Creating A Cost-Effective Construction Project

by Lonnie KeplarJune 28, 2018

Undertaking a construction project — whether it’s to build a home or renovate your existing home — can be a rewarding experience. However, it also can become an overwhelming and frustrating one, especially if your costs balloon beyond your budget. Even if you’re meticulous about your plans and account for all of your supplies down to the last nail, it’s easy for a construction project to get out of hand.

Any factor — from a missed delivery to an unexpected storm to a malfunctioning power tool — has the potential to derail your well-laid plans and send your costs skyrocketing. When that happens, your construction project ceases to be the improvement to your quality of life you anticipated. Instead, it becomes a burden and financial hardship that can be extremely difficult to overcome.

That’s why it’s imperative to do everything you can to make your construction project as cost-effective as possible — from the beginning. It’s not as difficult as it may seem. With a little careful planning and smart decision-making, you can eliminate many of the potential pitfalls that might emerge during your project and give yourself enough of a buffer to absorb any unexpected setbacks that you might encounter along the way.

Before starting your next project, take a moment to review the following infographic for some tips to make your project as cost-effective as possible.

Creating a cost-effective construction project infographic created by PrebuiltML.
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About The Author
Lonnie Keplar
Lonnie Keplar is Sales Manager at PrebuiltML, a provider of construction software built for professionals providing flooring, painting, roofing, and other construction services. PrebuiltML was founded in 2012 to help automate the construction project from start to finish, addressing the inefficiencies and wastes of the building process.