Beware of proceeding under either of these documents. Neither has the full binding authority that a contract does and a subcontractor could be at risk without a full contract in place. Materials purchased, any type of work including in-office designing, bidding or outside office ordering, mock-ups or anything could still be cancelled without a GC […]
I might have been wrong about the origin of the scanned pdf. It may not necessarily be the architect but the owner that has resorted to such skullduggery. Whomever it was when you realize that there are multiple steps to get this point there really is no explanation other than intentional greed. 1. Someone would […]
I literally dropped all of the 10 things I was doing at this point to post this. WHY? Why would an architect scan their plans and expect everyone to use fuzzy (probably 150 dpi) plans to measure from? Right in the title of the files is DWG which tells you at the very least they […]
In some trades this is probably an easy call but in others such as Masonry, EIFS etc often times the weather/air/vapor barrier design and install is FAR beyond any realistic expectation of a correct install. When a GC attempts to cover themselves with such language are they and others really relieved of responsibility?
This and other similarly worded clauses seem to be finding their way into contracts for all trades. It provides for the GC to repo all equipment (everything from trucks, tools etc) on-site as well as on their way to the job-site. It is understandable if the tool was created specifically for that particular job but […]
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Construction has been underway at Bowie Middle School, and one parent is worried about the safety of some of the students. ODESSA, Texas — Large machinery and construction happening at Bowie Middle School has some parents and neighbors worried. "There …