Finding the Right General Contracting Company

Finding the Right General Contracting Company

For many homeowners, the most difficult part of a home remodeling project is finding a reliable and experienced contractor. Homeowners desire to find general contractors who are skilled at what they do and can perform the job from start to finish. Those who are able to find reputable general contractors that can complete larger renovations like an addition, basement remodel, or kitchen remodel will avoid significant hassles and will receive better results.

To ensure a smooth and satisfying project, it is important that you research the top general contractors in your area. Finding the top general contractors, allows your project to be a comfortable and successful experience. US News, offers some great tips to find a general contracting company: know what you want before receiving an estimate, ask friends, relatives, or co-workers for referrals, meet with several contractors, check licenses, complaints, and litigation history, and read online reviews.

Airoom is a general contracting company that can handle your project from start to finish. Airoom handle’s each part of the remodeling process, so you don’t have to. Here at Airoom, the S.T.A.R.T.® system serves as an essential tool to assure resources and timing for your project. The S.T.A.R.T.® system has served as our propriety project management system for several decades.

S.T.A.R.T.® progress in 3 phases…

Phase 1: Designing and Pricing

1.    Initial Consultation:

Each Airoom customer will consult with an Airoom Project Development Manager (PDM) to discuss scope, timing, and budget of your project.

2.    Design Development:

Our team of experts begin creating your vision.

3.    Financial Options:

We work closely with our sister company, Lamb Financial, a licensed mortgage broker that provides financial assistance to qualified Airoom customers.

4.    Specifications and Cost Approval

We prepare specifications and materials while considering design decisions. With a mutual understanding, we’ll arrive at an agreement for a fixed price.

Phase 2: Architecture and Planning

5.    Finalize Drawings and Material Selections:

Choose your materials, hardware and finishes in our 30,000 square foot Design and Build showroom. You benefit in significant savings through Airoom’s dealer and distributor status. While you are visualizing the perfect textures and accents, Airoom’s architects and engineers turn your preliminary plans into working blueprints.

6.    Permit Processing:

We manage the entire process. We attend all city planning meetings and resolve any necessary changes, including permitting, zoning variations, or historic review committees.

7.    Scheduling of Materials, Labor, and Equipment

Airoom’s scheduling and purchasing departments ensure that materials, labor, and equipment are ordered and delivered on time according to specifications. This ensures smooth progress by eliminating mistakes, delays and last-minute searches for substitutions.

Phase 3: Construction and Warranty

8.    Supervising Construction:

Your Project Superintendent, Project Manager, and Service Representative all help to ensure consistent communication and timely, accurate project delivery.

9.    Clean-Up and Walk-Through:

At the project’s end, there is an inspection and walk-through with the Project Superintendent to ensure your total satisfaction.

10.  Construction Warranty:

For your peace of mind, we provide and unparalleled 15-year structural and 10-year installation warranty.

Although renovation projects can be exciting, they can often bring issues to the home. That is why Airoom provides unparalleled care for your home during Phase 3 of our S.T.A.R.T.® process.  We call this Total Living Care® for your project, no matter the size. We strive to provide unparalleled care during your remodel to ensure that personal items are kept in the condition they were initially found. We don’t just do the bare minimum, we go above and beyond to ensure your home doesn’t go unprotected.

A Selection of Our Care Procedures

·     Temporary laundry/kitchen

·     Portable storage units

·     Plastic sheeting

·     Dust removal

·     Hepa-filtration

·     Lock Boxes-no need to disrupt your busy life

Other Services Include:

·     Dust barriers at doorways

·     Exterior staircases to get to work areas without going through the house

·     Making breakthroughs to get to work areas without going through the house

·     Carpet protection

·     Hardwood floor protection

·     Rosin paper on floors before drywall

·     Vacuum after drywall

·     Temporary air conditioning when weather requires

·     Temporary heat when weather requires

·     Temporary kitchen/shower setups for use during construction

·     Trash containers for debris

·     Rake and clean yard after completion

·     Lock boxes to store materials during construction

·     Portable toilets delivered to the site

·     Construction fencing around work area when required

·     Portable storage units for homeowners to store furniture during construction

As experts in the architectural, design and build industry, we at Airoom know exactly the best way to complete a remodel.Call Airoom at 847-213-5107 today or visit to view more of our S.T.A.R.T. services or to book your free design consultation with a Project Development Manager.

  Airoom Architects, Builders and Remodelers
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