Do I Own My Remodel Design Plans?
Thorough design plans are a crucial part of nearly every good remodel. For homeowners who work with a professional designer or architect to plan their remodel, there is often some confusion about whether they own the design plans. The question of who owns the remodel designs can sometimes affect the outcome of the project and…Read More
Remodel Design Guide: Preconstruction Meeting
After an extensive design process, you signed a remodel construction contract to transform your current home into your dream home. Then, you waited several weeks for permit approval as your design-build team has been hard at work planning and scheduling every step of the remodeling process. Now, it’s almost time to begin the construction phase…Read More
Remodel Design Guide: Asbuilt Survey
The asbuilt survey is an important part of the remodel design process. It allows your design team to inspect your home in preparation for designing the remodel of your dreams. In order to have the most successful remodeling experience, it’s important that you and your design team are set up for success in this part…Read More
Can I hire an independent designer to work with a design-build firm?
The design-build process is a great way to remodel your home. By combining your design and construction teams under one roof, the design-build approach keeps you in control of your budget and offers a client-centered remodel experience. But what happens if you want to hire a specific designer for your remodel without giving up the…Read More
Remodel Design Guide: Proposal Meeting
You’re exploring the possibility of a home remodel. You’ve reached out to a designer and discussed your hopes and dreams for the project. Now, you’ll attend a meeting to discuss the next big step in your remodeling journey: signing your proposal. Our remodeling team at Lamont Bros. knows that for homeowners, designing a remodel can…Read More
What type of contractor is best for insurance repair?
Nobody wants to find themself in the position of needing to file a homeowner’s insurance claim. Not only do you need to find a contractor to quickly and effectively repair the damage to your home, but you also have to work with an insurance adjuster to manage the repair costs. This balancing act can leave…Read More