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 about 800 times. Yes, sometimes it’s 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 fore-thought before the […]
Because some people get it and some don’t. Who gets it? Those many clients that listen and seek the counsel of friends, family, and pros who have been through it before. They ask, they listen and absorb, then they ask more questions, delve deeper, investigate, scope out the internet, (forums are very useful for this […]
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 […]