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Scheduling a home building project

Get your scheme off on the right foot with Mike Hardwick’s guide to the key construction phases
The house shell for Paul and Belinda Wilson’s new build Passivhaus was watertight in less than two weeks, thanks to efficient work by MBC Timber Frame (mbctimberframe.co.uk), with Paul managing the rest of the work through to completion. Below: This project schedule was produced as part of the Build It Estimating Service output for a fourbedroom, 160m2 house. Learn more at www.self-buil
ALISTAIR NICHOLLS

I’m often asked if I have a readymade template on which self builders and renovators can base their detailed project schedules. I’m afraid the answer is always no, because every build is unique. Trying to fit your scheme into the profile of a previous project will almost certainly fail within the first few days, when unexpected things start to happen. That said, there is a general process of building a new home that’s fairly predictable, and this month I’m explaining what you need to know about each of the key phases.

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Build It is Britain’s longest running self build magazine. Each issue is packed full of inspirational and informative readers’ homes, as well as expert advice on issues from budgets and planning to project management and design. This month: - Build It's Self Build Education House - Cladding a timber frame home - Renovating a bungalow - Myth buster: Renewable Tech