Contract Documents Explained
A contract document is a written document which defines the work and responsibilities under the construction contract. These documents are legally binding for both the owner and the contractor.
Here at Bhangals Construction Consultants, we can provide the contract documents that you need, and ensure it includes all the information you require. Our documents are ironclad and can provide the right level of protection for the completion of your project.
Importance of A Contract Document
It is crucial for the individual preparing for construction to fully understand what contract documents entail. A failure here can cause a contractual flaw that will impact your domestic or commercial project.
There are various types of construction contract documents that we can prepare for your project, if you are unclear of exactly what you need, our expert team here at Bhangals Construction Consultants can talk your through your requirements. A selection of what we offer as a service for Contract Documents are below.
Construction Contract Agreement
This contract document is the initial agreement that is held between the developer or the private property owner and the construction contractor. This is a vital component of a construction contract. It is typically the main document that other documents will be attached or refer to.
Schedule of Work
Here at Bhangals Construction Consultants we can provide a clear schedule of work (SOW) for you and your project. This construction contract document will be valuable throughout the bidding process as well as a construction sequence.
Also known as the statement of work, the contract provided will enumerate all the work that is required as well as who is responsible. It will detail how the work must be performed and what materials need to be used. It will also detail how any change orders will be handled.
If you need any help with the scope of work, or in fact any other construction contract documents then please do get in contact.
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This area of the construction contract document will provide all technical data for the build, as well as requirements for the particular project. The information within entails further details on the materials and techniques that will be expected to be used, as signed off by the Architect to coincide with the building regulations.
These specifications will typically be negotiated and discussed before a contract is developed. Later in the process changes to specifications can be made as plans for the project evolve nearer the time of completion. We can ensure these changes are detailed correctly.
Building Cost Estimate
Building cost estimates form part of the contract documents; it provides a detailed report of all the costs for a particular building project, whether domestic or commercial. The breakdown is detailed in accordance with the specification and the tender drawings.
Building Project Drawings
A contract document will always include building plan drawings. These must be applicable to the work that is being completed with the domestic or commercial project. These drawings could include blueprints for a project or alternatively, it can be more simple drawings to go alongside the building specifications.
What Else Can A Contract Document Cover?
Here at Bhangals Construction Consultants, we can also offer so many different forms of Construction Contract Documentation. When you use our service, the construction contract and the contract documents contained can include a variety of other details and variables. This includes:
- Payment terms
- Start dates
- Duration of project
- Liquidated damages
- Special conditions
It is critical that whatever your position is within the build, either a Developer or an Architect and anything in between, that you are covered contractually with not only your own team, but also any subcontractors that you may have.