How to Build a Building

The construction process of a building can be a long, complicated, and expensive one. Depending on your level of expertise, however, you may be able to save quite a bit of money by doing some or even all of the work yourself. You can use the same fundamentals of building construction to guide you when building large, complex structures as well as small, simple ones like sheds or treehouses. Remember to adhere to all local and national laws pertaining to constructing the type of building you choose.

Duplex House

Part 01: Planning a Successful Build

01. Identify your build site:

Make sure to choose a location that is on your property and meets your specific needs. A garage needs street access, but a workshop may not. Consider what purpose the building will serve, what utilities will need to be run to it, your construction limitations, and your budget when finding a spot.