Guidelines

Building with BRAV

At Blue Ridge Adventure Vehicles we work hard to make our clients comfortable throughout the build process. 

Estimate

Each project is new and unique, and each owner has different needs. The build starts with discussing what it is you want, and the features you need. We work with you to remain within budget while ensuring nothing is overlooked. Estimates (deposit required) are good for 60 days from the date issued. Estimates can be modified only twice. We use only the highest quality components and pride ourselves on our work. We can offer a quick estimate based on a build from our gallery. If you have questions you may find the answers here, in our Frequently Asked Questions

Payment

We accept cash or check only. Estimates require a $500 - $1k deposit, depending on the scope of the project. Once you approve the estimate a full deposit is required for the materials, and we set your spot in the build queue. Once your parts come in and you drop off your vehicle we require half of the estimated labor cost. Change orders will be done on a separate invoice paid in full before work is initiated. Final payment is due at the time of pickup and will include NC sales tax of 7% on parts and labor. 

 

The build 

For full conversions we start from the chassis. We remove any seating, wall coverings or other interior features in order to install insulation and lay the groundwork for your vans electrical and plumbing infrastructure. Your vans plumbing, water tanks, electrical systems and other infrastructure are hidden within or behind cabinets and seating. 

We only use the highest quality components purchased directly from the manufacturer and installed per their specifications to guarantee quality and integrity of the product. 

All cabinetry is custom made in shop by one of our trusty carpenters. Cabinets are visually appealing as well as functional providing ample storage for whatever need.

When your van is completed we put it through rigorous testing to make sure the quality of the build is up to our standards and that all components are working properly. 

When we are satisfied with your build your van will be ready for pick up. Shop space is limited so we ask that your vehicle or parts are picked up in a timely manner. Extended storage will incur a fee of $25/night. 

After pickup

We recommend a 2 to 3 day shakedown trip somewhere within our area of operation. This is to give you time to learn your van and become comfortable with its operation while remaining close to our shop so we can address any issues if they should arise.

We stand behind our work and offer a 1 year warranty on craftsmanship and honor manufacturer warranties on all our products. Warranty parts replacement does not include labor. 

Questions

Please check our FAQ page, we try to update it frequently with the most common questions we get asked.

 

We accept cash or check only.