According to Fieldwire, the majority of construction managers face 3 main problems; budget constraints, time management and unrealistic expectations. Being part of the real estate and construction business ourselves, we faced these problems more than we would have liked. In order to help mitigate these problems to an extent, we came up with the idea of 1to1 Plans. With our product, clients will be able to get a realistic idea of their blueprints by walking through them on LED screens. Still not clear? Let us explain the problems faced by Project Managers.
Problem 1: Budget Constraints
Going over the allotted budget is extremely common in the construction industry. Usually 8-14% of the increase in budget comes from change orders.
Solution: Walk through your blueprints as if your project was already constructed
At 1to1 Plans, you will be able to see your project on a 1:1 scale on walkable LED screens. This will allow you to walk your project as if it were already constructed. We also have on-site furniture to help you better visualize your space. From bed and couches to tables and walls, we have all the essential items to help you better understand your blueprints. With this product and the ability to visualize your project before you lay a brick, you would be mitigating the cost of change orders. This is only one of the problems faced by Project Managers, here’s more.
Problem 2: Time Management
The amount of changes made during a construction project increases the project completion time. More time means more costs.
Solution: Less cost overages means more time saved
If you are able to get your project right the first time round, there won’t be a need to spend extra time fixing those errors that were made the first time around. Not having to break and reconstruct certain areas of your project will inevitably save you a significant amount of time. It will also help you stay on track with your project.
Problem 3: Unrealistic Expectations
Oftentimes clients and industry experts are unable to fully visualize their blueprints before construction has begun. When that happens, it leads to a lot of confusion and miscommunication.
Solution: Visualize your space before finalizing construction
Oftentimes clients and industry experts are unable to fully visualize their blueprints before construction has begun. When that happens, it leads to a lot of confusion and miscommunication. By allowing your clients to visualize their ideas before the construction process begins, you will be able to better manage their expectations.
Avoid all these problems simply by visualizing your project before you begin construction!