Construction projects are filled with lumber, nails, paint, roofing, steel and…paperwork. Yes, paperwork is an integral part of performing construction, because much of what is done must be recorded so that everyone on the project knows what to do. The paperwork often includes architectural or engineering plans, which guide the way a project is built; […]
Payment for work completed on a construction project is great news. You’ve provided labor and materials, put blood, sweat and tears into the project, and you are entitled to be paid for that work. Sometimes, that payment comes with some paperwork requirements, which is not unusual, unless it is for you.
It’s every contractor’s worst nightmare to lend supplies or workers for a project, only for the property owner to drag his or her feet on paying – or, in some cases, not pay at all. This is particularly troubling, considering the fact that the work is either done or in progress, so there’s no turning […]
If you or your business is about to take on part of a construction project then you are likely going to be presented with a construction contract. These important documents cover a lot of details and you should do more than just flip to the final page and provide your signature. Understanding a construction contract […]
At the beginning of a construction project, paperwork is key. Getting the project contracts reviewed, negotiated and signed are important in ensuring all the project participants understand what work is going to be done and for how much. Other documents, like change order requests, payment requisitions, and certified payroll can be just as important during […]