Phases of Building 

lot is surveyed and staked out
Begin Construction Excavation and foundation work begins after plans are approved and building permits are posted.

Exterior and Interior Selections You will meet with the in-house design coordinator at our office to choose exterior selections – such as – shingles and siding, window color, fascia and soffit color, front and service door styles and color, column design and exterior detail, deck and patio design. She will also assist you with interior selections and review your design ideas. Selections include – Interior door style and door hardware, baseboard and casing, drywall texture and paint colors, staircase and fireplace design, and carpet.

Finalize Selections Finalize interior plans, including the kitchen and bath layout; plumbing fixtures and faucets; appliances; cabinetry and countertops; floor coverings and paint colors. Our design coordinator will guide you through the process.

Framing The rough framing of the house is formed. Next the roof is framed and shingles are installed. Then the windows and doors are installed.

Rough-in of Mechanical Systems The ducts, pipes, wires and other components of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are installed.

Walk Through To choose locations with the electrician for – outlets, jacks, switches and electrical fixtures.

Install insulation and siding/exterior finishes

Interior walls completed Insulation is sealed in place with drywall. Drywall is hung, taped and finished.

Paint, Trim work, Flooring and cabinets Wall texturing and painting is done Vinyl, ceramic tile or wood flooring is laid. Trim, including ceiling molding, baseboard, window and door casing, interior doors and decorative wainscoting is installed, then painted or stained. Cabinets and countertops are put in place.

Finalize lighting selections The design-coordinator will assist the homeowner with light fixtures choices and recommend lighting suppliers in the area and also on the internet. The design-coordinator will work with the homeowner to choose and purchase the light fixtures of their choice.

landscape design Finalize the landscape design with our landscape architect.

Finishing up Final installation of heating, air conditioning and other mechanical systems is completed. The concrete driveway and patio is poured. The deck will be built at this time. Landscaping (weather permitting) gets underway. Carpeting, shower doors, mirrors and light fixtures are installed.

Detailed cleaning The grounds and interior are cleaned up by the professional cleaners.

Final Inspection Must have a final inspection for occupancy; in which no health or safety violations are found.

Insurance warranties Homeowner secures homeowner’s insurance and receives all warranties from the builder as well as any specific instructions about how to best operate certain facets of the house. Custom Construction Builders, Inc. offers a one year warranty on their homes.

Pre-closing Walk Through The builder will do a final walk-thru with the homeowner – to make certain everything contracted for has been completed. He will educate you on the proper use of all mechanicals.

Closing and Occupancy The builder receives final payment and the new home is officially your home.



Custom Home Building Process in Myrtle Beach

Getting Prepared to build 

Lot selection Choose a lot or rural land in the neighborhood you would like to build your new home. Heather Paukov,  Realtor with RE/MAX Southern Shores  can help you with this if you are not already working with a Myrtle Beach Realtor. 

Hire DVP Custom Inc. as Your Builder It is important to choose a contractor who will respect your choices and preferences. Build a quality home within the time frame given. Offer in-house design services. Assist you in locating the perfect lot and design for your new home. Contact Usto get started.

Create Preliminary Plans  The Builder, Architect and the homeowner work together to create a preliminary plan. Design must meet the general engineering standards of the building code, taking subdivision HOA rules or covenants into account.

Specifications The builder and home owner will establishthe specifications – essentially the Client Wish List of what is needed to complete the home – and briefly discuss allowances.

Finalize house plan Custom Construction Builders, Inc. finalizes the plans and begins bidding out the job to subcontractors. The process can take several weeks. If there are particular subcontractors that you prefer to work with, ask the builder up front.

Selecting products DVP Custom Inc. will assign an allowance to cover the cost of items that the homeowner will select, such as floor covering and light fixtures. That set dollar allowance is incorporated into the base price of the house. Pre-shopping by the homeowner is something that can assist the builder in setting an appropriate allowance in the budget.

Secure Financing finalizes the contract documents and you will sign them after you approve the final design, the price of your new home and the completion date. Secure financing with your bank or local lender. Click Here to get Pre approved 

Payment once the contract is signed, the homeowner will be required to provide the builder with a down payment. The procedure for payment throughout the building process is called a “construction draw.” Most new homes will have 4 or 5 construction draws.