The construction of a custom home goes through several stages. Work that requires great precision and attention to detail and finishing. This is why it is wise to call upon qualified professionals. Opting for the service of an experienced builder is the best solution. The intervention of the latter promises a neat realization, meeting the expectations and the standards of construction. Calling on this type of specialist also means benefiting from know-how and better support in the steps to follow before the design.
A supervised work from the beginning to the reception of the house
If you entrust the construction work of a house to individual craftsmen, you must supervise the intervention of each of them. Indeed, these craftsmen (mason, electrician, plumber, carpenter, etc.) can act independently in their field. This also implies planning the work of each of them. Without good management, it is very likely to be confronted with problems of delays, conflicts of work, or even complications of installation, then causing delays on the whole work. Also, it is necessary to invest time for the follow-up of the works (preparation of the ground, masonry works, installation of sanitation equipment, electrical installations, etc.). But still, it is necessary to have a minimum of competence in the matter to ensure an effective supervision.
Calling on a professional builder allows to avoid this kind of inconvenience. The work will be effectively directed by a competent person. That is to say that the interventions of each craftsman will be well ordered according to the evolution of each stage. In fact, a home building company is composed of qualified personnel in all areas of construction.
A professional builder for a quality work
Opting for a professional builder allows you to benefit from meticulous work. Indeed, the latter implements all the necessary means to meet the expectations of the owner. He carries out the essential expertises to determine the cost of the construction as well as the tools required by this one. He can also bring his skills in the administrative part, in particular in the step to obtain the building permit.
Being a builder specialized in the building, he can advise on the adequate materials for the project so that the building is perennial in its environment. He also studies the land for the foundation. Whether it is a traditional, contemporary or other type of house, he can help choose the architectural style of the house if no plans have yet been established. Within this framework, he will propose existing concepts or examples of realizations for inspiration.
In addition, some home construction companies can also help in the search for land. This is a considerable advantage for future owners looking to invest in a location.
Benefit from the construction guarantees imposed by law
Entrusting the construction to a professional means deciding to have the best possible guarantees. When the contract is signed, an agreement is made between the owner and the service provider. Once these documents are initialed and signed by both parties, the owner enjoys several guarantees imposed by law.
We can mention :
The guarantee of perfect completion: the builder must respect the construction standards in force. It lasts for one year and extends until the damages noted by the owner are repaired. However, it does not cover normal wear and tear
The biennial guarantee of functioning which lasts two years covers all the dissociable elements (the false ceiling, the wall covering, etc.) presenting anomalies
The ten-year warranty obliges the service provider to repair any damage that may affect the solidity of the house (e.g. cracks). It starts at the reception of the key
Possibility to obtain additional guarantees
In addition to these guarantees imposed by the law, a reliable construction company also offers additional insurance. This can be a financial guarantee, allowing to fix the amount to be paid once the contract is signed for example. In this context, it is no longer allowed to revise the cost of building the custom home without an agreement set by both parties.
It is also possible to benefit from a delivery guarantee. This concerns an agreement between the builder and the owner on a completion date for the work and the receipt of the keys. If this deadline is not met, the company will have to pay a penalty for late delivery. This type of commitment is beneficial to the homeowner, as it allows them to plan the activities that will follow the reception of their new home.
On the other hand, some professional companies in the building construction industry dare to go so far as to offer after-sales services beyond the delivery of the building. That is to say that they ensure the maintenance of the installations.