The Paquin Design/Build Process
You've just taken the first step in realizing the dream of a new custom home. At Paquin Design Build, we've simplified the custom homebuilding process by creating a team of Design/Build professionals that assist you from the purchase of land, through the build stage, selection and delivery process.
The knowledge and expertise of each of our industry professionals, which includes seasoned carpenters, architectural, interior and kitchen and bath designers, simplifies the process for you by getting you into your homes in a more timely and cost efficient way.
The Process. Step by Step.
Initial Consultation and Defining Your Dream and Vision:
Any first meeting is designed to discuss location and the land you will be building on. We will outline our process, build time, and deliver a rough idea of the costs involved in building your new home. Any restrictions that may be present with your site location, house style, and local regulations will also be discussed.
A representative of Paquin Design Build will initially schedule a visit to your site, note and review any and all limitations that exist. Regulations may include restrictions on waterfront building, HOA, and neighborhood regulations, and set-back and height restrictions.
Your Vision Defined:
We ask that each of our clients collect clippings of home designs and interior styles that they love. Explore home styles, room designs, fixtures, colors, interior styles and present them to our designers. These images will give our design team a launching pad when helping you plan your home.
To initate the designs, an signed.
Custom Home Plan
Utilizing an online drafting program, PDB begins work on custom house plans and specifications based on customer’s idea book and personal requests.
Plans are presented to the client. Revisions are made in accordance with the customer’s requests.
Specifications and Estimates:
A list of specifications and an estimate of the job is presented to the client. Specifications include the details involving the type of fixtures, finishes, selections, appliances and other selections that are made.
Client confirms financing/applies for a construction loan. PDB can suggest lenders for the process if needed.
Plans and Specifications:
Construction plans and specifications are finalized and completed.
A building contract is signed with the client.
Paquin Design Build files for all necessary permits. Permit approval timeframes vary and depend on workloads of these agencies.
Construction and Selection Phase:
Construction on your new custom home begins! As a general contractor, Paquin handles all phases of construction, including all subcontractors working on your job. Selections on finishes will be made along the way. Time frames vary considerably and are based on the size of the custom house.
We deliver keys and turn the home over to another happy home owner.