From choosing the right construction materials to optimising construction processes, there are a myriad of ways you can lower the expenses involved in getting your home constructed.
To get started, check out these 8 tips below:
1. Keep it simple
The more complex and unique/personal the design of your home, the higher the construction costs can be. During the design phase, make sure to work with the engineer and keep everything as simple as possible. By keeping the design of your home simple, you can also speed up the construction.
2. Get estimates from the builder
Experienced builders can precisely estimate the total cost of the construction. Discuss all the details with your builder while planning your budget. Ask questions where you don’t understand.
3. Choose the right construction materials
Choosing high-quality and reliable construction materials such as TMT bars can help you save the expenses of costly repairs/maintenance in the future. TMT bars are cost-effective as they ensure superior structural strength in concrete as compared to conventional steel bars.
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4. Design for low maintenance
It’s a smart move to spend more during the construction phases to save more later. For example, by choosing high-quality roofing, siding, and windows, you can avoid problems later.
5. Look for economic building plots
One of the best ways to lower home-building cost upfront is to choose an economic building plot. Usually, it’s much easier to find such plots in the suburbs.
6. Explore family and friend connection
Do you have family members and friends who work in the construction, home improvement industry? If yes, you can take help from them. For example, if one of your family members has a home improvement store, you can buy materials and appliances at discounted prices.
7. Use the tools your builder provides
There are a number of construction tools such as drill and grinder that are expensive. Before buying construction tools, check whether your builder has them. If yes, you can save the expenses of buying them.
8. Get regular reports of progress
Last minute constructional changes can take a toll on your budget. To avoid such changes, make sure to regularly ask for reports on the progress of the construction to ensure that the project is not deviating from the master plan.
We hope you found these tips helpful. Stay tuned to this space for more construction/home building-related tips and hacks.