Creating with Innovation

 

Concept Builders has been creating, designing and building for almost five decades through innovation, a keen sense of aesthetics, and solid construction. By incorporating the latest technologies like high energy efficiency, custom finishes, and structural details that exceed industry standards. Concept Builders has continually redefined the state of the art.

 
 
 
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Pre-Construction

Concept Builders will

  • Analyze the property for your proposed project.
  • Verify that the local codes approve of the project scope.
  • Discuss budget planning and cost controls for design and construction.

 
 

Design

Concept Builders provides in-house preliminary design services or we will work directly with your own architect to develop the look and feel of your vision, your budget, and timeline.

+ Design Steps:

  • We will provide the preliminary design phase for you to preview. This will include a conceptual floor plan and building elevation sketches. We want to ensure the design is clearly coming to life and meets your expectation.
  • Once you have reviewed and approved the preliminary drawings, architectural and structural drafting of your plan begins.
  • During this phase, we will consult and encourage you to fine-tune the many details that make up your project.
  • After your plans have been developed, we will then complete the final CAD drawings. These will include complete architectural, structural, and engineering as necessary, all ready for submittal to obtain building permits.

Construction

Concept Builders is a hands-on General Contractor. Our project managers aggressively manage each job daily. We assure that all points of the project are carried out with the trades, inspections made, and that the job site is safe and clean.

+ How We Work:

  • We communicate with our clients or owners agents on a regular basis. We are always available for discussion, progress report, or changes to the job. Our availability is a key to a smooth work flow.
  • We make our clients aware of the decision making timeline. Timely product and color decisions assure progress and a productive working environment.
  • We place a high priority on workers and sub trades that specialize and enjoy the uniqueness (art) of custom construction.
  • We have established accounts and access to the areas best contractors showrooms for selecting and comparing the products that will outfit your home. This will assure that you receive excellent pricing and easy comparison of features and costs.
  • We provide our clients with an itemized cost control system that is designed to keep the client in the loop of cost vs. budget where needed. This transparency helps to communicate where you are in your investment.

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Completion & Follow-Up

All in all, the real goal is the completed project. We make it our desire to turn over the finished project to our clients within the expected timeline and budget.
We have had the same phone number for over 30 years. We are only a phone call away.

 

 
 

 

Who We Are

 

Three Generations of Building Excellence

 
 
  joe    Schaafsma

joe  Schaafsma

  Dan Schaafsma

Dan Schaafsma

  Charlie Schaafsma

Charlie Schaafsma

 
 
 

The opportunity to create something from just a vision is a great experience.

We love the creative part of our work. From the design drawings, to the turning of the dirt and the construction process, we invite you to experience it with us. 

+Read more about our company values:

Honesty
Foundational to all business. In our communications, our design, and our building. We must be able to offer and accept viewpoints in an open and constructive way.

Advocates
We believe that we must put our client’s interest above our own. We work for them. Business is built on this principal and it is essential to trust.

Respect
We place a high priority on respecting the client’s vision, wishes and time. We also respect the workers and trades who are part of our team that love their work and strive to create beauty, function and one of a kind projects.

Sustainable
We support and apply practices that reduce waste and increase efficiency. We use local supplies and suppliers as practice allows. We test programs, products and methods to assure value and longevity.

Organization
We work to maintain a balance of progress, timeliness, budget, quality and completion. You can’t push too hard on any one item or the others may suffer. Balance is the key.