Flagstaff’s Top Custom Home Builder
When we say custom, we mean custom! That includes any style or material that fits your vision.
Outlook Construction & Remodeling is northern Arizona’s premier custom home builder. Serving Flagstaff and the surrounding regions, we’re actively tuned to your goals, and work diligently to make your dreams a reality.
Whether it’s a master bathroom with a sleek marble finish and white shaker cabinets or the rustic look of patinated hickory cabinets with butcher block countertops , our team will source and incorporate each design into your custom home.
At Outlook Construction & Remodeling, we’re serious about energy efficiency and build to ENERGY STAR standards. Your dream home will meet strict energy performance goals, saving time, money, and helping to protect the environment.
No matter the size or scope of the project, our professional team is here to help you every step of the way. Our staff takes pride in the work they do and we’re licensed, insured, and bonded in the state of Arizona.
House Additions & Room Extensions
In many cases, remodeling or adding to your home makes the most sense. Outlook Construction & Remodeling can help you update your home and expand the existing floor plan.
The process starts with you, the homeowner. Our highly-knowledgeable, on-site team (Flagstaff and Northern Arizona) will work closely with you to hear every request, and meet all of your needs.
We take care of sourcing the draftsman for all plans, as well as securing the necessary building permits needed for construction. It’s a one-stop-shop for your entire custom home build!
No one is more of an expert about key details than our team. They’ll be able to answer any questions you have about construction, energy efficiency, standard features, options for upgrades, and a whole lot more.
We know construction can be tough on the homeowner. Our job is to make this entire project as easy on you as possible. We are here to serve all whom we work with, through effective communication, upstanding professionalism, and high-quality construction.
CUSTOM HOME DESIGN CONCEPTS
When it comes to conceptualizing your dream home in Flagstaff, Outlook Construction & Remodeling are the experts to make it happen. Our team is well versed in a variety of architectural styles and building techniques, for a wide range of custom built homes.
In response to your needs, we have a budget-driven design process to ensure there’s never any surprises along the way. Your new home should not only meet all design standards, but your financial goals as well.
The design consultant will help you select key features. This is known as the “options selections process” and is one of the best parts of building a new home. This is where you select the style, color, and other key components that integrate with your personal taste.
Taking into consideration features like:
- Flooring (tile, hardwood, LVP, etc.)
- Lighting and plumbing fixtures
- Cabinetry and countertops
- Wiring options (home automation and security)
- And more…
These selections also offer a range of structural changes that can include (but are not limited to) bay windows, three-car garage, extra bedrooms, a study or media room, etc.
Based on your vision, Outlook Construction & Remodeling works diligently to create the design concepts with the architect and engineers. During the entire process, we work closely with you, to make sure every detail you requested is realized.
Blueprints Plan Review & Permitting
When it comes to building custom homes in Flagstaff, it’s essential that all permits are in place before you break ground. We welcome you into our design center to make selections that are recorded and sent to our project coordinator. A formal estimate, a proposal of the scope of work, and a contract are drawn up for your approval and signature.
Our team works with the county and city building divisions to ensure all designs and plans meet code and get the permits needed to commence. If there are any kinks in the road, we’ll notify you immediately. Transparency is vital to our reputation and the only way we operate.
If necessary, we will update the concepts and plans with redraws or edits. These are always sent to you for approval before moving forward.
After the permitting process, we are ready to start coordinating the project.
Construction Superintendent & Project Contractor Coordination
Our job is to keep track of every person and every material involved in the project. Once we have received permits and begin construction, our in-house staff will manage every aspect of your custom home build in Flagstaff. From excavation to job completion, you don’t have to worry about a thing!
As your custom home building company, we take responsibility for every phase of the construction and design of your vision. We pride ourselves on maintaining great relationships with the best local trade contractors. We only work with people that we can trust to hold themselves to as high of a home building standard as we hold ourselves.
Our construction superintendent will personally coordinate with the building team to arrange for smooth project progression from start to finish. They are typically responsible for things like:
- Purchasing materials and scheduling deliveries
- Working closely with each trade contractor, supplier, and key employee
- Scheduling contractors in sequential order as the project progresses
- Ensuring each crew member finishes their task on time and manages hand-offs
- Scheduling all inspections and quality control visits
Outlook Construction & Remodeling closely monitors and manages the progress every step of the way!
Project Completion & Final Walkthrough
As your project comes to a close, Outlook Construction & Remodeling will create an individualized construction punch list and conduct a walk-through with the home owner. We look at every nook and cranny to ensure it was built to the highest of standards.
This final walk-through is to make sure every attention to detail has been met, and that you are thoroughly satisfied with the work. Any adjustments you need to your Northern Arizona custom home will be addressed at this time. We do not leave the job site until our clients are happy with every detail.
Next up, move-in day! Although moving can be a stressful time, this is the point where you get to reap the benefits of your new space. It’s an opportunity to see all the design selections you have made and feel rewarded for making your dreams come to life.
Every professional involved in creating your custom home, from the design consultant to the draftsperson, the project coordinator, inspector, and construction superintendent, share the same goal; To deliver a high-quality product, to the customer’s standards, that’s fully complete and ready for move-in.
The result is a first-rate, energy-efficient new custom home that’s completely personalized to your lifestyle and taste. There are few greater joys in life than relaxing in a brand new space you designed.
Custom Home Construction FAQs
Why should I build a custom home?
The obvious reason is that it ensures you are always getting exactly what you want. It also means you’ll get the best quality-design-cost value for your land. A master-planned community may not have the specifics you are looking for, and why settle for less on something as major as a home?
If you have specific, must-have features, styles, or floor plans in mind, you may not find what you’re looking for within a pre-planned development.
How long does it take to build a custom home?
Every custom home building experience is different however, you can anticipate the process will take at least a year from the initial meeting to getting your keys. That’s the minimum timeframe. This is much different than simply buying a new home. Something is being created from nothing.
For larger homes or more complicated sites, the build can take 18 months or more. A variety of factors come into play, including:
- The meticulous design process: selections must be made from floor to ceiling, inside and out, and the possibilities are endless
- Permit acquisition
- Site development: each piece of land offers unique challenges to overcome in order to make your space work for you
- The actual building process: we are careful and particular about each step to ensure a well built, energy-efficient home that you can enjoy for generations
Once building starts, a more definitive timeline is created for you.
What time of year should I build my custom home?
Although construction in some places grinds to a halt during winter months, Flagstaff and the Northern Arizona region stays a bit warmer than your average cold winter areas.. When you’re Googling “custom home builders near me” Outlook Construction & Remodeling is your prime option.
We build year-round and are fully prepared for any inclement weather. We use high-performance products that protect custom homes from harsh elements.
How much do custom homes cost?
The same things that make a custom build so special, and a one-of-a-kind asset, also makes it a luxury item. Your vision has never been realized before and the budget is up to you to decide. The lot may not have the proper infrastructure, or needs connections run from the road. There are many potential unforeseen costs that can be involved. One thing Outlook Construction can promise is that we will work with you on your budget. We invoice on a cost-plus margin basis and our clients see everything. We strive for as much transparency and fairness as possible.