Take Lots of Photos

If your company is involved in site inspections, site supervision, or site management take lots of photos. Make sure to file these photos by name (location, item) and date. Some …

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Precedence Clause in Specifications

Make sure to include a precedence clause in the specifications. You should define which documents or sections take precedence. That way if there are errors or conflicts, one will take …

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Cautionary Notes On Drawings

Make sure drawings have cautionary notes for areas of potential conflict (e.g. electrical wiring near nail fasteners).

Get Subcontractor Buy In

Get agreement on the final designs with subcontractors before submitting them to the client. You need subcontractor buy-in to the design. This gives you the opportunity to confirm they can …

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