October 12, 2020

The Importance of Hiring a Qualified Architect in Ensuring a Rain-ready Home

La Niña is here, and we’re feeling it. The days are often wet and rainy. In times like this, our home is our refuge. We stay inside our home safe from the rain.

Rain is relaxing for most people. It gives families a chance to bond at home. It’s a hassle to go out, so food is cooked, the whole family enjoys a meal at the dinner table, and they watch Netflix with the pitter-patter of the rain providing a relaxing background sound.

Unless, it’s dripping everywhere.

A Poorly-designed and Constructed Home is a Stressful Home during the Rainy Season

What a lot of people don’t know is the best architects also take the rain into consideration when designing a home. How will the rain affect the home’s design? Will it blast through poorly-positioned windows? Will it get stuck in a poorly-designed roof? Will it accumulate around the home’s foundation, affecting its integrity?

You’d be surprised when you talk to a qualified architect. Professional architects like us at G Cube Design and Build will walk you through a design that’s rain-ready.

READ: How to Prepare Your Home for the Rainy Season

It’s not just in the design. It’s also about the construction. A high-quality home should be able to withstand rains and even storms. It’s made of high-quality materials that will lead to a home that is a safe heaven amidst strong rains.

Invest in Quality Design and Materials

Sure, just about anyone can design a home. Anyone with a pen and paper can do so.

But can they design a quality home?

It’s not just about the aesthetics. It’s also about designing a home that won’t be a headache when faced with problems like the rain.

Qualified architects will take a lot of things into consideration – mainly the location. Where will the home be constructed? Where do the winds hit? Does the area get flooded a lot?

These are just some of the things but you can already see why you should only trust a professional.

It’s also easy to fall into the trap of buying cheap materials. Sure, you can save thousands of pesos per square meter, but those savings will quickly turn into a headache the moment problems start showing up.

Invest in a Professional

You’re investing in a home. You’re already investing your hard-earned money. Might as well invest it right.

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