The construction phase of any project is the most stressful for a client when it comes to the creation of their dream home. While communication is key in any industry, the critical role it plays in construction cannot be understated. Poor communication on a building project can equate to financial loss for the client, safety hazards for those on site, as well as loss of trust between client and the professional team. While it is normal for most clients feel angered, resented and frustrated at some point during the construction process. These emotions are mostly expressed by clients who find themselves in a dispute with their professional team sooner or later during this process.
A brief list of common pitfalls that could result in frustration for the client include;
For the professional team to avoid these issues they need to concentrate on communication, documentation and keeping to the timeline given to the appointed contractor.
Although each of the above-mentioned integral processes possess a legal component, the depth of the pitfall is measured by common sense.