Home Services Guidelines and Best Practices

Project Management

Project Management guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Project Management? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Project Management work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Project Management work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Project Management labor cost? What are the important Project Management quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Project Management - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Project Management?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Project Management expect to pay between $2,130.00 to $6,390.00 for each project. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Project Management work?Design approval and permits from your local building department are not required for Project Management. If your home is subject to homeowner association (HOA) covenants, you should verify that your Project Management project complies with association guidelines.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Project Management work?The appearance, functionality and useful life of the Project management may be compromised by poor installation. Hire the service provider carefully and tie payment milestones to appropriate quality checks (use the list below).
Is Project Management something that I can do myself?The typical Project Management project involves tasks that are best performed by experienced professionals. Good quality Project Management requires considerable experience, skill and attention to detail. Do it yourself mistakes are noticeable, may be difficulty to remedy and may actually reduce the market value of the project and your home.

Project Management - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Project Management. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Project Management work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Project Management - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Project Management. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the Project management work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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