In some contracts our company has had come across a phrase of “if there is a discrepancy bid the higher option of the two”. Congratulations you are now a proofreader for the architect. Better yet the GC gets to invariably charge back moneys to the subcontractors. Sometimes they will even charge both sides of the equation….why? Because they can.
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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 […]
Specifically the architect had this paragraph in his spec. Special Aggregate: Provide units made with aggregate matching aggregate in Architect’ssample. In other words it could only be one product.