Can you start construction?
You are about to start your construction project. The owner (or their project manager) hands you access to the work site. You are good to go – or are you?
Unfortunately, contractors often accept possession of project construction sites, or construction work areas, and don’t check it. Only several weeks later do they discover that there’s a problem, they’re losing money, the construction work is going slower than expected, or something doesn’t fit. Only when they investigate do they discover that the problems originate because the work site given to them wasn’t in accordance with the construction project specifications and contract document. Often by then, it’s too late to complain.
So next time you are handed access, or possession, to a work area or construction project site, make sure you check it properly before accepting handover.
What you should check before starting construction.
Before accepting handover of an area from the client/owner or their project manager it’s important to check the following:
Conclusion - avoiding problems on your construction project
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17/10/2019 02:31:11 am
I like your comments about a construction area being prepared properly. It's probably quite important that any earthmoving work be done well in advance of construction. If I had a construction site, I'd make sure the contractors for the different stages were in sync with each other.
18/7/2020 01:22:37 am
These are actual things to consider especially if you are a excavation contractor.
22/8/2020 07:08:42 pm
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9/12/2020 02:40:52 am
Hit the nail on the head here. Major key points.
10/2/2021 03:04:35 pm
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16/2/2021 11:02:28 pm
I need to have an are excavated so that I can have a building with a basement built. It makes sense that I would want to work with a professional to ensure that I get this done right! They would be able to ensure that it's prepared correctly.
18/2/2021 11:29:56 am
You made a good point when you shared that it is important to prepare the area before starting your project. This can be done by doing excavation work in order to ensure that the area is level and has enough space. I would like to think if a company is working on a construction project, it should hire a reliable excavation service to help prepare the site.
18/2/2021 01:54:45 pm
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5/3/2021 12:18:23 pm
I like that this post mentioned that before conducting any construction service, it is important for us to ensure that the area is safe. It makes sense for us to keep this in mind as it will guarantee us that the project will go on without any hiccups. I will definitely look into hiring a contractor who is skilled and experienced.
6/3/2021 12:21:16 am
I need to get some dirt moved around for my property so that I have enough room to build a pool. It makes sense that I would want to get an excavation contractor to help me out with this. It's nice that they can properly prepare the site for this.
9/4/2021 06:26:09 pm
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15/4/2021 01:55:30 pm
I do agree that it is important to ensure that the contractor we hire is experienced. In doing so, we can be certain that they service they offer is excellent. I will follow your advice when I look for an excavation contractor.
1/7/2021 01:42:40 am
The other day my parents mentioned that they would like to have a guest house built in their backyard. I do believe it would benefit them to hire a construction management service as they can help ensure that the project will be monitored thoroughly. In fact, it would also benefit them since they know how to ensure the site is safe.
10/8/2021 09:23:38 pm
I need to get a hole excavated so that I can install a pool. It makes sense that a nice pool would make this easier for me. I'll be sure to get a professional to do that for me. That seems like a good way to ensure that I handle things properly.
1/9/2021 10:27:33 am
Thanks for pointing out that we should prepare the area properly to ensure the safety of everyone during the project. This is really helpful because my husband and I want to get rid of our inground pool since our children now have their own families. With this, we will be looking for earthmoving equipment hire on Monday so we can turn our pool into a deck.
It's interesting to know that there should be no boulders on the construction site that can fall on any worker. I can imagine how work zone equipment has to be used effectively for the safety of the workers. It can save them from severe injuries that can affect the quality of their life.
25/1/2023 06:54:39 pm
Thanks for pointing out that the area has to be safe such as not having boulders on the sides of the excavation and to prevent any accidents for the workers. I will make sure that the earthmoving services that I will hire are going to follow safety protocols before they even start with the excavation processes we need. We just need to have the backyard excavated because we would be getting an inground pool installed there in preparation for summer.
31/1/2023 11:17:40 am
Good to know that this topic is being covered also in this website & there are a lot of concrete contractors working on this segment but this is one of the best innovative idea ever seen.
25/4/2023 12:24:26 pm
PN Project Management's latest blog post on how to check project work areas before construction begins is a must-read for anyone involved in the construction industry. The article provides a comprehensive guide on the key areas that need to be checked before the construction process begins, such as site accessibility, soil conditions, and utility connections. I appreciate the practical advice and resources provided in the post, including the use of checklists and the importance of conducting thorough site surveys. Overall, a great resource for anyone looking to ensure a smooth and successful construction project from the outset.
2/5/2023 05:11:57 am
Last week, my brother mentioned he's interested in investing in commercial construction, so he's looking for the right construction team. That's why I'm positive that he'd benefit from reading your post about construction management. I appreciate your insight on ensuring you have full access to every area of your construction site.
11/5/2023 01:59:50 pm
Great article! Checking project work areas before construction begins is an essential step to ensure a smooth and successful project. The tips provided here are extremely helpful in identifying potential obstacles and addressing them proactively. By conducting a thorough assessment of the work areas, project managers can minimize delays, cost overruns, and safety hazards.
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