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Don't let an unhappy client ruin your business' reputation

When something goes wrong with construction, it's normal for a client to say something to you. If you have done all you can to build something for them that is safe and up to code, you may believe that their complaints are not justified.

Can you sue for a contractor's delays?

When you hired a third-party construction team to work on your project, you trusted that they'd do a good job. Overall, you agree that they are doing that, but they're taking much longer to complete the job than agreed. Instead of the initial 6-week plan, this has turned into a several-months-long process.

Make sure your attorney is informed about client claims

Your construction team is among the best, so you were shocked when a client came back to tell you that they wanted to file a claim for construction defects. They claim that there was damage to concrete, problems with their building's structure and even water damage. To have all these defects, a serious problem would have had to have happened during construction, but no one on the team could think of anything that hadn't been done correctly.

Building wrap must be installed according to instructions

Building wrap is a very important part of a new home, and it needs to be installed according to the specific instructions from the manufacturer. This can be slower and a bit more tedious than some construction crews prefer, but it is the only way to do it and get excellent results.

5 reasons that construction projects run behind schedule

When a construction project runs behind schedule, it can cost the property owner a fair amount of money. For instance, perhaps the business that the building is being constructed for is fairly seasonal. By running four months behind, the owner misses the season, misses that income and then has to open the doors during the offseason when there is just not much business. You can imagine how problematic this is for a young company.

Common signs of a poor contractor

When the time comes to find a contractor for your bathroom remodel, kitchen remodel or to finish your basement, you will want to find the best out there. Don't settle for a contractor that doesn't come with strong recommendations from trusted people close to you. If you do, you very well could wind up begging them to come finish the project. Here are some common signs of a poor contractor so you are not out of luck with your project.

How do I resolve a construction dispute?

Construction disputes happen more often than many people realize. The fact that you don't hear about a lot of them is due to both parties resolving their issues before they reach the news. Construction disputes can occur on any type or size of project, from the construction of a shed to the construction of a new skyscraper. So, how do you resolve a construction dispute in Florida?

Looking at the role of the construction manager

No matter where you look, you are bound to find something being built, renovated or torn down. This is the world of construction, and it is always moving in Miami and the rest of Florida. The industry is so important that there is a position at every construction firm known as the construction manager. Not many people really understand the role of the construction manager, even if they have hired a construction company.

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