Home Building Process

                                                                             Phase one (Lock Up)

  • Architectural drawings
  • Geo-technical Engineer report
    • Soil conditions
  • Structural and blueprint drawings
    • Site plan
      • Direction of house (show north)
      • Elevations
      • Floor plan
      • Septic field or sewer location
  • Approval of drawings by city or region
  • Excavation of site
  • Geo-technical Inspection
  • Forms for foundation or pad
  • Inspection foundation
  • Pouring of concrete for foundation or pad
    • Radiant heat?
  • Floor built on foundation
  • Dome assembly and erection
    • Remove areas for doors and windows and add framing
    • Second floor and stairs
  • Window and door framing with dormers


Optional depending on type of Insulation

  •  Strapping for addition roof cap 2 1/2 inches
  • Add additional roof cap
    • Remember venting

      Continuation of phase one 

  • Building paper product over house / envelope seal
  • Structural and envelope inspection
  • Strapping or extruded plastic for walls (rainscreen) 10 mm for outside walls
  • Install outside doors and windows
  • Outside wall covering stucco, wall shakes
  • Roofing shingles 8 inch overlap over shingles
  • Torch-on at cap 8 inch overlap over shingles
  • Lock up complete

                                                                            Phase Two

  • Plumbing rough in
  • Electrical rough in
  • Heating and air conditioning rough in
  • Electrical inspection
  • Plumbing inspection
  • Insulation
  • Vapour barrier (if required)
  • Structural and envelope inspection
  • Drywall, stucco or other inside wall covering
  • Painting, wall paper, texturing
  • Complete electrical and Plumbing installations
  • Flooring
  • Finish carpentry
    • Interior doors and trim (baseboards, etc.)
    • Stair railings and finish
  • Landscaping
  • Occupancy permit with final inspection






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