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Enjoy a Home Renovation
Process that’s Smooth
and Stress-Free.

Enjoy a Home Renovation Process that’s Smooth and Stress-Free.

Find out what you can expect on the journey to building your dream home with our team of skilled craftsmen.

Our team of expert craftsmen will transform your home into its next chapter — and we will be there for you every step of the way.

Home Renovations

Our Renovation Process

Luxury home renovation projects are exciting and energizing. Chances are that once you have decided to transform your home, you want to get started as soon as possible! G. Terbrock Luxury Homes is the trusted partner you are seeking for your upcoming remodel or home addition. We bring more than three decades of experience to the table, along with the personalized service you only get from a third-generation, family-owned homebuilder in St. Louis. Greg and his team will guide you through the home renovation process with ease.

The first step of our home renovation timeline is an in-person conversation. Building a close working relationship is key to everything we do. After your vision has been translated into blueprints and renderings, our project team will bring your ideas to life. Your home will enter a new beginning when the work is complete. Get started today on the “Before & After” you have been dreaming of with G. Terbrock.

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Step 1. Dream

The vision you have for your home is our guide. By working closely with our clients, we tackle all of the big and small details to achieve the perfect remodel or home addition you are dreaming of.

Step 2. Plan

In every phase of the project from design to bidding, permitting and demolition, we focus on service delivery. A full-cycle project plan keeps everything on track and on budget.

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Step 3. Build

The real thrill begins when the toolboxes come out. Demolition and construction is carefully planned so you know what to expect each step along the way. Our crews work diligently to stay on track.

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Step #1: Free Consultation

First things first, tell us more about the project you’re dreaming of! Our philosophy centers on building a personal relationship. We prefer to have a face-to-face meeting, if possible. This project consultation is free. There’s no obligation to choose G. Terbrock for your home renovation after meeting with us — but if you like what you hear and there is a mutual interest in moving forward, we would be delighted to earn your business. We’re excited to meet you!

Step #2: Pre-Construction Design

The process of creating plans for a remodel or new addition is different from working with an architect for a custom new build. There will be a more limited selection of architects to choose from, and their availability to start is a major factor that will influence your decision. The G. Terbrock team is happy to help you find a partner with a compatible project timeline.

Step #3: Sign Contracts

When blueprints and plans are finalized, next up is signing on the dotted line. Contracts are offered on a Cost-Plus or Fixed Fee basis. While a Cost-Plus Contract is based on the market rate of service and materials, plus margin, a Fixed Fee Contract uses pricing received from bidding and Requests for Proposal, so clients have a better idea of their “all-in” investment. G. Terbrock Luxury Homes uses a competitive bidding process that can take several weeks to complete. When time is of the essence, many remodeling clients opt for a Cost-Plus contract in order to keep things moving quickly.

Step #4: Submit Permits

As any experienced St. Louis home builder will tell you, the permitting process will be influenced by the requirements and standards of your municipality, as well as the HOA, zoning committee, trustees, and any other relevant parties. Permitting for a remodel is typically faster and simpler than for a new build. It is essential to work with an experienced builder who will make sure your luxury home renovation is completed in full compliance with housing authorities. Invest in a trusted partner who will not cut corners.

Step #5: Construction

The magic really begins with demolition and construction. G. Terbrock Luxury Homes will provide regular updates while your home is being renovated, including in-person site visits where you can discuss questions and next steps. We believe in proactive planning and honest dialogue so our clients are never left guessing about the status of their project.

G. Terbrock Luxury Homes will provide a projection which is based on our best assessment of when your project can be completed in accordance with our high quality standards. As your renovation progresses, we will notify you if this projected completion date moves forward or backward. While delays are sometimes unavoidable, we work diligently to stay on track and will always be available to answer your questions.

The length of each project will depend on many factors, including the scope and complexity of your renovation or new addition. While a smaller project may be able to be completed in 6-8 weeks, a full floor renovation or larger remodel could take 10+ weeks for completion.

Some clients who are completing a home renovation will use a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) or other home loan, or work through a title company. The decision truly depends on the project cost and what makes the most sense for your family. We do not offer financing, but we will be happy to offer recommendations from our network of trusted providers.

The Greg Terbrock team has completed home renovations of all sizes and complexities — including projects where the homeowners do not move out during construction. Your lifestyle and the scope of your project will influence whether or not your family may be more comfortable with temporarily relocating elsewhere. If you decide to remain in place during construction, our crews will do everything we can to provide a comfortable experience. We will set clear expectations before construction begins to make sure everyone is on the same page.

Whether you justify an investment by its impact on your life or by the Return on Investment (or both!) remodeling your home offers significant potential. If your family already loves where you live, customizing your home to better fit your lifestyle and preferences can be the beginning of an exciting new chapter, without the hassle of moving in a competitive housing market.

When the time comes to sell your home, many remodels will ultimately pay for themselves in resale value: particularly kitchen renovations, bedroom/bathroom remodels, and home additions. Talk to your legal, real estate and/or financial advisors for more information.

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