Van Metre Expectations Guide - Manual / Resource - Page 19
Building a new home is a thrilling and exciting time. To the outside observer, it often appears
as a cross between a carefully choreographed ballet and a chess match. The construction
of your home requires careful coordination of many different trades and skills, so it’s
not uncommon to alternate between periods of intense activity followed by a period of
We understand you are as excited as we are to see your new home to completion.
Towards that end, we’ve created a series of orientations at important milestones of the
building process. The Breaking Ground and Behind the Walls Reveal provide you with
an opportunity to view your home and have your questions answered by one of our
As we break ground on your new home, your Community Sales Manager will reach out
to you to arrange a private briefing by a member of the Construction Team to help you
visualize the entire construction process—from pouring the foundation to the day of
settlement. Typically this meeting occurs in person, but it can be conducted virtually
Please be advised that Van Metre Homes will not delay the start of your new home if you
cannot attend this meeting.
Because a construction site can be a dangerous environment, please do not visit the site
without contacting your Community Sales Manager first or without being accompanied by
a Van Metre representative. For safety reasons, pets are not allowed on-site at any time.
Additionally, any work on your new home performed by you or anyone employed by you
is not permitted under any circumstances until after settlement.