The Compelling Homes Process

Here at Compelling Homes Remodeling & Design, Des Moines's high quality home design and renovations company, we are constantly perfecting our process to ensure the best experience for the homeowner. The CH design staff will guide you through the entire remodeling process. Our team will help you select cabinets, tile, paint colors, etc. so that your home remodeling project has those special touches that you've dreamed about.

Once you’re ready to move forward with your possible home project and you’ve started doing some online research to try to figure out where to begin and who to call. You may be feeling excited, overwhelmed, or even nervous about the process ahead, don’t worry, that’s completely normal and our steps below will help you define what you need and how to get it done.

Nobody like surprises when you are investing in your home. Below is a step by step guide so you will always know what to expect.

Step 1 - Research & Pre-Planning

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Phone interview to discuss wants & needs.
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In-home meeting after reviewing our online pricing guide.
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Discuss possible options and what can be done.
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Follow up with free budget range email and scope of work.

Step 2 - Design Development Agreement

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We measure your existing home, and recreate the
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We'll provide 2-3 options that cover what we discussed in the in-home meeting.
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Finalize the design in 3D, with cabinet plans, interior elevations and schematics.
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Bring whichever sub-contractors that will be involved in your home to walk the project and provide quotes.
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Provide firm professional quote detailing out the scope of work, and an itemized list of allowances.

Step 3 - Shopping & Selections

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Enter into a construction agreement based on the design, drawings, and scope of work.
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Shop for all finishes and assist you in selections. This is cabinets, countertops, flooring, lighting, fixtures, paint, etc.
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Input and approve all selections based on shopping.
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Budget is finalized & construction can be scheduled.

Step 4 - Construction Begins

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Permits & planning is 100% complete at this phase.
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An onsite meeting is arranged to meet your remodel team in a pre-construction meeting.
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Schedule is posted in our online construction software.
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Meetings are scheduled and posted for the 6 phases of the project.

Step 5 - Closeout of Your Home

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A completion list & punch list are conducted to ensure your home is 100% finalized.
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Move in! Enjoy your "new" home!
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Compelling Homes offers a 3 year warranty for all aspects of your home that we were part of the construction.
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A closeout manual is provided that includes warranty, all drawings, product information, selection information, and financials.