practice, you should learn what needs to be done before the kit home is
delivered in order to make the process go as smooth as possible. There are some
basic site preparations that need to be completed. Also, a kit home contains
everything except some of the finish materials, so you need to be ready to
provide these things as the job progresses.
own the land you will be setting the kit home on, the first thing you must do
before building is get a permit. The kit home manufacturer will not deliver
your new home until building approval has been received. If you do not want to
manoeuvre the approval process, you can get assistance through the manufacturer
home is going to be set on a block, or in a subdivision, there is probably no
issue concerning access to the lot. But if your home is to be set-up in a more
remote or rural area, and there is no road running through the property, you
will have to create an access road to the house.
you will also have to decide if you want your kit home set on a foundation or
on piers. If it is to be set on a foundation, the slab will have to be poured
before the kit home is delivered.
more, since the kit home does not include utilities, you will need to prepare
your site for the final hook-up to the main lines as well. This includes
deciding how you will be situating your home on the lot so you know where the
sewer and water lines from the main hook-up to the house will be run.
Generally, he kit home installer will hook up your home connectors to the main
lines after installation.
addition, you will need to determine your electrical power source by contacting
the local provider. Before and during the installation of your kit home, you
should also be selecting those items for your home that are not included. These
include the paint, appliances and floor coverings. It's good to know what
appliances you will be placing in the kitchen, because they come in different
sizes. You want to make sure your kitchen floor plan is designed to accommodate
One of the
joys of buying a kit home is that most of the difficult issues connected with
actual construction are handled by the manufacturer and installer. In other
words, after the initial site preparation, you can just sit back and wait to
enjoy the easy living in a kit home of Shipping Container House .