For most clients building a custom home is their dream. So we're doing a checklist of things to do before starting your Design/Build journey.
1. How long you plan on staying in this new home?
For most clients building a custom home is their dream. Taking a long-term view, consider your current future lifestyle. Designing a custom home means thinking long term using professional consultants to plan and design a house thinking long term even through your senior years.
2. Space planning;
Planning storage spaces, living spaces, closets, functionality, and layout of the interior and exterior spaces is essential in your project's space management. Architects, engineers, and builders are trained to help you make effective decisions on your space planning.
3. Poor lighting and window configurations: Correct and calculated window sizes and possible use of skylights in addition to ample light fixtures should be professionally designed to have an effective light distribution throughout your home.
Our architects and interior designers will be able to help you achieve a sustainable design that you can enjoy for years to come.
4. Planning & Budgeting: Planning and budgeting are perhaps the most important steps in your construction project.
Homeowners that decide to go into the building process with a minimum budget and cheapest pricing usually are the ones that will not be happy with the end result and end up dealing with a lot of stress and perhaps legal proceeding. The building process for most homeowners with Poor budgeting in their building process will end up spending considerably more on their projects compare to the homeowners with proper planning and budgeting.
5. Hire a Reputable Builder: Do your due diligence before hiring a builder for your construction project.
Open and documented communication between the project owners and the building team is crucial and important in delivering a completed project on time and within budget. ACM Group provides a client portal online system which can give our clients access to their project 24/7 from anywhere they are.