For some reason there seems to be a trend among architects to deny responsibility for poor design. Instead they would prefer to off load it to the sub-contractors. Have some pride and quit throwing the subs under the bus.
It isn’t bad enough that the owners don’t have to pay the GC or the subcontractors for retention until AFTER the GC sends an actual request. Most good GCs will do so upon substantial completion and occupancy permits are granted. The bad ones take their time because it doesn’t hurt them to hold onto your […]
That was before. This is now. Your previous 18 months of no payment is negated by the fact “I’m now working on this and getting up to speed”. Your logic is rejected. Wholly and then some. Spearin has emboldened the weak to fight for that which they have already earned. Be careful of those you […]
It isn’t that I don’t understand why Amcor/Echelon/Old Castle/CRH Americas would choose to try and defend a crap product called Insultech but I also understand it was the wrong choice. West Jordan, Hogan, JRCA and every other sucker who even considered purchasing this product will make you regret your decision. Glue? Not just one kind […]
Don’t try this at home folks or at the building you just helped build but I COMPLETELY understand this guy’s sentiment. I wonder what this guy would do to buildings here if he went a year without getting paid. It wasn’t even 30 days past the promised pay date and for less than a $1000.00 […]
Major changes to engineering certifications and builder guarantees are on the cards if the Government's reform of the construction laws goes ahead. The Government has announced a raft of changes to the Building Act 2004 - calling it the most …