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How Plumb House Compares

How does Plumb House’s project delivery system compare to a Construction Manager or General Contractor?

Our approach blends the best attributes of the Construction Manager and the General Contractor’s roles:

Attribute

Construction
Managers

General
Contractors

Plumb
House Inc.

Sole responsibility for cost

N

Y

Y

Sole responsibility for quality

N

Y

Y

Sole responsibility for completion

N

Y

Y

Sole responsibility for sub performance

N

Y

Y

Sole responsibility for supplier performance

N

Y

Y

Sole responsibility for warranty

N

Y

Y

Focus solely on multi-residential work

N

N

Y

Budgets before plans

N

N

Y

Design participation during preconstruction

Y

N

Y

Guards the budget during design

N

N

Y

Recommend qualified engineers

N

N

Y

No cost preconstruction services

N

N

Y

Construction guarantee

N

N

Y

Provide owner's co-investment equity

N

N

Y

Value engineering

Y

N

Y

Bids out the subcontracts

Y

Y

N

Self-performs subcontracts

N

N

Y

Long term subcontractor relationships

N

N

Y

Minimize change orders

N

N

Y

Subcontractor input in design

N

N

Y

Dedicated turnover crews

N

N

Y

Track record of early project completions

N

N

Y

Lump sum contracts

N

Y

Y

Owner insulated from pricing volatility

N

Y

Y

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