Totally agree, but it's so rare to find a client-agency relationship like that in the web dev space.
> Ever build an app for yourself? Did you wireframe it? I bet you didn't.
Yes, I have built an app for myself. I've definitely wireframed it. I usually go through a crapload of wireframes, HTML mockups, etc. It's incredibly difficult (for me) to just develop without at least a starting point either written or in my mind.