- If you're going to do it - don't be too stingy. Some of builders will drive over from other sites, so you may as well make it worth their while.
- Who doesn't love food! The roof shout these days isn't necessarily the 'leer up' of yesteryear - so think about food as well.
- Work in with your building team. Let's be honest - they have friends and family they want to spend their free time with, so maybe don't organise it for an awkward time.
- Just ask. Some builders drink, some don't. Some love a pie, some love a salad. Chat to your builder and see what the crew would be keen for. Lunch? Dinner? Drinks? Pizza? Sushi? The main thing is.... you have a roof!
We have a roof! Just as it's about to get really wet in New Zealand a roof has appeared on our house nestled into the hillside. It feels like a massive day and more than anything gives us a real sense of how the house is going to work into it's environment. It's also cause for celebration and the customary 'roof shout'...but as total newbies to this, what do we even get for a roof shout?! There doesn't seem to be a handbook on this sort of stuff, but after chatting to a few of our builder friends, here were a few things we picked up:
A Client's Perspective
In this blog, one of Building Logic's clients talks you through their experience from start to finish. Find out more about the building process and what to think about going into it.