Master Building Schedule (pg. 5)


This house building schedule will get you through the process, step-by-step.

It is offered only as a guideline to help planning in the building of your house.  It is based upon the schedule that I use.

No assurance is offered that this list contains every task you will have to perform to successfully complete your house.

Every house building project is unique, with its own specific tasks.  Building code requirements differ by states, counties, and cities.

 


Cabinets and Miscellaneous  - week 13-14

  • Install cabinets
  • Measure for and order cabinet countertops
  • Make flooring selections
  • Install wood and tile flooring
  • Select lighting fixtures
  • Select plumbing fixtures if not already done
  • If building deck, do after rough-grade and before landscaping
  • Order mirrors, glass, closet racks, bath hardware fixtures
  • Hire landscaper
  • Install countertops

Mechanical Finals - week 15-16


  • Plumbing final
  • HVAC final
  • Security system final
  • Order and deliver appliances
  • Deliver light fixtures
  • Electric final
  • Have plumbing, electric, and HVAC pass inspection
  • Order shoe mold, door knobs, door stops
  • Trim final
  • Landscape final
  • Install mirrors, glass, and hardware
  • Insulate attic

Final - week 17-18


  • Install carpet
  • Paint touchup
  • Have building pass final inspection
  • Place order for permanent power
  • Have HVAC contractor start up system when power is on
  • Final clean

Congratulate yourself!  Enjoy your new house and the ton of money you saved!


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