What does "Built To Shell"
Lumbermen's Homes offers you the option
of building the home to various stages of completion. Our "Built
To Shell" stage provides you, the owner, with a weather-tight lockable
shell built on your lot with a 2 foot foundation. The exterior doors,
windows, siding and roofing are complete, ready for painting and gutters.
The shell stage also includes the interior partitions installed ready
for rough-in plumbing, rough-in electrical, etc. Ask your sales representative
for more information about completing your home.
How Can I Save Money?
Lumbermen's Homes offers you, the owner, the
opportunity to save thousands of dollars and acquire "sweat equity"
by participating in the building process, acting as your own general
contractor and by doing some of the work yourself. Ask our sales representative
about the various stages of completion available and how you can save
May I Choose My Own Floor Plan?
Lumbermen's Homes has over 30 basic model
home plans available for you to choose from. These homes can be built
as is, depending on your building site, or they can be modified to meet
your needs. In the event that you elect to modify a basic model, Lumbermen's
Homes can provide architectural and engineering services, if required.
also welcomes you to share your ideas and floor plans with our sales
representatives. They will assist you in designing a home that truly
is a reflection of you and your lifestyle. (Lumbermen's Homes reserves
the right to review all owner provided plans for acceptance.)
How Much Of The Work May I Do Myself?
Lumbermen's Homes understands the owner's
desire to participate in the building process. We look forward to working
with each individual homeowner and will build the home to any stage
Many of our owners elect to have the home
built through the sheetrock stage. At this point all the interior walls
are finished, ready for you to prime and paint. Other stages of completion
available beyond the shell stage are plumbing, electrical, heating,
insulation and complete. Please ask your sales representative for details
on the various stages of completion.