Q: How much does it cost per sqft to build a custom home?
A: Many factors contribute to the price of a custom home. A sqft price alone is not enough information. For more details, please see: Learn How to Determine an Accurate Budget.
Q: How long does it take to build a home, start to finish?
A: Typically, eight to twelve months.
Q: How will you determine the costs necessary to build our home?
A: We need to review the lot or property, house plans, county for permit costs and finishes you are interested in. We also take into account our previous custom homes that are similar in design, square footage and finishes.
Q: How long does it take to remodel a kitchen?
A: Typically, two to three months.
Q: How long does it take to add an addition?
A: Depending on the addition, typically two to four months
Q: Do you use local subcontractors?
A: Yes. We have local subcontractors we have worked with for many years. Jeff and Trina help with planning and design (if necessary), scheduling as well as being on site. We have an interior designer and finish carpenter on staff as well. We also perform cleanup throughout the project.
Q: Do you have a designer on staff?
A: Yes. Laura Bakkensen. She assists clients with selecting finishes such as counter tops, backsplashes, flooring and paint colors.
Q: What if I need assistance selecting lighting, window coverings, furniture or space planning?
A: We highly recommend Laura Bakkensen with LBD Interiors for these services.
Q: Where do I go to pick out my finishes?
A: Typically, our designer will assist you at Pental, United Tile, Contract Furnishing Mart, The Fixture Gallery, F&C Custom Cabinets, just to name a few.
Q: Do you reuse/recycle materials and supplies?
A: Yes. Items that can be reused go to The Rebuilders Center and/or Habitat for Humanity. Items that can be recycled are taken to the Recycling Center.
Q: Do you have references we can contact?
A: Yes. Upon request we will send you a list of references with their contact information.
Q: How will our project’s supervision be handled?
A: Our team members will supervise and assist our subcontractors before and during construction, directing your project to get the final results desired. We are typically on the job site daily when work is being performed.
Q: What are your warranties/guarantees?
A: At the one-year mark, we contact you to do a walk-through of your home. Items that need to be repaired, such as Sheetrock nail pops and door adjustment will be taken care of.