Continuing with part 3 in our 3 part series (part 1 design phase here, part 2 pre-construction phase here) we discuss the “Construction Process” final phase of the AR Homes building process.

Site Walk and Preconstruction Meeting W/ Construction Manager

Ground Breaking on new custom home

Your home site is staked and this is your chance to see the site and discuss the project with your Construction Manager before the project is started.

Lot Clearing & Foundation

Lot Clearing
Lot Clearing 2

We start by clearing and grading your lot. Then we install your foundation and concrete slabs, backfill and grade the site.

Shell Construction

Shell Construction
Shell Construction

This exciting step is where the shell of the home is framed and the windows are installed. We then begin installing the plumbing, HVAC and electrical.

Framing Walkthrough & Mechanical Installations

Framing Walkthrough

At this stage you will walk through the framed house with your Construction Manager and discuss locations for plumbing, electrical, HVAC and low voltage.

Exterior Work

All exterior walls are finished with stone, siding or stucco per plan. The roof is installed and the house is painted.

Exterior Work

Interior Work

Interior Work

After the insulation and drywall is completed, your interior doors and trim are installed and
painted. Tile, wood flooring, cabinets, countertops and other interior finishes are installed next followed by all the plumbing, lighting fixtures, and appliances.

Landscape & Hardscape

Once a final grade is set and your driveway and walks are installed, we will install irrigation, landscaping, hardscape and sod.

Landscape Plant Selection

Homeowner Orientation

Prior to moving in you will have a Homeowner Orientation Walkthrough with your Construction Manager and be familiarized with the operation of all systems and equipment in your new home.

Gold Standard Closing

Our Gold Standard Home is one that has 5 or fewer minor items needing additional work at
the time of closing. Our goal is to complete the items within 15 days of closing.

Closing Basket


After your Gold Standard closing is completed you will have a walkthrough with our Warranty Manager at 11 months to address your warranty.

Arthur Rutenberg Homes offers a comprehensive 10-year warranty guarantee, providing homeowners with peace of mind and confidence in the quality of their new home. This warranty covers structural defects, ensuring that any issues arising from construction are promptly addressed and resolved. With a decade-long commitment to customer satisfaction, Arthur Rutenberg Homes stands behind the integrity of their craftsmanship, emphasizing reliability and trustworthiness in every aspect of their service.

Customer Satisfaction Survey

Your entire home building experience is very important to us and we want you to be elated!. We will send you a survey 60-90 days after closing for any feedback you have about your entire experience from sales to closing.

If you are looking to build a custom home, look no further than AR Homes. Our commitment to quality, transparency, and customer satisfaction is unmatched in the home building industry. As you can see, our custom home process is simple, organized, and fun!