When building something as large as a house they are plenty of things that can go wrong. While it is inevitable, there are plenty of precautions one can take and also keeping in mind a few things to reduce the chances of these errors occurring and reducing the gravity of these errors.
It is essential you keep in constant touch with the main builder in charge of building your own house. This ensures proper communication and allows you to transmit your ideas and needs to him. Another problem that commonly crops up is the home owner bringing in his own teams to the work site and causing unnecessary friction with the current set of workers. For example, you as the home owner might have your own preferred welding companies to start and finish any metal work like aluminium fabrication while the builder who is in charge of the entire project might have his own team that he is more comfortable with working. As mentioned above, it is best that you transmit your ideas clearly to the builder beforehand to avoid unpleasant and awkward situations.
You should plan the entire structure carefully and allocate appropriate space for each room. Commonly the master bedroom of the house has the largest space compared to other bedrooms. When deciding on the number of rooms you are going to build in the house, you should consider future possibilities such as if your family would expand at any point in the future. It is very important to think about the future during the planning stages as houses are generally lifetime investments and the chances are high that you would be spending your whole life there. Try and blend your house with the greenery present around your house. If there is not much greenery around, try and plan a garden at some point of the house. A house with no garden can be quite a barren sight to anyone passing by or visiting. Having an outdoor garden can work wonders on the beauty of your living space.
Ensure that there are plenty of windows all over the house. The last thing anyone wants is a dark and poorly lit house. While this can be remedied with artificial lighting, running artificial lighting throughout the day and during night can run up to a huge cost and also are known to cause headaches and disrupt the routine of humans. It is also of great importance that you review your budget carefully so you do not overstep your affordable amount. A larger house means a larger cost and vice versa.