Home improvement projects are stressful and daunting. When you are building your dream home, it is exciting but daunting. You have to coordinate interior designers, HVAC technicians, electricians, supply deliveries, and carpenters. If the supply delivery is late, you will have to pay specialised contractors to wait until the supplies arrive. Once the structure is in place, you will have to ensure that the HVAC and plumbing professionals arrive before the interior contractors. It is an extensive process.
When you are building your dream home, you should hire a general contractor. A general contractor will coordinate all of these services. Rather than contacting a myriad of companies, you can speak with the general contractor for updates. They are skilled and experienced in managing multi-stage projects. They know how to schedule each service in a timely manner. You can relax knowing that the general contractor is taking care of all of your house building (known as รับสร้างบ้าน in Thai) processes.
While they juggle complex tasks, you can oversee the final results. If you have concerns or do not like something, you can speak with the general contractor. They will speak to the subcontractors, address the issues, and fix them. It makes it easier for you to have one point of contact rather than addressing 10 different contractors that will put the responsibility on another contractor. You will feel like you are running in circles.
Save Time and Money
While your house is being built, you have other responsibilities to attend to such as work and family. You will have to maintain your daily responsibilities, which are extremely stressful if you are navigating and coordinating multiple services. When you are working on a multi-stage project, you will quickly become overwhelmed.
General contractors will save you time and money. Although general contractors are an added cost, you will see that, in the long run, their ability to navigate and juggle tasks will save you money. You will not lose money in excess material, supplies, and labour. They will address problems and negotiate the labour. They can review estimates from various subcontractors and determine what is reasonable and what should be changed. Estimates are hard to read and understand. They are skilled at choosing more economical materials and negotiating for upgrades on the scope of the project.
They will also ensure that subcontractors are paid on time. They will organise payments. This will prevent any issues or liens from being placed on your new home. The entire project will stop if you do not pay your laborers. A general contractor will tell you when payments are due and organise your receipts. They will also pay suppliers and address other miscellaneous accounts.