Our Building Process

This document outlines the building process that we use so that you can get a sense of what to expect when you buy a Thompson home.

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The Building Process

This document outlines the building process that we use so that you can get a sense of what to expect when you buy a Thompson home.

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THINK ABOUT YOUR NEEDS

Think about your current needs and what your requirements will be in the future.

PLAN YOUR BUDGET

Factor in all of your costs; consider your short, medium and long term positions.

DECIDE ON YOUR LAND AND HOME DESIGN

Now that you have parameters set it is time to select your land and your home design.

ARRANGE FINANCE WITH BANK OR MORTGAGE BROKER

Think about your current needs and what your requirements will be in the future.

INITIAL DEPOSIT TO BE PAID

To secure your land and your home it is time to pay your holding deposit.

BUILDER PREPARES PLANS

With your finance in place Thompson Sustainable Homes will now prepare your house plans.

CHECK PLANS AND APPROVE

Carefully review any changes you have made to the standard house design and sign them off.

SOIL TESTING

Thompson Sustainable Homes will now coordinate a soil test to determine the engineering requirements.

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Thompson Sustainable Homes will arrange for an Engineer to design the foundations of your home.

COLOUR, FINISHES, FITTINGS AND APPLICANCE SELECTIONS

Thompson Sustainable Homes will now guide you through the selection of your finishes for your home.

FINAL WORKING DRAWINGS

The final working drawings for your home are now prepared for the purposes of seeking building approvals.

BUILDING APPROVAL SUBMITTED

Thompson Sustainable Homes arranges for your home to be assessed and approved by a Private Building Certifier.

AUTHORITY TO COMMENCE CONSTRUCTION

Your Bank now issues a letter to provide authority for Thompson Sustainable Homes to commence works on site.

SITE START

Thompson Sustainable Homes now prepares the site by clearing and scraping the block.

BASE STAGE

At this stage the slab and drainage is now complete.

FRAME STAGE

At this stage the frame of the home is erected and complete.

ENCLOSED STAGE

At this stage the fascias, roof, gutters, wall sheeting, windows, external doors and garage door are installed and complete.

FIXING STAGE

At this stage internal doors, cornices, cabinetry and wet area tiling is complete.

PRACTICAL COMPLETION STAGE

At this stage the internal and external painting, fixture and fitting installed, external concrete, landscaping, building and plumbing
approvals, termite treatment, final clean, quality inspection, and final inspection by Client is complete.

INSPECTION AND HANDOVER

All funds have been paid, private house insurance is in place, final inspections by the Bank have been carried out, and defects have been
rectified and inspected. Your home is now complete and ready to be lived in.

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