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HESTER HOMES

If you feel that the Build a Little program is more than you wish to attempt, then let Hester Homes bid your new home and be taken care of by one of Charlotte's top custom home builders.

View the pictures we have below and journey through the constuction process of homes being built.  Enjoy.
 
Cutting out for the basement
Cutting out for the basement

 

 
Forming the Basement Walls
Forming the Basement Walls

 
More basement walls . . .Superior Walls installation
More basement walls . . .Superior Walls installation

 
Superior Walls System
Superior Walls System

 

 
Installing basement slab concrete
Installing basement slab concrete

Pouring Concrete, 2500 psi
 
Framers on the first day
Framers on the first day

Makita, Dewalt, air tools, air compressor, lake front
 
Starting the frame, installing the sub floor with Advantek
Starting the frame, installing the sub floor with Advantek

Advantec, Advantech OSB Vs. Plytainium Plywood : woodsong , TJI, engineered floor system, boise
 
First floor walls going up on first day
First floor walls going up on first day

2x4 lumber on first florr walls with osb and dow board sheating.  framers have 1st blue sky day.
 
Pride of Ownership
Pride of Ownership

 

 

 

 
Frame Stage
Frame Stage

Fine Homebuilding, Fine Woodworking
 
Stair framing
Stair framing

Framing craftmanship, Fine WoodWorking
 
Framing complete & windows installed
Framing complete & windows installed

Pella Windows
 

 

 
Excellent framing
Excellent framing

custom framing, excellent framing technique, curved wall construction, southern staircase, custom stairs
 
Ready for mechanicals
Ready for mechanicals

tyvek house wrap
 
Framers show their skill
Framers show their skill

Fine Homebuilding, Fine Woodworking
 
Dried in with DOW styrofoam Housewrap
Dried in with DOW styrofoam Housewrap

 
Silverline windows installed
Silverline windows installed

customer chose silverline windows over pella, andersen, jeld-wen, marvin windows and others and they are carefree windows
 
OSB exterior sheathing ready for DOW housewrap
OSB exterior sheathing ready for DOW housewrap

OSB sheating, Luongo side view
 
Ready for brick veneer
Ready for brick veneer

RedLand Brick, Hanson Brick, Robinson Brick Company, Boral Brick, Boren Brick, Glen-Gery Brick, Acme Brick Company, I-XL Industries Ltd.

 

 

 
Rough plumbing stage
Rough plumbing stage

Copper piping, pvc, polybutelene, pex tubing
 
Electrical Rough
Electrical Rough

wiring
 
Insulating the Home
Insulating the Home

Knauf, Johns Manville, DOW, Owens Corning
 

 

 
Insulated walls coverd with poly
Insulated walls coverd with poly

Owens Corning Fiberglass Insulation
 
Hanging the drywall
Hanging the drywall

Gypsum, Spangler
 

 
Sheetrock around the arch window
Sheetrock around the arch window

plywood, Pella, jeld-wen, anderson windows & doors
 
Hardwood Floors installed
Hardwood Floors installed

Bruce Hardwood Flooring, Parador Hardwood Floor, Pergo, Home Depot, Sears, Lowes
 
Cabinets installed
Cabinets installed

Customer chose from Merillat, southern cabinet company, canac cabinets, KraftMaid, Lowes cabinets, Omega Cabinets, Rideau Cabinets, HomeCrest, and Armstrong choosing Mint Hill cabinets over them all
 

 
Interior Trim Stage
Interior Trim Stage

With Build a Little, U-build it, and that makes perfect BuildingSense.   Here is an Owner Builder at the interior trim stage.
 

 
Boren Brick
Boren Brick

Boren Brick,  Boral Brick & Hanson Brick
 

 
812 East Park
812 East Park

 

Vinyl Siding, CertainTeed Corporation, Wolverine Siding, Alcoa Home Exteriors, Alside