Posted By: John L. on April 11, 2018 in Contractor
A good contractor knows how important teamwork is when it comes to completing a project. Part of this teamwork includes having good employees who are skilled and dedicated, subcontractors who are in the same flow and have similar expectations, and material suppliers who deliver on time with competitive prices. Your team may also include office personnel, such as those in sales, estimating, accounting, and management, who work on projects behind the scenes.
Posted By: John L. on March 26, 2018 in Contractor
There are a lot of moving parts in a construction project. From selling services to performing those services and receiving final payout, contractors have to be on top of their game if they want to be competitive in today’s market. And at the end of most projects, the owner will look at the bottom line to see how well the company did financially and evaluate each area to see where improvements can be made.
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. 

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