the process

Why you should choose us

Preliminary Consultation:

  • Phone conversation to discuss basic project requirements and set time for client meeting.
  • Discuss preliminary budgets/estimates for your project type
  • Discuss project timelines

 

Design and Architectural Drawings:

  • Meet the design team to discuss project
  • Discuss design timelines from sketches to permits
  • Enter into a design agreement
  • Create preliminary design sketches
  • Discuss preliminary budgets
  • Create detailed Architectural drawings
  • Apply for building permits

 

Budgets:

  • Preliminary budgets will be discussed upon receiving preliminary sketches
  • Create scope of work from Architectural drawings
  • Upon receiving Architectural drawings we can create more detailed budgets
  • Enter into a building contract
  • Discuss Construction schedules and timelines

 

Contracts:

Types of contracts available,

  • Fixed contract (fixed price with allowances)
  • Cost plus contract (cost of material and labour plus overhead and profit)
  • Management Services contract (fixed management fee to oversee project)
 

Construction:

Throughout the construction process our team will be available to answer questions and address any issues you may have. We will guide you through the entire process to ensureyour experience is as stress free as possible.
We will provide you with a complete set of schedules including, Construction Schedule, Interior Finishing Schedule and Exterior Finishing Schedule. These schedules will guide you through the stages of construction and timelines to provide you with visibility to the decision deadlines. These decisions include your selections for such things as cabinetry, plumbing fixtures, flooring, appliances and other finishes. We will coordinate all the applicable inspections, including the inspection for your final occupancy permit and we will assist you with completing the Tarion Warranty documents prior to occupancy.

Warranty:

Signature Custom Homes is a registered builder with the TARION HOME WARRANTY PROGRAM. Through this association Tarion Warranty Corporation will provide you with a 7 year warranty on your home covering all major structural.

Michael also served on several boards including Vice Chair of the Renovator’s Council for the Greater Toronto Home Builders, Chair of the Education Review Board for Apprenticeship Training Programs for George Brown College, Director of Walls of Hope Charity, an Oakville based charity helping local families in need.