If you’re in the process of building a new home, or just adding an addition to the one you already have, familiarizing yourself with some convenient features that contractors often overlook is a great idea. One majorly overlooked feature is where to place outlets. Ask about installing outlets near your mantel so that you have a place to plug in holiday decorations. Also ask about including some near your garden for any festive decorations or water pumps.
- The friends of the author showed him pictures of a vacation home which they were customizing rather than building from afresh.
- The author’s dad, an architect, used to say that for one to build the perfect home that fits his purpose, it takes building the third house.
- Electrical outlets are some of the features to consider in a construction wish list when building a home and they are easy to install during construction.
“Whether you are building your primary residence or a vacation home, these tips may help.”