Home-Building-Project-Plan-

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You are building your own home. You are preparing a project plan for the build.

  • Today is day 1, it is 1-April-2017.
  • You have been working with an architect and he has two weeks of work to finalize the plans that will go to the other contractors.
  • The contractors will only work 8 hours per day and will not work weekends. 29-May, 4-July, 4-September, 9-October and 23-November are all non-working holidays.
  • The day after receiving the plans from the architect, the surveyors of your property will take 5 days for their work and will supply their specifications to the site preparation team on their last day.
  • The site preparation team expects to take 10 days to properly grade the property and have it ready for the concrete contractor to prepare the foundation of the house.
  • The concrete contractor estimates 3 days to pour the foundation. The concrete requires 5 days to dry (cure). Once cured, they require 1 final day to finish the foundation and install the sill plate.
  • The framing contractor’s materials will arrive on the same day that the concrete contractor is working on the sill plate.
  • Once the sill plate is installed, the carpenters immediately start working and expect 3 weeks for the walls and the roof to be framed.
  • The roofer and the brick contractors work at the same time once this is complete. The roof is completed in 4 days. The brick contractor completes their first phase three weeks.
  • The plumber begins his work the day after the roofers finish their work and he completes his first phase in 2 weeks.
  • The electrician begins the day after the plumber is finished for their first phase of their work. It takes them 2 weeks.
  • The heating and air conditioning contractor starts their work on the first day of the electrician’s second week. They take 9 days.
  • Windows and doors are installed the day after the heating and air conditioning contractor finishes their work. Their work takes 3 days.
  • Following the doors and windows being installed, the interior carpenters begin their work and will take 3 weeks to complete the interior walls. They take another week to building the kitchen.
  • The plumber and the electrician work at the same time for one more week, once the kitchen is complete.
  • At the same time that the plumber and electrician start their work, the dry wall contractor finishes the interior walls in 2 weeks’ time. The brick contractor starts the completion of the outside of the house, the steps to the front and back door, and walk ways at the same time and takes just 1 week.
  • The interior of the house is painted once the electrician and plumber are completed and it takes the painters 3 days.
  • Kitchen cabinets, molding and other interior finishing work is completed in 2 weeks once the painters are complete.
  • After the cabinets, molding and finishing is complete, appliances are installed. This takes 2 days.
  • The electrician and plumber work together and finish their work in 2 days, once the appliances are installed.
  • The remaining flooring and carpeting is then installed in 3 days.
  • The final inspection only takes 1 day and follows the installation of the carpet and final flooring.
  • You have been busy purchasing your new furniture for the whole house. You have arranged delivery for the day after the inspection is approved.
  • QUESTION:. one date each for the first three questions and the contractor’s name for the forth

Question 1: What date do you schedule the furniture delivery?

Question 2: If the brick contractor took 7 days to finish outside of the house, the steps to the front and back door, and walk ways, when would you schedule the delivery of the furniture?

Question 3: The framing contractor’s materials arrive a day early, when would you schedule the delivery of the furniture?

Question 4: I made an error in laying out the tasks above. Which contractor will have to come back to finish their work.

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