How We Build, Step by Step from Foundations to FinishesGuide to Owner Builders Presentation
Wood frame houses follow a straight forward progression from foundations to finished interiors. The frame structure can be closed and weather tight in a matter of days following the completion of the foundation (depending on size of home, complexity, size of crew).
The services for wiring, plumbing and heat are often incorporated into the house framing. Houses are heated, cooled and ventilated with central systems, typically based on the installation of metal duct work.
Finishes are dictated by local tastes and houses are usually sold completely finished except for the basement.
Houses are completes with kitchen, bathrooms and landscaping