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Project Management Vs Construction Management
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Project Management Vs Construction Management

Without interfering on any particular professional’s responsibilities, a true third party project manager (PM) leads and helps to integrate all vendors, elements and phases of a project from start to finish. Designers, contractors and real estate brokers are very capable within their specialties, but can fall short if entrusted with an independent project management firm’s...

Tips for New Residential Construction
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Tips for New Residential Construction

The process to entitle lots can take more than five years and is expensive. The cost of parcel maps for five lots or less is $100,000. Tract maps for more than five lots can cost more than $500,000. The number of lots and the potential size are determined by biology, health-department regulations, slope, and the...

How to Effectively Protect Door Thresholds During Construction Projects
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How to Effectively Protect Door Thresholds During Construction Projects

During construction or remodeling projects, door thresholds are often destroyed by dirt, mud, paint splatter, and careless spills. In order to avoid replacing or refinishing thresholds, it is recommended that contractors use temporary threshold protection. Following is a brief description of the pros and cons of each type of threshold protection. UV protective tape is...

Getting a Construction Loan Vs A Mortgage Loan – Learn the Differences
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Getting a Construction Loan Vs A Mortgage Loan – Learn the Differences

Unless you plan to pay cash for your home building project, you will need to obtain financing for the construction and a mortgage for the outstanding balance when it’s finished. While you may have qualified for a mortgage loan before, getting a construction loan for your home building project can be a little challenging.  Although it’s certainly possible...

Why Construction Tents Are Your Best Option
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Why Construction Tents Are Your Best Option

You can obtain high quality construction tents that will provide cover for an entire job site for weeks while you build underneath it. It is possible to rent a temporary structure that is large enough to cover your construction site while you pour concrete, lay plumbing, etc. These temporary structures are ideal for just about...