Ever since the industrial revolution, the process of building a family home hasn’t changed much. The materials might have changed from rubber washers to silicon washers in plumbing applications or using nail guns to replace the hammer, but the process has mostly stayed the same.
Carpenters create the forms for concrete finishers to fill, then the skeletal frame of the house is erected. Electricians and plumbers come in next to install the wires and pipes and then the drywall installers come to cover up the chaos. Finally, the house is given a personal touch with a coat of paint.
At the end of the day, around 22 trades will move around the construction site and you can easily end up with a surplus of steel washers and other building material that you’ll probably never use again or be able to resell for anywhere near the amount you paid. What if … Read More