Information, Tips & Tactics for Contractors
Subcontractor's Corner: Best Practices Subcontracting Ebook
Part 1 - From Bidding to Subcontracts
April 2, 2021
“Best Practices Subcontracting” is a free presentation series by Construction Analytix intended to help Subcontractors mitigate or avoid the damaging risks, costly impacts and missteps that can arise at any time on any project. Part 1 in the series addresses important issues and considerations of Bidding to Subcontracts. Provided in slideshow format.
Subcontractor's Corner: Best Practices Subcontracting Ebook Part 2 - Payment & Payment Bonds
April 2, 2021
Subcontractors are always at risk of getting timely paid, paid in full, or paid at all. This article discusses how to handle payment delays and non-payment; the Payment Bond; how to leverage timely payments, and what payment protections and rights subcontractors have, and how not to release those rights.
The Dangers of Release / Waiver Forms & Terms !
April 2, 2019
Executing release waivers as presented without inserting exceptions to reserve your contract rights and rights to Claim, will eventually prove costly. Contractors need to carefully consider the release / waiver forms received for payments, and the release terms of Change Modifications BEFORE they sign on the dotted line. Release / Waivers are administrative “Hazardous Materials”, and must be handled with care.
Plan & Prepare for a Bad Project!
January 15, 2019
Every project has the potential to prove damaging to one or more of the contractors involved. Projects go bad in a number of ways and always incrementally over time. Failing to prepare from the start, and failing to see the early signs of failure will likely result in a too little, too late response. To protect themselves, Contractors need to be prepared before they start, and the best way to do that is to always "Start every project as if preparing to file a claim." Read how to do it . . .