What exclusions do you add to your bids? Why? Normally something has happened and general logic was abandoned so a subcontractor is forced to spell it out even more. Let us know what has happened to you to add to your exclusions. We’ll be sharing ours and the background behind each one.
Spearin part one has been executed and now the city, the GC, and the substandard supplier are now piled together in one lawsuit. Spearin part deux seems to be a possibility with the architect who failed to correctly draw the plans.
So, an architect forgets to draw control joints and points to a general boilerplate language that mentions control joints but nothing else. Somehow this ends bypasses not only the architect who was on-site weekly for a year, the General Contractor and gets laid completely at the feet of the subcontractor as being their fault. What’s […]
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 […]