As an interior design construction team, Habitar Design and Stratagem Construction offer additional advantages for Chicago home renovation. These include:
- Better value and cost savings: Construction contractors understand costs better than designers. By working closely together with Stratagem, Habitar Design is better informed about relative costs of finishes and designs. Further, by working as a team, the interior designer and construction contractor can come up with cost effective solutions that neither could have created on their own.
- More creative uses of materials: The designer can dream it, but can it be built? Working as team, the construction group helps the design group understand the limits of materials -- how long can a shelf be before it will begin to bow? Are there construction tricks that can be implemented to make a particular design work -- if so, at what cost or with what modification? Will a particular material work in a moist environment or will a material stain or where out over time in a trafficked area? The better the communication, the better the long-term results.
- More innovation: Interior Design is a two way street. Interior Designers follow trends and push construction teams to up their game, but good construction contractors are constantly learning about new home remodeling technologies and materials at trade shows and other educational meetings. Our team has the ability to bring knowledge of the latest in heating systems, insulation, green technology, lighting, windows, door systems, low-voltage wiring for entertainment and home security and a wide variety of other technologies that increase our designer's abilities. Further, as our tradesmen acquire more knowledge and skill, their knowledge informs our design team and extends their design vision.