After making the initial enquiry you will be contacted and an appointment made for an on-site meeting generally within a week.
We will sit down with you and discuss your objectives for your extension. We can explain what can and can’t be done according to building regulations and site conditions. Normally we will suggest some possible solutions and ballpark costs.
We will prepare a design based on our initial on-site meeting discussion. Sometimes we will return to you with this initial design to get your feedback and perhaps alter the design.
The design will then be costed and presented to you with a costing and detailed specification of works.
If necessary we will revise the design and costing. Our objective is to provide you with a well designed extension that will enhance your lifestyle and fit within your budget.
You will sign a preliminary agreement to carry out the following works:
When all of the above items are finalised, we then sign a building contract. This contract is a standard HIA contract. After this warranty insurance can be obtained and a building permit issued.
Generally construction will commence within 3 weeks of a building permit issued.
Payments are made at stages set out in the Building Act and covered in the building contract.
These stages generally are: