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Vancouver Island Custom Home Builders
About the Builders
Jordan and Dallas have been working hard towards this goal for 15 years to become your Vancouver Island Custom Home Builders. We have both been gaining skills and certifications along the way making us both Journeyman tradesman. The two of us have had our heart set on becoming custom home builders from before we left high school, fine-tuning our crafts along the way.
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This Ocean view home looking out at Nanoose bay, took in the views of what is to live in paradise. Custom Home Build Lantzville, BC.
We live on a rock! Building a Home on Rock.
Site walk of Nanaimo Lot
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West Coast Home Building
We live in a rain forest so lets plan for that. When you start out on your journey of building a home we want to be thinking about how we are going to deal with the #1 Killer of Buildings Water. Lets think about what rain hat we want to have our your home. If you want to learn more about this and understand more about roof design click this link below.
FAQ of Home Construction
Are custom builds more expensive on Vancouver Island?
Building a custom home on Vancouver Island can be more expensive than buying an existing home or building a production home, but there are several reasons why building a custom home may be worth the additional cost.
First, advantage of the unique features
Vancouver Island is a unique location with stunning natural beauty, and building a custom home can allow you to take advantage of the unique features of your specific location. For example, you may want to design your home to take advantage of the ocean or mountain views or maximize natural light.
Second, sustainable and energy-efficient
building a custom home on Vancouver Island can be an opportunity to incorporate environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient features. With the island’s focus on sustainability, a custom-built home can be designed with the latest technologies and building techniques to minimize its carbon footprint and be kind to the environment.
Third, budget and design goals
a custom home can be built with higher-quality materials and finishes. When you work with a custom home builder, you can select the materials and finishes that best fit your budget and design goals. This can result in a home that is built to last and requires less maintenance and repairs over time.
Overall, building a custom home on Vancouver Island may be more expensive than other options, but the additional cost may be worth it for the benefits of having a home that is tailored to your needs and preferences, built with higher-quality materials and finishes, and designed to take advantage of the unique features of Vancouver Island. Additionally, building a custom home on Vancouver Island can be a sound investment, as real estate values on the island tend to appreciate over time.
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How long does it take to build a custom home on vancouver island from planning stages to completion?
The time it takes to build a custom home on Vancouver Island can vary depending on a variety of factors, such as the size and complexity of the home, the availability of materials and labor, and the permitting and approval process. Generally, the timeline for home construction on Vancouver Island from planning stages to completion can range from 12 to 24 months or more.
Here is a rough breakdown of the different stages involved in building a custom home and how long each stage may take:
Planning and design:
This stage can take several months to a year or more, depending on the complexity of the design and how quickly decisions are made. It involves working with architects and designers to create a blueprint of the home, choosing materials and finishes, and obtaining necessary permits and approvals. If you are looking to speed this part up look to do some research about what you do and don’t like about the house you live in now weather that be material selections or layout choices. This could also be things you have seen at other peoples homes.
This stage involves clearing the site, grading the land, and installing any necessary infrastructure such as sewer and water lines. Depending on the size of the site and the scope of work required, this stage can take several weeks to a few months.
Foundation and framing:
This stage involves pouring the foundation and constructing the frame of the home. The timeline for this stage can vary depending on the size and complexity of the home, but typically takes several months.
This stage involves installing the electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. Depending on the complexity of the systems and the availability of skilled labor, this stage can take several weeks to a few months.
Interior and exterior finishes:
This stage involves installing insulation, drywall, flooring, cabinetry, and other finishes. The timeline for this stage can vary depending on the complexity of the finishes and the availability of materials and labor.
Final inspections and move-in:
This stage involves obtaining final inspections and certifications, cleaning up the site, and moving into the completed home. This stage can take a few weeks to a month or more, depending on the final inspections and any necessary repairs. Depending on the time of year some of the finishing touches need to be done in a fair weather season due to us living on a rain forest on Vancouver Island the weather doesn’t always play nice.
At the end of the project there will be a walk though of the job with the builder and the owner this is a very important part of the job to share your thoughts of the overall project, see if there is anything that still needs to be fixed. At Buck Robertson Contracting we take a lot of pride in our work and always want to know what we could improve on moving forward with our next projects.
Understanding that every product that goes into the home needs maintenance at some point. Knowing what needs to be done and when is something that Buck Robertson Contracting will be sharing with you.
Overall, the timeline for building a custom home on Vancouver Island can vary greatly depending on the specific circumstances of the project. It is important to work with a reputable builder and to have a clear understanding of the timeline and budget before beginning the project.
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