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Choosing a Company for Maintenance in 2022

The new year is right around the corner and that means a new opportunity to establish a proper budget for your home maintenance in 2022. Planning how to develop your future projects will be the key to success when welcoming the new year. Read on to learn more about Classic’s construction and restoration process as well as our promise for your community’s 2022 maintenance plan!

Pre-construction/Planning & Staging

Apartment CommunityPre-construction is an important process where you should plan to mitigate risks associated with constructing a project, including evaluation of the construction site, permit and inspection requirements, and any other special situations that need to be resolved before or during construction. This initial phase of the project helps to lay out the project’s entire scope and schedule for the construction team as well as the client(s). Pre-construction helps allow the planning and staging process to go smoothly and quickly, as well as allow you to stay within requirements and budgets set.

Deployment

Classic Construction’s award winning team will take the expertly created plans and execute them. Our Field Managers and Project Managers are on-site to oversee the construction, demolition, or restoration crews and ensure all work is being done correctly, and up to code. Whether it’s a large roofing job, full fire restoration, or performing annual inspections and maintenance, we have the knowledge and certifications to deploy the plans, and the ability to correct when things aren’t going to plan, and our Account Managers will keep you in the loop as your project progresses.

Services We Offer

HOA and Condo CommunityClassic Construction & Restoration, Inc offers the full slate of construction and remediation services for multifamily dwellings and apartments, HOA communities, single residences, and other types of commercial buildings. We serve the greater DFW area, Austin, San Antonio, and are licensed to work in Louisiana as well. If you have a construction project large or small, Classic is the team for you!

In Conclusion

Classic Construction promises to deliver top-quality work on budget, and on time. Ring in the new year with a promise to value our clients as a top priority. From pre-construction, staging and planning, to the deployment of our team to your property, we only bring you the best quality service. Contact us for an estimate today!

HOAs are affected by COVID

How Will Your HOA Construction Project Be Impacted by COVID-19?

The Bad News, The Good News

HOAs are affected by COVIDWhen it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like it has been a lot of bad news – and within the construction industry there has been a healthy mix of bad and good. According to Dodge Analytics, the health of the construction industry dropped by over 25% between the first and second quarters of 2020, but by the third quarter rose slightly, suggesting that initial negative impacts of the virus had leveled. In 2020, we experienced a year of unprecedented disruptions.

In addition, workplace adjustments to COVID-19 on construction sites are further complicated by the fact that you often need teams of people working and coordinating closely on the jobsite. Separating employees as much as possible, forming smaller work crews, staggering shifts, and ensuring that everyone is wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) are all precautions that construction industry employers should be taking.

Lumber Shortage

Currently, the nation still faces an historic and unprecedented lumber shortage. The shortage is the result of growing demand for bigger homes, new construction, and a surge of home renovations amid the pandemic. As a result of this perfect storm, lumber prices and other building materials have skyrocketed since the start of the pandemic, and have only just begun to fall. According to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the average price of a newly constructed single-family home has increased by about $36,000 since April 2020.

The lumber shortage is just part of the litany of insufficiencies in today’s market. The price of all building materials are in constant fluctuation. Developers are tapping out their current supply of land much more quickly than anticipated, and build-ready land is not readily available. It typically takes a year or more to clear the obstacles required to turn raw land into a new home development, and large home builders are already behind current needs. As fewer build-ready lots become available, the demand for new home construction has been surprisingly increasing during this same time frame.

This shortage has contractors and builders struggling to find affordable materials. This challenge leaves suppliers susceptible to allegations that they may be using pandemic-related shortages to their advantage by unfairly raising prices. In the meantime, we are sure to see parties attempting to utilize termination, price escalation, and other contract terms to mitigate the impact. With many businesses suspending operations during the early months of the pandemic, construction companies and contractors have had to scramble to adjust, with many ultimately paying higher prices for materials.

How Classic Can Help

Classic Construction knows the importance of managing budgets for new construction, as well as restorations for HOAs and multifamily communities. Construction work across the board has become more expensive due to COVID-19, but we’re dedicated to making sure we’re doing all we can to ensure you get the best prices and the best quality work.

On Time. On Budget. That’s Classic.

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