Design Construct Maintain Ltd

Design Construct Maintain Ltd

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Design Construct Maintain Ltd locationBraintree, Essex

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Design Construct Maintain is a successful and innovative design and installation company. We specialise in all areas of the hospitality and retail industries, creating spaces that are practical yet beautiful. We pride ourselves on offering a complete service to our clients unique requirements.

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Design Construct Maintain Ltd Reviews

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Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Will Hume
5 06/02/2019 Will Hume

Many thanks to Tom and his team for providing a great service. DCM arrived punctual every day and, although one day was cut short due to some terrible weather, they ensured the job was finished before moving on to the next. The artificial grass I required has transformed my garden and although it had some difficult cuts, Tony rose to the challenge and I must say it looks great. I would certainly recommend them to anyone looking for realistic-looking artificial grass in their garden.

Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Honorie Bukuku
5 06/02/2019 Honorie Bukuku

Excellent conversion of my mother’s property. Building and extension and installing a downstairs wet room as well as moving the kitchen from one room to another and turning previous kitchen into bedroom. New windows as well! Excellent workmanship and excellent company.

Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Michael Miller
5 04/02/2019 Michael Miller

Groundworks completed for our new house including retaining walls and embankments, the quality of work was excellent and they helped us in decision making when the plans altered gave us confidence in there ability.

Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Jason M
5 04/02/2019 Jason M

DCM have built us a beautiful 2 Storey extension. From the planning stage through to the build they have been excellent. Cannot recommend enough.

Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Ceril
5 04/02/2019 Ceril

Groundwork’s completed for a large housing development. All utilities installed along with footings and roads. DCM have worked with us closely through some difficult stages of the project and helped overcome a lot of problems. Would recommend.

Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Stephanie
5 04/02/2019 Stephanie

Had storm damage work done by the team at DCM. In bad weather a trip ripped through the front of our house. Within 7 days the house was back to normal without any hesitation.

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Review of Design Construct Maintain Ltd by Jane
5 22/08/2018 Jane

fantastic team, from the initial design brief to the finished product my 2 story extension and garage build ended up looking great, the kitchen installed was to a great standard and was all bespoke. i can now enjoy my family home with all this space. Tom and Scott communicated throughout the project to ensure that we were kept in the loop. Would definitely recommend them for future and will be using them later this year for my garden!

Design Construct Maintain Ltd replied:
Thanks for the review Jane!

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Design Construct Maintain Ltd Q&A

Company Q&A

What’s your interior design process?

Meet & Agree
Our first step is to outline the needs of our clients in order to share their vision. In doing so we are able to understand the full scope of the project and ensure all factors have been carefully considered. This involves a site visit where a full site survey is carried out including accurate measurements put onto a scaled floor plan. During requirement meetings, we ask our clients to discuss both what they want logistically and what they are hoping to achieve in the longer term.
Idea & Create
Once the relevant package has been chosen, the design process begins. We will start with flow and space planning which is an integral part of any refurbishment process. Our designers will space plan your new environment applying clever and functional designs to maximise your space and improve your image. Mood boards, concept sketches and presentations are used to complement our clients design briefs. For larger projects we employ 2D & 3D visualisations to create desired looks.
Interior & Specifics
We work with our clients through every small detail, from the colour of the walls to the size of the table tops and amount of seating required. We have the advantage of having an on-site factory where we manufacture all our products to the highest quality at the lowest prices. This also allows us to meet tight deadlines with our short manufacturing times. From table bases and tops, to bench seating and bar counters, we are able to create bespoke elements to meet your requirements.
Build & Install
When it comes to installation, we have our own experienced team who will carry out all building and installation work required, overseen by a dedicated project manager. We will be in constant contact with you ensuring all aspects of the development is running smoothly. For large scale projects we have an expansive list of subcontractors who have worked with us on numerous projects and have all been subject to a rigorous, in-house screening process.

Which interior design styles can you cater for?

DCM caters for all style of work and prides themselves on their range of experience in different design capacities.

How long have you been in business?

With a combined 30 years experience DCM can offer expert advice and quality build services.

What guarantee does your work come with?

All of our work comes with a standard one year guarantee. HOWEVER most of our products come with up to 20 years. Like anything, depending on the item or area different guarantees are given.

What do you love most about your job?

With friendly expert advisors on hand to listen, offering help, guidance, and inspiration. Treat us as your “Personal Shopper”. From assistance with curtains, blinds, colours, wallpapers and decoration, to furniture and flooring, lighting or even design of a single room or whole home.

What inspired you to start your own business?

Our interior designers and project managers are here to help! We operate in an industry built on trust and this can only be achieved through communication and experienced support, from concept to completion. We are passionate about the service we provide and products we supply to our customers and are always happy to help find a solution for your needs.

Why should our clients choose you?

Our dedicated project managers will take the time to discuss with you the specifics of our service offerings. To understand the full scope of your project, we will complete a site survey and then our designers will prepare proposals based on your brief. Click here to view our interior design packages and get an idea on pricing or contact us with the below information.

Services provided by Design Construct Maintain Ltd

Services

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR DESIGN

Interior Design Brief The first step is to outline the needs of our clients and share in their vision. In doing so, we are able to understand the full scope of the project and ensure all factors have been properly considered. During requirements meetings, we ask our clients to discuss both what they want logistically and what they are hoping to achieve in the longer term. By doing this, we ensure that we start on the right step, have highlighted the specific skills required throughout and ensure strong communication from day one. Design Concept Following a requirements meeting, our team will typically begin pulling together ideas and considering the most effective method for helping our client achieve their aims. This process is typically defined by the project. For larger builds we employ full 3D visualisations, however for smaller projects we typically use a combination of mood boards, concept sketches and presentations to reach a well-defined model that fits with the client’s criteria. 3D Design We provide computer generated visuals and synthetic walkthroughs as part of interior design schemes which can also be offered as standalone service. As well as producing 3D walkthroughs, DCM offers parametric modelling software to produce 3D models of interior design fittings such as reception desks, counters, kiosks and various furniture and shop fitted items. In addition to producing manufacturing drawings, 3D models allow our clients to understand the fine details of a scheme prior to any fit-out taking place. We can even incorporate company branding, colours, finishes and even your chosen bespoke furniture into our 3D visualisations – anything is possible!

MAINTENANCE

Design Construct Maintain understands how important it is for your business to have a maintenance partner you can rely on, and have offered this peace of mind to customers for many years. We have access over 500 tradesman controlled from operational bases across the UK, providing industry-leading planned and reactive building, mechanical, electrical, drainage and security solutions to a diverse range of customers.Whether you are planning a programme of work or require urgent help with an unexpected problem, you need to solve your maintenance requirements quickly and efficiently. Our fast response keeps your business running smoothly; preventing lost trading time and protecting your reputation. By listening to our customers’ individual needs, we provide a bespoke and flexible service which offers complete support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Planned Maintenance Coverage Minor Works Contact Us Reactive Property Maintenance YOUR MAJOR PROJECTS PARTNER Whatever your major project requirements, our professional contract managers will work with your consultants and designers to deliver BUSINESS SECTORS Retail & Banking, Leisure & Hospitality, Government & Local Authority, Commercial & Corporate, Education and Healthcare PRACTICAL & COST-EFFECTIVE M&E Whatever your capital plant replacement requirements, we can deliver all the technical services to your premises – on time and budget 24/7 SUPPORT – ONE CALL DOES IT ALL Our customer service centre offers support whenever you need it – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are able to give you a single point of contact with a close understanding of your business needs, removing the stress of managing your service and maintenance requirements. Activity levels are closely monitored, with our staffing adjusted for any predicted adverse weather conditions.Our thorough training programme ensures that all our customer facing staff are service and maintenance specialists, providing our customers with expertise as well as first rate customer care.All data is captured in real-time with tasks interrogated, logged, allocated and tracked through to completion. Performance is constantly monitored with internal KPI’s and we compare our data with our clients’ call centre data, to ensure that we are delivering market leading service levels when compared to similar clients in the same sector. This data is analysed and reviewed in partnership with our clients at regular contract meetings.Customers can have access to our web based online management suite, which makes it easy to monitor and control service and maintenance calls – as well as cost – at the touch of a button. In addition, we are happy to integrate our customers’ own systems for data capture and reporting into our processes. Bespoke call centre with web accessible data and reporting Full audit trail for cost control and security Scalable call handling facility Online availability of data Health & Safety reporting When your property requires emergency repair, you need expert assistance you can trust.

CONSTRUCTION

DCM are a multi-trade company who conduct property maintenance, incorporating a large number of professional services, in the United Kingdom. Our premier services ensure that our clients receive only a superior quality level of workmanship from this established builder, resulting in finished work that is carried out by a qualified and skilled team of tradesmen. There are few property maintenance projects we do not undertake; and all of the services we do offer are conducted with care and attention to detail. Whether it is a garage, porch, car port, summer house, log cabin. DCM offers a bespoke tailored service completely manufactured in house and on site at competitive costs with a fast reliable no nonsense service. DCM are unique in the market because we design, manufacture and install all of our structural products using our own and trusted contractors. All work is signed of and guarantees are given as well as a free maintenance package on every structural building produced. Since being established, our expert team have built over 20 years of experience in the property maintenance field. Based in Essex, we work with local clients to deliver services like bathroom and kitchen fitting, carpentry, plumbing, heating, bricklaying and much more. We promise to deliver on schedule. We use quality materials, have superior tradesmen, and our team will complete both basic and full projects in an expert manner; you may wish for solutions in buildiong the smallest room in your home, or wish to complete entire property projects, whatever your choice we can help. We will carry out electrical work, plumbing, carpentry, painting, decorating and anything else you need us to do. What this may mean for you is that we will be there for small jobs, and we will be more than happy to work on your large project – and end each job with a perfect finish. Once we receive your enquiry, we will arrive promptly at a time convenient to you to offer a competitive quote on a whole range of services (please see our service list, above, to find out if we can help, or call us directly if you have a requirement that is not on our list.) We do not limit our services and invite calls if you have other types of repairs, refurbishments or redevelopments you may require. All of our employees come from professional and skilled backgrounds and they all truly understand the importance of offering superb customer service and support, along with completing all client projects to the highest of standards. A Premium Level of Satisfaction, Superior Property Maintenance We endeavour to leave our clients with an excellent level of customer satisfaction. In fact, a level of 100% is the minimum that we aim to deliver. We guarantee a premium service from the first booking to the final billing and beyond. Our company does this because we care about our clients, and our entire team care about running a unique business that other similar property maintenance companies struggle to offer. You will see on our website that our services reach out to the majority of property maintenance services that you may need at your Essex home or at your commercial property. Yet, anything else on your ‘to do’ list can be tailored to suit and we welcome your questions regarding other types of maintenance needed. We run a practical company, offer competitive pricing, and an impressive list of services that mean you can choose us – every time.

LANDSCAPING

DCM are one of the leading Professional Landscapers in the area providing free design, quality construction, exceptional maintenance services for a comprehensive range of clients. DCM offer a quality approach to landscaping and has grown from strength to strength employing fully trained staff to handle various areas of the landscaping and building aspects undertaken. Working in a wide range of sectors serving the domestic scene and commercial construction industry inclusing housing developers, local authorities, education and health sectors. Domestic project comprise of small and large scales schemes usually including design followed by soft and hard landscaping installation. Our success can be attributed to the loyalty of our customers and our own passion for quality. Design-Construct-Maintain works to strict quality standards that are permanently monitored. DCM are able to offer a full range of landscaping services from professionally designed landscaping schemes installation and maintenance. For our commercial and domestic clients we are able to provide a free of charge planning and design service with our in house landscape architect. Services offered: Design & Planning– free of charge no matter the scale. Soft & Hard landscaping installation– no matter the size. Ground maintenance– from domestic properties to large scale housing estates. Patio areas– from entrance steps to complete landscaped areas, no patio is too big or small. Decking areas– including lighting, raised bedding, steps, unique patterns, raised levels, any size- costed per square meter. Brickwork– from retaining walls to entrances to properties with gated access. Laid to lawn– using the highest quality of cultivated turf, have your lawned area stripped and re laid and then maintained. Planting areas– whether it is raised bedding or freshly planted areas. Choose from our large selection, or you supply and we will install! Fencing- any size priced per bay, storm damage work undertaken, security fencing, timber fencing, steel fencing. Tree Surgery– qualified tree surgeons using the correct machinery. Wooden structures– from pergolas to log cabins. all drawn up to meet requirements professionally manufactured and installed.

KITCHEN FITTING

DCM is a professionally run business built on reputation that, provides an exclusive and affordable kitchen range in the UK. From traditional kitchens and accessories to kitchen cabinets, units and worktops. DCM is based in Colchester in Essex. We supply and fit a wide range of kitchens nationwide. We are a small specialist company offering a fast and personal service. Using our own in house interior designers and visualisers we can arrange for your kitchen to be designed to your exact requirements and then installed with a minimum of fuss and disruption. We trade on our reputation for providing quality products and workmanship. All the kitchens featured on this site are constructed using quality rigid carcasses to provide stability and strength. To guarantee your satisfaction Street Kitchens only use fully qualified installers. From plumbing, to joinery DCM covers every aspect of the build while maintaining a professional look and keeping you clean and tidy throughout. Our highly skilled craftsman will be attentive every step of the way and will ensure that the work carried out is to the highest of standards. All of the work i guaranteed as long as your new kitchen has been looked after properly and not abused (subject to fair wear and tear) that if anything should go wrong due to incorrect fitting, then it will be corrected at no cost to you.

BRANDING

Design Construct Maintain are a team of thinkers and doers, helping companies solve marketing problems and drive value in brands. We believe in keeping one eye trained firmly on emerging trends and new developments to ensure that you succeed where others may fail. We deliver high quality brand design, working with you from start to finish to understand your vision and ensure we generate a consistent, brand-focused look and feel. Regardless of whether your organization needs a brand identity created from scratch, or just a brand refresh, DCM’s talented team of brand identity designers are up to the task! Our in-house team of interior designers work collaboratively with our graphics team, guiding you through all stages of the project process. Logo Design Our logo design service will give your company a visual identity with energy and impact. We understand logo design and are experts in the best principles to achieve outstanding results. Our process includes understanding the personality of what it your brand represents, development of colour palettes, typography and brand guidelines. Menu Design A strong brand identity at the core of your print materials will ensure you are instantly recognised in whatever form and context you are seen. Whether you need stationery, advertising menus designed we will produce creative designs that provides you with a visual excellence. Our interior designers work closely with you from start to finish to understand your vision and ensure that we generate a consistent, brand-focused look and feel.

FLOW & SPACE PLANNING

Efficiency, productivity and creativity Space planning is an integral part of your business fit out or refurbishment process. Whether you are redesigning or starting from scratch you’ll need a space that is tailored to your business objectives and culture. Our designers will space plan your new environment, applying clever and functional designs that meet your brief and improve your image. In premises all around the country, space is being wasted and used inefficiently. It’s surprising how often a new client asks about our premises relocation and refurbishment service because they think they’ve outgrown their premises, only to find that we can make their existing space work perfectly and give them even more room to grow. That’s why we start space planning with a utilisation study. We look at how your space is currently used, how much time is spent at the bar, at desks and in break-out areas and how much space is given over to different activities. We find out how your business works now – the workflows and the way your staff interact and work with each other – and talk about your visions for the future and the roles that IT and communications play. The benefits of space planning There are practical and financial benefits to efficient space planning for any commercial working environment: an efficient space makes teamwork and collaboration easier, increases productivity dramatically and can save you money on unnecessary unused space that you are paying for. And we deliver more than that. We create dynamic, energising places; reinvigorate your customers and staff. Spaces that are welcoming and reassuring to customers that support your brand and ethos and that will support your business growth for years to come. Our case studies show exactly how imagination and method come together in perfect harmony.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Put your project safe in our hands We believe there are three main factors to a successful refurbishment project; completing on time, staying within budget and keeping disruption to a minimum. Every job, big or small, we ensure things run smoothly. From small fit outs to building large nightclubs, our service is always personal and professional with an expert touch. Effective project management means that clients can get on with their day-to-day lives with the peace of mind that DCM is driving progress. Each project is undertaken with clear goals, deadlines and the same meticulous attention to detail is paid to managing budgets as creating striking polished results. Project Manager Responsibilites: Overall project coordination and planning with specific focus on time, cost and performance targets Organizing, scheduling and checking deliveries of materials (timber, bathroom fittings, flooring etc) Organizing and managing the schedule of work—ensuring the right people are on site in the right order, thus minimizing stress, down time and improve efficiency. Sourcing furniture, appliances, tradespeople, and obtaining estimates for work you want done. Manage tradespeople (builders, electricians, plumbers etc). Being on site regularly to oversee and manage tradespeople and make sure they are doing what was in the plan. We even go the extra mile opening and locking up your premises as necessary giving you total relief from the project as well as total flexibility.

INSTALLATION

Whether you’re looking for a full turnkey solution or furniture only, we’ll carry out a smooth, effective delivery and installation for you. Where required our services include minor building works, gas, electrics, plumbing, floor coverings, new ceilings, lighting and decoration. We can also source the latest interactive technologies if required. At DCM we have our own highly skilled installation teams, as well as an established network of expert installers across the UK. Before work begins we fully brief our fitters, carry out risk assessments and agree on a safe, efficient site procedure. Our goal is to keep disruption to a minimum, so our teams work to the highest standards of cleanliness and noise control. We build and store your furniture at our own factory to reduce time spent on site. Installations can also be timed to take place outside school terms or working hours. Once work has begun, we conduct regular site visits to ensure our high standards are being maintained. Our experts are always available to answer queries and resolve any issues which may arise. After completion we conduct a thorough review of our work and address any snags. When you’re happy, we’re satisfied. Subcontractors We have an expansive list of subcontractors from which to choose from when it comes to the installation process. This means we can find the best, and most cost effective, services to meet our client’s requirements. All of our subcontractors have worked for us on numerous projects and have been subject to a rigorous, in-house, screening process. Installation is overseen by the Project Manager, who ensures the finish is completed to our exacting standard.

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