Scrutiny can be the most powerful ally to anyone who is pursuing a building project. Even if you have the most talented, skilled team on your side, they are still humans who can make mistakes. Errors and omissions are the most common reasons for time delays and change orders, which can make a project much more expensive than it needs to be. If you go through the right channels to protect yourself, these easily avoidable problems don’t stand a chance.
It is a common mistake for an owner to let the architect and engineer take care of the whole planning process. Although it is certainly important to trust the people working for you, you also need to keep in mind that they have a lot of work on the table, and sometimes things do slip through the cracks. If you really want them to be able to do the best job possible, it is important to reduce the workload. That means hiring someone else to take care of the little details. Continue reading “Protect Your Building Investment With A Constructability Review”