We recently discussed some points you need to know about alternative dispute resolution that might come in handy if you have to take action because your construction project isn't being handled in the proper way. There are times when you do have to seek legal recourse; however, there is sometimes a chance that you can get things hashed out without having to do this.
Some construction contracts have clauses in them that make it mandatory for disputes to go through the arbitration process. This is an alternative dispute resolution method that keeps cases out of court. When this is in the contract, there isn't a very good chance that you would be able to work around it. Understanding some of the basic points about this process might help you know what you are going to need to do to get your dispute resolved.
Contractors will usually do the job you pay them to do without any issues. Every now and then, you might run into one who doesn't do a good job or who won't stand behind their work. When this happens, you might end up having to take legal action to be compensated for the damages. We are here to help you when this is necessary.
When you have a structure built, you assume that the frame and weight-bearing areas will be strong enough to support everything. There are some cases in which this might not be the case.
Any issues with a construction site require that the impacted party take action. This can be a homeowner, but it might also be a construction worker. We are familiar with construction law and are ready to represent any impacted people while they take steps to rectify the situation that they are facing. No matter what problems you have right now, we can work with you to figure out your next steps.
There are many different types of construction defects that can occur. Some defects, such as putting windows in improperly or failing to ensure roofs are installed correctly, can lead to toxic mold problems. This is because the defects allow moisture into areas of the home where they shouldn't be.
Sometimes, people who have a construction project completed realize that there are issues with it right away. Other times, there might be problems that don't become evident for a while. One time when issues might be pointed out is during a home inspection. When this happens, the seller might be liable for correcting the issues. That seller might opt to turn to the contractor who did the project to get things handled. In some instances, this might require a lawsuit.
In the construction business (or maybe any business), good customer service is all about establishing credibility with your customers. To do that, you need to gain their trust.
Hiring a building contractor for a project is a major decision. When you have bids coming in, you need to pay close attention to the terms that are included in the bid. There are sometimes cases in which the least expensive bid isn't going to be the best. The same is true about the highest bid. We know that this is a lot to consider when you just need a structure built.
The foundation is what provides a good portion of the stability for a structure. When there are issues with the foundation, the entire structure might be unstable and unusable. This isn't ever something that you want to deal with in a new construction.