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5 practical things to have in place so your build starts efficiently

A surprising amount of basic and practical things are necessary for even a relatively small build. It’s important to make sure everything is in place well in advance so that there are no surprises or delays when the project starts. It should all start as smoothly and calmly as it is expected to finish. Ideally, you will start out with a professional project manager who will make sure that everything is completely ready for when they pick up their first tool.

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4 qualities of a learning, growing and thriving building firm

The firm you choose should be thriving with new information being constantly absorbed – this is what leads to innovative buildings. Like in any other part of life, novel and exciting projects keep everyone fresh, progress the industry and change the look of the world. These days, we have the magic of seeing hundreds of the newest things every time we walk down the oldest street. Your client wants the best, the newest and the most imaginative design. They want to be able to lead their friends and neighbours with shining examples, and not show them the same tired old designs that can be found in any one of their houses.

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4 ways to keep the inconvenience of building work to a minimum

There’s no getting away from the fact that building is a noisy business. Hammers cannot be dampened, and drills can’t be silenced. On top of that, it is a dusty, dirty business. But your clients are meticulous and precise, and they expect the highest standard of living at all times. They have busy lives, and want to focus solely on the vision of their beautiful, crisp, clean home, and it’s important that they are sheltered from as much of the mess as possible.

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5 ways to create a sensible, honest and integral communication plan

By communicating effectively with you, your builder brings a vital stability to your project. They should be careful, precise and honest, and should enjoy sharing what’s going on at the site. They are excited, and they want you to be excited too. Your client is investing a great deal of time and resources into their home, and they are certainly going to be curious too. While nobody needs to be intrusive to any party, it’s critical that you are fully informed about what’s going on with your project.

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