Qualified Remodeler Magazine

JUL 2019

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THE PRODUCTION OF a schedule can take many forms, but the end result is a tool that must be usable for your production team to ĘĤĢĥġĚĩĚĩĝĚĥħĤğĚĘĩėĮĖĨĥĚĘĞŽĚęęĖĩĚěĤħ ĖęĚĨĞħĚęĘĤĨĩĖģęĥħĤŽĩĎĘĝĚęĪġĞģĜĚģĩĖĞġĨ ĢĖĩĘĝĞģĜĮĤĪħĘĤĢĥĖģĮšĨĘĖĥĖĘĞĩĮĩĤĩĝĚĥħĤğ- ĚĘĩĮĤĪĨĚġġĔĤĪħĘĖĥĖĘĞĩĮĞĨĖěĪģĘĩĞĤģĤěĨĚī- ĚħĖġěĖĘĩĤħĨĬĝĞĘĝĘĖģĞĢĥĖĘĩĩĝĚĨĘĝĚęĪġĚ ĐģęĚħĨĩĖģęĞģĜ ĩĝĚ ĘĖĥĖėĞġĞĩĞĚĨ Ĥě ĮĤĪħ ĨĩĖŻĞĨĞĢĥĤħĩĖģĩĩĤĨĘĝĚęĪġĞģĜăĤĬĢĖģĮ ĥħĤğĚĘĩĨĘĖģĮĤĪħĥħĤğĚĘĩĢĖģĖĜĚħĝĖģęġĚ ĖĩĤģĚĩĞĢĚăĤĬĢĖģĮġĚĖęĘĖħĥĚģĩĚħĨęĤ ĮĤĪĝĖīĚĤģĨĩĖŻ ăĤĬġĤģĜęĤĚĨĞĩĩĖĠĚĮĤĪħ team to set cabinets, frame out the new wall or complete the trim? These elements will ęħĞīĚĩĝĚĨĘĝĚęĪġĚĖģęĥħĤğĚĘĩġĚģĜĩĝ ĔĤĪħĘĤĢĥĖģĮšĨĘĖĥĖĘĞĩĮĖġĨĤĞģĘġĪęĚĨ ĝĖīĞģĜĖĘġĤĨĚħĚġĖĩĞĤģĨĝĞĥĬĞĩĝĮĤĪħĩħĖęĚ ĘĤģĩħĖĘĩĤħĨ ĔĤĪ ģĚĚę ĩĤ ėĚ ĖėġĚ ĩĤ ĘĤĪģĩ ĤģĩĝĚĢĩĤĨĩĖħĩĖģęŽģĞĨĝĤģĩĞĢĚĢĖĞģ- ĩĖĞģĩĝĚĞħĥħĞĘĞģĜĖĨėĞęĖģęĥħĤęĪĘĚĩĤĮĤĪħ ĨĩĖģęĖħęĨüĩĩĝĚĨĖĢĚĩĞĢĚĮĤĪħĩħĖęĚĘĤģ- tractors need to be able to count on your ĥħĤğĚĘĩėĚĞģĜħĚĖęĮěĤħĩĝĚĢĬĝĚģĩĝĚĮĖħĚ scheduled, and they need to know that you ĬĞġġĥĖĮĩĝĚĢĞģĖĩĞĢĚġĮěĖĨĝĞĤģ üģĤĩĝĚħěĖĘĩĤħĤěĮĤĪħĘĤĢĥĖģĮšĨĘĖĥĖĘ- ĞĩĮĞĨĮĤĪħĨĪĥĥġĞĚħĨüħĚĩĝĚĮĖėġĚĩĤęĚġĞīĚħ products when you need them? Will their ĥħĞĘĚĨėĚĖĨĦĪĤĩĚęĄģĩĤęĖĮšĨĚģīĞħĤģĢĚģĩ ĤěħĖĥĞęġĮĘĝĖģĜĞģĜĥħĞĘĚĨęĪĚĩĤĩĖħĞŻĨĖģę ġĖėĤħĩĝĚĨĚĖħĚĩĝĚĢĤĨĩĘĝĖġġĚģĜĞģĜĩĤĘĤģ- ĩħĤġĄěĮĤĪĦĪĤĩĚĖĥħĤğĚĘĩĩĝĖĩĬĞġġģĤĩĨĩĖħĩ for six months, the cost of materials and la- ėĤħĬĞġġĨĪħĚġĮĜĤĪĥüĘġĤĨĚħĚġĖĩĞĤģĨĝĞĥ with your trades and supplies may help you ĢĖģĖĜĚĩĝĞĨĩĤĨĤĢĚĚĭĩĚģĩ Be sure to consider holidays in your ĨĘĝĚęĪġĚ ĔĤĪ ĢĖĮ ģĚĚę ĩĤ ĞģĘġĪęĚ ġĤĘĖġ ĚīĚģĩĨĩĝĖĩĢĖĮĞĢĥĖĘĩĖĥħĤęĪĘĩĞĤģĨĘĝĚę- ule, such as a tour of remodeled homes, your ĘĝĖĥĩĚħšĨĝĤĢĚĨĝĤĬĤħĚīĚģĤĥĚģĞģĜęĖĮĤě ęĚĚħĝĪģĩĞģĜĨĚĖĨĤģ ĀīĚħĮħĚĢĤęĚġĞģĜĥħĤğĚĘĩĞĨĪģĞĦĪĚĖģę ģĚĚęĨĩĤėĚĩħĚĖĩĚęĖĨĨĪĘĝăĤĬĚīĚħĞĩĞĨ necessary to establish some foundations you ĘĖģĘĤĪģĩĤģěĤħĚĖĘĝĤěĮĤĪħĥħĤğĚĘĩĨĈĤĨĩ projects start with some measure of dem- ĤġĞĩĞĤģþĤģĨĞęĚħĞěĞĩĘĖģėĚţěĖĨĩĩħĖĘĠĚęŤ ĢĚĖģĞģĜĖĥħĤğĚĘĩĞĨĨĩĖħĩĚęĬĝĞġĚĖģĤĩĝĚħ ĞĨĞģĩĝĚŽģĖġĨĩĖĜĚĨÿĪħĞģĜėĪĞġęÇĤĪĩĮĤĪ will need to schedule in your trades and in- ĨĥĚĘĩĞĤģĨÿĚĥĚģęĞģĜĤģĩĝĚĨĥĖĘĚĮĤĪĢĖĮ ėĚ ĖėġĚ ĩĤ ĝĖīĚ ĨĚīĚħĖġ ĩħĖęĚĨ ĬĤħĠĞģĜ Ėĩ ĩĝĚĨĖĢĚĩĞĢĚüĨěĤħĞģĨĥĚĘĩĞĤģĨĮĤĪ ĬĞġġ need to be familiar with the requirements ĖģęħĚĨĥĤģĨĞīĚģĚĨĨĤěĩĝĚĞģĨĥĚĘĩĤħĨĞģĮĤĪħ ĢĪģĞĘĞĥĖġĞĩĮĔĤĪģĚĚęĠģĤĬĩĝĚħĪġĚĨĤěĚģ- ĜĖĜĚĢĚģĩĖģęĥġĖģĖĘĘĤħęĞģĜġĮ üĨĮĤĪėĪĞġęĤĪĩĮĤĪħĨĘĝĚęĪġĚĮĤĪĢĖĮ ĘĤģĨĞęĚħ ĞęĚģĩĞěĮĞģĜ ĘĝĚĘĠ ĥĤĞģĩĨÉĖ ĨĥĤĩ on the schedule where an assessment of the ĥħĤğĚĘĩĨĩĖĩĪĨĞĨģĤĩĚęĄĨĞĩĤģĩħĖĘĠĩĤĘĤĢ- ĥġĚĩĚĤģĩĞĢĚĖģęėĪęĜĚĩćĤĤĠěĤħĥĤĨĨĞėġĚ ĞĨĨĪĚĨĩĝĚĥħĤğĚĘĩĢĖĮěĖĘĚĎĤĢĚĩĚĖĢĨħĪģ ĬĚĚĠġĮĥħĤęĪĘĩĞĤģĢĚĚĩĞģĜĨĩĤĖĘĘĤĢĥġĞĨĝ ĩĝĞĨėĪĩĢĖģĮęĤģĤĩüĨĖħĚĨĪġĩĩĝĚĮĢĖĮ ŽģęĩĝĚĥħĤğĚĘĩĤŻĨĘĝĚęĪġĚĖģęĤīĚħėĪęĜĚĩ ĬĞĩĝĤĪĩħĚĖġġĮĠģĤĬĞģĜĝĤĬĞĩĜĤĩĩĝĚħĚ Changes to the Schedule þĝĖģĜĚĨĩĤĩĝĚĨĘĝĚęĪġĚĘĖģėĚĘĖĪĨĚęėĮ ěĤĪħĥġĖĮĚħĨĩĝĚĝĤĪĨĚĮĤĪħĨĩĖŻÌĩħĖęĚĨĩĝĚ ĬĚĖĩĝĚħĖģęĩĝĚĘġĞĚģĩ The house:ĈĤĨĩęĚĨĞĜģÌėĪĞġęĘĤĢĥĖģĞĚĨ ĩħĮĩĤėĪĞġęĞģĖ"!ĥĚħĘĚģĩĘĤģĩĞģĜĚģĘĮěĪģę ĩĤĘĤīĚħĖģĮĞĨĨĪĚĨĩĝĚĝĤĪĨĚĢĖĮĝĖīĚďĝĚ ġĞĨĩĤěĥĤĨĨĞėġĚĞĨĨĪĚĨĞĨĚĭĩĚģĨĞīĚāĤħĚĭĖĢ- ĥġĚĪģĨĚĚģĬĖĩĚħęĖĢĖĜĚĢĤīĞģĜĖīĚģĩ ĥĞĥĚĝĞęęĚģĞģĖĬĖġġĤħŽģęĞģĜĥħĚīĞĤĪĨ ĖġĩĚħĖĩĞĤģĨģĤĩĩĤĘĤęĚďĝĚĨĚĖħĚĞĨĨĪĚĨĩĝĖĩ must be corrected before you proceed, and ĮĤĪĨĝĤĪġęĝĖīĚĖĥġĖģĞěĩĝĚĮĤĘĘĪħ ĎĩĖŻÌĩħĖęĚĨćĤĨĞģĜĖĠĚĮĨĩĖŻĢĚĢėĚħ ĤħĩħĖęĚĘĤģĩħĖĘĩĤħĘĖģėĚęĚīĖĨĩĖĩĞģĜĩĤĖ ĨĢĖġġħĚĢĤęĚġĞģĜĘĤĢĥĖģĮÿĚĥĚģęĞģĜĤģ project schedules, you may be able to pull ĘħĚĬĢĚĢėĚħĨěħĤĢĤĩĝĚħĥħĤğĚĘĩĨĩĤŽġġ ĩĝĚĜĖĥĄĩĞĨėĚĨĩĩĤĝĖīĚĖěĖġġėĖĘĠĨĮĨĩĚĢ If you need support for a lead carpenter, ĥġĪĢėĚħĤħĚġĚĘĩħĞĘĞĖģĮĤĪĝĖīĚĖĨĤĪħĘĚ ěĤħĩĚĢĥĤħĖħĮĝĚġĥ ĒĚĖĩĝĚħ The impact of weather will de- ĥĚģęĤģĩĝĚĩĮĥĚĤěĥħĤğĚĘĩüĠĞĩĘĝĚģĤħ ėĖĩĝħĤĤĢħĚĢĤęĚġĬĞġġģĤĩėĚĝĚĖīĞġĮęĚ- layed, whereas an addition that includes ęĞĜĜĞģĜĥġĖĘĞģĜěĤĤĩĚħĨĖģęěĤĪģęĖĩĞĤģ ħĚĦĪĞħĚĨĬĖĞĩĞģĜěĤħĩĝĚĬĚĖĩĝĚħĩĤĘġĚĖħ The client: The client can radically impact ĩĝĚĥħĤęĪĘĩĞĤģĨĘĝĚęĪġĚüģĮĩĝĞģĜěħĤĢĖ ĨĞĢĥġĚĘĤġĤħĘĝĖģĜĚĤħĨĚġĚĘĩĞĤģĤěęĞŻĚħĚģĩ ŽĭĩĪħĚĘĖģĘĖĪĨĚęĚġĖĮĨăĤĬ ĮĤĪĝĖģęġĚ ĩĝĚĨĚĘĝĖģĜĚĨęĚĥĚģęĨĤģĮĤĪħĘĖĥĖĘĞĩĮĖģę ĝĤĬĨĤġĞęĩĝĚĨĩĖħĩęĖĩĚĤģĮĤĪħģĚĭĩğĤėĞĨ þĝĖģĜĚĤħęĚħĨĢĪĨĩėĚĮĤĪħěħĞĚģęĈĖĠĚ ĨĪħĚ ĮĤĪħ ĘġĞĚģĩĨ ĪģęĚħĨĩĖģę ĩĝĚ ĘĝĖģĜĚ ĥħĤĘĚĨĨĖģęĝĤġęĩĝĚĢĩĤĞĩĒĝĚģĮĤĪĥħĚĨ- ĚģĩĩĝĚĘĝĖģĜĚĤħęĚħěĤħĖĥĥħĤīĖġėĚĘġĚĖħ ĤģĝĤĬĞĩĬĞġġĞĢĥĖĘĩĩĝĚĞħĘĤĢĥġĚĩĞĤģęĖĩĚ ĈĖĠĚĨĪħĚĩĝĖĩĬĝĚģĮĤĪ ĬĤħĠĩĝĚĘĝĖģĜĚĨ into the schedule to not only account for all ĩĝĚĘĤĨĩĨĖĨĨĤĘĞĖĩĚęĬĞĩĝĩĝĚĘĝĖģĜĚĨėĪĩ ĖġĨĤěĖĘĩĤħĞģĜĘĤĨĩĨĞģġĤĨĩĤĥĥĤħĩĪģĞĩĮĤģ ĮĤĪħģĚĭĩğĤėĎĤĢĚħĚĢĤęĚġĚħĨęĞĨĘĤĪħĖĜĚ ĘĝĖģĜĚĤħęĚħĨĖģęĥħĤīĞęĚĢĖģĮħĤĖęėġĤĘĠĨ ĩĤęĞĨĘĤĪħĖĜĚĘġĞĚģĩĨěħĤĢĨĪėĢĞĩĩĞģĜĩĝĚĢ ĊĩĝĚħħĚĢĤęĚġĚħĨĥħĚīĚģĩĘĝĖģĜĚĤħęĚħĨėĮ ĘĤģęĪĘĩĞģĜĖģĚĭĝĖĪĨĩĞīĚĘġĞĚģĩĞģĩĚħīĞĚĬ ĖģęĝĚġĥĞģĜĩĝĚĘġĞĚģĩĢĖĠĚĨĚġĚĘĩĞĤģĨĩĝĖĩ ĩĝĚĮĬĞġġėĚĚģĩĞħĚġĮĝĖĥĥĮĬĞĩĝ ĎĘĝĚęĪġĞģĜĖģęĢĖģĖĜĞģĜĘĝĖģĜĚĞĨĥĖħĩ of the life of the remodeler, and your success is measured as much by your ability to man- ĖĜĚĩĝĚĥħĤĘĚĨĨĖĨėĮĩĝĚĦĪĖġĞĩĮĤěĩĝĚĬĤħĠ ĮĤĪħĘĤĢĥĖģĮęĤĚĨÿĚīĚġĤĥĞģĜĩĝĚĨĘĝĚęĪġĚ ĨĝĤĪġęėĚĖěĤħĢĖġĥħĤĘĚĨĨĉü襚ĨþĚħĩĞŽĚę čĚĢĤęĚġĞģĜċħĤğĚĘĩĈĖģĖĜĚħÊþčċĈËĥħĚĥ ĘĤĪħĨĚĨĥĚģęĨĩĝħĚĚĨĚĨĨĞĤģĨĤģęĚīĚġĤĥĞģĜ ĨĘĝĚęĪġĚĨĖģęĘĤģĩĞģĜĚģĘĮĥġĖģģĞģĜĖģęĞĨĖ ĜħĚĖĩĥġĖĘĚĩĤĨĩĖħĩĞěĮĤĪĬĤĪġęġĞĠĚĖĢĤħĚ ěĤħĢĖġĚęĪĘĖĩĞĤģĤģĩĝĚĩĤĥĞĘ by Dan Taddei, MS Ed. 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