6 Stages of a Construction Project

For every construction project, there is a process that needs to be followed to ensure a successful outcome. They vary based on size, budget, and completion date. Below are the 6 stages of a construction project and what you should know about them:   1. Concept Conception typically begins with the client. Depending on the project, the conception stage might vary. It can take anywhere from a few days to a few months or more.   2. Design Now it’s time to talk about the design. This is still a preliminary stage and designs can change. Once the design is approved, the bidding process begins. There are normally four different steps within the design stage. 1. Feasibility – All of the objectives of the project need to be outlined. Several…
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Construction Materials, Jobs, and More

The cost of construction materials and services accelerated again last month according to the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Some contractor’s materials are delayed. Association officials urged the Biden administration to roll back tariffs and quotas on imported construction materials that are adding to costs and availability problems.   Prices for Construction Materials Surge Prices for materials used in construction have surged in the last year. Items with especially steep price increases over the past year ranged from lumber to metals to plastics. According to Associated General Contractors of America, lumber and plywood increased 85.7 percent from April 2020 to April 2021. But according to Business Insider, lumber prices rose by more than 250% in the last year. The National Association of Homebuilders said the increases added more than…
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Responsibilities of a General Contracting Company

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The role of a general contracting company is similar to the role of a director in a movie. The general contracting company is responsible for coordinating the project and producing a fantastic final product. From interacting with architects to arranging for inspections, all the duties and responsibilities are performed by a reputable contracting company.  Coordinating with Specialty Contractors A big project may require specialty contractors, and there may be multiple contractors in a single project. Coordinating with sub-contractors can be a daunting task, but Albrite Building has the experience and expertise. As the general contracting company, they keep the schedule tight to finish the project on time. Albrite Building contracts skilled workers who can handle carpentry, masonry and roofing tasks. Whether your construction project is a new building, new home, or an office…
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