Project Planning, Design and Contract Procedures

Project Planning, Design and Contract Procedures

The main goal of the project planning phase is to provide proposals and estimates to clients that are clear and comprehensive. We want our clients to be able to understand our proposals (and have a clear total) so that they have reliable figures when they do their own...
What’s Your Budget?

What’s Your Budget?

Understanding a client’s project budget is crucial for the design and planning process. Some clients are often unwilling to divulge specific budgets, for a variety of reasons. This can lead to an inefficient or ineffective design process. The core of this post is to...
V Zone Foundation Construction – in photos

V Zone Foundation Construction – in photos

Today you’ll learn what a V Zone is! Using soils, geotechnical data and site information (as well as site data, the flood zone, grades, architectural design, etc.), we are able to design an appropriate foundation for any home or structure. How that’s done...
Surveys 101

Surveys 101

If you’ve landed here, you probably need a survey done. You’re in the right place. What this post attempts to do is outline the general types of surveys available and provide a few examples of what types of surveys work for what types of problems (e.g. I want to...