[vc_section][vc_row delay=”true” effect=”fadeIn” delay_timer=”50″][vc_column effect=”none”][ut_header align=”center” font_size=”45″ title=”GENERAL CONTRACTING WITH
SEAN PINCUS“][/ut_header][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row delay=”true” effect=”fadeIn” delay_timer=”100″][vc_column width=”1/3″][ut_animated_image size=”full” align=”center” image=”10314″][vc_column_text]SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING iFC
LEARNING WITH GRIT EPISODE: 11[/vc_column_text][ut_animated_image size=”full” align=”center” image=”10333″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]๐Ÿ’กIn another special edition of Learning with GRIT featuring I Fund Cities’ Chris Tereo, Sean Pincus gave a tour of our 1539 N. 26th Street project for Design Pro Development to educate future investors on how to identify if you are working with a knowledgeable general contractor and what to look for on your project.

Sean will be covering the following topics:โฃ
1. What To Look For On-Siteโฃ
2. Safety Measuresโฃ
3. Wiringโฃ
4. Supply Chain Challengesโฃ
5. Plumbingโฃ
6. Heating, Ventilation, and ACโฃ

๐Ÿ”‘ ๐Š๐ž๐ฒ ๐“๐š๐ค๐ž๐š๐ฐ๐š๐ฒ๐ฌโฃ
๐Ÿ”นWhenever you walk on-site, the building is ๐œ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ง.โฃ
๐Ÿ”นThere is ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ for your cabinets and framing.โฃ
๐Ÿ”น *๐‹๐ข๐š๐›๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ down the road is very important to us. โฃ
๐ŸงฏLetโ€™s discuss fire safety and fire separation. โฃ
๐Ÿ”นWhen you run your mechanicals you want to check up on your contractor to make sure they’re doing pre-rock ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฏ๐ž all of your unit separations.โฃ
โ—๏ธAs weโ€™ve said before, containment is key!โฃ

๐Ÿ’จ ๐๐š๐ง๐ž๐ฅ ๐„๐๐ ๐ž ๐๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐ โฃ
๐Ÿ”น This is typically missed a lot but is very important to have because the blocks are designed to support the shear wall of the entire building. โฃ
๐ŸŒช๐Ÿšซ This prevents from the building racking back and forth when there are high winds.โฃ
๐Ÿ”นIn a multi-family project, a fire damper ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ the spread of fire and smoke along the rated barriers. โฃ
A fire damper is designed to stop the flow of air, which is one of the elements that helps sustain a fire. โฃ

๐Ÿ”นWhen building a project, having a knowledgeable contractor with expertise is priceless. Quality is ๐ข๐ง๐ฏ๐š๐ฅ๐ฎ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž and will also be more cost effective in the long run. โฃ

๐Ÿ’ฐAs an investor, you want your investment to last. โฃ
At ๐†๐‘๐ˆ๐“, we are committed to delivering quality projects you can depend on and feel safe in. โฃ

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