Our Detailed Design-Build Construction & Remodeling Process Streamlines Your Project.
When you work with our design-build construction company, you can count on an organized process, every time. Whether you’re planning a bathroom remodel or home addition, our customizable plan of action keeps your project on task and budget. Contact us to schedule an in-home appointment to get started!
Step 1: Vision
We meet in your home to discuss your vision and goals for your project.
The scope of work is determined
We take measurements
We take “Before” photos
Style and materials are discussed
Ballpark budget is discussed
Step 2: Design
We meet in our showroom to review our conceptual design, budget, and what you can expect throughout the Foster Process.
We present the 3D rendering of our design for your project
We present our preliminary scope of work and budget
Our Partner Plan agreement is reviewed and executed
We process a 5% design fee to move forward to the next step
Step 3: Scope
We explore options and make changes until you are completely satisfied with the design.
We make a comprehensive survey of your home
We make a site visit with Trades
We test for lead paint, if needed
Product selections are made in our showroom
Design and budget refined based on your input – typically 2-4 meetings
Step 4: Contract
We finalize your project drawings, product selections and budget.
Minor refinements are made to your design
Start and completion dates are set
Construction contract is signed
Step 5: Planning
Behind-the-scenes preparations take place with our designers, lead carpenters, and production managers.
A detailed job schedule is created
Materials are ordered
Labor and subcontractors are coordinated and scheduled
The final construction plan is completed and building permits are obtained
Step 6: Logistics
You’ll be introduced to your Lead Carpenter and Production Manager and receive your copy of the detailed job schedule.
You’ll receive a job schedule; detailing:
daily start and stop times
key client dates (vacations, etc.)
All client questions and concerns are addressed
Step 7: Construction
Your project begins on the scheduled start-date.
Your Lead Carpenter is your on-site manager of all activities, allowing for daily communication
Site protection is installed
Our foster crew keeps disruption to a minimum
Routine site visits from the Production Manager keeps your job on schedule
Project area is left “broom-clean” at the end of each day
Step 8: Finalize
Work is completed on time and on budget with a final walk-through with the President of our company
Our punch list is completed
Final walk through with the president of our company 2-4 weeks after project completion
Warranty binder is presented and reviewed
If needed, a final punch list is created by our company President
“After” photos are taken of the construction project and remodeling design