BUILDING A HOUSE IN TEN STEPS

Building a house is not an easy decision, because it requires planning, budgeting and following a series of steps so that the project ends successfully.

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Professional assistance - look for an architect

The first step will be to contact an expert architect, to whom you can comment on the particularities of the project, what kind of house you want to build and what is your favorite design, as a guide.

The architect must have the ability to channel these observations to begin designing a comfortable home, adapted to the number of occupants.

Find a plot

If you own a piece of land, you are part of the process of building a newly completed home.

If you are not yet the owner of a plot on which to build, buy one with guidance from the architect, he will know how to choose a land with enough air reception, natural light, and nearby urban areas.

Previous ground studies

You will need a different professional, this time a surveyor to carry out a topographical study of the plot, to know the unevenness, the total measurements, reliefs, and additional elements.

The geotechnical study requires drilling to check the strength and composition of the purchased plot and is also used to structure the house before building.

Finally, the architect will provide a blueprint to corroborate the projection of the house until it reaches the ideal design. The three studies are presented in the form of drawings and plans.

Technical aspects of the design

Again, we will take advantage of the services of the architect who will prepare the following documents for the project: basic project and executive project.

The first contains the plans and description of works and is basic to obtain a license for major works requested by the city council to build. The other comprises a detailed description of the size of the work, materials to be used, finishes and measurements. It contains floor plans, installations, and structural plans.

The direction of the work

In this step, there is a rigger who will take charge to build a new house and let everything go properly in terms of safety and quality.

Select the builder

The next step is crucial since it involves hiring a team of builders or a company dedicated to the construction of works for the project.

Bet on the most accurate decision taking into account the experience, references, and advice that a company can offer if your desire is to build a house from scratch under the best terms.

Manage basic services

One of the steps to build a house is to ensure that the documents to start are in order, as well as basic supplies and services such as electricity and water.

The construction materials will have to be purchased and then stored in a humidity-free enclosure within the land.

To avoid delays in the work, you should request the electricity and water service in good time.

Start the work

At this point, the construction team will be formed and each member will be aware of their duties.

The architect and the professional rigger will visit the work periodically to verify that it is done according to the client's specifications and in the stipulated time.

Completion of the construction

Both the construction company and the surveyor and architect will deliver the final work to the owner. The following will be to review the physical conditions of the plant and that the house follows safety and legality guidelines.

Recognized the work by the client, the professionals will be able to sign the final document of work, as well as a count of the guarantees of the property.

Declaration of new construction

Finally, the first occupation license, the habitability certificate, the registration, the energy certificate and the final, subsequent to the initial registration of water, electricity, and gas will be managed with the final work document.

We hope to have clarified your doubts if you are determined to build a house from scratch, but if you still have not clear, we invite you to contact us so can assess your case in particular.

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