Owner/Contractor First Meeting:
The pre-construction process is of equal importance to the actual construction for a quality finished product. This process results in the definition of the product- i.e. specifications and plans, establishment of budget and execution of the contract.
The first meeting is a process of gathering information and building rapport. We will establish:
The design phase consists of meetings where we develop plans and specifications to prepare a final cost estimate. This is accomplished through these steps:
Now the actual construction begins. The days of dreaming, conceptualizing and drawing are now reality. Here, we strengthen our rapport and maintain the a hihg level of communication. We prepare helpful information to keep you up to date on the construction process to follow:
Material Selection Schedule:
This outlines the decision process so you can make timely decisions, help us to maintain the construction schedule and establish guidelines and expectations required of you. It outlines the types of selections that need to be made and the time frame/deadline to do so.
Construction Progress Schedule:
Here, we outline the type of work to performed and the time budgeted to complete the work. It serves as a constant reminder of where we are at any time during the construction process and keeps you informed of the status of your project.
A list of all of the allowances and how they are calculated. This is you when working with suppliers for finishes and fixtures for your new home.
We will provide you with our recommended vendors/suppliers for lighting, appliances, flooring, wallpaper, countertops, tile, brick, plumbing, etc.
We also present at closing a homeowner's manual containing information on items such as appliances, whirlpool tubs, sewer plants, etc. This will contain information provided by manufacturers as to the care of your newly installed products. We provide samples of wallpaper and paint colors used with pertinent information. A list of subcontractors and major suppliers with contact information is also provided.