York Enterprises Inc.

Construction process

Knowing what to expect can help to ease some of the anxiety of the home building process. We have put together the following steps we follow when building a new home for our clients.

Although the specific sequence of construction steps varies and overlaps, we generally build your home in the following order:

-Draft the plans for your home

-You review plans and approve

-Apply for Development & Building Permit

-Application for Architectural Approval

-Create final plans for home – you review and approve

-Receive Permit and Architectural Approval

-Survey – Stake Out

-Excavation

-Form and pour footings

-Form/Pour foundation walls

-Perimeter drainage (weeping tile installation)

-Waterproofing

-Foundation inspection

-Backfill

-Grade beam (if applicable)

-Framing first floor

-Framing second floor (if applicable)

-Roof trusses

-Roof sheathing

-Install windows & doors

-Framing inspection

-Rough-in plumbing

-Plumbing inspection

-Rough-in heating

-Mechanical inspection

-Rough-in electrical

-Electrical inspection

-Shingles

-Wall insulation

-Vapour/Moisture barrier installation

-Insulation inspection

-Complete exterior services

-Siding/Stucco wire

-Pour basement floor

-Drywall main floor

-Gas meter installation & inspection

-Frost wall installation

-Framing and rough-ins for basement development (if applicable)

-Begin taping

-Complete texture

-Supply & install finishing (doors, casings & underlay)

-Cabinets Interior paint

-Final electrical

-Lino/Tile installation

-Final plumbing

-Install second finish (baseboards & locks)

-Install carpet

-Final cleaning

-Paint touch-ups

-Final/Occupancy inspection

-Homeowner Orientation with Site Superintendent

-Closing & key release with Sales Administrator