Custom Home Builder

Residential management construction, Coastal Maine General Contracting, Inc
Residential management construction, Coastal Maine General Contracting, Inc

Custom Home Builder

As a Custom Home Builder the process of bringing together the vision of the owner by organizing hundreds of ideas, sorting through and assembling thousands of components, working with dozens of craftsmen, and carefully refining the smallest of details is our top priority. The home building and construction process from initial meeting to closeout is outlined below.

Initial Meeting

Our passion for building quality is immediately evidenced by the care we take to deliver the best custom home building service available. The process starts with the initial meeting. Here we discuss the basic concept for your project. We review any plans, sketches, and articles that you may have. The budget is established and the overall project schedule is outlined. We place an emphasis on communication and discuss what is needed for the next phase of the project.

Phase 1 Pre-Construction

  • A design team is selected including the architect, engineer, landscape designer, and interior designer.
  • Concept drawing are developed.
  • Materials and methods of construction are specified.
  • Sub-contractor pricing is received and presented.
  • Scheduling is established including critical path deadlines for trades and long lead materials.
  • Budget analysis and detailed cost estimates are prepared.
  • Plans are reviewed for code compliance and permitting.
  • A construction start date is selected.
  • Contracts are developed and executed.
  • Building permits are obtained.

Phase 2 Construction

  • Mobilize and set up site construction infrastructure including, office, power, storage, sanitary, etc.
  • Compile and submit product data for owner and architects review.
  • Communicate with the owner and all team members regarding plans, specs, RFI’s and C/O’s.
  • Manage and coordinate job site activities.
  • Prepare, monitor and update schedules daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • QC Monitor adherence to plans, specifications, and manufacturers recommended installation procedures.

Phase 3 Closeout

  • Operation and maintenance manuals are provided.
  • Instruction and training is provided on the use of the homes systems.
  • Product warranty data and certificates are provided.