Questions To Ask Any Builder

Dare To Compare Hearthstone Homes with Any Other Builder

  • Compare Your Builders

  • Has your builder built over 400 custom homes?
  • Does your builder professionally design all blueprints or just build from a brochure-the same model over and over?
  • Does your builder have over 20 years of experience to build your home or will he practice on your home?
  • Will you deal directly with the owner/builder or will the builder pass you over to a Foreman/project manager to build your home?
  • Will your builder meet and exceed local code requirements?
  • Does your builder insulate, drywall and paint the entire garage even though local codes do not require it?
  • Is granite, 2x6 exterior walls, tile bathroom and kitchen floors and poured concrete foundation walls standard specifications?
  • Will your contractor provide a certificate of insurance?
  • Will you be able to talk personally to your builder on a day to day basis?
  • Does your builder personally do an electrical walk-through with you to guarantee optimal placements of lights, outlets, and other technology?
  • Is your builder a perennial Home Builder Association Parade of Homes winner?
  • Can your builder place and set/establish the height of the home on the lot and design the home to fit the lot to allow intangibles such as curb appeal, elegance and water diversion from building in numerous communities with successful home completions?
  • Does your builder have a business degree from the University of Notre Dame (1991), that facilitates the estimating process, guaranteed pricing with no overruns, and a five month completion date for homes up to 7000 square feet?
  • Does your builder price all the options in one guaranteed price or make you shop a la carte options that inflate the overall price of the home?
  • Does your builder walk numerous building lots with you until you find the best lot for you and your family?
  • Can your builder provide references, and show you some of their past and in-progress projects?
  • Does your builder do remodeling and all aspects of general contracting from basements, to excavation to septic systems?
  • Has your builder been Chairperson of the Builder Committee, Builder Representative, and served on the Steering Committee for the Home Builders Association Annual Parade of Homes?
  • Can your builder perform complete estimates in a timely fashion and start your project when the building permit is issued?
  • Does your builder personally have job meetings with you on site and be fair with you on issues and changes that arise during the construction process?
  • Hearthstone

  • Learn why Hearthstone Homes is the best choice for building your dream home.

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