Building and remodeling homes take a lot of coordination and planning. In the construction industry, organization is certainly one of the keys to success. Managing the layers of schedules and tasks between home builders, remodelers, contractors, staff, buyers, and any other stakeholder requires the right tool. PlanStreet is that tool.
PlanStreet’s innovative software offers an array of tools that can help custom home builders and remodelers manage even the most complex projects. PlanStreet has something to offer for every step of the home builder’s project management journey.
The initial phase of any project is planning. Key decisions are made in this phase that have a tremendous impact on every other step that is taken. PlanStreet has the tools to help you plan and organize your project whether you are a custom home builder or a do it yourself remodeler.
During pre-construction, the home builder or remodeler’s plan begins motion. The designs and plans are documented and stakeholders are met with to ensure that all parties are on the same page. PlanStreet’s software organizes these documents and the communication between contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties.
During the procurement stage, the resources needed to pull the home builder’s plan together are assembled. These resources can include materials, labor, and time. Depending on the size of the construction company and the scope of the project, the company may choose to procure the materials internally or farm this work out to contractors and subcontractors. PlanStreet tracks these contacts and resources for him builders to streamline and centralize the procurement process.
The construction phase is the where the rubber hits the road. The home builder or remodeler’s vision comes to fruition. In this stage of the home builder project plan, careful attention must be paid to schedules, allocation of resources, client demands, workflow, and labor costs. In the construction stage, careful monitoring of all aspects of the project is critical so that the remodeler or house builder can execute the vision outlined in the planning phase. PlanStreet’s versatile software can help project managers track all phases and make them readily available whenever and wherever they are needed.
PlanStreet provides you with all the information you need to conduct a thorough and helpful post-construction analysis of the project. Custom home builders and remodelers alike should conduct a post-project analysis to identify both what right and what went wrong. PlanStreet’s budget and Gantt chart reports provide all the information you need to assess where the project went precisely to plan and where efficiencies can be added. In short, PlanStreet will not only improve your current projects, it will ensure that they become more efficient over time.
Organization: Keeping tasks in order and on time ensures that a project moves along and is successful. Disorganization is one of the chief adversaries of a successful project and PlanStreet’s construction project management software works to mitigate against it by providing all the tools necessary for the organization. Homebuilders and remodelers will find organization simple and time saving with PlanStreet.
Budget management: Going over budget not only reflects poorly on the custom home builder, but it can also often result in unfinished or sub-par work. PlanStreet tracks labor, material, and resource costs to make sure projects stay within their agreed-upon budgets.
Accountability: PlanStreet’s Gantt chart helps to track who is responsible for tasks and when they are due. Accountability is built in when the entire team can see who has deliverables due. Additionally, this identified where further resources should be applied to help the entire team toward the completion of the construction project.
Risk management: The potential for risk is ever-present in project management. Careful planning and monitoring reduce risk. PlanStreet’s planning and timeline monitoring tools help you to identify where risks could arise and arm you with the tools you need to successfully reduce risk.
At PlanStreet, we are confident we can help your team plan better, work more efficiently, and deliver successful project plans. To see what its all about, contact us about consulting with one of our experts for a live demo.
July 21, 2020