While most people seem to go in for the convenience of dealing with realtors to purchase a new property, it has always been possible and optional to deal with an independent contractor who can help the customer build his or her house from the ground up. Indeed, it remains a lot cheaper to purchase an empty lot than an existing property. And the all-round and long-term beneficial effect of being an independent builder far outstrips the reliance on the realtor.
The roof and the house foundation remain the two most important structures of the freestanding residential property. So that being said, it is generally a good practice to focus on these two areas as matters of priority in terms of consistent property maintenance and inspection work on existing properties. Once these projects are out of the way, other areas of the property can then be looked at.
Further down the line, both the homeowner and building contractor can look into the feasibility of expending themselves on home remodeling exercises. These will not be vanity projects. Indeed, it will no doubt enhance the look and appeal of the property but all things being equal, the earlier mentioned essential maintenance work and these remodeling projects are going to help improve the resale value of the property should the property owner ever have the inclination or need to sell.
Maintenance projects that the independent building contractor can assist the homeowner with include foundation and slab repairs, basement repairs, the repair and cleaning of drains and gutters, as well as crawl spaces. Concrete solutions can also be offered to the homeowner. The concrete build project includes the laying of new foundations and patio spaces. Sustainable and green friendly projects have also been added to the building contractor’s repertoire.