By using a site such as Building-Cost.net, homebuilders can quickly calculate an estimate per square foot for almost any home. Simply visit the site and enter the requested information to come up with an accurate estimate.
Building-Cost.net allows users to enter information such as the number of corners the home will have, the type of heating and cooling system that is desired and the area in which the house will be located. The site uses this information to calculate building costs.
- Visit the site
- Enter the number of corners
- Enter the total living area
- Choose the quality class of the home's components
- Add in additional structures
- Choose the heating and cooling
- Choose the area
Visit the website and click "Start Calculator," which is located at the top of the screen.
Enter the number of corners the house will have. Choose from four, six, eight, 10 or more. Click "Next Question" when finished.
Enter the total living area of the house by calculating the total space within the exterior walls. Click "Next Question" to continue.
Select the quality class of things like exterior walls, bathrooms and floor finishes. Use the guide at the top of the page to make accurate assessments of each component. Click "Next Question" when finished.
Add any additional structures such as a shed or garage. Click "Next Question."
Find the appropriate heating and cooling system that will be used in the home. Click "Next Question."
Choose the location of the home. Click "Review" to continue.
On the next screen, review the building costs.