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Your Home Under Construction

Whether this is your first time building a new home or not, the construction process can get a bit confusing. Landon Homes wants to make this easier! Use this page to help guide and familiarize yourself with the construction process. We take your home from dirt to move-in ready in 11 steps.

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Steps to Construction

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Stage 0: Lot Released

  • Pre-Construction
  • Moisture Preparation
  • Lot Preparation
  • Set Forms
  • Form Sand
  • Plumbing Grounds
  • Foundation Make-up
  • Cable Installations
  • In Slab Electric Rough
  • Float Forms
1

Stage 1: Slab Poured

  • City and Engineering
  • Pre-Pour Slab Inspection
  • Pour Slab
  • Strip Foundation
  • Foundation Rough Grade
2

Stage 2: Frame

  • Stress Foundation Cables
  • Frame
  • Nailing Guidelines
  • Rafter Span Charts
  • HVAC Chase Construction
  • Lightweight Concrete Balconies
  • Fireplace Installation
3

Stage 3: Plumbing & Windows

  • Plumbing Top Out
  • Approved use of Joist Space
  • Unapproved use of Joist Space
  • Gas Top Out
  • Sheathing
  • Cornice
  • Flashing Detail
  • Securing Homes
  • Decking
  • Shingles
4

Stage 4: Elevation/HVAC/Rough

  • HVAC Rough
  • Approved use of Joist Space
  • Unapproved use of Joist Space
  • Electric Rough
  • Structured Wire Rough
  • Security Rough
  • Electrical Underground
  • Polyseal and Baffles
  • Exterior Clean I
  • City Inspections
  • Insulation
5

Stage 5: Sheetrock

  • Start Brick
  • Sheetrock Hang
  • Hardibacker Wall Finish
  • Exterior Clean II
6

Stage 6: Interior Trim

  • Garage Doors
  • Brick/Stucco Complete
  • Flatwork Pour
  • Exterior Clean III
  • First Trim and Stairs
  • Cabinets
  • Paint- Wall out and Enamel
7

Stage 7: Kitchen Tops/Brick

  • Flatwork
  • Prime House Paint 1
  • Countertops
  • Counter Flashing
  • Ceramic Tile
8

Stage 8: Electric & Plumbing Final

  • HVAC Trim
  • Plumbing Trim
  • Electric Trim
  • Structured Wire Trim
  • Security Trim
  • Paint – Top Coat
  • Gutters
  • Fireplace Front
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Final Clean
  • Final Grade
  • Fences
  • Irrigation System
  • Sub Surface Drains
  • Shrubs/Trees
  • Mirrors & Shower Doors
9

Stage 9: Flooring

  • Weather-strip
  • Vinyl
  • Paint
  • Trim II and Lockout
  • HVAC Startup
  • Wood Floors
  • Pre-Carpet Check list
  • Exterior Clean IV
  • Carpet
  • Final Clean Pre-Orientation
10

Stage 10: Home Finished

  • Exterior Clean V
  • Paint
  • Quality Assurance Acceptance
  • Certificate of Quality Assurance
  • Final Clean Post Orientation


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Energy Efficiency

We’re one of DFW’s Top 20 Builders, a home-town company with national experience.

  • 2”x 6” High Performance Advanced Wall Construction*
  • Structural Insulative Sheathing* (for bracing per Engineering Specifications)
  • R-22 Exterior Wall Insulation System*
  • Insulated Corners and Headers*
  • R-45 Blown Fiberglass Ceiling Insulation in Attic
  • LP TechShield® Radiant Heat Barrier*
  • Vinyl Windows with LoĒ³-366 Tinted Glass
  • Fortiflash® Waterproof Membrane (around windows and doors)
  • 16 SEER Lennox® Air Conditioning System
  • 80% AFUE Gas Furnace*
  • MERV Filters for HVAC System
  • ENERGY STAR Programmable Thermostat
  • Rheem® Tankless Water Heater*
  • High Performance MOEN® Faucets
  • LED Ceiling Disk Lighting (per plan)
  • R3 Exterior Foam Sheathing* (with joints finished with DOW® Weathermate Tape)
  • Meets or Exceeds the ERI (Energy Rating Index set by International Building Code)
  • Independent Consultant Inspections on Every Home

*Specified features may not be available in all communities, please speak with the on-site sales manager for full details.



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