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Alan Nisbet
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A career starting with paper and pen, moving into digitized data, then optically transmitted data, to hammers and nails, back to digitized data, and now moving into sharing lessons learned and experiences gained through it all.
A career starting with paper and pen, moving into digitized data, then optically transmitted data, to hammers and nails, back to digitized data, and now moving into sharing lessons learned and experiences gained through it all.

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Information collected from the site is reviewed and compared with the project plan to determine if the project is on time, the resources (both material and personnel) allocated were sufficient and of the right type, and the actual state of the project conforms to the schedule.

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The Build Process - Compare Job Progress to Job Plans - Part 4
Information collected from the site is reviewed and compared with the project plan to determine if the project is on time, the resources (both material and personnel) allocated were sufficient and of the right type, and the actual state of the project confo...

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Establishing your project’s Job Plan is a three step process.  
First, the job is broken down into its composite parts or activities.  
The second step is to plan and optimize the activity for maximum efficiency.  For example, some of the activities may be Site Preparation, Demolition, Mechanical Rough-in, Framing, etc..

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The Build Process - Project Control Cycle Components - Part 3
The project control cycle applies just as readily to activities such as demolition, installation of  plumbing fixtures, floor and wall tile, and painting as it does to the suppliers who are providing the materials and products used to build your renovation....

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To bring order to the seemingly chaotic world of construction, a formal method is used to control, monitor, evaluate, support decision making, and allow you to understand how well your project is progressing once it’s underway. Your contractor’s goal is to meet each of the objectives you define and outline in your construction contract.

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Your Project and the Project Control Cycle
To bring order to the seemingly chaotic world of construction, a formal method is used to control, monitor, evaluate, support decision making, and allow you to understand how well your project is progressing once it’s underway. Your contractor’s goal is to ...

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The Build Process for your project requires you to prepare the space where the work will be done, select and then coordinate the delivery of your materials, and hire the trades necessary to do the work required.  If you’ve done all this, you are now ready for the Build Process for your project.

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The Build Process - An Introduction
The Build Process for your project requires you to prepare the space where the work will be done, select and then coordinate the delivery of your materials, and hire the trades necessary to do the work required.  If you’ve done all this, you are now ready f...

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Feeling Confused? Frustrated?
If you're feeling confused or frustrated about how to proceed with a renovation or any building project, you're in good company. Without taking the time to prepare for the project you also include everyone who would like to help
you too. Forget Free Estima...

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My Deck Was Built By a Dolt
My deck sucks. Yep, whoever built my deck was a dolt.  After reading this you're probably going to feel a great deal better about your deck.  Although my deck situation definitely makes me feel "Not OK", you'll probably end up feeling quite a bit "I'm OK" a...
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