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phone: (732) 359-7444     fax: (732) 359-7443     address: 2307 HWY. 71. SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS, NJ 07762

OVER 15 YEARS OF BUILDING

Our distinguished history as Monmouth custom builders spans more than 10 years of stability and integrity. We pride ourselves on our exceptional craftsmanship, our professional attitude, and our full devotion to your project. The dynamic passion of our team, coupled with our technological sophistication, allows us to work collaboratively with you to achieve the highest level of innovation, quality and value.

PREPARE

 

Meet with Architect(s) and discuss your vision for your new home. Be ready to advise Architect on approximate overall size of living space, number of bedrooms desired and preferred general layout. (Ingalls Custom Contracting can recommend local Architects)

BUDGET

 

Determine a tentative budget for the building of your new home. Confirm that the local municipal zoning ordinances will accommodate the size and design of your new home. Confirm that your building lot can accommodate the structure you plan on building. (An Engineer and/or Surveyor may be required)

 

ARCHITECT

Select an Architect and have them draw up initial plans for your new home. Meet with qualified, reputable General Contractor(s), review initial plans and get a preliminary quote. Select General Contractor. (GC)

 

REVIEW

Review plans with Architect and General Contractor (GC) and revise accordingly.​ Sign formal contract with General Contractor (GC) reflecting any changes to plans. The architect will then provide a complete set of finalized plans with Architect’s Seal to GC and Homeowner.

 

PERMITS

GC files application, with local municipality, for necessary permits. Typically, municipal zoning departments have twenty (20) business days to review and then municipal building department have twenty (20) business days to review. GC prepares site to be in compliance with local soil “disturbance” requirements. 

 

BUILD

GC builds foundation and schedules inspections by appropriate municipal authorities. GC completes framing including floor joists, subflooring and exterior sheathing and schedules inspections by appropriate municipal authorities.​ 

  • GC installs roof and exterior waterproofing items; for example: windows, doors, roof shingles, etc.

  • Schedule (if required) inspection by appropriate municipal authorities.

  • GC installs duct work, electrical wiring, piping, etc. to support mechanical and electrical equipment.

  • GC completes “rough” installation of mechanical and electrical equipment and schedules inspections by appropriate municipal authorities.

  • GC installs wall and ceiling insulation and schedules inspections by appropriate municipal authorities.

  • GC installs sheetrock and schedules (if required) inspection by appropriate municipal authorities. 

  • GC installs tile.

  • GC completes installation of mechanical and electrical equipment (plumbing and lighting bases).

  • GC installs flooring.

  • GC installs cabinetry, trim, interior doors, etc. 

  • GC primes and paints all areas to be painted.

  • GC installs appliances, lighting fixture, plumbing fixtures, etc.

 

FINALIZE

The general contractor will then schedule a final inspection with appropriate municipal authorities for Certificate of Occupancy (CO).  GC delivers CO to Homeowner.  Homeowner and GC conduct a “walkthrough” of the home, develop a punch-list of items that may need to be addressed (typically minor repairs and cosmetic fixes).