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Can I build a new home in the winter?

A well-planned project can make winter building possible

Cedar City has relatively minor winters and we can usually build all year long. Building in the winter can be slightly more expensive since the home needs to be heated during construction to ensure the drywall texture and paint cures without freezing. And when pouring concrete, we must use special thermal blankets to cover the concrete until it cures.

Another disadvantage to winter building is mud. Often, site access and movement are severely restricted during freeze/thaw events. And, workers will be a little slower since everybody is wearing coats & gloves, so they are less dexterous. But these are all manageable, and if you need to be in your home by early spring, working through winter may be your only option. Be sure to discuss with your builder how they respond to winter and understand any added costs associated with winter weather.

DON’T TRUST YOUR DREAMS TO JUST ANYONE.

Booklet: What you need to know before hiring a home builder. A guide for home buyers.

You should feel confident and excited during your home-building process. After all, the builder you choose could mean the difference between a project that's done right, on time, and on budget and one that costs too much, takes too long, and is fraught with quality problems.

But with every builder claiming to be qualified, how can you be sure you’re picking the right one?

Download What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Home Builder, written by Choice Builders’ owner, Roger Thomas. This guide will help you choose a builder who is right for you.

In it, you'll find answers to questions like:

  • How do I make sure a contractor can build to my budget?
  • Why do some contractors appear to cost more than others do?
  • Should I ask for a “free” estimate?
  • How do I choose a good contractor, let alone the best one?
  • How should I compare prospective contractors?
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