FAQ | Answers to Common Remodel Questions | Design Tech Remodeling

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Specializing in kitchens, bathrooms, lower levels, and bedroom suites.

FAQ’s

Below please find frequently asked questions from customers  looking to remodel.

Question: What’s the average cost of a project?

Answer: Each job is different in regard to space, size, product, and the unique characteristics of your home. That’s why Design Tech Remodeling offers a complimentary in-home consultation. The consultation gives us the opportunity to meet you, see the style of your home, and learn what you envision for your project. We also discuss the flow of the space, your goals for the project, and the budget you have allocated. Next, we develop a design solution for your project and give you estimates as the basis for further discussion.  Design Tech Remodeling provides its customers with the ability to custom design their space to meet their specifications.  Our on-staff designers, carpenters and trusted trade partners will skillfully execute your interior remodel to give you the “Wow” space you’ve always wanted.  A typical kitchen remodel costs  approximately $65,000.00 and up, and a bathroom remodel costs $40,000.00 and up.  Contact us today to discuss your project.

 

Question: Why do Design Build firms cost more than General Contractors?

Answer: Using a Design Build firm like Design Tech Remodeling can sometimes cost more than using General Contractor, but there is a good reason why!  Design Build Firms are a one-stop shop option for a major interior remodel.  With Design Tech Remodeling, for instance, you will have a designer assigned to your project who will plan your space to your exact specifications, and take you shopping and help you pick our your materials. Do you want to remove walls and open up your space?  No need to hire a separate architect or structural engineer.  A Design Build firm like Design Tech Remodeling will do all the planning and coordinating to make it happen!  Hiring a design build firm will take the worry out of the remodeling process and leave you with an expertly designed space that will provide many years of enjoyment.

Question: I’m not very decisive, and I’ve never remodeled a kitchen. How do I go about making my selections?

Answer: At Design Tech Remodeling, we pride ourselves on the service we provide to our customers. Having been in the industry for many years, we know and deal with the best distributors in the area. We consider it a privilege to go with you to each distributor and assist you with the selection process. Since we’ve been to your home and know your taste and style, we make sure your selections fit the style of your home. We know how to help people narrow their options and focus-in-on the best of many alternatives, taking into account quality, style, and cost.

 

Question: Is it necessary to apply for a city or municipal permit for my remodeling job?

Answer: Most will require at least three permits, building, plumbing, and electrical. For your convenience, our staff will pull the permits and meet the inspectors.

 

Question: Does Design Tech Remodeling have its own employees or do they use trade contractors?

Answer: The Design Tech Remodeling Design Team consists of 3 full-time designers who assist the homeowners in every step of the process. Our skilled carpenters have a vested interest in each project as they have been with us for over 15 years, and one is even part owner of the company. Our trusted trade partners are an extension of our Design Tech Remodeling Team and understand the philosophy we adhere to, “Excellence in Customer Service”.

 

Question: Does the entire remodeling job have to be paid upfront or can we do it in installments?

Answer: The job will not need to be paid for upfront. Here’s the payment schedule:
• 45% down payment at the execution of the contract (this allows for the selection process to begin)
• 45% down payment when cabinets are delivered
• 10% is due after substantial completion

 

Question: Do you accept credit card payments?

Answer: At this time, Design Tech Remodeling accepts cash or check payments only.