Posted By: John L. on March 15, 2018 in Contractor
Unfortunately, it can be months or years after a construction project is completed that defects can surface. Construction defect is a broad term that is generally defined as a defect in the design, materials, workmanship that can affect mechanical systems, building components and structural integrity.
Posted By: John L. on February 19, 2018 in Contractor
Utilities have been placed underground in America for more than 200 years. These underground utilities can include sewer and water laterals, telephone, fuel, and fiber optics. Unfortunately, even with many updates and new development to our infrastructure through the years, there can be poor documentation—or sometimes none at all—of abandoned utilities left underground.
Posted By: John L. on February 5, 2018 in Contractor
Choosing a subcontractor or contractor may sound simple to some, but for those who are not seasoned in doing it, there can be devastating consequences throughout the project if the wrong one is selected. What I’m about to share with you comes from my own experience. We are not going to discuss contracts at this time. Instead, I would like to focus on some key points you can think about next time you are choosing a contractor. 
Posted By: John L. on January 25, 2018 in Contractor
It may be a hard concept for some to grasp, but we live in an era of disposable buildings. Unlike the Egyptian pyramids that have been standing for over 4,600 years, or the Great Wall of China that was built over 2,000 years ago, no matter how big, strong, or modern a newly constructed building is, there is a good chance that one day it's coming down.
Posted By: John L. on December 27, 2017 in Contractor
There is no substitute for experience—especially in construction. Schooling and classroom education have their place, but there are so many elements and unforeseen conditions that only real-world, hands-on experience can present. And after years in the industry, your history and experience can be the catalyst for marketing your business now and for the future.


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