When you are thinking of having a new home built instead of looking for a house to move into that is already built, there are a lot of advantages to this. You can have more control over different things, from layout, materials used being environmentally more considerate and more. But when you are seriously investing in building a home you need to find experts in residential construction in LBI so that you get the best for your investment. That means getting detailed quotes, checking out websites, contacting references, asking for recommendations from people you know and basically doing some real research.
How different builders approach house construction
When it comes to approaches to construction there is quite a range used from still very traditional to very modern. Four of the more popular options are outlined below. When you are choosing a builder having an idea of what approach you prefer for your new build can help you narrow down the new home builder in LBI you choose.
- Modular kits and prefab buildings – A modular house or building is one that is made up of multiple sections or modules. These are prefabricated so they are made off-site and then brought to the site where they are being put together to create the building or home. They are turned into a single home using trucks and cranes.
- Post and beam kits – These use beams and posts to create a heavy timber frame for the structure. Builders most commonly join them together using lap jointing but there are other methods that can be used too. Later they have them pegged tenon and mortise joints.
- Panelized kit homes – Unlike modular homes where there are large sections placed together to create the home, a panelized kit home have smaller sections pre-manufactured making up the cladding, inner drywall, insulation and windows. They are then delivered to the site. They are a popular option for residential construction in LBI because they are very affordable and they are easy to put together.
- Barn homes – Barn homes are a very popular option especially for people looking to build in a more rural setting. Barn houses tend to be mostly made as steel-framed now and are easy to put up and look great in the countryside, villages and other rural areas.
When you are thinking of building a new home there are several things to think about. Are you taking on any of the work yourself? What local new home builder in LBI best meets your needs? What kind of approach do you want from your builder? Make sure they have built whole homes in the past, and do not only have experience with renovation and addition work. Also, make sure they are residential experts not commercial. The internet is a great place to do some additional research in building styles, environmentally friendly projects, and what else is important to look for in your builder.
Bio – Since 1977, BACORP Building Group, Inc has created outstanding custom commercial buildings and residential dream homes thanks to our 85 years of combined experience. For residential properties, each design is presented in floor plans, interior and exterior perspective views, which will even include a “virtual walk thru” utilizing our architectural software and a big screen television. An invaluable education as well as, being a “lot of fun” as described by our prior clients. BACORP also does commercial building. BACORP Building Group, Inc and its principals have conceptualized, designed, and built over $270 million dollars in residential, commercial, and industrial ratables over the past 30 years in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. In all our work, we are a design and build team whose objective is to work with serious clients to extract specific information regarding their criteria such as lifestyle and overall project needs to provide the client with one or more energy-efficient design solutions which work within their budget.