To get started, there are some initial decisions:
Your neighborhood says a lot about you, it’s the place you intend to grow roots with your loved ones. Here are some suggestions:
Your home is as unique as you are. When choosing a style of home there are many considerations:
Canterbury Homes will be your integral partner during this decision making process.
Your blueprints are complete, your mortgage is in place, paperwork is signed off, and you have made your selections to personalize your home.
The building process is underway…
The building process begins once building and development permits are approved.
Foundation – The lot is surveyed and staked out, and then the ground is excavated. Form boards are put in place where concrete is poured to form the foundation walls.
Structure – Your home will start to take shape once the framing of the walls and roof are completed by construction professionals. Windows are installed and the roofing material is complete. This is also called the ‘close up’ stage.
Rough-ins – Your homes infrastructure is created when the utilities of the home are complete. Electrical, heating, plumbing and AV wiring are all roughed in and ready for drywall and insulation.
Exterior – During this stage, the home’s exterior walls are finished and the interior work will now begin.
Insulation/Drywall – All exterior walls and ceilings are now installed with energy efficient insulation. Once the inspection of insulation is complete, all walls and ceilings will be dry walled.
Interior – Many of the finishes and fixtures you have previously selected are now being installed. Your home is beginning to have its own personal style.
Your home is complete; you have done your final walk through and are ready to move into your new home. All legal paperwork is finalized, you are officially a homeowner. Congratulations!
As members of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program, it is mandatory to complete a “Certificate of Possession”. This ensures a thorough final home tour and that the home is completed to your satisfaction. Information regarding maintaining and operating your new home will be provided at that time.
Being organized will be your biggest asset. Here are a few checklist items: