Force majeure translates literally from French as superior force. In English, the term is often used in line with its literal French meaning, but it has other uses as well, including one that has roots in a principle of French law. In business circles, “force majeure” describes those uncontrollable events (such as war, labor stoppages, or extreme […]
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For many people dealing with their First time Renovation and the design process, it can be a little overwhelming. Even for those who have been through it before-this Renovation 101 primer post can serve as a refresher course. Who do you turn to? What resources are out there? Why should you believe us? or Aunt Ethel? How about some advice for first time renovation-Call me @ 914 674 2950, let’s discuss your situation.
We listen well. We ask a lot of questions. We pull on the same end of the rope with you. This saves time, reduces fees and results in happier clients.
Since the result is what it’s all about, clients have a universal reaction…Which is “Why didn’t we do this earlier?”
How to Interview Architects? With over 400 projects under our belt, we’ve been through the interview process more than 800 times. Yes, sometimes the interview occurs at the end of a tough day and the potential customer (or me) is tired and not on their game, but sometimes it seems like there’s no planning or […]
You have been subjected to months worth of social distancing, hand washing, masking and related hygiene precautions. But you should also be reminded that since the virus is primarily spread as airborne particles there are simple environmental features you can control to minimize its potential harm . While the scientists are still determining what level […]
Because we make sure our clients understand what’s happening in the process..so they get it. No surprises-just clear communication and thoughtful decisions executed in a timely manner. That’s the key to projects that run smoothly. Who gets it and how? Those many clients that listen and seek the counsel of friends, family, and pros who […]
As we are on the cusp of re-opening commerce / construction in the Westchester county, we are still being sensitive to the psychological mindset of our clients and prospects. Many residents are spooked and un-nerved by the past 3 pandemic-striken months they have experienced and not much calmer about the next 3 months. So to […]
We fully get it. The jitters from the pandemic, the job insecurity, the money, the inconvenience, AND the uncertainty. But have you considered these factors and opportunities: My point is that it may be a bigger risk by not taking the risk to improve your property or building right now. Questions you overheard like “Did […]
So you may be adapting to the Pandemic with some resignation and newly forced to work from home. Many on the WFH (work from home) frontier may also benefit from this post as well. Here’s 7 tips on making your home office or work space better. Frequently your mood will follow! 1. Break-down, analyze and […]