Our Work Flow

Pushing the boundaries between progress and innovation.
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Project Requirements

Initial requirements for the project are developed (how many rooms, the function of the spaces, etc.). At this point we test the fit between the home owner’s needs, wants and budget.

Schematic Design

We take the information we’ve gathered from you and through our field surveys to create design options for your consideration. Once you have selected a design option that best suits your needs, we will begin the process of refining the design during the Design Development phase.

Design Development

At this point we will take the schematic design you selected, as well as any requested modifications, and revise the design as necessary. We will also update the cost estimate we provided during the Schematic Design phase to reflect any changes we’ve made to the initial design.

Construction Documents

By now we will have settled on a final design and will move on to preparing drawings, notes, and technical specifications necessary for bidding, construction, and permit application.

Budget Review

We now review your budget noting any change orders that have been made since the design development. We also provide an analysis, and review each line item confirming the values are reasonable. We make every effort to stay in the project scope and on budget.

Construction Admin

Once construction is under way, we move into the fifth phase of the architectural design process – construction administration. During this phase, we will administer the construction process to assure conformance with design intent, visit the site during construction, and address any field conditions as they arise.

Philosophy

At Rafael Inc "We make visions a reality” - our mission is to make possibilities transcend the ordinary.
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Every project starts with listening and learning. We listen to the client describe their needs, resources, and goals for the project. We learn about the site and the neighborhood, code challenges, and other issues that might impact the design.

Listening and learning allows ideas to emerge as we look for creative, fresh ways to put the pieces together. The design ideas take shape and yield innovative solutions addressing the client’s needs and transcending the ordinary.

The client is an integral part of the workflow process. Together we develop ideas, share and discuss them. We create designs by adaptation and make your visions a reality.

Our Services

Based on years of expertise
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“A few months ago, my wife and I had a good fortune to hire Rafael Inc to redo our bathrooms and kitchen. They finished the job on time and budget. Rafael Inc details gave my wife and me the bathrooms and kitchen of our dreams.”
“We were so thrilled to find Rafael Inc. Everyone we worked with was prompt, professional, took pride in their knowledge and expertise---and very easy to communicate with !! We bought a house which really needed Popcorn removal, Interior & Exterior Painting and the Guest Bathroom Remodel and they did an amazing job. We have not hesitated to recommend them to relatives and neighbors. They are fair in pricing and will offer lots of suggestions and possible options for your project needs--small or large. We are definitely calling upon them again for future needs of our home.”
“We retained Rafael Inc to repair water damage caused by another contractor's faulty installation...the project was completed on time, on budget and they were attentive, thorough and honest. We were very pleased with their professionalism and highly recommend Rafael Inc to anyone that wants to avoid the nightmare of remodeling.”
“We are very pleased with the work performed by Rafael Inc. Before calling for a bid, we did not know them, had no association with them, but did have a recommendation to use them by our neighbor. We made a good connection for painting. Even though we had to change their first appointment twice due to other construction going on, before finally scheduling a meeting, the owner was available and came with less than a days' notice on the weekend for their first walk through. He made suggestions, provided good insight and responded with a solid competitive, bid with full detail, in 24 hours. We set a date three weeks out, at our recommendation, and the day of the proposed move in, Rafael Inc's team was ready to start at 8:00. They completed the work under the directions of Frank, their foreman, on time, with no impact to other trades working at the site, no impact to property, or our family. Frank and his team did great work, communicated all intentions in advance, asked for our input along the way and were very particular in painting 6 of our rooms including a bath, a new kitchen, as well as exterior painting on our two story house. We will have Rafael Inc for our future needs.”
“There is a reason why Rafael Inc enjoys repeat business. Twice, they have exceeded my expectations. We are very happy with the beautiful bathroom remodel they did for us, thank you. All of the people involved did a great job, from the owner to the many professional and pleasant crew members that were visiting our house on a daily basis until the project was completed.”

Brands We Work With

With our extensive list of industry partners, vendors, and suppliers, we are able to offer our clients a vast and array of products and services.
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Recent Projects

List of project we've worked our hearts out on.
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Rafael Inc

Here at Rafael Inc, we make you our top priority! We are a collaborative team of highly qualified designers, project managers, and remodeling professionals who are recognized as some of the most dedicated, skilled craftsmen in Jacksonville. We have won many awards which makes us one of the premier builders in the Jacksonville area.

Our experienced team will go to work to surpass your expectations and deliver the custom home or remodel that you have dreamed of! Our team has a creative passion for completing projects with the finest craftmanship possible. More importantly, we treat your home as though it was ours, paying attention to every detail. We also stay current with the remodeling industry developments which enables us to offer you added value through our knowledge of the latest trends and technology.

It’s time to turn your dreams into a reality! Contact us today so that we can show you what a difference we can make for your home!

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