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These are our most popular pages for owner-builders to learn about the construction process basic home building and construction tasks. Each page provides infomation on the task that is helpful when managing your homebuilding project.

We have divided the residential construction process into six (6) phases. Each phase contains the related tasks, and each is described in detail. There are some tasks and some phases that can happen simultaneously. The responsibility of the site superintendent is to schedule the subcontractors at the appropriate time so that the critical path is completed in the least amount of time. For more information about scheduling go to the Construction Scheduling page. We appreciate any feedback regarding our construction phases.

Home Building Pre-construction

Home Building Phase 1

Home Building Phase 2

Framing
Windows and Exterior doors
Rough plumbing HVAC & gas lines
Rough electrical
4-way inspection


Home Building Phase 3

Wall insulation
Drywall
Finish carpentry
Paint
Attic and crawlspace insulation
Hard floor coverings

Home Building Phase 4

Roofing
Final grade
Soffit and fascia
Electrical and gas laterals
House wrap
Masonry
Stucco
Siding
Exterior concrete
Exterior paint
Foundation parging

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