Checklist for Contracting Projects

Checklist for Contracting ProjectsBefore you begin any big project, there are certain parameters that you should put in place to ensure that everything goes to plan. With construction and remodel jobs, there are so many moving parts, and wrangling them all becomes a tall order. That’s why you may consider working with a contractor partner. Your contractor can marshall the supplies and labor needed to complete your job in a concise timeline and on-budget. Before you reach out to a contractor partner, however, there are steps that you can take to make sure your project is a success. Here is a checklist to consider in advance of construction and remodeling projects.

Establish a Budget to Keep Everything on Track

There are many different factors that go into a given project, but two of the most crucial and budget and timeline. While the timeline for you project may be incredibly important, your budget may influence your timeline, so it’s a great starting point. What funds do you have set aside for your project? Do you need to secure additional funds? What is your timeline for securing those funds? Having a concrete budget will help you make important decisions throughout the process with confidence. Establishing a project budget with a contingency can also help you stay nimble throughout the process.

Determine Your Timeline and Use it to Guide the Process

Once you’ve established a budget, determine your project timeline. Are you trying to remodel a space into a baby nursery before a due date? Do you need to create a lounge space in the lobby of your commercial building before a grand opening? Do you want to create a more open environment in your living room? While the project timelines for each of these projects may seem more or less essential, having a timeline is still a great practice. This will help you keep the project on track, no matter the scale.

Find the Right Contractor Partner

If you don’t know where to start when looking for a contractor, here’s a helpful guide. Finding the right contractor partner makes everything easier. You don’t have to have all the answers when it comes to your construction project. You do need a reliable, communicative partner throughout the process. Every contractor’s goal is to deliver a project on-time and on-budget, but your journey through the process is really what you want to protect. Find a reliable contractor partner that can address your questions and concerns, and keep things moving.

JACS General Contracting

Whether your project is commercial or residential, single-room or an entire building, JACS has the knowledge and skills to help. Our long-standing relationships with vendors give us access to high-quality materials to help you complete your project on time and budget. To learn more about the pre-project checklist items and services at JACS, contact our team at 800-344-1018. We’re proud to service the DFW area.