How do you avoid the problem of your contractor charging you more for your project without running it by you first?
Why do some owners ask their architect or designer how much their project will cost and then use this project cost advice as a ‘cast in stone’ budget? Keep reading to discover why it is best to see your contractor first before relying on others for advice.
To begin the process of building your project, you need to start somewhere right? In a lot of cases, business owners flock to an architect to first begin the process. This first step is not necessarily the wrong first step but there are other options that may guide you in the right direction faster and with faster design time, cost savings and a faster construction timeline. First let's start by understanding that an architect first needs to understand what goal you want to reach with your design. Then there will be a few meetings and long periods of understanding between the two different parties while the owner of the project is trying to simultaneously figure out if what is being designed is affordable.
Demolition of a residential home in Lafayette, LA after a fire burned half of the house. Prior to any demolition project, make sure that all of the utilities are disconnected to protect the main supply lines and also for everyone's safety. During a home demolition, we take care of the surroundings leaving existing trees in place and remove the unwanted debris only while leaving concrete or any other items on the property if desired. When the project is complete, we will leave the dirt graded smoothly and free of all debris for a professional project.
Many companies whom want to expand often hesitate to begin the building process because of many unknown factors including the first step which is identifying your needs. The construction industry often uses a lot of jargon which is often misunderstood and seems over complicated. Our company has a specific process that can literally begin from writing on a napkin.