Maximize your home’s space, comfort and long-term value by working within a budget, not a bid.
Budgeting v. Bidding
Don’t get left out in the cold with a bid for an “all-inclusive” package when you are better served planning a customized budget based on long-term value. Package deals take a lot of the work and responsibility off your shoulders, but they lock you into an inflexible plan that limits your options. For those who want a once-in-a-lifetime experience that maximizes their home’s space and comfort and meets their needs and preferences, a “one-size-fits all” approach just won’t do. Read about the important differences between budgeting and bidding before you start planning your remodeling project.
Our design build approach takes the time to think through the options and choices before the work begins. The budget establishes the parameters of the scope of work. Can you afford to add on, how big of a kitchen can you fit into the space, can you afford granite tops or laminate? Or, our favorite, can you improve your home’s weatherization and mechanical foundations so that you can reapportion your household budget – reducing utility bills so that more goes toward the mortgage or stays in your pocket? Just like vacation planning, a remodeling plan should allow you to hold back resources for unexpected problems or purchases. It should provide the flexibility to upgrade some of your choices or make that once-in-a-lifetime purchase and still stay within budget. Our design build process achieves those goals. Our budget model allows you to allocate costs so that you can invest in the options you value most. As your project evolves, so too does the project cost breakdown, allowing you to make adjustments along the way to achieve your goals. Updates to the budget are presented as the project progresses, allowing you to manage your project’s costs.
If you want a quick improvement, you can work with a company that will provide "all-inclusive" free estimates. If you want that once-in-a-lifetime renovation that integrates different components to achieve your goals, then you need to thoroughly plan it with an experienced professional. Contact us to learn more about how our design build process can maximize your investment in your home.