Frequently Asked General Construction Questions
What Does General Construction Mean?
General construction is a broad term for various types of construction projects, including design, building, repairing, and renovations. It includes:
- The construction itself
- The building itself
- Materials acquisition
- The hiring of skilled workers
- The supply of machinery, tool and equipment supply
- Project management
A general construction team may offer a myriad of specific services, from custom home construction to plumbing repair.
How Do You Prepare an Estimate?
To prepare an estimate, we discuss the project plan directly with the client, finding out what services are needed and what materials and machinery will be used.
From there, we will take into consideration the cost of paying each worker, and how much time the project will take to complete. Once each cost is calculated accurately, we will be able to provide the client with an estimate.
Are You Licensed and Insured?
Yes. We are fully licensed and insured, as any business in the construction industry should be.
A worksite can be a dangerous place, so airing on the side of cautions protects the worker's safety, as well as the client's. With us, you can rest easy knowing you're in safe hands. We have the paperwork to prove it.
How Do I Find Out How Much My Project Will Cost?
Many general construction companies will provide comprehensive consultations and assessments with their clients before getting started. Once they take the time to survey the project area and find out the client's goals, they should be able to offer a pretty accurate estimate for the entire cost of the proposed project.
At What Point in the Planning Should I Hire a General Construction Crew?
Hiring a general construction team should happen in the early stages of construction planning. They are a great resource to ensure that your project progresses smoothly from start to finish.
A company like ourselves can draw up an estimate, help you create a design and project plan, as well as organizing machinery, tools, scheduling, and specialists to complete the job.