FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do you do all of the work?
As the owner and lead builder of Elephant Builders I do most of the work myself to ensure that the quality meets or exceeds industry best standards. Our employees meet our work-ethic requirements and we choose only to work with Sub-Contractors that have a good reputation, stick to the schedule, exercise great communication skills and provide a quality product and experience.
What if I want to make changes to the original contract?
Any work not specified in the original bid is not included in the total cost. However, plans are initially reviewed in detail and the scope of work is always clearly defined in the original bid. If you wish to make changes to the original contract we will evaluate the cost of the extra work on a time and material bases. Typically that extra work won’t be performed until a new written agreement/change order is executed.
What is the Field Issuance Remodel Program (F.I.R.)?
Elephant Builders is a member of the F.I.R. Program! This is a special program set up for special contractors that streamlines the permitting process for Portland residents only. For more info click on the following link: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bds/article/139571