A walk through our design build process

Our Process: Transforming Your Space Step by Step

At Innovative Building Services, we encounter numerous clients annually, all united by a common objective: to revitalize their spaces. Whether it’s subtle enhancements or extensive expansions, the initial inquiry often is, “How do we begin?”. Our team, comprised of award-winning interior architects and designers, is ready to bring your vision to life through a methodical, step-by-step process.

STEP ONE: Initial Discovery

Discovery Call: Kickstart your project with a complimentary video consultation with a member of our Innovative design team. This initial conversation aims to:

  • Understand your project goals and desired outcomes.
  • Outline the scope of your project, identifying straightforward goals and areas needing deeper exploration.
  • Dive into your design preferences, determining how to best reflect your personality in your space.
  • Review our extensive portfolio to gauge similar projects and their costs.
  • Discuss budget expectations, leveraging our industry knowledge to provide a realistic cost overview.
  • Address any queries about our team, our approach, and past projects.

STEP TWO: Exploration and Planning

Exploration: Upon mutual agreement that we’re the perfect fit, we’ll visit your home for an in-depth exploration. This includes:

  • Taking precise measurements, photos, and notes, especially focusing on your essential and desirable features.
  • Gathering any necessary property documentation for a comprehensive project understanding.
  • Returning to our offices to develop 2D Space Planning concepts for each area, aligning with your budget considerations.
  • Finalizing a “Comfort Zone” for your budget, leading to a detailed proposal that outlines expected expenditures, with allowances for flexibility in material selections.

STEP THREE: Detailed Design:

Design Development: Our dedicated designer will collaborate with you to refine layouts and select materials, ensuring every detail aligns with your vision. This phase includes:

  • A diagnostic home visit to preemptively address any potential issues.
  • A detailed design meeting for any layout adjustments.
  • A session at our Design Center for cabinetry selections, including style, finish, and layout planning.
  • Creation of multiple 3D renderings and elevations, showcasing your selected materials.
  • Showroom visits for finalizing countertops and tiles.
  • Virtual selection of additional items such as flooring, fixtures, and hardware.
  • Presentation of a mood board compiling all selections for a cohesive visual overview.
  • An updated, comprehensive proposal, including all selections, ensuring a transparent and predictable project cost.

STEP FOUR: Construction and Realization:

Build: With materials ordered and timelines set, construction commences. Here’s what to expect:

  • Introduction to your Project Manager, your go-to for schedule and site management.
  • Setup in our Construction Management software for streamlined communication and updates.
  • Regular check-ins with your Project Manager and Design team to monitor progress and make any necessary adjustments.
  • Watch as our skilled craftsmen, in sync with the design team, bring your vision from paper to reality, transforming your space into what you’ve always imagined.

STEP FIVE: Post-Construction Warranty and Service:

After the construction dust has settled and you’re reveling in the transformation of your space, our commitment to you continues. This final step ensures your absolute satisfaction and peace of mind. Here’s what it includes:

  • Comprehensive Warranty Coverage: Every project we complete comes with a robust warranty, covering craftsmanship and materials. We’ll provide you with all the details of what’s covered, ensuring you understand how we stand behind our work.
  • Post-Construction Walkthrough: We conduct a detailed walkthrough of your newly renovated space with you. This is an opportunity to address any concerns and ensure every aspect of the project meets your expectations.
  • Service Requests: Should any issues arise or adjustments be needed post-project completion, we’re here to help. Our dedicated service team is just a call or email away, ready to resolve any concerns under warranty swiftly.
  • Maintenance Tips: We provide you with essential maintenance tips and best practices to keep your renovated space looking its best for years to come.
  • Follow-Up Checks: Our commitment doesn’t end once we hand over your space. We’ll check in periodically to ensure everything is as perfect as the day we completed it. Should you have any questions or need advice on your space, we’re always here to assist.

At Innovative Building Services, we’re dedicated to not just meeting but exceeding your expectations, ensuring a seamless transition from conception to completion. Our process is designed to keep you engaged and informed every step of the way, making your dream space a tangible reality. But also the assurance of continued support. Our post-construction warranty and service step is a testament to our dedication to your long-term satisfaction, ensuring your investment is protected and cherished for the future.