custom homes Myrtle BeachIf there’s one thing you want to have in life, it’s building your dream custom home. If you want the whole process of building your home to go smoothly, you need to know what mistakes to avoid.

Custom Home Building Mistakes To Avoid

Insufficient Budget

You need to have enough cash when building a custom home Myrtle Beach. You need to allocate sufficient budget to furnish it as well as to cover unexpected expenses or upgrades that you would like to have. A few of the things that could cause some problems to your budget are the following:

  • Flooring
  • Cabinets
  • Windows
  • Mouldings
  • Appliances
  • Lighting fixtures
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Countertops
  • Molding
  • Built-in appliances
  • Insufficient Natural Light

When you are building a home, you have a chance to place the windows in spots that will give you a lot of natural light. You also have the option to add skylights. Feel free to customize the window sizes.

Incorrectly Sized HVAC System

You need to know how big your HVAC system should be. It should not be too small or too big for your custom home. If you are unsure, contact an HVAC contractor for professional help.

Poor Storage Planning

custom home storage spaceThink big and think outside the box when you are building your custom home. However, keep in mind that it’s still better to build the spaces that you really need. You should consider having smart spaces instead of just having spaces that you won’t use.

  • Build a walk in closet only if you’ll use all of the available space.
  • Consider having a mudroom that also serves as your coat closet.
  • Add shelves and hooks to your storage area.
  • Add cabinets and shelves to your kitchen island.
  • Consider adding storage spaces under the stairs.

Placing Rooms In Poor Locations

All relaxing rooms must be placed in areas where it’s quiet. Don’t place your bedrooms in spots that are noisy. Here are some recommendations to consider.

  • Laundry rooms must be in a central location to avoid carrying heavy hampers across your home.
  • The garage should be near your kitchen and away from your bedrooms. If you plan to put a room on top of the garage, it should be an entertainment room or a game room, not a bedroom.
  • The kitchen should be close to an entrance.
  • Hire a custom home builder to help you with the floor plans.

Ignoring The Advice of Your Custom Home Builder

Custom home builders are experts in this field. Dawol Homes has been in business for years and they can offer you reliable suggestions when it comes to building your home. You should hear them out. Custom home builders Myrtle Beach have seen homeowners make the best and worst mistakes.

Making Rooms That Don’t Serve A Purpose

Build a house that meets your needs. For example, build a home gym if you have exercise equipment and you want to use it. Don’t build a theatre room if you’ll only use it rarely. Avoid creating rooms that you won’t use. You should learn how to utilize every available space.

Compromising The Quality Just To Save Money

Never cut corners just because you wish to save some money when building your custom home. It is better to spend more to purchase top quality materials than save money now by buying poor quality materials. If you decide to go with the latter, you’ll end up spending more down the road. Not to mention, having to go through the inconvenience of having your home repaired every now and then.

Call Dawol Homes now if you need the help of expert custom home builders to help build your dream house.

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9404 Hwy 17 Bypass,
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
(843) 294-2859

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Myrtle Beach, SC 29588

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