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Thanks to our meticulous design and build process, we’ve been able to refine our process into one where we factor in all the details, goals, ideas and facets of your dream home -- helping to make it reality.
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We help with custom designs, architectural plans, 3D renderings and building permits.
Coordinate the work schedule and all project details with a dedicated project manager.
We provide you with all updates each week and ensure that everything is done to the highest standards of quality.
Once the project is done, we complete an internal comprehensive quality control walkthrough.
What are the benefits to hiring a design build contractor? What is the process like? We answer all your questions here.
Are you looking for a design build contractor in Sacramento? Wondering what the benefits are to hiring a design build contractor? As Sacramento's fastest-growing design build contractor, we at HouseIdea understand that you may have many questions about the process. We're here to help every step of the way, before, during and after the construction process. Here are the most common questions we receive:
If you wanted to build a new home in Sacramento, traditionally, you'd seek out consultants and specialists for every aspect of your home's design and construction. That means hiring architects, electricians, plumbers, consultants, soil testers, and so on to handle all of the different features involved in your home's design and construction. A design build firm, on the other hand, handles all of these things under one roof, giving you a "one stop shop" for both the design of your home and its construction.
Hiring a design build firm saves you time from having to source different experts (and verify their credentials), get estimates, compare prices and try to figure out how they can all work together to manage the project successfully. A design build contractor has each of these experts available and, much like a sports team, they work off of each other's strengths. No single contractor can be an expert in everything (and if they tell you that they are, run for the hills and don't look back!). That's why the best design build contractors hire only the best and most experienced experts in their specific industries.
A design build contractor, in addition to saving you money also saves you time and can help ensure that everything is done on schedule according to your needs. Rather than a project manager having to chase down different people to handle different aspects of the various jobs and tasks that need to be performed as part of your home construction, all parties working together to your complete satisfaction means greater collaboration, innovation and a tighter schedule.
Since the process itself is being done by the contractor, everyone involved knows what everything will cost. Having an established budget in place is set up at the front end, before any building begins. Then, as the design unfolds, the cost of various features are discussed with you along the way. You're in complete control while the builder can advise you on what you would save if you didn't install that expensive fixture, or what it would cost to add that to the project. This allows you to shift your priorities to focus on the things that are most important to you during the construction of your home. Having the numbers you need in order to be able to make a concrete decision are just as important as having the materials to actually build it!
In short, the design build process works for both luxury homes and custom new construction in Sacramento. In addition, having a single point of contact throughout the process saves money, ensures that everyone and everything are on schedule, and allows the team to collaborate alongside you to come up with the best and most cost effective solution -- it's a win for all parties involved!
Now that you have a better understanding of what the process is like to hire a design build contractor in Sacramento, the next step involves getting a free consultation. To learn more, simply give us a call or fill out the form on our website. We'll contact you to learn more about your goals for your home construction or your complete home remodeling.
We'll take the time to listen to your ideas, view your floor plans if you've created some, and answer any questions you may have. We're here to help at every step and our goal is nothing short of your complete satisfaction. View our portfolio to see examples of our design build work and then contact us to get a free consultation on your contracting needs.
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IdeaHouz was an awesome company to work with. It was a pleasure to work with Vall the general contractor. References are important. Vall was very responsive and able to show us the great work that he and his team does. We must have seen over 4 different properties he was working on within the first day. I was able to witness good quality work. I also noticed he did post contemporary and modern styles which suited my needs. Financially, he offered the best deal out of 10 contractors I had interviewed. He is fair with his pricing and is honest about what he can and can’t cut. He runs a business after all. He was great with my kids and wife’s safety and well being throughout the remodel. No one really knows how a full house remodel takes a toll on a family, but he made it easy. The design phase was great. My design was extensive. I knew exactly what I wanted, drew it on a graph paper, gave it to the architect and with some back at forth, he was able to create my dream remodel addition. Just understand that depending on where you are, there are limitations to what you can build. I found this out living in a city. The process of designing could take as long as the build. But it’s worth it and inspiring. We opted to move to a rental during construction. Vall was very responsive to every concern I had and allowed me to visit on site to monitor progress which is important. He was able to foresee what was coming and prepared me for what I can change and stuff I can no longer change once a phase is done. That was important because it gave me clear expectations through the many steps involved in the remodel. Change orders cost money and there will be some and some are unavoidable. One should prepare extra money aside for that. Things are going to go wrong. If a mistake is done on his part, Vall will go out of his way to fix it. He puts the hammer down on his workers to get it done right. It’s good to have him on your side. Overall my experience with IdeaHouz was excellent. Vall continues to still check on me and my family and how the house is doing which shows he cares and is committed to his work. And so far living in our newly renovated house, we couldn’t be more happier. No issues as of yet.
Vall and his company did our addition, it was a rather large job, 2200 sf. Vall’s bid wasn’t the lowest ( 2nd lowest) but that wasn’t the reason why we chose him. The job was complicated due to the current electrical capacity. All other builders gave bids with TBA for that complicated part of the addition and didn’t bother to look into it so we have an idea how much it might cost but Vall spent lots of time researching, getting bids to give us a good idea of cost. He came up with many creative solutions and answer all the questions we have. We have done many renovations in our previous homes so we want as few unknowns as possible to prevent cost from running out of hand. Vall had patiently work out all our concerns before we went into contract. We ended the project with less than 5% over original price. All construction has snags here and there but we worked through them fine and had a relatively smooth sailing. We were not happy with the metal roof job the first time but Vall went back and did it again to satisfy our request. We are very happy with our new addition. We got many compliments on it from friends and family. Vall always returned my calls and took care of any minor problems after job completed. I would recommend Vall without hesitation. He did a good job with very competitive price. After we finished my next door neighbor also used Vall for his renovation. I interviewed 4 builders for our job over 6 months before we chose Vall and we are happy we did.
We'll take the time to listen to your ideas, view your floor plans if you've created some, and answer any questions you may have.