What is Construction Planning?
To know if you need it, it is essential to know what is – right?
Construction planning is vitally important in setting your budget and schedule for the entire task needed. It is essential in managing your construction projects effectively. It involves defining the work tasks, estimating the costs and resources needed and making sure all needed sectors and subcontractors can interact time effectively.
Why is it Important?
Proper Construction Planning ensures that your project is completed on time and within budget. It can outline the pace of work and how the work should be done. It can even define processes, methods of application and required sequences for when materials are put in place. This means that you will have the correct quality and quantity of materials to be used in each step. A hugely helpful resource in your budget management.
Added to this is the benefit of improving any health and safety risks as you can schedule and keep track of which workers are onsite and when, ensuring that all training and adherence to safety guidelines are being followed.
Five Stages of Construction Projects
There are five main phases of a construction project where planning and scheduling are vital:
So, is it worth the effort?
Without doubt a good construction plan takes time and effort to create and then implement. However, the time and money you will save during the actual work will be much more than the time you spent creating the plan.
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed with the idea of creating a construction plan, there are many resources available to help. The internet has many guides and helpful pointers as well as downloadable instructions.
At R A & Sons Manufacturing we are very happy to help you plan the materials needed and give you competitive quotes required for your projects. Our team can help you in choosing the right materials for each stage in your project. Just call in to our offices at Xewkija, Gozo or phone to make an appointment.