At DIY Home Building you will find the information and resources you need to successfully build your own house. You will find a systematic do-it-yourself building process that takes you from conception to completion. We will start by encouraging you to dream, to creatively pursue a path that fits your personality and need. We will then focus on the primary aspects of project design and planning. Finally, we will address the building process and eco construction details.
You will find information on creative design, standard and alternative building methods, financial considerations, working with suppliers and subcontractors, and much more. Our intent is to partner with you as you explore and proceed with your do-it-yourself home building project.
The dream to build your own home can be an exciting yet intimidating prospect. A wonderful dream can quickly become a frightful nightmare without the strategy and resources that come from experience. We have been building and remodeling homes for 35 years and are here to help you fulfill your dream and avoid the potential nightmare.
Let’s first consider the big picture.
DIY Home Building – It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3
1. Dream – the place do-it-yourself building begins
2. Plan – home building plans require more than drawings
3. Build – the construction phase for building your own house
And then move on to some of the details.
- Learn the diy home building process
- Consider construction loan options
- Look at home building costs and establish a budget
- Creatively design your own house
- Develop house building plans and specifications
- Incorporate green home building options
- Explore the possibility of a home building kit
- Choose building materials and subcontractors
- Use the services of a consultant or construction project manager
Let’s begin with the dream.