Are you all excited about your upcoming timber frame construction project? Yes, timber frame buildings are greatly preferred today as they are cheaper to construct and it takes lesser time to build. If you want to get through your timber frame construction project certain amount of preparation is required. Here are few tips on how to get ready for your timber frame construction project.

Identify the right site where you are going to construct your timber frame house. Give due consideration for the selection of the construction site. The construction site should be flat and if it is going to be uneven or if you have chosen a slopy area you need to make sure the land is levelled first.

Before you select the construction site you should first have your design ready so that you will know how much of space is required. Often people make the mistake of just taking into account the space required for the construction but fail to take into consideration other features they may need around the timber frame house. Take your time to think through your plan. Visualize clearly what you want and think through all the steps before you approach timber frame builders.

The size of your timber frame construction would depend on your budget. Setting a realistic budget for the construction is very important. Do not set a random budget but check for current industry rates so that you can take a well-informed call on your budget. As you can easily see for yourself, one thing is connected to the other and you cannot directly jump on to the construction process.

Try to get multiple quotes for your project. When you are getting the quote, you will need to take time to understand the quote fully in terms of what is included and what is not included. The quotes will not include costs involved in levelling of the land, clearing of the land and construction site preparation. You will need to take these factors also into consideration when you are getting your quote. Check whether your service provider will take care of construction site preparation or you need to take care of it yourself. Even if your builder should take care of the site preparation they will charge you additionally for the job. Check out various options to ensure you spend less on these requirements so that you have enough funds for the building project.

Taking care of the construction guidelines of your locale is important and if you work with an experienced builder they would have built many timber frame houses in the area and they would be conversant with the guidelines.

You will also need to make sure that the work on the construction site does not disrupt your normal life or disturb the neighbours. Make sure you have made all the arrangements in this regard so that your project is not stalled. With careful planning and by paying attention to the above factors you can successfully complete your project.

 

Published by Rosie Joy