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OUR DESIGN build process

With more than 20 years of experience making our clients’ dream homes a reality, we’ve nailed down a process that we know leads to homeowners who love their remodel.
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the sales
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the design
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the build
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theSales
phase

1

INITIAL MEETING

  • Free in-home meeting to
    discuss client vision
  • Review client ideabook,
    Pinterest boards, and
    other inspiration
  • What will be renovated and Why

2

Design Agreement Meeting

  • Free meeting to
    discuss project design
    ideas, budget discussed,
    and present projected
    timeline
  • 1st phase of Design Agreement
    signed by client
  • Client pays fee to
    cover work completed
    in the 1st half of the Design Phase

theDesign
phase

3

Client Added to Buildertrend

  • Online forum used to communicate with the entire team
  • Share ideas, images, and plans for the project
  • Release of schedule once construction begins

4

Meeting With Design Team

  • In home meeting
  • Discuss finishes and go over Scope of Work
  • Measurements and photographs taken
  • Inspiration photos reviewed
  • Buildertrend tutorial on selection approvals

5

Plans Presentation

  • Design team presents
    schematic layout options
  • Ballpark pricing discussed
  • 2nd half of Design Agreement signed by client
  • Client pays fee to cover work completed in the 2nd half of the Design Phase

6

Selections Meeting

  • Present finishes for your
    project (tile, plumbing, countertops, etc.)
  • Plans and finishes posted to Buildertrend
    for final approval
  • Collaborative process finalizing plans

7

Updated Ballpark Estimate

  • Ballpark check in based upon finalized plans and selections
  • Move forward with proposed plans and selections or value engineer

8

Trade Meeting

  • In-home meeting with trade partners
  • Electrician, plumber, craftsmen, etc.
  • Your chance to meet our team and ask questions
office room with modern built in cabinetry

theBuild
phase

9

Construction Agreement

  • Fixed price agreement provided
  • Detailed scope of work and billing milestones
  • Start date and projected timeline
  • Contract signed and deposit paid to lock in start date

10

Construction

  • First day site prep of construction area to minimize dust
  • Demo begins
  • Jobsite is cleaned daily
  • Weekly walkthroughs with your Project Manager
  • Client approves of any and all change orders

11

Preconstruction Meeting

  • Introduction to your Project Manager
  • Client and production staff discuss logistics
  • Pet safety, storage, dumpster, portable toilet, and lockbox locations discussed
  • Client questions and concerns are addressed

12

Completion & Warranty

  • Any issues identified are addressed and corrected before completion
  • Final payment requested
  • 60-day and 1-year warranty visits scheduled to address any newly discovered concerns
  • 3-year comprehensive warranty

Our Warranty

3

YEARS
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