Home Remodeling Process
WE LISTEN. WE DESIGN. WE REMODEL.
Opening your home to relative strangers is not something we expect you to take lightly. That’s why we strive to know you and your needs while you’re getting to know us – to build trust, increase the comfort level, and to ensure that we’re all on the same page. Communication is the key to a successful relationship, and we take pride in our ability to be in touch with you every step of the way.
For your project, you will get your own Sun Design team including a dedicated design consultant, designer, and project manager. They will see your project through from start to finish. Our process is simple but detailed. We would like to take some time to review our process with you, so you will know what to expect when working with us. For example, you’ll note that we meet often, to make sure that we’re always on the same page.
Whether it is a bathroom in a primary suite, a new kitchen, sunroom or renovating the basement into a fun and personalized area, we incorporate a variety of techniques such as open floor plans and utilizing the natural light to help create a flow between the inside and outside of your home. Each and every house is different; however we take these differences and work with you to create unique, innovative and customized rooms to change your house into your home.
Consultation and Planning:
Let’s Get Acquainted.
Next, we will prepare a Design Agreement, which will outline the scope of your project. At this time, the agreement is signed and design fee is paid, which is later credited to your construction contract. Now we are ready to start. Let the excitement begin!
Design and Review:
The Magic of Creation.
We’ll arrange a review meeting with you once the plans are ready, to look over them in detail. Depending on the complexity of your project, there may be only one design review meeting or several.
Final Budget and Materials:
Details, Details, Details.
Next, we schedule a Production Team Review where your entire project team meets at your home. The Sun Design team will take this time to review plans and confer with one another on any outstanding questions.
On the same day, we’ll also meet one-on-one with key trade contractors scheduled to work on your home. This ensures that everyone working on your project understands both the schedule and plan.
Once all of the selections and designs are finalized, we’ll present and review the complete budget, drawings and selections in a Contract Budget and Plan Review Meeting.
Construction and Check-In:
Off To Work We Go.
We consider this a critical part of the process, as it is our goal to make sure that we are meeting your expectations and keeping you updated on the schedule every step of the way.
Enjoying Your New Space.
Then, all you have to do is relax and enjoy your new space!
Sun Design brings all the tools to the table, removing the stress from the renovation process and keeping the impact of clients’ busy lives to a minimum.
You want a professional perspective on what can be done creatively to transform your living space, but, once decided, you want a contractor you can trust to complete the job as outlined while staying within the final budget. Regular consultation is appreciated, as well as being apprised of the unexpected, but you don’t have the time or opportunity to be constantly monitoring the project. This is why you need a contractor you can trust.
With Sun Design, you don’t have to worry about finding the right materials or subcontractors to bring your project to fruition. Sun Design provides expert guidance: from project design to selecting materials, to bringing in the right specialists to complete the job.
We were thrilled with the work performed by Sun Design. We had used a different contractor to build a porch and it was an awful experience with long delays, so we were cautious. The Sun Design team listened to all our needs, presented multiple options to meet those needs at different price points, and delivered on time and on budget for our first floor renovation. They are exceptional at communicating with their clients on what to expect during each stage of the journey and carry our strongest recommendation.
10/10 would highly recommend Sun Design. We found our kitchen layout was too small and wasn't working for us. We told Sun Design what our issues were and what was important to us, and their amazing design team created the kitchen of our dreams. It turned into a whole first floor transformation, moving kitchen, dining room, and living room around to a configuration that worked best for us.
I am a HUGE fan of Sun Design! The first time that we worked with them was over 15 years ago. We were ready to have a deck built, but not just any deck, and of course, Jeremy was the designer at that time and I remember how he went about designing it so that it looked like "part of the house" - It is beautiful. We recently refurbished it, and it looks absolutely beautiful!
Sun Design transformed our "cookie cutter" house into a spectacular, unique home. Working with Ericka was a delight - her confidence and fun personality made the process enjoyable. Ours was a complete remodel - kitchen, family room, powder room, upstairs bathrooms, and some primary bedroom work. We loved working with Sun Design so much that we will be working with them again in the future when we are ready for an addition that will add a garage and in-law suite. Highly recommend!
SunDesign came up with a creative design for our screened-in porch that beautifully fits into our existing landscape. Project was executed on budget and their craftsmanship is superb. Their responsiveness to a warranty issue we had with the door was immediately addressed. We highly recommend SunDesign — their teams are awesome to work with.
We had a fairly big project to build out part of our house. Sun Design has done a phenomenal job so far. We are getting close to complete. The design process was very collaborative and the execution of the build has gone well so far. Every part of the experience has been top quality and the team we are working with is amazing. The team is expensive but they are able to walk you through where every cent goes and why and they will look at different options to try to help reduce cost. They are well worth every penny. I would want to use Sun Design for any future projects and I highly recommend them.
Maryam and Jeff from Sun Design home care department are great to work with. Maryam is very responsive and attentive to all my inquiries. Jeff is my to go guy whenever I need work or maintenance in my property, very professional and thorough with his work. I have been a satisfied customer for 2 years now.
Sun Design handled the renovation of our large basement several years ago. We finished our laundry room and added two walls of built in cabinets, reconfigured a storage room and run-down kitchen into a guest room and sitting area, and finished a large rec room. Everything was redone - the floors, walls, ceilings, electrical work, etc. Sun Design did a terrific job - the rooms look wonderful. Our house was built in 1962 and we had a number of glitches along the way. But Sun Design made sure that, at the end, everything looked and worked properly. I highly recommend them.
I have been working with Sun Design for over 15 years. They are a great company to work with, very friendly and professional staff. They are very clean, responsive, respectful of your property and I have nothing but the great things to say about Sun Design.
This review is to introduce you to Sun Design services and to recommend them for your next project. We used Sun Design for a deck – sunroom redesign, and the end result exceeded our expectations. Sun Design is easy to work with, thinks creatively, and effectively communicates ideas to enhance projects, and thus Sun Design has my highest endorsement. The staff is knowledgeable, courteous, and friendly. They truly care about every aspect of the projects they do. They arrive on time and leave the place spotless when the work has been completed.
Designing a Home to Grow with Your Family Jessica and Todd envisioned their dream home to be a place where their three children would grow up safely and family could all come together comfortably, and in style.
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