or move that could cause a structural weakness upon all approvals. Insulation is installed in the walls that will be insulated and in certain inaccessible ceilings.
All holes and exterior walls are filled with poly sell thumb to maintain air tightness. Exterior masonry is normally installed about this time. Now you can move on to step seven. New Homes Edmond This will be the drywall trim and painting, another integral part for custom homes. Broken Arrow sheet rock drywall is installed on all ceilings and walls, then taped bedded and skimmed. Wall texture is applied where indicated. Hardwood floors are installed next by first laying plastic over the concrete slab. New Homes Edmond Then installing five slash eight inch plywood to the concrete,
New Homes Edmond a layer of 15 pound felt. We’ll talk the plywood and finally true hardwood floors are installed. Trim carpenters arrived to install cabinets, doors, moulding, and mantle closets are laid out and installed to maximize their storage capacity, painters takeover, and initially stain any necessary would and then apply oil based enamel to all other woodwork afterwards. These surfaces are tightly taped on the walls and ceilings, painted exterior, landscaping side, installation, guttering and the pouring of concrete driveways, sidewalks and porches may also begin step eight, the interior, finish, kitchen and bathroom countertops and marble tubs and showers are installed as whole as ceramic, tile, floors and backsplash. Then plumbers will install fixtures and faucets. Next, electricians will install light fixtures, switches, receptacles and appliances. Finally, New Homes Edmond garage door openers, security keypads, shower doors, mirrors, and hardware are installed. The complete construction all prior to the installation of carpeting and applying the final coat on the hardwood floors.
Step nine, final detailing, probably one of the most exciting parts of the process with New Homes Edmond. This is when things really start to wrap up and tie in and you get a little bit closer to moving into your new home. After the carpets are installed, a detailed cleaning takes place to make sure your home is an optimal moving condition. Window. Screens are installed and final inspections take place. Your pre-closing walkthrough also takes place at this time. This is when you can walk through right before your closing, um, to really make sure that everything is the way that it should be, um, looks the way that it should be, and you can be really excited about moving into your home. Step 10, after closing, your new home has been constructed with hundreds of products found in nature and others that are manmade. Many of these products have moisture inherently in them. These characteristics and the changes of seasons cause expansion and contraction and the new materials. Therefore, you should expect to see minor cracking and drywall and masonry surfaces. New Homes Edmond This is perfectly normal and unavoidable as tons and tons of weight now sets where once was empty ground and these surface problems are easily corrected with readily available construction compounds and sealants. Shaw homes proactive warranty program requires our warranty professionals to contact to approximately 60 days after closing, and again, 11 months after closing to make sure any warranty needs are properly resolved.