OUR PROVEN PROCESS

A Custom Home is designed for the way you live your life and works with your site to capture views and other natural features. In just a matter of weeks we can create your custom home design typically at a cost less than 1% of the home price, far less than many other custom home design firms charging 5-7%.

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    Initial Interview Meeting

    1. Meeting at our design studio to discuss the scope of your project

    2. Bring with you any ideas and pictures you may have that reflect the style/ look that you want for you new home, and a copy of your lot survey.

    3. Extensive notes on things such as your budget, square footage requirements, design ideas, and much more.

    4. Next the design agreement is signed and the preliminary design process begins.

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    Preliminary Design Process

    1. Your designer will review all of the information compiled

    2. First a rough concept design will be drawn and placed on the site plan to determine the best size and shape for the lot.

    3. Then we will move on to designing floor plans, and a front elevation

    4. Generally all floor plan levels and a front elevation will be generated for your review

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    Review and Revise Process

    1. A PDF version of the plan will be e-mailed to you and hard copies can be picked up at our office or delivered to your home or office (additional fees apply for delivery)

    2. Once you receive your concept plans we encourage you to review them thoroughly and call with any questions you may have.

    3. Once you have reviewed the concept plans if you decide changes are required to fit your needs you may e-mail in a list of changes as well as any new ideas that have come to mind that we can discuss by phone or set up a meeting to discuss changes in person.

    4. This review process may happen as many times as needed to satisfy your needs

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    Preliminary Construction Plans

    1. At this time the construction drawings will begin 2D house plans or 3D house plans are available

    2. Your designer will incorporate any changes discussed during the Review Revise Process into the plan

    3. The other 3 elevations will be designed

    4. Generally all floor plan levels and elevations will be generated for your review. If you choose 3D plans a preliminary rendering will also be generated.

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    Final Review & Revise Process

    1. A PDF version of the plan will be e-mailed to you and hard copies can be picked up at our office or delivered to your home or office (additional fees apply for delivery)

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    Final Construction Plans

    1. At this time we complete any additional dimensioning, cross sections or special details your builder will need to build your new home

    2. Final plan check, DFP Planning & Design always a second person proof read the plan to insure each plan is complete and easily understood helping to make the building process as smooth as possible.