We have 20 years of experience with all aspects of new ground-up construction, land development, design development, municipal variance and permitting, partial/whole house remodels as well as other residential projects and light commercial construction.
We have never been litigated by any client, sub-trade or vendor nor have we had to litigate any client, sub-trade or vendor. We are fully insured as are any sub-trades we bring in. Any/all W2 employees are insured as well.
We transform un-used, unimpressive spaces into a vision of design and function. I have some of the best design professionals and trade-partners in the Fox Valley area.
There are no reviews yet
Initial meeting/consultation with clients. Discuss their ideas and candid discussion about bugetary guidelines and expectations. Depending on the size of the project sometimes we require a retainer as in working with new home construction projects to payment when work is completed as in hanging a new front door that clients already have/own on-site.
OSHA 10 hour as well as 30 hour Construction Safety Certification.
AAS in Archetural design and space planning.
Internal rate per man-hour is $58. Outside labor [trade partners] based on scope of work an specific trade we hire in.
Nearly 22 year ago I started in new home construction and other major-scope residential projects.
End-user clients. [residential & commercial]
Small to mid-size builders.
109 Grove in Glen Ellyn, IL is searchable on the web. It was a custom one-off single family I developed on an in-fill lot. I designed many of the layout elements as well as all of the interior selections.
Are they a legal entity in Illiniois?
We are Illinois Sec. of State #02341611 since '07.
Do they carry Commercial Lines insurance coverage?
We do, 2 million in aggreate coverage.
Do they know how to write a sub-trade scope of work?
We do, I write a General Conditions for every project that all trades must sign.
How do they insulate themselves and the client from Risk of Loss?
I have every trade partner sign a Hold Harmless Agreement as well as having us names as additional insureds on their insurance policy for the duration of work.
We also collect Lien Waivers from all paid trades/vendors to insure there is not an issue down the road.
The 'cheap' guy is cheap for a reason. Legitimate contractors doing the same work have the same basic costs; these folks are usually with 2-5% of eachother's numbers. There are some factors that change this but the super-cheap outfit is a problem waiting for an excuse. We are not the cheap guy nor are we the highest prices 'boutique' shop.
Select a person you click with and are comfortable communicating with.