Detailed Process Outline
Initial Meeting & Discussion
Licensed & insured contractor and owner meet at the proposed job site. This is basically an introduction between client & contractor.
The meeting will cover the scope of work which you are looking to complete in your home or apartment. This includes all types of work and trades which need to be involved in your particular renovation project.
This also includes information from the client to the contractor on the available budget set aside to complete the desired remodeling project. If in range, we will set an appointment to come back for field measurements.
Job Site Measurements
Talk about the clients wants and needs, type of materials and budget.
Take certain field measurements and dimensions.
Inform client as to when they will receive our proposal for their project.
Requests that client shop and / or view our catalogue for certain materials they may want to include in their renovation project. This could be a kitchen renovation, bathroom renovation, or whole apartment re-model.
Design – Proposal – Budget
Examine new design and layout, including perspectives and floor plan.
Review quotation / renovation project amount for all work.
Upon acceptance of quotation a contract / invoice will be issued.
Pre-contract Measurement (upon receipt of initial signed proposal)
Contractor to field check entire scope of work and notify all involved that the work is about to start. Make sure all personnel is in place and ready to go.
Contractor to verify necessary specifications and measurements.
Contractor and client to discuss entire project in general.
Contract and complete specifications to be written out including all materials to be used, all selections made as required.
Final contract invoice issued with total amount and specific progress payment schedules. Signature and necessary deposit to be given in order to begin the work.
Order / Verify
Place all orders for starting materials. Verify all material selections, styles, manufacturers etc. in contract.
Approximately 3 days prior to start of job
Discuss any special needs or concerns
Discuss project in detail
Confirm time frames and expectations
Have all materials delivered to job-site or held in warehouse before job starts.
Start of Work, Payments in Stages
Construction progress payments as per outlined in written contract.
Pre-completion Checklist Filled Out and Signed
Final check list to be discussed by Homeowner and Contractor during walk through of the project.
Complete any remaining items to clients satisfaction.
Final construction payment upon completion of project.
Note: There could be a few additional steps involved if you own a private home, townhouse, or are doing major work, or any work which requires structural and interior design.
- Initial meeting with contractor
- Take measurements and investigate all job site conditions
- Client proposal – create design and scope of work
- Pre-contract – check of measurements and contractor discussion
- Sign contract – client signing of contract and deposit
- Verify and order starting materials
- Deliver materials to job site
- Start of project, payment in stages
- Pre-completion check
- Final completion and final payment