29 Rutland, BC 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 Rutland, BC project, from initial sketches through final construction. Learn more about how to choose the right design-build professionals for your home project below: More 
Bellamy Homes (250) 470-2429
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9N9, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
Custom Home Builder and Residential Home Designer Read More
Vernon, British Columbia, V1B 4E1, Canada
26 miles from Rutland
Custom home builder in the Vernon, BC region. We specialize in energy efficient finely crafted homes. Use our knowledge and customer service to create the home you you have always... Read More
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 4P1, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
We design and build dreams. We believe perfect is possible, it just takes longer. Read More
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 5V6, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
We are BC Modern Home Systems Inc. The Okanagan Valley's independent distributor for Axiom by Turkel design / Dwell Prefab homes Read More
BC Log Design (250) 803-2172
Enderby, British Columbia, V0E 1V3, Canada
47 miles from Rutland
Custom designed and handcrafted timber frame, log and hybrid structures Read More
Harmony Homes (250) 765-5191
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1X 5B8, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
Custom Home Designer and Builder, Multifamily Residential Designer and Builder, Mixed-use Development / Light Commercial Builder Building throughout Southern British Columbia... Read More
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 4P4, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
We build your dreams. From foundations to lock up, to over seeing finishing trades to giving you the new front door keys. Read More
Home at Last Interiors (250) 717-6971
Lake Country, British Columbia, Canada
10 miles from Rutland
Interior Designer Read More
Karoleena (877) 336-8580
Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, V0H 1R0, Canada
40 miles from Rutland
strandhaus™ (250) 212-2010
Kelowna, V1Y 0C6, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
Driven Construction (250) 306-1008
Enderby, British Columbia, V0E 1V0, Canada
47 miles from Rutland
Design and Build Contractor specializing in Timberframe Construction Read More
bornartifex (250) 490-1760
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
31 miles from Rutland
Rustic River Home Decor (808) 268-4129
Oyama, British Columbia, V4V2E4, Canada
15 miles from Rutland
Rustic River Home Decor & Gifts Read More
KSR Construction & Design (250) 763-4640
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1W 3Z6, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
KSR Construction and Design specializes in construction and design for new construction, renovations and leasehold improvements in both residential and light commercial projects.... Read More
Align West Homes (250) 826-2821
Kelowna, British Columbia, V1V 2E2, Canada
5 miles from Rutland
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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 British Columbia 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 Rutland, BC design-build firms. You may also look through Rutland, BC photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country, Westbank and Burnaby.
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