- Are all my building materials accounted for?
- Are all my tools accounted for?
- Are all materials and tools in one area of the work space?
- Are all materials and tools sorted by their use?
- Can I find everything I need for tomorrow’s work?
- Do the construction teams have everything they need oor brought onsite?
- Is everything safe from harm or potential damage?
During a major remodel, you will have so many tasks on your plate it will seem as if they’ll never be completed. The last thing you want to handle at the end of a busy day is to clean and organize your materials for the next day’s work. If you’re going to use them the next day, why bother? It may seem like an inconvenience, but you should always properly store your building materials. The only thing more tedious than putting them away is trying to find the one tool that managed to escape your work area between one day and the next. You should expect your contractors to clean their areas and store all materials at the end of the day. You don’t want to be responsible for a tool gone missing or the incompletion of a job because a part was lost. You should also keep track of every material you purchase, and make sure anything unused is accounted for at the end of the day. The best way to do this is with a simple checklist: