Centric Chronicle: A Builder's View

7 Tips for Finishing Your Construction Project On Time

Posted by Tim McDonald

Feb 14, 2014 9:00:00 AM

It is always fun to plan a project.  First, you have an idea in your mind.  Then you begin to start to build upon that idea.  As your work through this idea, you find yourself sharing it with your family, friends and colleagues.  Before you know it, you are ready to set this idea into an actionable plan. Then you get that feeling – the feeling that you may not be able to realize your plans within a reasonable time frame. 

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Topics: Best Practices, Planning, Construction Schedule

Timing is Everything When Developing a Winery Construction Schedule

Posted by Tim McDonald

Aug 15, 2013 12:13:00 PM

Similar to a musical composition, winemaking has a timing and tempo.  When planning for a new winery facility or an addition, a builder needs to carefully consider a winery’s rhythm while developing a construction schedule to meet the project’s envisioned scope of work. This post discusses areas to consider when planning a winning winery project schedule and construction activity sequence.

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Topics: Best Practices, Construction Schedule, Winery Construction, Sequencing

Embrace the Art of Winter Construction Techniques

Posted by Tim McDonald

Feb 19, 2013 11:07:00 AM

Don’t let Jack Frost dampen your construction activities.  Celebrate the season by learning the art of winter construction.  There are many ways to approach building in wintery weather conditions.  I’d like to share with you two construction techniques we’ve had great success with, which will allow you to continue building throughout the winter season.

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Topics: Construction Best Practices, Construction Schedule, Winter Construction