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BUILDING PROCESS

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PRE DESIGN

2 – 4 Weeks

An information gathering phase that will be the foundation for the design phases to follow. The main goal is to learn everything possible about our client’s goals and space requirements.

What's Involved

• Background research about site & location
• Survey of existing conditions
• Determine zoning & land use requirements
• Confirm project feasibility/alternatives

SCHEMATIC DESIGN

4-8 Weeks

In this phase we begin the process of translating the program into an efficient building design. This is when we start exploring design concepts. It is the time for testing option and getting a general idea of the look & feel.

What's Involved

• Sketches & models to test ideas, concepts & relationships
• Client feedback & refinements
• Preliminary floor plans & exterior concept ready for further development

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

8-12 Weeks

By the end of this phase, the building exterior will be more fully designed, the interior layout completed, dimensions of all spaces finalized, and most materials selected.

What's Involved

• Significant advancement and further refinement of the design
• Structural engineer & other consultants added to the team
• Preliminary cost estimating & value engineering
• Outline specificaiton

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

8-12 Weeks

Design drawings are developed into a precise and thorough set of construction documents containing all of the information neccessary to communicate the design to a general contractor and build the project.

What's Involved

• Client decisions on materials & finishes
• Specify all fixtures & components to be installed
• coordination of consultant drawings
• Demension drawing and connection details

BUILDING PERMIT

4 – 6 Weeks

The construction drawings, along with additional information required to get a building permit are submitted to the city/jurisdiction for review and approval.

What's Involved

• Building, land use & energy code compliance checklists and forms
• Historic district or community design review (if applicable)
• Monitor application progress & provide additional information as requested

BIDDING & NEGOTIATION

3-6 Weeks

Some clients already have a contractor in mind when they come to us, but many take advantage of our extensive contractor rolodex and relationships to find their builder and obtain competitive bids.

What's Involved

• Issue drawings and specifications to bidding contractors
• Answer questions from bidders & issue formal clarifications if necessary
• Review & compare bids and advise owner

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

Throughout Construction

During construction the architect’s role is advisor to the owner. During this phase we visit the jobsite at regular intervals to answer questions from the builder and proactively address potential issues.

What's Involved

• Regular on-site meetings with you and your builder
• Review pay applications from general contractor & subcontractor shop drawings
• Final punch list

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

For any additional questions regarding our building process please give us a call or send us an email. We would love to hear more about your project.

Thank you!

 

Contact Us

P:  970-846-7607

E: info@textermountainconstruction.com

 

FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Have You Been In Business?

Texter Mountain Construction was established in 2018. Billy has been in the construction industry for over 30 years.

Where Do We Build?

Services offered throughout Routt County with our primary focus being our home community of Oak Creek.

What If There Is An Increase In Materials or Labor Cost?

Yes, as soon as we know, you will know. Transparency is a priority to us.

Will I Be Able To Request Changes During The Project?

Yes, if the modifications fit within the scope of the project. The request may require an additional fee and change order if additional materials or time is needed before making the final approval of the modification. We will be happy to work with you at Texter Mountain Construction, we strive to give you the level of confidence you deserve to complete your project in a timely manner.

What About Work Schedules And Access To The Site?

This will vary with the type of work being done. You can discuss options with us, and we will work with you to establish a plan that is amicable for all and minimizes disruptions to your project.

Do You Provided Clean-Up Upon Completion Of Project?

Yes, we do. We make every effort to minimize the mess during and after construction or renovation. We strive to make things as least disruptive as possible so that you may enjoy the process and its rewards.

How Often Should I Expect An Update From You?

All customers have access to our construction software, JOBTREAD you will have complete access to daily updates of progress and portal for questions. A direct line of communication between you, the customer and us your contractor.

Do You Have A Reference I Can Talk To?

Whether commercial or residential, Texter Mountain Construction would be glad to provide you with references.

Build

Crafting dreams into reality. We build structures that resonate with your vision and lifestyle.

Improve

Transforming spaces, reviving the old into modern sanctuaries with personality and functionality.

Maintain

Preserving your haven. Ensuring enduring quality with dedicated care and sustainable practices.