community magazine CAI community magazine December 2017 - Page 27

• industry if the project is big enough there will be a problem! But I also believe it is how the contractor reacts to this problem that differenti- ates them in their field! Agree on the terms of the contract and sign it. Always include the warranty! • • • 7. Set a pre-production meeting • • It is important to have the manager, at least two board members, the job superint- • endent and owner/manage- ment of the contractor at this meeting • Review who the board liaison is and exchange phone numbers with job superin- • tendent and field management • Instruct the contractor where they can park their work vehi- cles, trailer/storage container and port-a potty Review where any equipment being used for the job is to be parked or stored when not in use Review plan for daily cleaning of jobsite Review approved hours of operation. Can they work Saturdays? Discuss scheduling a Saturday to get the entry doors painted that could not be accessed during normal production Agree on how and when to do final punch lists. Every two buildings, etc. This is important to ensure timely draw payments to the contractor as agreed Last but not least: Go over how to handle any problems on the job. This will be important in ensuring that the contractor handles every problem with concise communication and immediate action ",Ê/ Ê*, Ê" " Ê"Ê/ - °°° In summary: PPI = NDC! With the proper Preparation, Planning and Implementation, your next painting and water- proofing project can be unevent- ful and possibly the single most important line item in the budget to protect your valuable invest- ment. The outcome should always be “N.D.C.:” No Dissatis- fied Customers! Donny brings over 30 years of business ownership and expertise specializing in customer service in the painting, water- proofing and restoration field. His motto is “NDC:” No Dissatisfied Customers. He believes in offering a great product at a fair price. Donny and CPR provide a family atmosphere with a blend of ac- countability. He has served on several charity organization boards in the past and believes in giving back to his com- munity. Contact him at Donny@CPRPainting.net. °°°Ê9"1Ê  Ê6 Ê 6 ,/-/, ° , /-/, ° Suppose you’re reviewing three maintenance proposals, with Ar ArtisTree’s tisT ree’ s coming in at $3.75 more a month per door – the cost of a bowl of soup. By skipping their chicken noodles, each of your community residents can apply their $3.75 savings (or $45 a year) to pay for top-drawer ser service vice from Ar ArtisTree. tisT ree. In a 50-home community, community , that represents $2,250 a year/$187.50 a month for all 50 residents. And you thought you couldn’t couldn’ t afford af ford us. A well-maintained landscape doesn’t doesn’ t have to eat your lunch. Contact Mike Casper at 941.488.8897 mikec@artistree.com. 941 . 488.8897 or mikec@ar tistree.com. UÊՏÊ“>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜ViÊÃiÀۈViÃʈ˜VÕ`ˆ˜}ʈÀÀˆ}>̈œ˜ÉÜ>ÌiÀʓ>˜>}i“i˜Ì]ÊÌÕÀvɜÀ˜>“i˜Ì>Ê“>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜Vi]ʓՏV…ˆ˜}]ÊÃi>ܘ>ÊVœœÀÊÊ UÊՏÊ“>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜ViÊÃiÀ ۈViÃʈ˜VÕ`ˆ˜}ʈÀÀˆ}>̈œ˜ÉÜ>ÌiÀʓ>˜>}i“i˜Ì]ÊÌÕÀ vɜÀ ˜>“i˜Ì>Ê“>ˆ˜Ìi˜>˜Vi]ʓՏV…ˆ˜}]ÊÃi>ܘ>ÊVœœÀÊ Ê UÊ UÊ >VŽ}ÀœÕ˜`ÊV…iVŽÃ]ÊÃ>viÌÞÊ«À>V̈ViÃ]ÊVœ˜Ìˆ˜Õˆ 8 9Uc8())8\898 (|9())()88<()8 8588@8() 85c*88l(\(8ƕl888)8 (8<88<8l(8 )9\) 8l(Vl(858 83f898 *8l8(f858l))8()9\()8 9Uc8())8\8 98 (|9())()88<()8 8588@8 () 85c*88l(\(8ƕl888)8 (8<88<8\8֜8 9()8)8Ɩ888<)88) 8(S8 ()88Ɯ8l)9\)8(8<88<()f8*<)):L8\88 8(8<88+l))<8\88(S)(() 85c*8 +l))0\8֜8 9()8)8Ɩ888<)88) 8(S8 ()88Ɯ8l)9\)8(8<88<()f8*<)):L8\88 8(8<88+l))<8\88(S)(() 85c*88(8<88+l))<8\88(S)(() 85c*8 +l))0+l))0uur4tU5Dd$D$p6VG( "FV6V&W"#p#p