Understanding the Terminology of Maui Home Construction Costs (Part 2)

(This is page 2 of a 2 part article. To go to page 1, please click here.) For larger projects such as the construction of a complete home, it is advisable to have a construction plan drawn by an architectural firm before submitting the project for bid. This ensures the highest level of accuracy and […]

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Understanding the Terminology of Maui Construction Project Costs

When you go to the grocery store to buy a carton of orange juice or a loaf of bread, you know exactly how much you are going to pay because each item is clearly marked. The same is not always true for a construction project. A contractor may give a ballpark number, an estimate or […]


Guide to Building a Home on Maui (final page)

  A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui (continued from part 3)   8. Installation of Bathroom Fixtures; Mechanical Trim: Outlets, light fixtures, all switches installed, the electrical panel box is now completed. The HVAC contractor will install the air conditioning system and registers are completed. The faucets, toilets, and sinks will […]

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Guide to Building a Home on Maui (continued)

  A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui (continued from part 2)   4. Insulation Installation: The insulation helps to keep the home temperature comfortable, while providing an interior climate that helps to improve energy efficiency. The R-Value of the insulation, or thermal performance, helps determine how good the substance resists the […]


A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui (continued)

  A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui (continued)   2. Rough Framing Completion: The walls, floor systems, and roofing systems being completed. This is typically known as the skeleton or shell of the house. Oriented strand board sheathing or plywood is then applied to the outside of the roof and the […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui

  A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process on Maui These are some of the things you can expect throughout the major stages of construction. When you are completely aware of how the home building process works, the building of your new Maui home can be very exciting. This outline is going to go […]


Maui Home Construction Contract Checklist

  Maui Home Construction Contract Checklist Things to Include in Your Construction Contract If you do not want to have any regrets on your Maui custom home construction project, then you must pay close attention to your contract. Here are things to consider if you want a solid construction contract. Consider the Price – You […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Build a New Custom Home on Maui? (Continued)

(This is page 2 of a 2 part article. To go to page 1, please click here.) Below are the six categories that are associated with new custom home costs. How Much Does it Cost to Build a New Custom Home? Breakdown of Costs: • Shell of Home 22 percent • Exterior Finishes 10 percent […]


How Much Does It Cost to Build a New Custom Home on Maui?

Not surprisingly, the first question a prospective home buyer asks is “how much do you charge per square foot?” Price is often the first thing prospective homeowners ask about when they are conducting research on what it costs to build a new home on Maui. Buying a home is significantly different from purchasing other commodities, […]

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Tips to Build on Your Maui Lot (Continued)

(This is page 2 of a 2 part article. To go to page 1, please click here.) Designing the Ideal Home for Your Lot Many of the construction companies that specialize in building on their clients’ lots have libraries of premade floor plans. An existing plan may be perfectly suited for what you have in […]