- Establish a Budget
- Selecting your Block of Land
- Selecting your Builder
- Contract Signin
- Building Approval
- Building your Home
Building a home is a step-by-step process involving many different products, contractors, suppliers and inspections.
The following is an example of the Kenray Constructionbuilding process;
Stage 1: Site cut and Under Slab Drainage
Setting out involves marking out the site to indicate where the foundation trenches are to be dug, and the position of the walls on the concrete foundations.The drainage contractors will install all drainage and storm water pipes to the necessary locations. At this stage the electrician and telephone contractors will install their cables from the services at the street to their locations on the building.
Stage 2: Slab ( Base stage)
Concrete Slab is the foundation of the house, will be built according to the engineering design to suit the site conditions and the designs of the building. The concreter will prepare the reinforce steel to strengthen the slab. The engineer will inspect the preparations and once passed the slab will be pour.
Stage 3: Wall frame and Roof frame Stage (Frame stage)
The carpenter will now set out the location of the wall frames and secured to the slab, then the frames will by brace with metal or timber brace ready for roof truss. The carpenter will set out the location of the trusses on the top of the wall frames using appropriate tie down and fixing according to the engineering design.
Stage 4 : Main Roof Covered
Metal roof sheeting or roof tiles will install on the roof according to your design
Stage 5 : Plumbing and Electrical Rough Ins
Pips and wirings are located according to the design before the starting of brick works or plaster works
Stage 6 : Brickwork
Insulation foil will be installed to the outside of the wall frame prior to laying bricks to the external walls.
Stage 7 : Plaster work
Sound insulation maters will be install to the inside of the wall frame prior to the installation of plaster boards. Once the plasterboard for the wall and ceiling is completed, the cornice will install to decorate the joint between the walls and the ceiling.
Stage 8: window and doors (enclose stage)
All windows and external doors will be installed and fitted, now the house is completed enclosed.
Stage 9 : Cabinets and Fix ( fix out stage)
The kitchen and bathroom vanities will be installed, carpenter start to install all internal doors, architraves and skirting boards
Stage 10: Fix complete and Eaves
The carpenter will fit eaves sheets and eaves moulding.
Stage 11 : Tiling
The tiles will lay the tiles throughout all floor or wall areas required tiles as per design. The tiles can be lay to the wall of the wet areas up to the ceiling as per design indicated.
Stage 12 : Painting
Plasterer will return to pre paint before the painter arrives. The painter will apply the colour as selected on the walls and ceilings.
Stage 13 : Plumbing and Electrical Fit Off
Electrician will install all the switches and appliances. The plumbers will install the taps and showers.
Stage 14 : Bathroom and Robe Fit Off
Wardrobes inserts will be check measured and install to the bed rooms. Shower screens , mirrors and sliding wardrobes doors will be installed. The carpenter will return for the final fit of all internal door furniture, and bathroom accessories/
Stage 15 : House and Site Clean
A builders clean will be down with a professional cleaning contractor.
Stage 16 : Landscaping and Paving
Drive way and landscaping will be done if included in the contract
Stage 17 : Construction Complete
The private certifier will inspected the house once passed will received a final certificate.
Stage 18: Presentation to Customer
The site supervisor will conduct the final hand over of the house and run through the house and all the paper works.
Step 19: Maintenance & After Sale Service