At the top of their lifetime goal list for many people is creating a beautiful home, and the pinnacle of this ambition is to build a home ‘สร้างบ้าน’ from scratch. There is so much inspiration available to choose every detail from grand architectural features; galleried landings, imperial staircases, magnificent entrance foyers, and imposing drawing rooms, to the needs and necessities of modern living; home office space, kids playrooms, utility or mud rooms and plenty of storage. Every detail from the paint colours to the floor layout can be tailored to your lifestyle.
From the very beginning of the project you will need to make thousands of decisions in order to shape your custom-built house. The first, and arguably the most important is the construction method of your build. There are a wealth of modern techniques which can be used from the more traditional brick and block, timber frame or concrete formwork, to the newer techniques taken from commercial buildings such as steel-frame construction or insulated structure panels. Your chosen construction method will have the greatest impact upon the time-frame and cost of your build. They will also likely influence your choice of home builder, although it is important to get them onboard early in the process so that they can give you advice on local building and safety regulations, local availability of materials and expertise and any considerations with respect of the land and wider environment of your new home.
The building of eco-homes is increasingly popular and it’s likely that you will want to incorporate some modern and energy saving technologies into your new home. You may even look into ways of heating your home with renewable energy with roof mounted solar panels, ground source heating or an air source heat pump. Energy saving lighting, heating controls, and insulation can also all contribute to saving money on your household bills and reduce your environmental impact. If you own an electric car make sure to specify a vehicle charging port.
Whatever your chosen build specification, there are many advantages to building your own home over buying a home on the real estate market. Of course, you will be able to tailor the layout and features to your own needs and budget. On the subject of budget, building your own home offers excellent value for money. There is also a huge sense of satisfaction to from building your own home, perhaps as it taps in to the primal human instinct of providing shelter for your family.
With all stages of building your own home it is important to thoroughly research the available options and this applies especially with choosing your home builder. You will want to look for a company with the best reputation, extensive experience and expertise in your chosen construction method. Trendy Home is a luxury home builder from Landy Homes (Thailand). Find out more about their professional experience and premier home construction at their website: http://www.trendyhome.co.th/. You can be assured you are in safe hands with their quality build experience and building guarantees.