Our Building Process

Let's face it, the main reason you want a custom home is so you can be in control of every design aspect. From planning to interior and exterior decisions, and right up to the final walk through, your individual wants and needs drive our building process. Here, you’ll learn what to expect from the custom home building process at Winter Homes, your custom home builder of North Alabama.

Step 1


  • Budgetary Discussion
  • Select Plan
  • Initial Site Visit
  • Pre-Qualification Approval
  • Construction Pricing & Specifications
building process pre planning

Step 2

Construction Agreement

  • Initial Construction Deposit
  • Reserve Your Construction Start Date
  • Obtain Building Permit
  • Customer Pre-Construction Meeting
  • Select Home Finishes/Features
building process construction meeting

Step 3

Construction Begins

  • Excavation, Footings, & Foundation
  • Framing, Roofing, Window & Doors
  • Municipal Inspections
  • Exterior Finishes
  • Drywall, Tile, Vinyl Flooring
  • Trim Carpentry, Paint & Stain
  • Door & Bath Hardware
  • Carpet, Hardwood & Laminate Flooring
  • Driveway & Exterior Concrete
  • Landscaping
building process home construction

Step 4

Owner Orientation

  • Certificate of Occupancy
  • Final Punch Out
  • Presentation of Keys
  • Move-In
building process owner orientation
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