254 Chestertown, MD Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming quite popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architecture and construction companies, you can hire a full-service firm to design and build your entire Chestertown, MD project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Custom Home Group (717) 284-4090
Quarryville, PA, 17566
48 miles from Chestertown
At Custom Home Group, our goal is simple. We are committed to providing you with remarkable custom design and quality construction - regardless of your budget. We consider the... Read More
bw design group (302) 478-8400
Wilmington, DE, 19803
50 miles from Chestertown
bw design group is an award winning design firm located in Wilmington, Delaware, catering to clientele from New York to Los Angeles. Our ala carte service can take the... Read More
Timonium, MD, 21093
36 miles from Chestertown
What can we solve for you? That's the question each ADR project begins with. In a design-build company like ours, creating an outstanding design is only half the equation. Our... Read More
SEVERNA PARK, MD, 21146-1604
28 miles from Chestertown
TailorCraft Builders is a full-service design/build, custom home builder and remodeler serving Anne Arundel County and the surrounding area. We focus on exceeding our clients'... Read More
Media, PA, 19063
50 miles from Chestertown
The company was originally started in 1980 under the name Gavin Home Improvements. It grew quickly by doing some very simple things; I kept appointments, showed up on time, and... Read More
Highland, MD, 20777
49 miles from Chestertown
We are a custom design builder of additions, home renovations, and custom homes. The most important aspect of our business is exceeding our client’s expectations while building... Read More
ACH Group LLC (877) 224-2434
Owings Mills, MD, 21117
41 miles from Chestertown
Care and proud of what we do, supported by professionalism, experience and exceptional attention to details makes the foundation of our company's philosophy. Creativity and... Read More
Media, PA, 19063
50 miles from Chestertown
Design-Build services including kitchen and bath; remodel; additions; site and landscape architecture and general construction services from bid to closeout Read More
ZANDO Designs INC (302) 684-4601
Milton, Delaware, DE, 19968
50 miles from Chestertown
Fine Home and Garden Design and Build Contractors for Renovation and Landscaping Since 1981 Read More
Baltimore, MD, 21214
29 miles from Chestertown
Design/Build, General Contracting for Residential and Commercial Work. Fully licensed, Bonded and Insured. In business since 1950. Read More
Southfen (410) 557-7311
White Hall, MD, 21161
42 miles from Chestertown
Southfen believes that a home is a reflection of the owner’s vision - sustained by the quality of the builder. Finding the balance between builder and owner takes earnest work but... Read More
Catonsvilled, MD, 21228
37 miles from Chestertown
Clients come to Coastal Builders to remodel and improve their residential and commercial properties in Howard, Baltimore, Carroll and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland.... Read More
Stevensville, MD, 21666
24 miles from Chestertown
At Lundberg Builders, Inc., we design, build, and maintain homes and renovations for the discriminating homeowner. Our growing family of customers will receive a unique project... Read More
Jarrettsville, MD, 21084
36 miles from Chestertown
Taylor Made Custom Contracting, Inc. is an award-winning remodeling company servicing the Baltimore Metro area. Since 1990, we've specialized in additions, kitchens, bathrooms,... Read More
Jarrettsville, MD, 21084
36 miles from Chestertown
Family owned and operated business for 25 years, delivering full service design and installation. Our team of full time designers, crew of installers, painters and support staff... Read More
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What is a design-build firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These full-service firms focus on a streamlined process — from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction — in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, which oftens speeds up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Building Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a design-and-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for Maryland design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-and-build contract can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-builder:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find a design-build firm on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Chestertown, MD design-build firms. You may also look through Chestertown, MD photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Edgewood, Centreville, Kingstown, Church Hill and Millington.
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