Be a Successful Green Builder by R. Woodson

By R. Woodson

Экологическое строительство

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If colonial two-story homes are abundant in your area, look for a nice set of plans for a colonial. Go with the flow, but with a twist. What is the twist? Green building is your angle. 16 Chapter 2 Your Edge What is your edge as the new builder on the block? It’s something you have to create. By going green, you are starting off on the right foot. It might be low price or an outstanding design or superior workmanship at an affordable price. Something as obvious as marketing and advertising could be what sets you above your competition.

Select Your Subcontractors Carefully Set Up Even though your subs are independent contractors, they have a lot to do with your business image. Sloppy workmanship by your subcontractors will reflect on you; remember, you are the general contractor and responsible for everything that happens on your job site. If your subs are rude to your customers, you’ll take the heat. Many builders are attached to subcontractors who offer the lowest prices. This can be a major mistake. Don’t assume that price is the only factor when selecting a subcontractor.

Some builders buy tions that protect the integrity of the lots without ever asking what restricdevelopment. Customers who buy a tions apply. Some examples of common piece of land and want to have a restrictions include a minimum amount custom home built may not be aware of square footage, a prohibition on the that these restrictions exist. Some use of some types of siding and builders buy lots without ever asking roofing, and even requirements for the what restrictions apply. Some examstyle or type of house that can be built.

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