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Why hire an architect?

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Architect first - for around $1000 typically you will get site consultation, a few sketches showing what you said you wanted, and a preliminary (by the book) cost estimate - that you can use to figure if your budget or scope of work needs major adjustment. Then, if you go ahead, typically about 10-20% of total project cost for complete plans and specs (including above cost), depending on complexity and level of interior design detail, and if construction inspection services are included.

 


 
 
Generally, nothing is free with an architect - unlike a contractor where a bit of consultation and a rough estimate is a lead-in to the actual work he hopes to get (the construction/repair) and part of his bidding cost, an architect (and engineer) makes his living giving advice and consultation and developing designs and cost estimates - so giving it away for free is sort of like a dentist doing sample fillings for free. Some will come to your house to discuss your concepts for 15-20 minutes for free, basically to see if they want to take you on as a client or feel your job is the type or size they want, but you should expect little or nothing in the way of a design or cost estimate for free - the most you might get would be an opinion on whether it sounds, off the cuff, like your budget is roughly in line with your desired scope of the project.
 
 
On more complex or up-scale remodels, it is not unusual to contact several architecture firms and request proposals - where they basically come see the site, then give you a sketch or few or more common today, computer-generated altered photos of your place, showing conceptually what they can do for you, then you choose the one you like the most and go with that one for final design. Typically $500-1000 range fee (each) to get that done for small jobs, larger jobs will typically be no charge but that assumes probably $25-50,000 plus anticipated fees if they get the job.
 
 
Bear in mind in the latter scenario you cannot pick and choose betweenthe best parts of each proposal - the architect owns the design and it is copyrighted, so while you can choose bui9lding elements (dormers, bay windows, etc) from any of the proposals, specific design or color combinations are copyrighted by the proposer.
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Architect reviews in Buffalo

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and his crew were here on time (as they always are), and did a fantastic job for what amounted to a fantastic value for us. I had the materials on-hand, and I appreciate the fact that he is always willing to work around my needs.
Buffalo Architects Provider Name Locked
is a man of integrity and has always been able to handle every job for me no matter how big or small. In the end, I always know it will be done right.
- Marc R.
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was a life saver, they are extremely professional, very knowledgable and worth every last penny they charge! Grant is the man, he saved me a lot of money and was always 100% honest, easy to work with and knew exactly what he was talking about! I strongly recommend you use them for any size project, they do amazing work!
- Kevin V.
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Wonderful to work with. She listened but proactively provided good advice and thoughtful alternatives. We went back and forth several times, each time she guided us closer to something workable and in line with our vision.
- Denise C.
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Our original patio was a slab of concrete. We now have a larger beautiful covered outdoor area that we use every day for 3 seasons of the year.
- Janice R.
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Overall very satisfied with the results.
Job was done well by
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Buffalo Architects Provider Name Locked
and another gentleman.
Asked me to look at work and make sure I was happy with the results.
Only ding was on responsiveness because after purchasing the deal I could not get the person to call me back and get on the same page with my wife and I...but I was told he is no longer with the company....
Otherwise very satisfied and highly recommend them....
- Roger D.
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It went very well. They men came in and did the work. Cleaned up and the result was great. I painted the molding and everyone I show it to thinks great job.
- Marcos R.
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7This pipe repair procedure was 2 different jobs about 2 weeks apart. We have defective poly resin type pipes that have weakened and cracked causing leakage and other problems.
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was very knowledgeable on this problem, making recommendations and doing an absolute fast efficient job with the least amount of disruption on our part as homeowners. He originally was recommended to us by a friend as a capable carpenter and plumber. But I feel he can do just about anything regarding the house and landscaping. By definition he was quick, skilled, courteous as well as fair in his pricing. He has helped us in our home maintenance program with many thrifty suggestions. We would recommend him to anyone who has a need for a friend, a carpenter, or a plumber.
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is the man.
- Elaine H.
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I called to ask how I go about getting an estimate for having some remodeling work done in a bathroom. First, the person was not sure if they worked in The Woodlands. Then, I was told they were pretty busy, and could not even get me on the schedule to do an estimate. It must be great to be too busy even to give potential customers a proposal. Eventually, they will run out of work, but in the meantime, how much are their prices going to be inflated, as they are busy? It is not only this company who gave me similar answers. One company even told me it would be four weeks before they could get to me to look at the job, a further two weeks after visiting my house before an estimate would be ready, and then possibly up to two months before commencing any work. Hopefully, they might finish before Christmas! Rant over.
- Clive H.

Architects in Buffalo, NY

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A+ Contractors of WNY LLC

3840 E ROBINSON RD
Buffalo

ABS Foundation Services Inc

765 East Ave
Hilton

ALSO INTERIORS LTD

8321 MAIN ST
Buffalo

AMERICAN INSTITUTE-ARCHITECTS

3435 MAIN ST
Buffalo

ANDREJKO & ASSOC ENERGY

203 DELAMERE RD
Buffalo

ARCH PAGING

2870 NIAGARA FALLS BLVD
Buffalo

ARCHITECTURAL RESOURCES

505 FRANKLIN ST
Buffalo

ARCHITECTURAL WIRE WORKS

274 CAYUGA RD
Buffalo

ARCHITECTURE UNLIMITED

8304 MAIN ST
Buffalo

Armitage Architecture

443 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo

Bap Architectural Svc

2142 Marshland Rd
Apalachin

Barbier Lawrence Architect, PLLC

473 Bradford Road
Schenectady

BARTON HOVEY NARDINI & TRIES

2495 MAIN ST
Buffalo

Benjamin Lake

805 Heather Ln

Best Tile - Buffalo

2800 Walden Ave
Buffalo

Biond Art Enterprises

60 S Cascade Dr
Springville

Building Inspectors of WNY Inc

7011 Bear Ridge Rd
North Tonawanda

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CARMINA & WOOD ARCHITECTURE

487 MAIN ST
Buffalo

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BUFFALO

38 WESTFIELD RD
Buffalo

CHAINTREULL JENSON & STARK

755 Seneca St
Buffalo

Color Your Carpet

9733 Elaine Rd.

CONSTRUCTION MONITORING

443 WINSPEAR AVE
Buffalo

CONWAY & CO

2320 WEHRLE DR
Buffalo

Creative Remodeling Services, LLC

3614 North Buffalo Road
Orchard Park

CUSTOM LANDSCAPE & PATIO

8401 Akron Rd
Lockport

CV3 Architectural PC

7389 East Quaker Street
Orchard Park

Dean Architects, PLLC

3284 Walden Ave.
Depew

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

DONALD E BRUNDAGE PC

4248 Ridge Lea Rd Ste 5
Buffalo

DRF DESIGN

212 BRANTWOOD RD
Buffalo

E I TEAM

2060 SHERIDAN DR
Buffalo

ECO-LOGIC STUDIO

2495 MAIN ST
Buffalo

EDWARD D RUSSELL ARCHITECTS

449 FRANKLIN ST
Buffalo

Elegant Builders

1401 Sweet Rd
East Aurora

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

FLYNN BATTAGLIA ARCHITECTS

617 MAIN ST
Buffalo

FRIZLEN GROUP ARCHITECTS

257 Lafayette Ave
Buffalo

GALBO ARCHITECTS

938 Parkside Ave
Buffalo

GEORGE LUKASZEWICZ ARCHITECTS

455 COMMERCE DR
Buffalo

GEORGE PEARLMAN ASSOC

32 LEMAY CT
Buffalo

GORDON W JONES ASSOC

5757 MAIN ST
Buffalo

HAMILTON HOUSTON LOWNIE

172 ALLEN ST
Buffalo

HARRINGTON & SANDBERG ARCHTCTR

225 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

Image Interiors

25 Pacecrest Ct
Buffalo

INFINITY ARCHITECTURAL WINDOW

1555 NIAGARA ST
Buffalo

JAMES E PELLOW AIA

700 BEACH RD
Buffalo

JAMES FAHY DESIGN

2024 W HENRIETTA RD
Rochester

JAMES J WITTMANN

13 FOLGER ST
Buffalo

JOHN R HAAS ARCHITECT PC

443 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

JOHN SHAFLUCAS ARCHITECTS

1260 SWEET HOME RD
Buffalo

JOHN WINGFELDER Architect, PC

272 HUNTINGTON AVE
Buffalo

KENNETH MAC KAY ARCHITECTURE

103 DELAWARE RD
Buffalo

KEVIN CONNORS & ASSOC

2495 MAIN ST
Buffalo

KIDENEY ARCHITECTS

200 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON
Buffalo

KINAN ARCHITECT

289 LEXINGTON AVE
Buffalo

LABELLA ASSOCIATES

70 NIAGARA SQ
Buffalo

Larry Hall - Consulting & Restorations

5138 Lower Mountain Rd.
Lockport

Larsen Design & Development

1133 Oak Street
Syracuse

Lauer-Manguso & Assoc

4080 Ridge Lea Rd
Buffalo

Leon Komm & Son Monument Company

1640 E Delavan Ave
Buffalo

LOUIS DESIGN GROUP INC

427 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

M ORFI ARCHITECT INC

4053 MAPLE RD
Buffalo

MACH ARCHITECTURE & ENGRG

5500 MAIN ST
Buffalo

MAX WILLIG ARCHITECT

415 AMHERST ST
Buffalo

McGreevy Construction

33 Livingston St
Buffalo

MUSSACHIO ARCHITECTS

30 N FOREST RD
Buffalo

MWT ARCHITECTURE

169 Delaware Ave
Buffalo

Northtowns Remodeling Corp.

1589 Sheridan Dr.
Buffalo

PALMISANO ARCHITECTURE & DSGN

491 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

PETER NOWAK

44 N PEARL ST
Buffalo

Quaker Millwork & Lumber

77 South Davis Street
Orchard Park

R G DESIGN SOLUTIONS

427 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

RAC Engineering PC

658 Oliver Street
North Tonawanda

RACENIS VIESTARTS ARCH

68 STILLWELL AVE
Buffalo

RICHARD B MAIDES

1 CHATEAU TER
Buffalo

ROBERT TRAYNHAM COLES PC

295 MAIN ST
Buffalo

ROBERTS SHACKLETON & BOY

66 CAYUGA RD
Buffalo

Rolyn Companies, Inc.

5706 Frederick Ave

SCHEID ARCHITECTURAL

111 ELMWOOD AVE
Buffalo

SCHNEIDER DESIGN ARCHITECTS PC

427 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

SILVESTRI ARCHITECTS

1321 Millersport Hwy Ste 101
Buffalo

Simplex Industries

1 Simplex Dr.

Simply Decorate, LLC

300 East 57th Street
New York

STIEGLITZ SNYDER ARCHITECTURE

425 FRANKLIN ST
Buffalo

STIEVATER ASSOCIATES

255 PEARL ST
Buffalo

THOMAS ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS

43 COURT ST
Buffalo

THOMAS E CIMINELLI ARCH PC

1560 HARLEM RD
Buffalo

TOM ANDREWS CONSTRUCTION

5360 GENESEE STREET STE 105
Bowmansville

TOMMASO BRIATICO

120 W Tupper St Ste 200
Buffalo

TRAUTMAN ASSOCIATES

470 FRANKLIN ST
Buffalo

TRM ARCHITECT

448 DELAWARE AVE
Buffalo

Turner Engineering

38 Greenbrier Rd.
Buffalo

WENDEL DUCHSCHERER ARCHITECTS

140 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON PKWY
Buffalo

WILLIAM L LONG & ASSOC

189 KENMORE AVE
Buffalo

WILLIAM SCOTT ARCHITECT PC

350 ESSJAY RD
Buffalo

YOUNG ARCHITECTURAL

726 EXCHANGE ST
Buffalo

ZAXIS ARCHITECTURAL PC

4245 UNION RD
Buffalo

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