Lake Home Builder

Have you been dreaming about a custom built lake house?

Every aspect of our business is designed around creating a positive experience for our customers… Westmark Construction has spent years developing a better building process for lake homes and we want to help you!

Lake Home Builder Process

We are as transparent as possible to our customers so they know exactly what to expect when working with us. Below we explain the lake home building process?

Initial consultation/meeting:  

  • Go over our experience, philosophies, and processes.
  • We will review your plans and specifications in the preparation of the bid out process.
  • Review your initial home location. This is especially important for lake homes.
  • Discuss your initial design ideas.
  • Have a preliminary discussion about your budget.

Bid out process and pricing of lake home construction:

  • We will provide plans and specification to our subs/vendors for them to generate a detailed quote.  This can take 2-4 weeks.
  • This detailed quote can take 2-4 weeks.

Presentation of cost for lake home construction:

  • A detailed cost breakdown will be giving and explained to you.
  • Any questions you have will be addressed.
  • We also will provide cost saving options.

Lending/Banking/Appraisal for your lake home:

  • You will select a lender or bank for your construction loan.
  • You will give our cost breakdown for your custom home and other information to your bank/lender that they will need to process and approve a construction loan.
  • An appraisal will be ordered for your bank/lender.

Construction agreement meeting for your lake home:

  • You and Westmark Construction will sign the agreement.
  • The initial fee is due.

Permitting for your lake home:

  • We submit plans to local authorities.
  • We attend any appropriate meeting, HOA and ect.
  • We receive the building permit and approvals.

Steps of construction on your lake home:

  1. Site work/excavation
  2. Foundation/Footings
  3. Framing
  4. Roofing
  5. Plumbing
  6. Electric
  7. Mechanical/HVAC
  8. Wall Finish
  9. Interior Finishes
  10. Fixtures

Pre-construction completion on your lake home:

  • A final walk through is done to create an initial punch-list of items needed to be done to order final inspection.
  • Final inspections.

Lake Home Construction Completion:

  • You move in.
  • Start a list to keep over the next 30 days. This will create a final punch-list.
The Westmark team will take you thru the construction of your Lake Home with everything tailored to your taste and budget.  Our ability to provide you with our excellent customer service and superior craftsmanship shows through our finished products.  Our office is located at 250 Governors Drive, Suite L, Huntsville, AL  35801. We are here for all your custom lake home needs. Go to our Contact Us page to fill out our form or give us a call at 256-539-2778. We look forward to hearing from you.