Our Design-Build Process


  • Work through information gathering Homework for TB&A designers
    • Budget and time conversation
    • Houzz photos
    • Questionnaires
    • Lists of must haves, nice to haves, luxury
  • “Design Kick off” meeting to review your goals, photos and priorities
  • Measure and photograph house



  • 1st design review
    • Look at multiple design schemes and high level construction budgeting for each scheme
    • Typically a modest, robust and WOW scheme are presented at various investment levels
  • Zero in on final scheme
    • Perhaps combining elements from multiple schemes
    • Review
    • Agree on final design and budget range and allowances



  • Move on to defining all details of project; including-
    • Selections of all elements and materials
      • All selections of showroom items
      • colors, finishes, styles, etc.
      • Visit to TB&A working showroom
      • Other showrooms as needed
    • Lighting and electrical plans
    • Cabinetry details and plans
  • Construction and Permitting plans
  • Make final choices from presented proposal and optional menu items
  • Sign TRUE fixed price construction Agreement
  • Set Construction Schedule Forecast
  • Apply for Building permit



  • Pre-construction Conference
  • Jobsite setup
    • surface protection
    • dust walls
    • temporary facilities
  • Professional Construction management of project
  • Pre-close out list of items to complete for project finish



  • One year site review checkup