4- Estimating & Budgeting
Once we've reviewed the site, determined your needs and desires, and developed initial design drawings, the estimating process can begin. Most of us approach life knowing that there is a bottom to the financial barrel. In other words, it's necessary that all the project parameters fit within a given budget. Through a process of value engineering and design options, we will work together to do just that: to give you the most "bang for the buck" in your new home.
It's vitally important that as partners, we all have a clear picture of what is expected of each other, and have a mechanism that establishes those responsibilities. During our years in business, we have developed a written agreement that does just that. Moreover, this agreement provides valuable information such as the scope of the project, owner and contractor responsibilities, and details about the specific materials that will go into your new home. It's our way of ensuring that your expectations are met during the construction phase.
Decisions, decisions! For some of our clients, this is the most intimidating part of the process: Where do I start looking? Should I have a decorator help me? Do you really think this paint color goes with my new curtains?! Don't worry, we understand your anxiety. And, it's this understanding that has led us to work with one of the best design team in entire Greater Toronto Area .
Our professional design team will set out the steps for you in advance, you'll be able to deliberately and efficiently move through the various decisions required to make your house truly a reflection of you.
Our design team have considerable experience in interior design, plus exquisite taste. Their primary purpose is to fill the gap between the building process and the selection process by assisting you in the choices you make, whether they be fixtures or color schemes. Their assistance not only speeds up the selection process, but also ensures that your selections are made far ahead of their due date.