How long have you been in the construction business?

Metric Construction have been in the construction business since 2007.

How many homes have you built?

Metric Construction have been involved with the construction, maintenance, preservation and repair, of hundreds of buildings and homes.

Are you equally qualified in Commercial and Residential builds?

Metric Construction specializes in the building of new upmarket residential homes in Cape Town and surrounding areas. Metric Construction is also involved with the renovation of commercial and residential properties.

Are you part of any building associations?

Yes in South Africa it is a law to be part of the NHBRC (National Home Builders Registration Council) if you are a home builder. The NHBRC is a home building regulator body.

What sets you apart as a company?

We are a boutique building company. We don’t want to be the biggest construction company in South Africa; we want to be the best. We only take on a certain number of projects at any given time, as we believe that our product is worth the wait. We strive to handle every job we undertake with fanatical attention to consistency and detail. Our no 1 core value is service to the customer above all else.

What guarantees do you have on the materials you use?

When working with Metric Construction you are covered by the fact that all materials are SABS approved and the installers offer full and comprehensive guarantees.

What are the most important benefits of the homes you build?

Our project coordinators work hand in hand with the best architects to ensure we deliver your dream home with top workmanship, on time and in budget.

What type of warranty do you offer?

We work with the standard JBCC Building agreement. This contract is the most widely used contract in South Africa, and the only contract accepted by all the financial institutions in South Africa when applying for finance. The JBCC building agreement makes allowances for this.

What are the major energy-saving features of homes you build?

We offer different solutions in this regard including: Solar panels, heat pumps, energy saving lights etc. We also work with architects that design homes specifically with specific energy saving features in mind, that take full advantage of all natures elements to create a home that is environmentally friendly and “off the grid”.

Do you build only from home plans you supply? Or can I provide my own set of plans?

In order for us to provide you with an accurate estimate or quotation for a renovation or new build, we would require a set of plans drawn up by an architect. Unfortunately we do not offer “Guestimates”. We are more than willing to direct you to an architect with great references to help you design your dream home.