When you think of your dream home, perhaps you envision a beautiful porch, enormous garden, elegant veranda and a lot of other luxurious features. When you get the chance to turn this daydream into a reality, it’s vital to choose the best custom home builder you can find to help.
Opting for the Traditional Architectural Firm
When a person wants to build a house, normally, they will turn to a traditional architectural firm to discuss the design they wanted. A traditional architectural firm’s end product is the design itself and as a future homeowner, you know that the process doesn’t stop there. The next thing you’ll do is to find a building contractor who will tranform the designs into an actual house.
There are three separate entities in this kind of option: the client, the architectural firm and the builders. Having this formula may cause problems in the future, most especially when it comes to miscommunication. Oftentimes, the architectural firm doesn’t have an actual conversation with the builders. They will only discuss their designs to the client. Same goes with the building contractor.
There seems to be a barrier between the architectural firm’s side and the builders’ side – which is highly challenging in achieving the main goal of building the dream house.
Turning to Design-Build Firms
If you don’t want to face the stress of dealing with architects and builders separately, turning to design build firms can be one of the best options. They can even offer build-on-your-lot services. A design-build firm is a 2-in-1 deal in which architects and carpenters work hand-in-hand.
Below are some advantages of choosing a design-build firm:
Proper communication between the architects and builders because they belong to the same team.
Confusion about the design and construction for the three entities will be avoided.
The client has more control over the quality of design and construction.
The project will wrap up on time since there is a proper communication and working environment among the workers.
It’s easier to create a budget
Are you planning to build your dream house but you’re torn between hiring traditional architectural firms or design-build firms? Talk to J. Bryant Boyd Design-Build, one of most the experienced design-build firms in the area. Call us at (512) 713-1845. We serve multiple areas in Texas, including Georgetown, TX.