First Concept First: We Don’t Bid Jobs.
Building is MORE than just bricks and sticks…
BUILDING IS ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS!!
These relationships are built on old-fashioned values of Integrity, Trust & Respect.
Creating a realistic, attainable budget takes anywhere from 20-50 hours! That is a non-recoverable cost for the contractor to incur if he is not working with serious clients who want his services. Can you imagine what your Doctor, Lawyer, Accountant, Engineer, Architect or any other professional would charge you for that much time? A professional, certified, credentialed contractor with many years of education and experience is no less a professional than those mentioned above. So, why do you feel he/she should give you a free estimate?
This is why at Emerald Contractors, we are not interested in bidding against 3 or 4 other contractors where the low bid rules. Rather, we are interested in a client-friendly process where we collaborate with the client, designer, engineer, trade contractors and suppliers to develop a project where everybody wins, and we meet or exceed your expectations. As a design/build contractor, we can handle your project in its entirety under one umbrella. We work closely with professional designers, architects, and engineers to create the conceptual architectural plans needed for preliminary estimating all the way through to permit/construction-ready, engineered, sealed architectural blue prints. We can also help you with financing should you need it.
Your initial call allows us to interact on the phone. We will discuss the reasons, problems, issues and concerns, basic design, and idea parameters as well as the general theme of your proposed project. We try to quantify budget parameters (when we can). We determine whether we are a good fit for each other and if we can be of help to you. If so, an in-person meeting date is then scheduled.
Prior to the first consultation meeting, we send out a package about our company. We also give you a homework assignment.