01. Consultation and Planning
Whether you are renovating a kitchen, bathroom or an entire home, the initial planning phase is considered a crucial phase of the project. Jodabi's team of experts creates a comprehensive strategy to ensure the final result is the home of your dreams. Below are the crucial steps that are included in the discovery stage.
Requirements and Purpose
Understanding why you are planning a renovation or a new build project is the central question that drives the entire planning process. The following are a few reasons that drive people to renovate their home amongst others:
Increase market value, Enhance lifestyle, Creating more space, Maximizing the view, Accessibility requirements, Require more natural light, Create a more functional space, Less confined, more open-concept, Creating a space that is your forever home, Downsizing.
Budget and Timeline
Understanding your ideal budget will allow Jodabi to plan your project and scope better.
Before we schedule a visit to your home, we look at the zoning and bylaw information in your city and determine the following amongst others:
What is the site coverage permitted? How much square footage are you allowed? Any setback or building height issues? Any conservative bylaws specific to your neighbourhood? What is the legal suits allowed in your basement?
After the property analysis is complete and we have a general understanding of your budget, we will schedule a site visit to solidify design ideas and layout.
Scope of Work, Preliminary Estimate and Contract
At this stage, we have a scope of work (SOW) and a preliminary estimate based on your budget. Once all is approved, we go ahead and create a contract outlining all parties' expectations.
Below are the deliverables for the consultation and planning phase of the project:
- Clarity of requirements and purpose of renovation
- Budget and timeline review
- Property analysis [zoning and bylaws]
- Site review to finalize design ideas
- SOW and preliminary estimate
- Contract agreement
This phase involves developing the drawings and documents that bring your project to life.We generate concept drawings and 3D renderings for the proposed plan to provide clarity of the outcome and allow for modifications if required. At this phase, emphasis on the overall aesthetic and the desired feel and feel is analyzed and finalized.
Below are the deliverables for the design phase of the project:
- Floor plans
- Design sketch material specifications
- Confirmation of timelines
Once construction starts, your project will be overseen by one of Jodabi's project managers.
Your project manager will keep you informed on the progress from start to finish while maintaining a safe and clean worksite. Regular site meetings will be scheduled to assess the renovation process, and design expectations and timelines are being met.
Below are the deliverables for the build phase of the project:
- Construction preparation [demolition and site preparation]
- Framing and Rough-in
- Mechanical and Electrical, Insulation and drywall
- Finishing and millwork
- Clean-up and detail
- Deficiency walkthrough and sign-off
04. Interior Design
We can also take your project a step further and supply furnished spaces and decor that showcase your style. Our design experts work with you to ensure the interior reflects your style.
Below are the deliverables for the Interior Design phase of the project:
- 3D sketches and elevations
- Materials and colour palate
- Custom millwork and built-ins
- Fixtures and fittings
We want you to be as proud of the work as we are.
By doing a complete post-delivery inspection (PDI) with you, we ensure that any remaining deficiencies are corrected, and the work is completed to our highest standards. Photographs of the final completed project are provided to our clients [if requested] and used to inspire others with their future renovations.
Below are the deliverables for the Completion phase of the project:
- Post-delivery Inspection (PDI)
- Quality Assurance (QA)
- Move In
- 6 Months Warranty