What are the steps in building a timber frame home?

Here is a quick review of the initial steps to build your home. (Please note that many of these items overlap and keep in mind each project is unique)

  • Acquire property that is Board of Health approved. Check septic/water requirements and local building codes
  • Design your home
  • Hire a general contractor, a construction manager, or you can act as your own general contractor
  • Obtain building permit, driveway permit, well and septic design and location, if applicable
  • Build your home