FAQ

What is IDG Homez?

IDG Homez is a simple one stop solution for all your interior ‘design and build’ needs. Which means we are not just experts in design and conceptualisation but also in executing them and building your dream space. This includes hiring talents, sourcing materials, employing project managers, contractors, technicians, workforce, anything that your dream home or office may require.

This is done to provide you the ease of having a single point of contact as opposed to chasing multiple individuals. And ensure that everything is in sync to your vision starting from the designs, to the products used that give that look and feel, to people who make it the way it should be.

Our mission is to bring order to the unorganised interior design and build industry of India and deliver a hassle free joyful consumer experience.

What services does IDG Homez provide?

IDG Homez undertakes both home and commercial projects. We service the following requirements:

1. Designing and developing new spaces.2. Renovating old spaces.

In either cases our services are split into two verticals:

1. Design2. Design and Build.

Design

Includes conceptualising and creating designs for your space. And further developing those designs in detail focusing on individual spaces and elements. To know more visit How it works.

Design and Build

Where we undertake responsibility for the design as well as execution of your space and act as a 360 undertakers for the project. This vertical covers project design, material procurement, project management, project building, documentation, site safety and satisfactory handover.

How does IDG Homez process work?

Visit How it works

Will IDG Homez take the full responsibility of putting my house/office together?

Yes, we become your single point of contact and responsibility. To know more Visit See How it works.

Can you explain the payment schedule?

IDG Homez services are split into two verticals:

1. Design

2. Design and Build

Design

Includes conceptualising and creating designs for your space. And further developing those designs in detail focusing on individual spaces and elements. To know more Visit How it works.

Design and Build

Where we undertake responsibility for the design as well as execution of your space and act as a 360 undertakers for the project. This vertical covers project design, material procurement, project management, project building, documentation, site safety and satisfactory handover.

Here is the payment schedule for both the verticals:

(Percentages are in accordance to the total value of the project. In case you opt for ‘design only’, the the percentage is calculated based on the total cost IDG Homez estimates for the project.)

Design only

15% of our estimated project.

Design and Execution

Advance - 5%

Design Dev - 5%

Pre-Execution - 15%

25% Completion - 20%

50% Completion - 20%

75% Completion - 20%

Handover - 10%

Retainer ( 30 days) - 5%

What is IDG Homez?

IDG Homez is a simple one stop solution for all your interior ‘design and build’ needs. Which means we are not just experts in design and conceptualisation but also in executing them and building your dream space. This includes hiring talents, sourcing materials, employing project managers, contractors, technicians, workforce, anything that your dream home or office may require.

This is done to provide you the ease of having a single point of  contact as opposed to chasing multiple individuals. And ensure that everything is in sync to your vision starting from the designs, to the products used that give that look and feel, to people who make it the way it should be.

Our mission is to bring order to the unorganised interior design and build industry of India and deliver a hassle free joyful consumer experience.

How is IDG Homez different/ better from other architectural/design firms?

1. At IDG Homez, we have built our processes based on the concept of ‘Service design thinking’. Which means all our methods of functioning and offerings are designed after understanding the point of view of the consumers. They take into account the hindrances you face when you set out to create your dream space.This level of attention and diligence towards the well being and benefits of our clients sets us apart.

2. We are also India's first 'Design and Build' firm that incorporates intuitive technology in order to understand our clients better and hand them control over the creation of their dream space.

3. In terms of design, IDG Homez offers to create customised ‘one of a kind’ spaces as opposed to other design firms that offer templatized designs generalising your needs and aspirations.

4. We are an expert 'Design & Build' firm, which means that we don’t just Design your dream space but also hold the expertise and resources to bring those designs on floor. This ensures that the project never strays away from the original plan through stages of development, a common problem faced by consumers when they work with unconsolidated design and architectural firms. With IDG Homez, you get the space you envisioned.

5. IDG Homez also offers a workmanship warranty that ensures all worksmanship errors will be rectified for 180 days from the date of project handover.

6. So we are a reliable, all-encompassing, technologically advanced, consumer friendly 'Service design' based company'. Last we checked... that's very different from other design/architectural firms. Its also better, don't you think?

What is the scope of services that IDG Homez offers?

Civil, Carpentry, Ceiling, flooring, custom furniture, electrical, painting, furnishing, space customization, Vaastu, everything that your home or office space may require.

Will IDG Homez take the responsibility of putting my house/office together from start to finish?

Yes, IDG Homez becomes your single point of contact and responsibility. To know more VisitSee How it works

How old is IDG Homez?

IDG Homez was founded in October 2013.

Who are IDG Homez promoters?

IDG Homez is founded by Harsh Jain and promoted by the Centuryply, India’s largest manufacturers of plywood.

What is IDG Homez hiring model? Do you outsource work to someone else? Should I be worried?

IDG Homez undertakes full responsibility for its scope of work. We work with meticulously curated designers & contractors on project basis. The only thing you have to worry about organising a fabulous housewarming/office inauguration!

Is Century Ply trying to promote itself by investing in IDG Homez?

No. IDG Homez is an investment by Century Ply to support IDG Homez vision of building an interior design eco-system that will be easily accessible to the clients. There are no obligations for the client or upon IDG Homez to use Centuryply. However, we have managed a special pricing on the best plywood in the market made available to you exclusively through us.

How is IDG Homez different from LivSpace & Homelane?

IDG Homez offers full scope of work responsibility which means all our talent, workforce is curated and provided for in-house as opposed to other furniture oriented companies that build furniture in-house and outsource the rest of the services.

Every design we create is ‘one of kind’ and customized to your need and requirements. We are diligent towards understanding you and delivering a space that encompasses your persona and needs vs. other brands that offer template designs and generalise consumer interests and needs.

We undertake ‘design and building’, of new spaces or renovating existing ones, for both Residential & Commercial Projects. To get to know our full scope of services Visit Services.

IDG Homez main focus is to optimize the space we design using all elements of Interior design as opposed to other furniture oriented companies that prioritize selling furniture when they develop spaces.

How are you different than other interior designers?

IDG Homez ambition is bigger than that of any Interior design firm. Our mission is to bring order to this unorganized best interior designers industry. This holistic approach pushes us to find ways of organising and systematizing all our process. What it translates into for you as a client is unparalleled consumer experience consisting organised processes, professional conduct, reliability, and top most quality services delivered. Each time.

How does IDG Homez select contractors for its project?

At IDG Homez, our contractors are vetted through a meticulous process that takes into account: Industry experience, work on past Projects, in-person interview, past client testimonials, capacity, past working relationship with us.

Will IDG Homez allow me to use our contractors?

Yes. But in that case IDG Homez scope of work is limited to design only. See

How will you ensure good finishing of the work?

IDG Homez works with trained and vetted project managers.

We conduct regular and thorough site supervision.

We work with experienced contractors.

We use factories for carpentry work whenever applicable.

What if the contractors leave the site suddenly and there is a delay in the process?

IDG Homez supervisory team will make sure that the contractor is replaced and brought up to speed on the project with least amount of impact on the timelines and quality of work.

How do you account for cost overruns and time delays?

IDG Homez keep you updated constantly. If there are no changes from your end after the design sign-off, we will commit to meeting the cost, time and design specifications promised to you at the beginning of the project.

**** Is there a penalty we undertake for not executing the project on time?

What if I want to stop the project because of a certain reason?

In case of wilful termination from the clients end, the client is liable to pay us for the work in progress till the next milestone. To know about the defined milestones Visit

What are the benefits of procuring material through IDG Homez?

Material Inspection for quality and authenticity.

Timely delivery.

Best Rates using benefits of bulk buying.

How will I know that I am getting the best rates through IDG Homez?

We match to the lowest price incase we are unable to fulfil this promise.

I am confused about which material is best suited for my project ? Will IDG Homez designers help me?

Yes, IDG Homez designers will help you pick the materials according to your budget , value of money design preference and timelines.

Designers also take your along to select stores and vendors.

We also provide you with a material guide that lists down pros and cons of every material.

Does IDG Homez have margins on the products they procure?

IDG Homez adds value through material procurement by selection the right vendor, inspecting material and also offering you the best rates in the market. We do keep a margin but without passing any cost on to the client.

What are you charges? How much should I pay for design?

Design Rates

Contractor Rates via Costimator

Material Rates as per actuals

Can you explain the payment schedule?

IDG Homez services are split into two verticals:

1. Design

2. Design + Build.

Design

Includes conceptualising and creating designs for your space. And further developing those designs in detail focusing on individual spaces and elements. To know more VisitHow it works.

Design and Build.

Where we undertake responsibility for the design as well as execution of your space and act as a 360 undertakers for the project. This vertical covers project design, material procurement, project management, project building, documentation, site safety and satisfactory handover.

Here is the payment schedule for both the verticals:

(Percentages are in accordance to the total value of the project. In case you opt for ‘design only’, the the percentage is calculated based on the total cost IDG Homez estimates for the project.)

Design only

Engagement fee: 1% or Rs. 15,000 whichever is higher.

Sign up amount: 40%

End of schematic design phase: 20%

Detailed Design All GFC (Good-for-Construction) drawings: 35%

After Build Completion: 5%

(You get 8 designer visits for free during execution. Valid only if the execution is completed 2 months from final design handover.)

Design + Build

Engagement fee: 1% or Rs. 15,000 whichever is higher. Design fee upon onboarding: 20%

After 25% work Completion: 25%

After 50% work Completion: 20%

After 50% work Completion: 20%

Handover: 10%

Retainer (15 days): 5%

What is the retention amount once the project is completed?

IDG Homez lets you hold 5% of the project costs as retainer for 15 days from date of project Handover so that we can de-snagg the space and address any small issues that may arise at the site.

IDG Homez also offers a workmanship warranty that ensures all workmanship errors will be rectified for 180 days from the date of project handover.

Can the client make direct payments to the vendors? If no, then why?

IDG Homez doesn’t recommend making direct payments to vendors because that makes them accountable to you only for quality, price, and delivery. And in that case:

1. IDG Homez will not be able to give you the pricing we obtain as a company and you may have to pay the price the vendor charges individual buyers.

2. IDG Homez will not take responsibility for the material inspection & quality.

3. IDG Homez will not take responsibility for the timely delivery for the product.

What if I have creative differences with my designer?

We proceed with creating the designs only after obtaining a thorough understanding of what is it that you expect from your space using tools likeStyleFinder™etc. This ensures that the designers are on the same page as you. However differences can arise and we provide for them, infact we even encourage them because it shows that you have a clear vision for your space and that excites us. We have created the following provisions for such cases:

Workarounds- Accommodating your view into the present design.

Revisions- We revise the design to accommodate your directions.

In case you decide to change your mind and wish to go in a different direction at a later stage, you may have your reason, we have procedures to re-design but additional charges are applicable in such a case.

How many times the designer will be visiting the site during design development & execution phase?

Once a week.

What if I don’t like what you have finally proposed to me?

Our process and systems ensure the designers understand the client’s vision in detail. Also ours is an iterative process which means that designers make sure the client is always kept in the loop of all advancements and progress. However differences can arise and we provide for them.

Workarounds- Accommodating your view into the present design.

Revisions- We revise the design to accommodate your directions. (Limited changes)

In case you wish to opt for a re-design at a stage when we are presenting a final design which is in tandem to earlier approvals, you may have your reason, we have procedures to re-design but additional charges are applicable in such a case.

Will you take me shopping to shops?

Yes. We help you select the best materials from the most exclusive vendor. We do advise you with reason but you can select the material or vendor you see fit. Also in case you cannot find time to participate in shopping, don’t worry, our material and product vendors are vetted through a meticulous process and are trustworthy as we are.

I want to see some of their past or ongoing projects, can I see them?

You can find our completed projects on the website. Visit Our work.

Viewing ongoing projects is sometimes possible through request only.

How does the whole process work?

Visit

How it works

How much time will it take to get the project completed

It depends on the project but we assure you our processes and technology ensures speedy delivery. To get an estimate on time, book a consultation with our Design Expert. Call +91 965 069 7763

Is there any fee for booking consultation with the Design Expert?

The consultation with our Design Expert is free of cost.

What does the engagement include?

 

 

What does the engagement include?

The engagement fee includes:

Two customized design pitches that IDG Homez presents to you after detailed inspection of your home/commercial space.

These presentations concepts, reference images, space plans and an estimate.

If the client has taken the design and build presentation from IDG Homez, and has made the payment as engagement fees but wishes to discontinue, is the engagement fee amount refundable?

No, the engagement fee is non refundable.

What if we want our contractor to do the execution of the design prepared by IDG Homez?

In that case, IDG Homez scope of service will be limited to Design only. Additionally, we can help you get best deal for procuring materials and can extend our service of quality supervision @ 5000/- per visit if the project is in Mumbai.

If we want to procure the material ourselves through our own set of vendors?

Yes, you can. Additionally, we can extend the service of our quality supervision @ 5000/- per visit in Mumbai.

Can IDG Homez share the estimates and the presentation with us?

Yes, IDG Homez shares the design presentation and estimates on payment of the engagement fee.

Can IDG Homez provide us with break-up of material and labour in BOQ?

Yes, IDG Homez will provide you a detailed itemised rates

Who is a Design Expert? Will they be designing my house?

Think of the Design Expert as your account manager and one point contact for your project. They are not the designer but coordinators who ensure the project goes off smoothly and all timelines are adhered to. They work with you from start-to-finish and become your point of contact so you don’t have to worry about calling multiple indivuduals.

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