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7 Little tricks to save money when building your house

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari
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The idea of building a house is full of stress and tension. With so many options available in the market, it is possible to get tempted by a suggestion that is not suitable for your budget.

There is so much you need to decide on, along with the materials, designs, and expenses. The key here is sticking to the techniques that support your budget throughout the construction work.

Here, we have brought to you 7 smart ways to save while constructing your dream house.

1. Microcemento

For higher finishes, Microcemento can be the ideal choice. Being highly durable and good in quality, it is known for imparting a clear finish to the house. Due to its non-porous attribute, it can also be added into washrooms and kitchen. 

Give a dash of style to your house with several colors available in the market.

2. Choice of material

Construction materials vary in types and while one comes at a low price the other can be of comparatively higher range. The key is to understand the material you are going to use in your home.

We recommend you to use the materials that can be easily availed from the nearby area. Going with distant materials is associated with transportation cost, which will ultimately lead to increase in the cost of the product. It’s a sensible solution, helping you economize the construction work.

​3. Construction Land

House Uys (2005 | 2006) Photographs: David Ross (VISI), Jan Smit Modern houses by Smit Architects Modern
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House Uys (2005 | 2006) Photographs: David Ross (VISI), Jan Smit

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If the ground you build your house on is not even, be ready for problems coming ahead. To make the place even, there is a process of excavation and it might even require materials to fill up the space. Calculate these essentials in the beginning of the task and purchase the products in bulk. By doing this will control your expenses.

4. Find a good architect

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Having a vision of what a home should look like is not an easy job and you better get a reputed architect for this task. Essentially, you need a unique layout to display the best of your home.

An architect can give you an appropriate recommendation on the size and use of rooms. There is always a chance of negotiation while finding an architect, so, it is only going to increase the savings.

5. ​Cheap is not always the best

Don’t get carried away with the lesser cost of materials as it may not be effective for long term. There are attributes like coatings and light fixtures that define the price of a product.

Not just quality, sometimes even the style essence marks the price of a product and that is where you need to control your urge to buy it. Get the best according to performance and durability.

6. ​Light it up

Sometimes, just the right lightings can fill all the gaps. That means you don’t really have to look for decoration material.

A nifty and spacious look can be provided to the house if you go right with the lights. Being an edgy addition to any house, these lights can be availed in a number of designs and shapes.

​7. DIY

There is no need to rely on someone for every little thing. Research and learn about the building industry and try to do small stuff on your own. For instance, you can plan the outdoor area yourself and select the plant of your choice.

Follow this money saving tricks while we bring to you more amazing home examples.

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