Details - Stairway Design And Building Plans
Details like these in the picture below are often referred to as architectural or engineering details and are located on the building plans. They provide construction workers with additional information about specific parts of the buildings construction.
If a Stair Builder, Plummer or Roofer have any
questions about how a certain section of the building should be built,
they can contact the architect or engineer to provide them with more
It's not uncommon to run into a problem that would require one of the construction workers to make an educated guess about one thing or another, relating to the construction of one part of the building. This could be a big mistake.
The moment a contractor, superintendent or construction worker takes it upon themselves to build something that doesn't have enough detailed information, they could be liable for the outcome.
There are plenty of architects and engineers who leave things out on purpose, just to avoid responsibility. Don't stop here, we've inserted plenty of other tips and tricks throughout this website. Keep reading and keep learning.
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