Building FAQs

Building a custom home can feel like an overwhelming and confusing process. Integra will be with you every step of the way to help answer questions and fulfill all your expectations and beyond! Here you will find a few custom building FAQs, no question is too small or silly..

 

FAQ:

How long is the building process?

Typically, the design process takes 1 to 2 months. Followed by 8-9 months from the time we break ground to the time you move in. Obviously, the time frame varies depending on the square footage of the house, and Indiana’s dynamic weather conditions.

 

Where do I get financing?

Integra has been working with new construction lenders for over 30 years. We can recommend a few or will work with someone you know.

 

How will I know how & when to choose everything?

Whether you hire an interior designer or you work with ours, we will combine your dreams and inspirations to make your imagination come to life.

At our pre-construction meeting, you will be given a schedule for construction, along with a schedule of selections.

 

What about energy efficiency?

Each custom home we build is engineered to minimize temperature loss, whether its freezing cold or hot and humid, using comprehensive air sealing with high density insulation in addition to Energy Star windows.

High-efficiency plumbing and heating/cooling systems are designed specifically for your home and installed for optimal performance.

To brighten your home up, Integra uses LED lighting and Energy Star appliances to keep utility bills low, while providing high-quality performance and minimal maintenance.

 

What is “green building”?

From geothermal floors, to solar panels, if you are interested in adding these technologies, we have the expertise to make sure its executed perfectly to fit your home.

 

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