Construction Schedules: 4 Tips To Keep Your Project on Track

Crane lifting panels into place at Penn Valley Pump in Warrington
Crane lifting panels into place at Penn Valley Pump in Warrington

If you’ve ever been involved in a residential or commercial construction project you know how essential it is to have a detailed construction schedule. We’ve put together a few tips to help you know what to look for and help you understand why having a schedule is important.

The Importance of a Construction Schedule

1. Ask for a construction schedule before you sign the contract. If this is not possible (and sometimes it won’t be), make sure to at least have approximate start and finish dates written into the contract.

2. Be sure you have the construction schedule and have reviewed it prior to starting construction. Once you have a signed agreement, any contractor should have no problem putting together a schedule for you. Creating the schedule will help the Project Manager learn all the details about the project and helps keep them on schedule. It’s also a great way for you to stay up to speed on how the project is progressing.

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