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Atelier Derek Uskert

General Data


  • What is your home address?
  • What is the square footage of your home?
  • What is the square footage of your lot?
  • How many stories is your home? Do you have a basement?
  • Do you have a sloped or flat roof?
  • Do you have a survey?
  • Do you have a soils report?
  • Is your property located on a hillside or on a flat lot?
  • Is your garage detached or attached? How many cars do you have?
  • What rooms do you currently have in your home?
  • What spaces do you have outside?




  • What is the desired budget for your project?
  • What is most important for you to change in your home?
  • Where in your home do you expect to spend the most money?




  • How long does it take to get hot water at your faucet locations (Point of Service)?
  • Have you tested your water hardness?
  • Do you have any leaks?
  • Do you have a water filtration system?
  • Do you use purified water for cooking or beverages?
  • Do you purchase water?


Heating and Cooling


  • Do you have a heater or air conditioner in your home?
  • Do you have radiant heat in your home?
  • Is adequate ventilation provided?
  • Does anyone in your home have allergies?  Please describe.
  • Do any rooms get uncomfortable?  What time of year?




  • What is the Ampage of your current electrical service?
  • What electronic devices do you use at home?
  • Do you have internet service? What type?
  • What type of phone service do you use?
  • Do you have a home office?




  • Do you have recurring need for a plumber at any of your Points of Service (For example.. Sink, toilet)
  • What type of pipes do you have? (for example.. copper, Pex, Iron)
  • Are you interested in green alternatives?


Lighting and Openings


  • Are light levels comfortable for tasks carried out in your home? If not, where could lighting be improved?
  • Are your light switches located in convenient locations?
  • Are your light switches on dimmers?
  • Are you interested in lighting keypad technologies?
  • Does your lighting design enhance the overall quality/mood of your home?
  • Would you like more natural light in your home?




  • Do you hire cleaning services?
  • Do you have any pets?
  • Is your house convenient to clean?
  • Are you aware of any mold issues in your home?  If so, where?




  • What appliances do you currently have in your kitchen?
  • What fuel source is your stove/Cooktop?
  • What type of hood do you have over your stove/ Cooktop?  Is your kitchen well ventilated?
  • What type of foods do you like to cook?
  • How often do you cook?
  • Do you entertain?  If so, how many people?
  • What size is your kitchen sink?
  • What size is your refrigerator?
  • What size is your freezer?
  • Do you have a need for special items like wine coolers,  warming drawers, or coffee makers?
  • What type of counters do you have?  Are you happy with them?
  • What type of cabinetry do you have?  Do you have enough space to meet your needs?  If not, how much more space would help?
  • Do you enjoy kitchens with islands?
  • What type of flooring do you have in your kitchen?




  • What fixtures do you use? Toilet? Bidet? Bathtub? Shower?
  • What types of showerheads are preferable for you?
  • Do you have enough storage space?
  • What type of tile do you prefer?
  • Are you interested in green alternatives?




  • Is your bedroom quiet at night and free of sound pollution?
  • Do you have sufficient storage/closet space?  If not, how much more would you like?
  • Do you use black-out curtains to keep light levels minimal at night time?
  • Do you use any media in your bedroom?  Which ones?


Entertainment Rooms


  • Is home entertainment important to you?
  • Do you listen to music at home?
  • Do you play video games?
  • How many people typically use the entertainment room at one time?  How many would you like to be able to use the entertainment room?
  • Do you have a fireplace?  Do you use it often?
  • Is seating comfortable?
  • What are your favorite lounging spaces?




  • How many people would you like to seat in your dining room?
  • Do you have a formal dining room?
  • Do you have sit down dinners regularly?
  • Do you display dishes or artwork?




  • How do you feel about your current home?
  • How would you like to feel about your home?
  • Where do you and/or your family members spend the most time in your home?
  • What hobbies do you have that you practice at home?
  • What are your favorite leisure activities at home?
  • Is your home a source of rejuvenation for you?




  • How would you describe your ideal home?
  • Do you cook?
  • Do you have meals at home often?
  • Do you work out at home?
  • Do you use technologies at home? Which ones?
  • Do you spend a lot of time watching television or using the computer?
  • Do you work from home?
  • Do you have any special needs?




  • Is your home constructed with any materials that can negatively impact your health?
  • What insulation is being used in your home?
  • Have you ever had any mold in your home?
  • What age range are the home inhabitants?




  • What Architectural styles do you enjoy?
  • Do you prefer traditional, transitional, or modern styles?
  • Do you have images saved of homes that you like?
  • What places do you enjoy vacationing most?




  • Do you have any exterior entertaining spaces?
  • Would you like to add any exterior features like a deck, hot tub, or pool?
  • Are you interested in hardscaping or exterior stonework?
  • Would you like to include landscaping in the scope of your project?
  • Do you have any problems with rainwater?
  • Are you interested in any green alternatives?




  • Would you like to help selecting new furniture pieces for your home?
  • Would you like help selecting artwork for your home?
  • Would you like custom designed cabinetry in your new home?
  • Would you like help selecting plumbing fixtures?
  • Would you like help selecting tiles?
  • Would you like to have any special items designed for your home?