Surely It would be better to have a separate Architect/Engineer if something went wrong?
Imagine if when your car broke down you had to contact the designers and the manufacturers separately to see who was at fault and who was going to fix it..
What about insurance and safety?
We operate a zero tolerance attitude to breaches of company safety regulation with a ‘three strikes and your out’ policy.
Does this turnkey service end up costing me more?
How does KMC certify completed work?
How do I know I am getting value at all times?
- We reduce design team fees (when compared with the traditional architect led model)
- We ensure your project remains firmly on budget
- We offer a fixed price contract
- We absorb the design risk
How do I know I’m getting the building work at a competitive price?
How much does all this Project Management Cost?
If this Design & Build Model is so good, how come we haven’t heard of it before?
In fact much of the mistrust in Ireland of builders is a function of the traditional building model where variations etc are the norm.
Surely getting several builders to price the drawings would save me money?
In addition, there are considerably higher design team fees along with numerous variations that arise at the end each month as the design risk passes to the client. These (often contentious) variations can delay the project and cost additional money that wasn’t budgeted for.
Videos in Response to FAQs
Design & Build Overview KMC Homes
The advantages of the KMC Homes Design and Build process
How the KMC Homes Design and Build process works
The importance of really getting to know you
The difficulties with the existing ‘bid build’ system
What our goal is
Whats wrong with houses in Ireland?