Self Build

With Gorman Homes you don’t have to decide between a main building contractor and direct labour you can choose the budget friendly, stress free option with a self build home.

O’Gorman Homes will build your home up to weather tight stage at which point you take over the rest of the build using your preferred trades’ people. O’Gorman Homes removes the risk and stress of the initial build and guarantees an energy efficient build within budget and on time.

O’Gorman Homes Self Build Home Includes The Following:

  • Base: We will strip the site to good ground level and build the base to your specifications, whether that is a standard strip foundation or a highly energy efficient Passive Slab foundation system.
  • Wall System: Our trained builders will construct your specified wall system. The options include
    • Standard cavity wall construction
    • Insulated Concrete Form – ICF
    • Passive block wall system
    • Timber Frame
  • Roof: We will construct a cut timber roof on site and complete all roof finishes including slating, fascia and soffit to your required target u-value, whether it is a cold roof or a warm roof system.
  • Windows: We will fit windows to your specification.
  • External wall finishes: We will complete the external wall finishes be they standard plaster, a render system applied to external insulation or a cement board applied to a timber frame skeleton.

Benefits of O’Gorman Homes Self Build Homes

  • Certified build shell
  • Low energy bills
  • Allows you to choose your own tradespeople
  • Bright fresh comfortable living spaces especially with open plan designs

O’Gorman Homes Self Build Homes delivers to you the blank canvas giving you the control to complete your dream home with the knowledge that it has been constructed for generations to come.