Home Building 101: things to know about demolishing and rebuilding your home

January 13 2019


30 second summary:

    • Designing and building a house means your home can be just how you want it – but what if you already have a house?
    • Don’t settle for living somewhere you don’t love! Many Perth homeowners are choosing to demolish and rebuild a new home.
    • Here’s some things to keep in mind, and for more great advice, call the expert home builders at My Homes WA for a chat!

Demolish and rebuild your dream home

Has a demolish and rebuild ever crossed your mind? Perhaps you’re thinking the home you’re currently living in is too small, or the kids are sick and tired of sharing a room. Demolishing a structure might not sound like the easiest task. But having a trusted team of home builders and home designers like My Homes WA by your side can make the process a lot easier. Demolishing the existing building, leaving a fresh block of land, acts like a blank canvas. Meaning your new construction can be positioned exactly where you’d like it. Most importantly, our expert home designers in Perth can make sure that your new home is fully customised to your personal style.

Ask the home building experts!

Before making any major decisions, there are a few things you need to think about. Such as – who is responsible for permit fees? Or how much of the existing property do you want demolished to build your new home? Our expert team can assist in answering any questions you may have. Once you have the answers you need, the demolishing process can begin.

Before you get started…

Some other points you need to consider before a house demolish and rebuild are – has have you had a site inspection? A site inspection will determine if there is any factors that that could disrupt a rebuild. Such as does the land have suitable drainage. Are there any trees that could impact the positioning of your newly built home. Most importantly, could the be land heritage listed. All of these examples need to be determines prior to the demolish and rebuild.

Design and build your dream home

Once your home inspection is completed the next step is confirming your home design. (And if you’re looking for some inspiration, check out our beautiful single-storey home designs and double-storey home designs!) Including all the inclusions you want in your future build. These inclusions may be fittings, or the overall colour scheme of the home. The building company’s job is to then draw up a picture of what the home will cost – on your chosen block of land. Prior to receiving your final plans, you will need to fully comprehend and understand all future building plans. You will then be asked to pay a small deposit and sign a home building agreement. Once this is completed, the demolishing and construction phase will begin!

Ready to make a house a home!

The homeowner will do a final ‘walk-through’ with your home builder once the home construction phase has concluded. By doing a check over of the property allows you to note any possible mistakes. Once you are comfortable with how everything looks and feels, we hand over the keys to your brand new custom-designed home.

My Homes WA offer knock down and new home building options across the Perth area. Our services cover first home builders, single story home builds, and double story constructions. We’re a family-owned, award-winning company excited to offer you quality constructions and top-quality service.

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