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Completed Jobs (1)
Architect Job VerifiedVin O , Golden Beach, QLDDecember 31, 2017
Outdoor living area including pool,rumpus room ,double garage, and entrance.
Other Reviews (3)
Michelle B24 Apr 2017 (last edited 24 Apr 2017)
Daryl was recommended to us by our builder. He saw us through the process with patience and expertise. He made himself readily available at mutually agreeable times. Daryl was generous with his knowledge and expertise. He listened to our ideas, offered alternatives and gave options. He always dre... Daryl was recommended to us by our builder. He saw us through the process with patience and expertise. He made himself readily available at mutually agreeable times. Daryl was generous with his knowledge and expertise. He listened to our ideas, offered alternatives and gave options. He always drew plans in a timely manner with every detail adhered to. Even though we changed our mind a lot, we feel that we have thoroughly explored all the options and are very happy with the end result. Read more
Jackie C11 Apr 2017 (last edited 11 Apr 2017)
Daryl was very helpful and straightforward with the information he supplied during the drafting process and beyond. As someone who knows very little about the building process Daryl was able to put my mind at ease when I had questions and made sure I had a good understanding of process. The dra... Daryl was very helpful and straightforward with the information he supplied during the drafting process and beyond. As someone who knows very little about the building process Daryl was able to put my mind at ease when I had questions and made sure I had a good understanding of process. The drawings were as requested and supplied promptly. I am confident in recommending Drafting Concepts to anyone seeking drafting services. Read more
Elizabeth03 Sep 2011 (last edited 07 Apr 2017)
The straightforwardness of the procedure of get hold of what it is they were after and making them feel contented is precious comeback from them. Thank you Daryl, for looking after people we pass on to you. The original designs are appropriate and correct and any improvements are carefully explai... The straightforwardness of the procedure of get hold of what it is they were after and making them feel contented is precious comeback from them. Thank you Daryl, for looking after people we pass on to you. The original designs are appropriate and correct and any improvements are carefully explained and in the clients concentration. Thanks. Read more
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should a customer hire you over another service provider?
The Drafting Concepts Business has been involved in the Construction Industry for over 25 years, so there’s not a lot we haven’t done.
We specialise in small to mid range jobs.
Drafting Concepts can help answers your questions and provide guidance on what can at times seem like a difficult process.
What experience, skills, qualifications or training do you have to make you the right person for the job?
Licensed Building Designer under QBCC
Licensed Carpenter with both Trade & Advanced Trade Certificates
Member of Building Designers Association Queensland
Hands-on experience of over 25 years building stuff.
Is there a particular aspect of your trade or industry that you specialise in?
We specialise in small projects from "Show Cause' notices to decks, patios and renovations.
Drafting Concepts provides Premium Services to the Building Professional with fast turnaround and not cost changes.
How do you normally charge for your service?
We will endeavour to provide an estimate over the phone based on information available followed by an obligation free quote upon a site visit.
What makes your pricing competitive?
Drafting Concepts is a company with minimal overheads and a lot of experience.
We specialise in the small to medium projects and over time we have got better at pricing those jobs to be competitive.
Are there any special offers you would like to offer to Oneflare customers?
If work is acquired through Oneflare then any searches that are required will be free up to the value of $30.00. This would usually be a Land Survey Plan from Department of Natural Resources.
How can a customer save money before you start the work? Please give 3 tips
1 - Existing Plans. Note: don't acquire these from the council as they will sometimes not exist or if they do exist they will most likely be wrong.
It would be more accurate and cheaper to re-measure the building.
2 - Create a sketch (as accurate as possible) of your project.
3- Have a budget.
What are the typical things that you need to know before you can provide a quote to a customer?
1 - Budget.
2 - Design Sketches.
3 - Existing information.
4 - Time frame.
5 - Possible site visit.
Are you an insured business and do you guarantee your work?
As a Building Designer in Queensland, we are required by law to carry Public Liability Insurance.
Drafting Concepts Guarantees our plans are suitable for Council Approval
What makes you the most reliable and trustworthy person for the job?
Drafting Concepts will:
1 - Respond to enquiries if not immediately or as soon as practically possible.
2 - Turn up on time for site visits.
3- Do what we say we are going to do. If that is to return a call or provide plan changes within a designated time.
What questions do customers commonly ask and how would you answer them?
Q - Do I need plans drawn first.
A - Yes. most times the Builder is the first person a client will contact. The Builder will ask whether you have plans.
Q - How much are your services.
A - Can only provide an estimate over the phone. More detailed information will be required for a quote.
What questions should a customer ask to hire the right service professional?
1 - Are you Licensed to be doing this work? Only Licensed Building Designers, Architects and Builders can lawfully have plans submit for Building Approval.
2 - What type of work are you experienced or specialised in?
3 - What time frame can it be done in?
What do you like most about your job?
Meeting people from all walks of life and being able to help find solutions to what may be a difficult project or just provide an honest service at a reasonable price.
Do you have a favourite customer story you would like to share?
I have had many dealings with clients over the years and with the help of other professionals we have been able to acquire approvals for properties that would otherwise seem out of reach but the main story would be that clients either use our services again and/or recommend us to friends.
How did you decide to get into your line of work?
At 24 I did an apprenticeship in Carpentry and from there I had a passion for design and the use of CAD software followed by full-time study. I didn't aim to have a business, just loved what I was doing.