Pathway to Construction
A home built by us not only embodies the latest in cost-saving efficiency measures, it will also be constructed from high quality materials that will suit your lifestyle and stand the test of time.
We employ thoughtful and intelligent building methods that get you the best result and fastest timeframe, always remembering that it costs no more to offer the best advice and a professional standard of quality customer service.
For many of our clients , cost of construction is only one of several factor’s important to them as they consider their plans. Ovens & King promise to our clients is to deliver outstanding value through our extensive expertise, competitive pricing and attentive & genuine attitude to customer service.
The pathway forward with us looks like this;
1. Initial Design
Things for you to consider:
- What’s important to you in your new home design
- Planning requirements of local municipality
- Understand site opportunities and constraints
- Define your budget
- Develop concept plans with your own building
designer or architect.
2. Concept Plans
Develop concept plans to a construction standard including:
- Site & Floor Plan
- Elevations - External & Internal
- Section drawings
- Drawings of specific construction details as required
- Internal elevations of kitchen, bathrooms & joinery
- Window/door schedule
- Creating a building specification
3. Preliminary Estimates
How we can help:
- We form a preliminary agreement that engages
OKB in developing your project.
- We prepare a Scope of Works as you specify
important aspects of the project.
- We create a Bill of Quantities to define a preliminary
estimate of cost.
- If necessary we revise that preliminary estimate
- The goal is to confirm concept plans and specific
aspects of construction prior to preparing final plans.
4. Supporting Documentation
Source additional documents required:
- Planning Reports
- Bushfire attack level classification
- Thermal Performance Assessment
- Engineers drawings and computations
- Land Capability Assessment
(if a waste treatment/septic plant is required)
Confirm budgets for fixtures and fittings
- Cost fixtures and fittings.
- Seek competitive quotes from our network of
skilled sub trades.
- Obtain accurate pricing for materials from
- Undertake a detailed Bill of Quantities for a
- Identify cost options and provide break out pricing.
6. Submit Documents
Submit documents for Building Approval
- Home Owners Warranty insurance
- Architectural plans
- Engineering design and certification
- Supporting reports; BAL, thermal performance etc.
- Property title details