When you decide to build a custom home of your own you are beginning a long and potentially stressful journey. There are many things that need to be sorted; from locating the right site to designing the house to finding the right builders and contractors to put your dream together.
Of course you’ll have a budget but this is not the only factor in deciding between individual contractors and one that can offer you a design and build service.
There are 3 reasons why you should use a firm specializing in design and build.
Unless you already know a great designer and a builder you will need to spend a lot of time researching the best one in your area and then speaking to them. You’ll also need to tie the schedules together of your chosen designer and builder.
Alongside this you’ll have to hope that the two parties actually get along together because if they don’t it will make it much harder for them to deliver your custom home successfully.
By using a design and build contractor they will have access to all the labor hire in Sydney that they need to complete the job without you needing to worry about anything;
All you need to do is check in with them to ensure the build is going to plan and schedule. In fact the one stop shop approach will allow you to design your custom home with the very people that are going to build it. This means you can accurately assess costs and what is actually viable.
Checking in with one firm that is looking after everything to do with your custom house is a lot easier than checking in with all the different contractors. The greater the number of different parties that are involved the harder it will be to make sure that they are all working to the same purpose and your vision actually becomes a reality.
The same is true with communication and information going to you. All the contractors will know who to report to and they can liaise with you to help you resolve any issues or simply to provide you with reassurance that everything is going to plan.
Time & Money Savings
You may be surprised to learn that using a design and build contractor can save you money as well as time. The time element is fairly obvious in that you don’t need to spend hours finding the right contractors and supervising them to ensure all the jobs are done properly and in the right order.
However, you’ll find that this approach also reduces the cost involved. Hiring different contractors and then having to pay them while they wait for someone else to finish their piece of the puzzle means that you are paying money for nothing. A good design and build contractor will supervise all of this and just have the relevant contractors on hand when they are needed; effectively saving you money.