Start Every Project On-Target

Walk through the mud, kick the dirt, smell the air and get excited! Start every construction project right by holding a pre-job start-up meeting, on the jobsite, with every team member in attendance. Get everyone focused, outline the goals and objectives, make...

Is Your Bid Only An Estimate?

You know what I would really hate as a general building contractor? You negotiate an easy project to build with a great repeat customer. They trust you, don’t question your costs and then award the job at your price. Then, seven months later, you discover your...

Field Change Memos Work!

On the jobsite, your crew hits an underground water line not shown on the plans. With water now spraying over excavated and open footings, should you wait for a signed change order to fix the broken line or take immediate steps to mitigate the damages? My List Of...