The impact on your project budget and schedule is painfully evident, but there’s another cost to rework that’s less obvious — job-site safety.
The world of contracting often has many layers that really help highly complex projects that require a wide range of specialized skills. But, when subcontractors start hiring subcontractors of their own, complexity ramps up.
You have a lot of influence over design decisions that affect quality when you work on a design-build or other collaborative delivery project. Suggesting proven materials reduces quality concerns considerably. You might also influence quality … about Get on the Fast Track to Better Quality Control
Let’s face it, punch list items are simply rework. Every time someone doesn’t do something right, or there’s a foul-up after the work is finished, it goes on the list. Here are ideas for making your … about How to Make your Punch List a Done List
Construction projects need a lot of materials, and not all materials work out as planned. Here’s a look at other examples of troubled projects with material problems, along with some ideas for avoiding the material … about Common Material Risks And How To Avoid Them
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Construction has a long history of adversarial business relationships with trust taking a back seat to self-preservation. When trust is missing in project relationships, its absence plays a major role in projects failing to hit … about Why Building Trust is Essential for Success
Workplace safety is a front-of-mind concern for any responsible construction company. Strict adherence and compliance with safety training regulations not only keeps workers safe, but prevents the company from facing heavy fines or jobsite slowdowns … about myComply: A Fast Track to Jobsite Safety
Building inspectors and contractors share the same target: to complete a build safely and efficiently so that they can satisfy the homeowner. While there has historically been a disconnect between the two parties, there’s a … about Getting on the Same Page as your Building Inspector
Superintendents deal with a lot of materials. Even though subs order and maintain their own job stocks, the superintendent must often handle the logistics of material movement and storage. Plus, as the GC’s rep, the … about 6 Superintendent Tactics for Managing Materials