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How to Design the House of Your Dreams

For many, having a custom home designed with criteria such as function and personal needs is a dream to fulfill, but the task of creating the dream home can become a bit chaotic if guidance is not sought to undertake a project of this magnitude . Whether you are looking for professional help to design your […]

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For many, having a custom home designed with criteria such as function and personal needs is a dream to fulfill, but the task of creating the dream home can become a bit chaotic if guidance is not sought to undertake a project of this magnitude . Whether you are looking for professional help to design your dream home, such as hiring a studio or an architect to do the task, or you just want to take the reins on your own, the ideal is to have guidelines and points to cross off the list. 

Designing your own home can be fun and exciting if you take into account the main and fundamental variables so that the end result is a homemade to measure for you and for you. The location, budget, style, tastes and needs of each person are different; however, the guidelines for designing and creating your home will always are the same. 

Here are 5 easy steps so you can plan the house of your dreams.

Step 1: work with an architect

Before you establish the perfect home for yourself and your family, you should first make sure to contact an architect. Architects are professionals specialized in construction that listen to ideas and bring them to reality. In addition, the architect is also responsible for designing your home and ensuring that it takes care of your needs and budget, while ensuring that you save some money throughout the construction process; from the laying of the foundation to its completion.

Step 2: find land / housing

A critical component of home construction is finding land where you want to put your new custom home. However, before purchasing the land, you need to consider your budget, as well as other facilities available at your desired location, such as sanitation, water, electricity, gas, and telephone services. You can get this information more easily by consulting an architect.

This step is also applicable if you want to live in the city and are not looking for land, but a house to reform. It is important that a study is carried out that takes into account the needs of you and your family, connections with the main roads, public transport, leisure areas, proximity to shopping areas …

Step 3: Choose your preferred building system

Based on the latest construction technology, you should choose a system that offers the highest efficiency and effectiveness. You have the option to decide whether to use reinforced concrete, wood paneling, precast concrete, or a number of other technologies. However, the construction system you choose generally depends on your location, prevailing weather conditions, your budget, and a number of other considerations that professionals will take into account and advise you to make the best decision.

Whether you want to build a house on land or reform your own existing one, the choice of materials is a crucial point when designing and building a home and you need a team of professionals to advise you.

Step 4: start your project

Once you have your land or home to reform, the next step is to obtain the correct documentation in the form of licenses that show that your project will be in compliance with local regulations. Once all the steps have been completed, construction can begin, which involves the mobilization of materials necessary for construction. At this stage, you will have to spend more time on the home construction process; fortunately, architectural professionals have an expert technical team that you can contact to manage and oversee the entire project on your behalf.

Step 5: construction terms

A critical component of any home construction project is meeting deadlines. In the final stage, the house must be completed and according to the initial project that you had considered good at the beginning. It is important that construction and delivery deadlines are established to make the process less tedious for you and more bearable and you can enter to enjoy your home as soon as possible.

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