Cold Weather Can't Stop Winter Construction
Smet Construction Continues Building in Winter Conditions
Scott Smet, president of Smet Construction Services, Inc, said, "The old wives' tale about construction stopping in winter just isn't true! These days with technology and advances in construction materials and practices, we continue to work successfully right throughout the winter. For many projects, winter is actually a better time to build them."
Advantages of Winter Construction
Smet said the main thing is to communicate to the owner any cost changes due to winter conditions. "Paying for winter construction is often just a small part of the overall project's total cost but most owners don't want any surprises. Most often it is more economical to work through the winter avoiding material price increases and getting into the new building sooner," he said.
If you still don't want to deal with winter construction, proper planning is the best way to avoid it depending on the size of your project. Too often people wait and don't begin their planning until June. Getting an earlier start and then making the decision to work with winter, if your project can't be completed during the summer and fall months, can often be your best bet in dealing with winter's harsh conditions.
About Smet Construction Services
Smet Construction is a third generation building contractor specializing in adapting the design-build and construction management project delivery methods. They work to form a unique partnership with their customers in designing and building their industrial, commercial or specialized construction projects.
For more information contact Greg Runnoe, business development coordinator, at (920)-532-3828, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit smet.com.
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