142 Kitchener, ON Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming more popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architect and construction companies, you can hire a design-build firm to cover your entire Kitchener, ON project, from the initial design through final construction. More 
Mississauga, ON, CA L5L 5Z8
45 miles from Kitchener
Coswick Hardwood Inc is a manufacturer of high end prefinished solid and engineered hardwood flooring from domestic and exotic wood species. All Coswick lacquer prefinished... Read More 
Build Stratford (519) 275-3250
Stratford, ON, CA N5A 6W4
23 miles from Kitchener
builder and general contractor registered designer - province of ontario Read More 
Annett Group Inc. (416) 995-6666
Oakville, ON, CA L6J 4R8
42 miles from Kitchener
Design and build. New houses, renovations, additions, basements, restaurants, stores. Read More 
Doug Tarry Homes (519) 637-6819
St. Thomas, ON, CA N5R 1K1
50 miles from Kitchener
We are a design/build company that works with clients to provide them with a great home design and then build them the home of their dreams Read More 
Inspire Homes Inc. (416) 765-2020
Caledon, ON, CA L7E0M7
46 miles from Kitchener
Inspire Homes design and builds custom homes, house additions, and renovations in the Greater Toronto Area and central Ontario. Read More 
Mississauga, ON, CA L5T 1H3
45 miles from Kitchener
Georgian Custom Renovations Inc. provides a unique approach in home renovations with fully integrated personalized interior design, project management and construction services,... Read More 
Creo Landscapes (519) 830-0367
fergus, ON, CA N1M 2W5
21 miles from Kitchener
Creo Landscapes is a Landscape Design and Build company founded by Adam Flach. Adam has trained in landscape design and landscape construction. Our company's goal is to create... Read More 
AGOSTINISdesigns (905) 510-7411
Mississauga, ON, CA L5b 4B8
45 miles from Kitchener
A Custom Furniture Designer/Maker Read More 
M Lifestyles (416) 807-8454
Woodbridge, ON, CA L4L 9M8
50 miles from Kitchener
dream - design - develop Read More 
London, ON, CA N6P 1P7
48 miles from Kitchener
Hand crafted, Custom Designed Award Winning Functional Art in the form of Home/Cottage Furnishings and Games Tables with out altering the Live Edge all Inspired by Nature. Send me... Read More 
Cedar Lane Homes (905) 782-7372
Woodbridge, ON, CA
50 miles from Kitchener
Independent Lindal Cedar Homes dealer within the Greater Toronto Area. Read More 
County Heritage (519) 686-7573
London, CA n6n 1e2
48 miles from Kitchener
Manufacturer's of custom doors and trim, suppliers of building materials, custom closet organization , hardware and the list goes on. Read More 
Milton, ON, CA
33 miles from Kitchener
P2 is a successful contracting company, serving both the Residential and Commercial sector. For over 17 years, P2 has produced an impressive body of work. Pulling on the core... Read More 
Kitchener, ON, CA
We are a small firm that puts our focus completely on making our clients 100% satisfied. We build it right, and we build it to last. Read More 
Ambron Properties (905) 977-0279
Oakville, ON, CA L6M 0E8
42 miles from Kitchener
Project Management firm for all your residential needs. 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 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, often speeding 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 & Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a design-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 Ontario 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-build firms can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-build firm:


  • 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 Kitchener, ON design-build firms. You may also look through Kitchener, ON photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Guelph, Wallenstein, Waterloo, Brantford and Elmira.
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