Building Timeline

Construction and Selection Scheduler

Mike Adalis, has lived in Houston since 1970. His background is in science, architecture and design. He worked in the design industry and in 1993 he found Champion Custom Home Builders. Jonathon Casada, a very well known custom home builder in Houston, joined Mike’s company as a partner.

At Champion Custom Home Builders, our goal is to help the homeowner design, budget and manage their new home building project.

Mike’s commitment to the building industry includes: consultation, communication, guidance, information on choices and the very best quality in construction.

Mike personally consults with each new client, giving them all the information they need to organize their needs and wants for their new home.

Many years of communication skills are incorporated to help our clients determine their budgeting and financing needs.

Mike will assist with the selection of the lot or property, home design, exterior and interior elevations, doors, windows, trim, cabinets,color, appliances, floors, carpet, tile and all other selections.

Finally, the construction of your custom will begin with Mike’s personal attention and management.

“Knowing your choices and taking the right steps are key points to planning out your dream home.”

First Month


Pool Design, Windows and color of exterior frame, Clear the trees for the foundation pad, Install bulkhead and dock, Drill foundation piers, Set forms and install steel and beams, Install underground plumbing, Pour foundation, Gunite, Pool area, Order, Floor, Trusses, Order windows.

Second month


Tile, Roof, Exterior, Cast, Stone, Tub and shower plumbing fixtures Start framing walls, Order tile roof (selection needed), Install steel and beams.

Third Month


Exterior doors, Frame second floor walls and ceilings, Framing rafters, Start exterior wall plywood sheathing, Stack-out plumbing, Start exterior cornice and trim.

Fourth Month

Install plywood roof decking, Install Windows and doors, Tarpaper cover roof areas, Install Fireplaces and chimneys, Build and install spiral staircase, Install sewer and water underground lines, Order Cast stone treatment,

Fifth Month


Stucco Color and Exterior trim color, Prime exterior trim and facial boards, Plumbing water lines installed, A/C units and ductwork installed, Start Electrical rough-ins, Start Exterior Stucco process, Get ready for rough inspections, Stock drywall inside the house, Order interior doors, cabinets and trim work material, Order gas line under ground installed.

Sixth Month


Tile and Stone flooring, Trim Material, Doors and Cabinetry, Insulate exterior walls, Sheetrock all walls and ceilings, Start roof Tiles, Complete Stucco process, Color coat Stucco, Order Tile material.

Seventh Month


Wall paint and Enamel colors, front door design, Start Trim work and cabinetry, Start Tile mud base work in the bathrooms, exterior balconies, and floors, Install garage doors, Install pool decks and patios sub-base concrete,

Eight Month


Granite counters, Driveway pattern and color, Trim work and cabinetry still working, Measure and order all interior and exterior wrought iron, Painters to prime all walls and ceilings, Order front door, Complete exterior Cast stonework, Install electrical underground.

Ninth Month


Door and cabinetry Hardware, Lighting fixtures, Appliances, Start paintwork and enameling woodwork, Start laying tile, Measure all counter tops for granite or stone, Order plumbing fixtures, Order electrical meter.

Tenth Month


Carpet Painting and enameling will continue, Rough grade exterior yard, Tile work continues when painter aren't spraying, Order Hardware for doors and cabinetry, Order lighting fixtures and appliances.

Eleventh Month

Complete painting stage, Start electrical plug and switching, Install granite or stone counter tops, Complete tile work, Order A/C grille and return air grilles to be installed, Order shower doors and mirrors, Install driveway and sidewalks, Complete pool deck surfaces, Install plumbing fixtures, Install interior and exterior wrought iron, Install Elevator system.

Twelfth Month

Install hardware Order gas meter, Install A/C compressors and start units, Install Fixtures and appliances, Finish security and phone systems, Complete Audio and visual systems, Complete pool, Landscape front and back yard, Install carpet on second and third floors, Clean window and interior, Install mirror and shower doors, Complete our miscellaneous punch out items, Walk the house with homeowners for move-in list.