Rough construction is not defined by law, standard or project documentation, so you may be wondering what is hidden underneath. It is an unfinished building without final surfaces, functionally it means a building to the extent that it does not rain through the roof.
What is rough construction?
Rough construction does not have a precise definition, it depends on the agreement between the builder and the building contractor. However, it should be intended to be a condition where the building is stable and can withstand the weather without major damage.
Paradoxically, the rough construction of a house does not include the foundation slab, but always includes the perimeter and interior load-bearing walls, non-load-bearing partitions, ceilings, roof structure and roofing. If it is part of the project, then the internal chimney is also included.
Did you know that rough construction does not include aesthetic improvements to the house
What is the price of the rough construction?
The price of the rough construction depends on the size of the usable area in the house, i.e. the area on which the floor can be laid, as well as on the ruggedness of the building, the ruggedness of the terrain, the method of foundation, the number of storeys, the roof design and the method of construction.
The cheapest rough construction starts at around CZK 10,000 per m2 for simpler buildings and can go up to CZK 30,000 per m2 for more complex buildings.
What about a mortgage for rough construction?
In the case of a mortgage to build a house, the bank is lending you money for something that is not yet standing. In this case, the building land serves as collateral and its value should cover the cost of completing the rough construction.
Did you know that you can also encounter the sale of rough construction, which you can then complete in your own image?