The Site Manager's Bible: Everything you need to know to save time and money on your building project

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With the spiralling cost of moving, and the boom in people building their own houses, builders have never been busier. But so often homeowners are disappointed with the end result or find that time and money have run out. This book will enable homeowners to be in full control of managing home building work. Whether you are embarking on a loft conversion, building your own home from scratch, or restoring an old property, this authoritative book, written by an expert in the subject, will enable homeowners to save time and money. It clearly presents what needs to be done, by when and by whom, and will significantly help reduce the cost of using professional consultants and contractors. Starting with ways in which to access the feasibility of a project, moving on through the minefield of obtaining planning permission, to how to manage the work once it's started, readers will be able to understand and participate in the design, build and management of any building project. From drafting a contract to compiling bar charts with accurate timescales, the book presents in a user-friendly fashion fundamental site management techniques that are used by construction professionals around the world. Whether you are working on a flat, a terraced house, a detached house or have just bought a plot of land, this book will help pave the way to building peace of mind and success.

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How to manage any building work, big or small, whether you're a self-builder or a home renovator

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Len Sales is a project manager with 30 years' experience, who understands the problems of dealing with unrealistic timescales, or customers who demand the impossible. He is the author of Getting the Builders In. An expert on construction management technique, Sales has worked as a freelance manager for Costain and Bovis.

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