December 09, 2019

Every Home Owner has a Wish List for their home. Sometimes the year gets away from us then another holiday season rolls in and reminds us we wanted to: celebrate in our new dream Kitchen, melt away stress in our spa-like Master Bathroom, entertain guests in our fantastic new finished basement (with wet bar, of course), enjoy an outdoor fireplace on our screened in porch. Didn’t happen? Let’s change that in 2020. Make 2020 YOUR year to improve your home – make it more functional, more beautiful and more comfortable!

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Step One: Contact Lensis Builders! We are Northern Virginia’s premiere Design/Build Firm. We’ll schedule a time to meet at your home – discuss your remodeling goals, and brainstorm about how to get you there.


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Step Two: We provide what we like to call an “Opinion of Probable Cost” for your project. This won’t be a construction proposal or an exact price (how could it be?), but it will at least give you an anticipated cost range so you can budget, plan, and decide if it works for you.





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Step Three: If our anticipated cost range is on target with your expectations, we will move into the design phase. This is THE MOST IMPORTANT PART of the process. We will provide you with professional CAD designs showing elevations, floor plans, and very realistic ray trace views (they look like photos, awesome!) for your review. This is a very interactive process, you’ll be working with us through the whole thing to design your new space. The design process also includes finish material selections at our showroom with the assistance of a Designer. This includes any cabinetry, countertops, flooring, backsplash tile, plumbing fixtures, and much more! We’ll help you tie it all together to get the look you love.


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Step Four: We now have everything we need to complete a 100% accurate Construction Proposal based on your approved final design, and your finish material selections. No gray area, no change orders. Every detail of your project will be in writing for your sign off. Once the contract is ratified, we prepare the plans for the permit process and take everything for your project to the appropriate county for permits!


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Step Five: It’s time to get started! After a pre-construction meeting at your home with the Lead Carpenter for your job and the Owner of the company (Richard Lensis) to go over job site details, we are ready to hit it hard! You’ll be provided with a log on to our cloud based job tracking system to follow the GANT chart progress – detailing every part of your job plan day by day. Weekly meetings with the Lead Carpenter will be scheduled at your convenience to go over anything and everything that’s happening.










Step Six: It’s done! The final inspection has passed, and you’re waving goodbye to the Lensis team! It’s time to enjoy your new space and love where you live. Oh, and tell all your neighbors how awesome we are. ;-)


Ready to make 2020 YOUR YEAR for home improvement? Give us a call or shoot us an email. Let’s schedule a time to meet and talk about your Wish List.


Happy Holidays! Stacy

Stacy Lensis, AKBD

Lensis Builders, Inc.

Office/showroom: 703-367-8999

Mobile: 703-856-5963



Northern Virginia’s Design/Build Remodeling Experts. Beautiful – Functional – Comfortable.

“We’ll Help You Love Where You Live.”  


If you live in the Northern Virginia area and you’re interested in a free estimate, or would like to know how Lensis Builders, Inc. can make your home even better, give us a call at 703-367-8999 or fill out a short contact form. If you’re looking for inspiration for your next project, visit our Pinterest page.

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