2020 BOISE IDAHO REAL ESTATE BLOG
How long does it take to build a custom home? Main Idaho Real Estate Insights
This is an example template you could use to gauge how your project is coming along. This is based on normal. Not averages but normal. This should fit most homes. If you think it can be done quicker, more power to you.Iif you think it should take long to build a home maybe the schedule is not efficient enough.

 

Task / Construction Schedule Duration in Working Days
Acquire Free Dream Home Budget from BuildIdaho.com
(Coming Soon)
1
   
Select neighborhood 15
   
Select top 3 home sites 5
   
Order & complete dream home construction management package (Coming Soon) 3
   
Interview lenders 5
   
Meet with attorney 1
   
Meet with selected lender(s) 1
   
Meet and select architect or designer 5
   
Review dream home preliminary design, budget and specifications with architect or designer 1
   
Review and complete dream home floor plan and elevation and specifications with architect or designer 25
   
Meet, select, and purchase a preliminary design from landscape architect 1
   
Interview builders and provide development package 10
   
Select builder 1
   
Review dream home budget, specifications, bid list, and schedule with builder/contractor 1
   
Builders 1st pass bid of dream home 15
   
Purchase lot, obtain construction loan, and set-up voucher control 10
   
Execute owner / contractor agreement and addendums 5
   
Pre-Construction Set-up 15
   
Total working days prior to construction start (20 days per month) 120

 

 

Construction Schedule Duration in Working Days Task Duration in 4 hour Segments Day of Construction
         
Grading & Erosion Control 0.5 4.00 1  
Stake Building Corners 1 8.00 1 - 2  
Foundation Layout 1 8.00 2 - 3  
Trench Foundation 0.5 4.00 3  
Rebar & Tie Downs 1 8.00 4  
Double Forms and Install Electrical Conduit 0.5 4.00 5  
Homeowner Walk-Through 1 0.25 2.00 5  
City and Engineer Inspections 0.5 4.00 5  
Pour  Foundation 1 8.00 6  
Strip Foundation 0.5 4.00 7  
Grade Garage Slab 0.5 4.00 7  
City Inspection 0.5 4.00 8  
Pour Garage Slab 0.75 6.00 8  
Install Sub Drains 0.5 4.00 9  
Rough Grade 0.5 4.00 9  
Mudsill & Girders 0.5 4.00 10  
Joists 1st Floor 1 8.00 10 - 11  
Under Floor Plumbing 1 8.00 11 - 12  
City Inspection 0.5 4.00 12  
Under Floor Insulation 0.5 4.00 13  
Under Floor Inspection 0.5 4.00 13  
Sub Floor 1st Floor 0.5 4.00 14  
Layout and Plate 1st Floor 1 8.00 14 - 15  
Detail 1st Floor Plate 0.5 4.00 15  
Frame 1st Floor 1 8.00 16  
Plumb and Line 1st Floor 0.5 4.00 17  
Joists 2nd Floor        
Sub Floor 2nd Floor        
Layout and Plate 2nd Floor        
Detail 2nd Floor Plate        
Frame 2nd Floor        
Plumb and Line 2nd Floor        
Load Trusses and Set Roof Beams 2 16.00 17 - 19  
Install Trusses 2 16.00 19 - 21 End of Month 1
Install Fascia Board 0.5 4.00 21  
Install Overhang 0.5 4.00 22  
Install Roof Sheathing 1 8.00 22 - 23  
Nail Off Roof and Pull Bracing 1 8.00 23 - 24  
Shear Walls and Straps 0.75 6.00 24  
Homeowner Walk-Through 2 0.25 2.00 25  
Load Drywall 0.25 2.00 25  
City and Engineer Inspections 0.5 4.00 25  
Install Gutter 1 8.00 26  
Paper and Batt Roof 0.5 4.00 27  
Load Roof Material 0.5 4.00 27  
Roof to Wall Flashing 0.5 4.00 28  
Install Windows and Sliding Doors 1.5 12.00 28 - 30  
Run Sewer and Water to House 1 8.00 30 - 31  
Install Gas and Electric 1 8.00 31 - 32  
Cut Driveways 0.5 4.00 32  
Pour Driveways and Walkways 1 8.00 33  
Install Lath 1st Floor 2 16.00 34 - 35  
Install Scaffolding for 2nd Floor Lath        
Lath 2nd Floor        
Lath Inspection 0.5 4.00 35  
Scratch Coat Stucco 1 8.00 36  
Brown Coat Stucco 1 8.00 37  
Install Foam Trim 1 8.00 38  
Color Coat Stucco 2 16.00 39 - 40 End of Month 2
Install Leaders 1 8.00 41  
Top out Plumbing ABS 1 8.00 42  
Install Copper Waterlines 2 16.00 43 - 44  
Install Gas Lines 1 8.00 45  
Set FAU in Attic 1 8.00 46  
Rough Heat 0.5 4.00 47  
Rough Electrical, Cable and Phone 2 16.00 47 - 49  
Homeowner Walk-Through 3 0.25 2.00 50  
City Frame Inspection 0.5 4.00 50  
Insulation Inspection 0.5 4.00 50  
Install Drywall 2 16.00 51 - 52  
Install Garage Door 0.5 4.00 53  
Drywall Nail Inspection 0.5 4.00 53  
Tape Drywall 1 8.00 54  
Top Drywall 1 8.00 55  
Skim Drywall 1 8.00 56  
Texture Drywall 1 8.00 57  
Blow Insulation in Attic 0.5 4.00 58  
Clean-up and Sand Walks K & B 0.25 2.00 58  
Paint K & B 0.25 2.00 58  
Fireplace Mantel 1 8.00 59  
Cabinet, Trim, Hardware Delivery 0.5 4.00 60  
Install Cabinets 3 24.00 60 - 63 End of Month 3
Install Doors, Trim, and Base 3 24.00 63 - 66  
Install Handrails        
Install Bath Counter Top Material 2 16.00 66 - 68  
Install Vanity Top Material 1 8.00 68 - 69  
Install Kitchen Counter Top Material 1 8.00 69 - 70  
Paint Inside of House 3 24.00 70 - 73  
Paint Outside of House 2 16.00 73 - 75  
Pull Scaffolding 0.5 4.00 75  
Install Roof Tile 3 24.00 75 - 78  
Install Masonry Veneer and Fireplace 2 16.00 79 - 80 End of Month 4
Install Fencing 2 16.00 81 - 82  
Install Irrigation System and Yard Drains  2 16.00 83 - 84  
Finish Grade House 0.5 4.00 85  
Landscape Front and Rear Yards 2.5 20.00 85 - 87  
Install Appliances 1 8.00 85  
Clean Windows 0.5 4.00 86  
Install Hard Flooring 4 32.00 86 - 90  
Install Vinyl Flooring 1 8.00 91  
Finish Plumbing 2 16.00 92 - 93  
Finish Electrical 2 16.00 93 - 94  
City Building Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.) Inspection 0.5 4.00 95  
Scribe, Base Pick-up and Hardware 0.5 4.00 95  
Install Carpet 1 8.00 96  
Final Clean and Cut Doors over Carpet 1 8.00 97  
Detail 1 8.00 98  
Management Walk Through List 0.5 4.00 99  
Homeowner Walk-Through 4 0.5 4.00 99  
Punch-list Items 2 16.00 100 - 101 End of Month 5
Homeowner Walk-Through 5 (Final) 0.5 4.00 102  
  Toal Days      
  105.50 844.00 102  
 
Posted by tlangford at 3/26/2009 11:30:00 PM
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