“We have heard that changes made after the construction project begins can be costly, but we don’t understand why. Would you help us better understand the costs associated with change orders?”
Even small changes made after work begins can have surprising effects on the budget. Here’s why.
Minimizing change orders is one of the most effective things homeowners can do to control costs. The reason is that seemingly small changes can have cost impacts beyond the builder’s control—costs that ultimately are borne by the customer.