Posts tagged Construction
Tips for Hiring a Construction Contractor

Season 3, Episode 11 – Get it in writing. That’s the common tip people give when someone is hiring a contractor.“You’ll thank me”, is usually the last piece of the conversation. But is there more to hiring a contractor than just a written quote? You bet your hammer and nails there is! Firstly, what is the legal definition of a contractor? How much homework do you really need to do? What licenses should your contractor have? Insurance? References? Worker’s Compensation? Who resolves a problem or dispute? There’s definitely more to hiring a contractor than just a written quote. JDSA Attorney Matthew Hitchcock gives us important ideas to build on in this podcast titled Tips for Hiring a Construction Contractor.

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What to Consider Before Signing a Construction Contract

Season 2, Episode 1 — Building a new home or commercial building? Planning a renovation? Have you had your contract reviewed by an attorney? A well-drafted construction contract clearly contains the scope of work to be completed, the price to be paid, and the payment terms. It also defines the relationship between the customer and the contractor. But what else should the contract include? And, what can be done to avoid problems?In this podcast episode, Lee Lewis discusses What to Consider Before Signing a Construction Contract.

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