In meeting with our General Contractor, we’ve gotten a breakdown of the areas to budget for in the project, along with his thoughts on numbers for each category.  Here’re the categories:

  • Barden Homes Material Package

    • Sales Tax for materials
    • Crane Fee
  • Foundation Package

    • Poured/Block/Precast Basement walls
    • Poured/Block/Precast Garage walls
    • Lolly Columns (the columns in your basement that support the main beam)
    • Foundation coating (Platon in our case)
    • House floor
    • Garage floor
    • porch floor
    • Stone
    • Basement windows
    • Drain tile
    • Excavation
  • House Erection Labor

    • Erect home
    • Install shingles
    • Install windows
    • Install siding
    • Insulation
    • Trim labor
      • molding
      • install doors
      • door knobs
      • closet rods
      • hardware
      • kitchen and railing installation
    • Drywall
    • Allowance for Flooring
    • Per bath plumbing
    • 200 Amp electric service
    • Forced warm and central air
  • Options

    • Exterior stone
    • Fireplace
    • Chimney stone
    • Granite countertops
    • Master bath tub
  • Miscellaneous

    • Permits
    • Utility hookups
    • Painting (we’re doing this ourselves)
    • Light fixtures
    • Appliances
    • Gutters
    • Bathroom mirrors