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Looking for the right architect?

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

right architectAre you planning your new home off late and looking for the right architect? Your home is certainly one of your most treasured dreams and the architect is the one who can get the right shape for your dream- hence you have to be very careful while choosing the right architect for new home. The article here is a short brief on how pick up a suitable architect.

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You have to take up a market study here prior to finalizing your architect. Pick 4-5 potential architects around and study them thoroughly. Check out for their credentials, experience, previous work samples and the customer testimonials. Your chosen one has to be one of the most reputed names in the market backed by a great host of highly satisfied client base. He should be a licensed and certified professional, armed with a credible degree in architecture from esteemed universities as well as solid professional experience. Building up a home is a complex affair involving several complexities and intricacies- a seasoned architect is well aware of all complications of construction and hence would be able to guide you effectively.

Service approach

A trusted architect must be attentive enough to your specific aspirations regarding the new home so that he can build up a plan accordingly. He should be easy to talk to and detail you about his entire construction plan prior to starting out with the building process.

Deadline & regulations compliance

Make sure the architect you are going for holds reputation for a timely service. He should be sincere about the local construction regulations as well.

Written agreement

There should always be a written agreement between you & your architect to ensure a healthy client-architect relationship. The agreement must be made according to the format recommended by Board of Architects.

Best way to choose a construction contractor

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Construction is one of the toughest jobs on the street as it involves innovation, calculative approach, keen observation and loads of experience. Not everybody can be a good constructor, especially when it comes to building massive towers, houses and skyscrapers. So, when you are building the best, you need the best pair of hands.

When you get on the street to choose a contractor, always aim for the one with maximum exposure and resources, which are necessary to get the project done in an effective manner. Look into the completed projects of a constructor first to understand their scope and skill-set. A well-known contractor with a good history is always the one to go with. One should not negotiate or compromise on the budget while dealing with the best.

A good constructor should be able to provide you with the maximum number of options and ways to build the project. It’s always wise to go with the best.

Hiring an Architect for Custom Home Design

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Architect, ConstructionHiring an architect, for custom home designs, is a smart idea. The architect will draw up the plans and then manage the scheme to ensure the job is completed as intended.

Before hiring an architect, you must ensure he is licensed to work in any state. Incase he does not have one; he is really just a designer. You must have reviewed his work not only to ensure he does quality work, but that you also like it. Any licensed architect will carry his own insurance, but ensure it is enough to cover your custom home design. Furthermore you will need one who will treat your home with the personal attention it deserves.

Therefore, whether you hire through a firm or individually, always interview the person to make sure he is clear on your dream and that you can work together amicably and without confrontations.