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3 Ways to Stay Smart about Credit

Operate a construction business and you will inevitably end up wearing several hats: handyman, salesperson, estimator, bookkeeper and project manager. With so many responsibilities, it's easy to overlook things, but the one thing you don’t…

Multiparty Checks In Construction

If a check is directed as payable to two or more payees whose names are separated on the payee line by a diagonal slash, or virgule symbol (as in the form of “John Smith/Bob the Builder, Inc.”) they are considered to be payable in the…

Construction Drawings: Who Owns Them?

You might assume that a design professional has the exclusive rights to any construction drawings or blue prints which he or she creates.   But in fact there are exceptions.  Much depends on the actual circumstances surrounding their…