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August 5th, 2016 by MichiganLiving Amazing Tips That Can Help Reduce Home Construction Cost

Home construction can quite become really expensive. From the materials to be used up to the cost of labor, it can push your budget to its limit. Luckily, there are few ways that can truly help reduce the cost of home construction. Below are some of the most effective ones that you can follow.

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Use a simple house design.

Simple design usually means simple and less expensive materials. A simple house design can also be completed quicker than a complex one. A simple house design will allow you  to spend less on the materials to be used and to the labor fee that accompanies the house construction. Yes its pretty nice to have a big house with amazing design and structure but if you are in a tight budget, better choose a simpler home.

Hire the right service or people.

Hiring the right people who will build your house can certainly get the job done with lesser cost. So before signing the construction agreement, better tell them what you want and the budget you have. This way, you and the people you’ll hire knows what to expect and settle things out if differences arise.  This can help save a lot of time, effort and money for both parties.

Use re-claimed building materials.

There are establishments that sells second hand construction materials that are still in good condition. Better check these kind of establishments and see what you can get from them. These types of materials are way cheaper compared to new ones that you can purchase at the hardware stores.




13 responses to “Amazing Tips That Can Help Reduce Home Construction Cost”

  1. I love these tips! We are starting to consider moving and building is an option to think about! It would be so nice to be able to get exactly what we want!

  2. Rachel Dean says:

    Great tips. My parents are building right now, but their house is almost complete.

  3. Bree says:

    Ugh. Construction projects make me anxious. The cost being the largest cause of stress. Thanks for sharing.

  4. aurora says:

    I have seen DIY kits nowadays. It’s like, they give you all the materials and tools and all you have to do is DIY! Not bad, eh?

  5. Fab tips! I think it’s a great idea to use reclaimed materials – it’s cheaper, and environmentally sound too.

  6. Rosey says:

    Hiring the right person is huge. If you get the wrong one, you pay for a very long time.

  7. melodi says:

    What is considered a simple house design? Can any contractor do this?

  8. Elizabeth O. says:

    Those are all so helpful! I’ve been thinking about renovating for a while now and it’s important to hire the right people so that you can get quality service that’s worth the price.

  9. These are great tips! We have some expensive home repairs coming up. I will keep these in mind. We have to put a new deck on and a roof, too.

  10. victoria says:

    Great tips, I should tell this to my mom.

  11. Leigh Anne Borders says:

    Great tips for working on your home. We have a local place that sells reclaimed items. We enjoy shopping there!

  12. rika says:

    Thanks for sharing these tips! We’re saving our money to remodel our house

  13. Glenda says:

    These are some great tips. I need to keep these tips in mind in the future 🙂

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