Posts Categorized: Construction

Hiring a Contractor: Top 3 Things Every Homeowner Needs To Verify

Time and time again, homeowners hire fraudulent contractors without knowing so. There are many instances where the homeowner will hire a contractor without really knowing what they’re all about. Usually out of excitement, or desperation to complete unfinished work, homeowners will too often hire their contractor based off an estimate, without digging deeper as to… Read more »

Changes vs Cardinal Changes: The Limit of Construction Contract

Changes are an unavoidable aspect of construction. Although thorough effort and coordination are required in preparing the original project contract, specifications and construction drawings, there will still be changes. This is why owners are provided the right to make changes to the work under a typical contract changes clause.

What Happens When Your Contractor Becomes A No Show?

It can be beyond upsetting and frustrating when a home improvement project comes to a screeching halt all because your hired contractor decided to disappear, becoming a no-show.  You purchased all materials, paid your deposit, and started demolition. Now what?  You are left with tons of unused materials, a shortage of capital, and a literal… Read more »

West Florida and it’s Green Building Efforts

This Press Release was created by The Planning and Zoning Committee of St. Petersburg, Florida. St. Pete is committed to sustainable practices across the city. Green buildings set the standard for sustainable design and construction, prioritizing a triple bottom line of planet, people, and profit.

Considerations for Drafting Construction Contracts

To minimize potential legal problems when planning construction, whether the project is a large commercial project, a new residence, or even a renovation to an existing structure, care must be taken to have essential terms included in the contract. The failure to identify essential terms in the construction contract will lead to project confusion, extended… Read more »