76 Manchester, VT 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 Manchester, VT project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Witt Construction (518) 587-4113
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
35 miles from Manchester
Witt Construction has helped hundreds of people find their own special sense of place. Witt Construction is a designer and builder of homes that are fine in detail, striking in... Read More
Dufour Design LLC (802) 688-3713
With over 20 years of experience, we can design unique and exclusive spaces, kitchens, and bathrooms. From concept to completion, we will handle every step in the creation of your personal space.
Yankee Barn Homes (855) 862-3311
Grantham, NH, 03753
50 miles from Manchester
Yankee Barn Homes is a national custom post and beam company specializing in classic American architecture, including barn-style homes, classic farmhouses, coastal cottages,... Read More
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
35 miles from Manchester
The Teakwood philosophy: The difference is in the details. From conjuring the past with comprehensive renovations of historic homes in Saratoga Springs NY, to remaking lakeside... Read More
Timberpeg (800) 636-2424
Claremont, NH, 03743
40 miles from Manchester
TIMBERPEG is a national timber frame company that designs and manufactures timberframe and post and beam homes and light commercial structures. Our designs focus on sustainable... Read More
Dufour Design LLC (802) 688-3713
manchester center, VT, 05255
1 mile from Manchester
With over 20 years of design experience, we can design unique and exclusive spaces, kitchens, and bathrooms. We will work with you to create a project that is both elegant and... Read More
Bensonwood (603) 756-3600
Walpole, NH, 03608
34 miles from Manchester
Bensonwood's mission for over 40 years has been crafting beautiful and healthy, high-performance home sanctuaries capable of enduring for centuries. We believe sustainable design,... Read More
Sunapee, NH, 03782
50 miles from Manchester
With over 35 years of designing and building award-winning custom homes in the Lake Sunapee area of New Hampshire, Northcape Design/Build has a reputation for craftsmanship,... Read More
Leicester, VT, 05733
45 miles from Manchester
Remodeling/Renovations/Cabinetry Read More
Belmonte Builders (518) 371-1000
Clifton Park, NY, 12065
43 miles from Manchester
Belmonte Builders is a custom home building firm in the Capital District, New York. Read More
Kenzer Furniture (802) 387-2347
Putney, VT, 05346
30 miles from Manchester
Furniture & Cabinetry Designed & Made to Order Read More
Claremont, NH, 03743
40 miles from Manchester
For over 25 years, Davis Frame Company has been designing building authentic timber frame, post and beam and barn homes with an impeccable reputation for quality and service. ... Read More
NY, 12020
41 miles from Manchester
A Professional Design Build Company Specializing in 3D Design Additions, Kitchens and Baths We proudly extend our “Five” page reference list to each new customer and encourage... Read More
Real Log Homes (800) 732-5564
Claremont, NH, 03743
40 miles from Manchester
REAL LOG HOMES® is one of the oldest names in the log home industry. We're dedicated to designing some of the most unique log homes in the world -- durable, comfortable, elegant... Read More
South Woodstock, VT, 05071
39 miles from Manchester
Design build firm specailizing in new home, historic restoration, remodeling Read More
Andrew Pate Design (518) 692-7676
Greenwich, NY, 12834
23 miles from Manchester
Residential building design and construction management; specializing in woodwork, millwork, and cabinetry. Custom kitchens, libraries, and entertainment centers. Custom... 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.

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 Vermont 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?

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