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The defining characteristic of a design-build firm is the integration of the design team with the construction team. Using this model, the same entity – your design-build team – sees you through the entirety of your remodel from the beginning to the end.
Full-process remodeling firms like us have a unique set of advantages for homeowners. The first and most important is that you’ll have your own team dedicated to your project. This includes your design consultant, designer, project manager, and superintendent.
The advantage of this design-build team lies in the shared expertise of these diverse professionals. When designing your remodel, your designer can consult with the project manager and superintendent to explore design solutions that are both buildable and budget-friendly.
In turn, your build team can go to the design team during construction if they need any clarification on the design plans. As a result of their collaboration, you end up with a more detailed, buildable design plan and ultimately, a higher-quality remodel.
Working with a design-build firm also means the investment of your project is tied directly to the design and vice versa. When the same company that designs your remodel is also the one to build it, they can more accurately estimate the total project expense and offer you alternatives on how you can invest in your project if you so desire.
Lastly, your remodel will have its own build staff dedicated to the project. This includes your superintendent, plus 1-3 remodel carpenters, depending on the size of the job. Your remodel will be the only project this team works on until it is completed. This system allows our teams to focus on doing their best work one job at a time with no other distractions.
Steve Metzler, P.E.
Lakeside Home Improvement, L.L.C.
When it comes to his company, Steve prefers a hands-on approach. He is actively involved in all phases of his client’s remodeling projects. Steve is not only experienced in construction and remodeling, but he is also a licensed Professional Engineer. As a trained and experienced engineer, Steve applies his professional knowledge and expertise to every project.
Lakeside’s core values have not changed since incorporation. These include integrity, honesty, quality service, and open communication. Lakeside is a group of exceptional trade professionals who take pride in their work and love what they do. Our goal is to create your dream home, and deliver high-end results through the use of quality materials, trained professionals, and exceptional service.
A lakeside retreat is where you can relax and dream of what’s possible. Fittingly, Lakeside Drive is where I was living when I decided to follow my dreams and create my own remodeling company. My goal: create the kind of company I (a builder and an engineer) would want to work with as a homeowner; a company where a dream of what’s possible could take shape.
DREAM IT, DESIGN IT, BUILD IT
“These Guys Are Awesome!!!”
They recently completed our master bathroom, and I could not be happier. Steve listened to everything I wanted and made it a reality. The guys do a great job keeping your house clean while they’re working. They actually show up when they say they will be there, unlike many contractors I’ve dealt with in the past, and they work hard while they’re there. The attention to detail that they give is impeccable. They’re pricing is reasonable for the high quality of craftsmanship they perform. I highly recommend using Lakeside for your next home project.
Kara and Steve S.